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At sundown on December 2, Hanukkah begins. It’s the Jewish winter holiday celebrating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem. According to tradition, pure olive oil was required for the menorah in the T ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion, Judaism

The Native American community is the oldest ethnic population in the Kansas City area. While Kansas City, Missouri, might be called the “BBQ Capital of the World,” “Cowtown” and “Paris of th ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Moses and his brother, Aaron, are the heroes of the book of Exodus in the Bible. It was Moses who demanded the release of the Israelites from the Pharaoh of Egypt. Aaron was Moses’ spokesperson, because Moses could ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Religion, Judaism

There are a lot of expectations around the holiday season. Christmas commercials remind you that it’s the season to be with family and loved ones. Buy lavish gifts and enjoy the food and parties. When you’re ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances

There’s no shortage of things to do on Thanksgiving. If you’re like a lot of families, mom or dad is in the kitchen cooking dinner while the kids play on their cell phones or watch TV in another room. Thanksg ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

In a previous article, the documentary “Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World” was recommended. Let’s celebrate Native American musicians and their contributions to pop culture and music. Here are si ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

It seems as if the Christmas carols begin earlier and earlier each year as merchants try to get shoppers in the holiday-buying mood. If you're tired of Christmas music, but want some seasonal favorites to play in the ba ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

It was recently announced that Matthew Shepard would be interred at the National Cathedral. Shepard is a notable LGBT figure who was a victim of a hate crime in 1998. His parents were concerned about a burial site becomi ...

Category: Religion

If you're not into football and not ready for Christmas movie favorites, it might be hard to find something for your Thanksgiving party. We've put together a list of fun Thanksgiving classics you can find on DVD or stre ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Positivity has an extreme impact on your life. According to the Mayo Clinic, positive thinking can improve your health and reduce stress. When you surround yourself with positive people, it can change your life. Positivi ...

Category: Morality