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Episode Guide


Season 1


The Importance of Ritual (#113)

Most of our holidays and celebrations were developed to mark the cycles of nature and they have ...

END OF RAMADAN (#112)


Independence Day (#111)

Every year on the 4th of July the United States of America celebrates Independence Day. Communities ...

Easter (#110)

Of all the holidays and celebrations in the Christian calendar, none is more directly involved with ...

Passover (#109)

The holiday that is observed by more American Jews than any other is Passover-the celebration that ...

Carnival (#108)

January 6th, which is known as Twelfth Night, Epiphany or King's Day marks the end of the Christmas ...

Valentine's Day (#107)

February 14th is designated as St. Valentines Day and on that day America turns to thoughts of ...

Chinese New Year (#106)

In China, the most important celebration of the year is the one that takes place on the first day ...

New Year's (#105)

The moment when the old year turns into the New Year is always dangerous - it is the instant when ...

Kwanzaa (#104)

Kwanzaa runs from December 26th to January 1st. It is not a religious holiday, but a holiday of ...

Christmas (#103)

In the northern hemisphere, we celebrate Christmas at the coldest and darkest time of the year when ...

Hanukkah (#102)

Every year Jews throughout the world light Hanukkah candles in memory of a miracle. In this program ...

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Vermont PBS Announces First Recipient of Public Media Ambassador Award

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