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In Rethymnon, Crete they celebrate the anniversary of the battle of Crete. They travel to one family for Passover every year and the other side of the family for Hanukkah. Respect is central to building relationships—and most religions don’t have a big holiday toward the end of December. It is customary on this day to visit the Fire Temple to give thanks to Ahura Mazda for giving humanity the Prophet Zarathushtra; to participate in a jashan or thanksgiving ceremony; to listen to stories of the miraculous birth and life of Prophet Zarathushtra; and to share in a happy community meal, a drink and a dance.

Pages: 32

Publisher: Heinemann Library (January 2001)

ISBN: 0739832727

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