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Biggest Global Holidays

Biggest Global Holidays – While Christmas makes headlines in many Western countries, around the world, and even across the United States, countless winter celebrations take place. Some of the most famous and well-known holidays are religious in nature, but some stem from nature itself, acknowledging the darkest day of the year and the inevitable return of the sun, while others honor cultural traditions. Hanukkah—Hebrew for “dedication”—is a Jewish holiday based on the story of the menorah in the Second Temple in Jerusalem, which burned for eight days despite only having a day’s supply of oil. The temple had just been …

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