Created by: Jazmine Brooks Period 1 Las Posadas Hanukkah Kwanzaa.

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  • Created by: Jazmine Brooks Period 1 Las Posadas Hanukkah Kwanzaa
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  • Las Posadas
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  • Where is this holiday celebrated? This holiday is celebrated in Mexico This holiday is celebrated in the month of December It starts from the sixteenth and goes on to the twenty fourth Home Las Posadas
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  • Who celebrates this holiday? Any one that wants to celebrate this holiday can if they want to. Who ever believes in the reenactment of the search for shelter by Mary and Joseph before the birth of Jesus It is mainly popular in Hispanic neighborhoods HomeLas Posadas
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  • Why do people celebrate this holiday? People celebrate this holiday to reenact the day that Mary and Joseph went around to find shelter the day before Jesus was born. Mary and Joseph went traveling from Nazareth to Bethlehem. To find baby Jesus shelter. HomeLas Posadas
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  • When does this holiday take place? This holiday takes place in the month of December. It is observed for nine days It goes on through December 16 th through the 24 th. Each and every year. HomeLas Posadas
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  • What are some traditions of this holiday? People get in groups and do the reenactment of Mary and Joseph You have to carry lit candles 1 child dresses as an angel, that who leads the procession Some people have parties and feasts after the ninth night of the holiday children have piatas The piata is in a shape of a star, which represents the one that guided the three kings HomeLas Posadas
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  • Are there special decorations for this holiday? Christmas lights Heno decorations (hay) Candles HomeLas Posadas
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  • Are there special foods eaten for this holiday? Piatas are filled with peanuts, oranges, tangerines, sugar canes and hard candy Tamales Champurro Arroz con leche Bunelos HomeLas Posadas
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  • Is there special clothing worn for this holiday? Boys and girls dress in silver and gold robes One little girl dresses as an angel Older adults can dress in anything as long as the group think it is approiate for the holiday HomeLas Posadas
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  • Hanukkah Home
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  • Where is this holiday celebrated? It can be celebrated any where in a Jewish persons home The lights being lit can take place any where The celebration takes place in a Jewish persons home HomeHanukkah
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  • Who celebrates this holiday? Jewish people celebrate this holiday All Jews around the world Mostly Jews because it is for the victory of maccabees HomeHanukkah
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  • Why do people celebrate this holiday? A small Jewish army defeated another army The other army banned the Jewish religion so they had to fight for it This whole war started in 165 BCE HomeHanukkah
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  • When does this holiday take place? 25 th day of December And it lasts for eight days its like Christmas to us but something different to them HomeHanukkah
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  • What are some traditions of this holiday? Lighting candles each day for eight days Playing with driedels Prayers Singing songs HomeHanukkah
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  • Are there special decorations for this holiday? Menorah Driedels Candles Lights HomeHanukkah
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  • Are there special foods eaten for this holiday? It is traditional to eat foods fried in oil The candles were lit with oil, so they expect god to eat foods the same way Potato pancakes Jelly filled donuts HomeHanukkah
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  • Is there special clothing worn for this holiday? no special clothing Boys were a Kippah, for a reminder of god They wear it everyday but mostly for Hanukkah HomeHanukkah
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  • Kwanzaa Home
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  • Where is this holiday celebrated? This holiday is celebrated in the united states Anywhere where people celebrate this holiday Home Kwanzaa
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  • Who celebrates this holiday? African American people just African Americans who want to Not every African American Home Kwanzaa
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  • Why do people celebrate this holiday? Focus on the traditional African values of family Celebrate community Responsibility Commerce Self-improvement Home Kwanzaa
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  • When does this holiday take place? It starts on December 26 th It is for 7 days Ends on January 1 st Home Kwanzaa
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  • What are some traditions of this holiday? Gather Reverence Commemoration Recommitment Celebration Pour tambiko Tell you they are thankful for Meditate HomeKwanzaa
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  • Are there special decorations for this holiday? Red, Black and Green are the official colors of this holiday The seven candles 3 green candles 3 red candles 1 black candle HomeKwanzaa
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  • Are there special foods eaten for this holiday? Roast foods Peanut soup Sweet potatoes Fruit salad Green tea Ginger beer HomeKwanzaa
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  • Is there special clothing worn for this holiday? Woman wear Buba, or loose fitting gown Robes with scarf's at the waist (Busuti) Head wraps Long shirts (Dashiki) Long robe (Kanza) HomeKwanzaa