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The voluntary interruption of a routine activity, usually understood to mean work
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We all have a special list of privately claimed holy days. Acquire a Catholic calendar (available for free in most parishes), circle the mandatory holy days, add your other favorites, and earn yourself another point.
By Hassan Shingali Just as Friday and Saturday are sacred in Islam and Christianity, respectively, so Wednesday is a holy day for the Yazidi, who still perform their rituals on that day.
"On the first holy day of Eid, insurgents again killed more innocent ordinary civilians who were on their way to be with their families.
The Chabad-Lubavitch Chassidic movement always offers free High Holy Day services at numerous college and university campuses and in most cities across North America.
The BNP had chosen to launch their manifesto on England's patron saint's holy day.
KARBALA / Aswat al-Iraq: Around one million Iraqi Shiites celebrated the Arafat day on Friday evening in Karbala, the province's governor said on Saturday, referring to "successful" security measures in this regard."There were no security violations," Engineer Amalal-Din al-Hur told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.He said that around 19 thousand security element were deployed throughout the province for this occasion.The Day of Arafat is an Islamic Holy Day, in which it is said that the religion had been perfected.
Summary: Pilgrims pelted pillars symbolizing the devil with pebbles to show their defiance on the third day of the hajj on Friday as Muslims worldwide marked the Eid al-Adha holy day with mass animal
27 (BNA) THE ISRAELI MILITARY ANNOUNCED A CLOSURE OF THE WEST BANK BEGINNING AT MIDNIGHT ON SATURDAY, LASTING UNTIL MIDNIGHT ON MONDAY, WHICH IS THE JEWISH HOLY DAY YOM KIPPUR.
At least 32 people were killed in Iraq yesterday in violence against Shiite pilgrims marking the Ashoura holy day.
AT least 32 people were killed in Iraq today in violence against Shiite pilgrims marking the Ashoura holy day.
(Note to all parents of young children: ban all flyers and catalogues from your home for at least 6 weeks prior to Christmas.) Days before the Holy Day, I ended up slogging through the crowded shopping malls, baby in tow.
The work will be completed in time for the Congregation to celebrate the Holy Day season in the Sanctuary and Beth-El Chapel.