Twelve Days of Christmas

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    Williams, with Hebrew by Charlotte Cohn , directed by Kit Wilder, created a perfect Jewish Christmas story. The story takes place in a motel room in Goodview, Virginia on Christmas Eve. In the beginning of the play, a young Israeli woman, Ayellet, is arguing in Hebrew with the delivery man, Terrence, who called his childhood friend, Josh, to help him. Ayellet uses her body language to show how she was frantic because Terrence lost her grandmother’s remain that was inside a box. Ayellet exhibits a strong point of view as she tries to communicate through the language barrier using her body language while interacting with the young American man, Josh. Even though I didn’t understand Hebrew, the body language of the bilingual woman and the responses of the English speakers makes it clear. In one of the scene where Ayellet and Josh are left alone, while Terrence is contacting the police. Josh experiences heightened stakes as he tries to calm down the anxious Israeli woman who he just met. If Josh or Ayellet messes up the scene, then the rest of the story wouldn’t make…

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    Cultural Identity Do you celebrate any holidays almost the same way each year? In my case, I celebrate Christmas Eve and Christmas day the same way once a year. It is a time that I get to see and spend time with many members of my family that I do not usually get to see any other time of the year. I really enjoy Christmas Eve and Christmas day for this reason. It is my favorite time of the year and to top it off, in my opinion, waking up to snow covering the ground on Christmas is the best…

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    occasions are broadly celebrated, particularly since the disintegration of the Soviet Union and a virtual reintroduction of religion into individuals’ lives. A study with respect to occasion fame led in Ukraine in the mid-2000s uncovered some fascinating patterns. New Year’s, Easter, and Christmas were by a wide margin the most prominent occasions, celebrated by near 100 percent of those studied. While Christmas and Easter are the most vital Christian occasions, the prominence of New year’s…

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    Reading is the most important skill that a child must learn in their childhood. To develop a great interest in reading, and therefore develop their interest in learning there has to be books that kids can relate to. Pat Morar’s collection of books will stimulate children’s imagination and their creativity by making them feel more interest in the things around them and increase their culture. Mora’s book titled A Piñata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days of Christmas is “A festive Latino twist…

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    Religion was a status symbol almost, as going to worship was something everyone was unspokenly required to attend. Tudor Christmas was one of several traditions that evolved from religion. For twelve days, people would celebrate the birth of the Christ Child. Food was a big part of Tudor Christmas. Before the twelve days, people would fast from delicacies such as dairy and sweets for forty days.The beginning of Tudor Christmas was the end of the fasting period. So it was a well deserved time…

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    Scrooge, a heartless man who only cares about his money and his wealthy, Scrooge doesn’t let go of his wealthy any second, even on Christmas. The day before Christmas, everywhere was peaceful, and happy, but only in the store which Scrooge owned, there only darkness and coldness. Fred, Scrooge’s nephew came in the store and wished his uncle a Merry Christmas, but all Scrooge said was, “a time finding yourself a year older and not an hour richer.” And made Fred went out. That night, after…

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    The organization that I will be teaming up with to help me execute my project will be the Northwest Arkansas Salvation Army Area Command. The Salvation Army is a well-known organization around the world. Most of you will be familiar with the Salvation Army because they are the ones ringing the bells with the red kettles around Christmas time. The Salvation Army has helped and changed many lives around the world. The Salvation Army does more than just ring bells around Christmas time. The…

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    One of these examples is Christmas. See Americans think that Christmas is gifts and Santa Claus, but in Spain its a different idea. In Spain, the Christmas season runs longer. It runs about twelve days. On Christmas Eve, most families eat dinner before they go to the midnight mass. The traditional Spanish dinner is turkey stuffed with truffles. After mass, people have lit up torches and go on the street singing. The American tradition of Christmas is to have all the gifts given on Christmas, but…

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    A Christmas to Remember The snow had fallen, December had come. The door to the basement had been flung open, and box after multicolored box was lugged up the stairs as the basement was expunged of every last piece of holiday decorations. Soon the fake evergreen was up, its green plastic eves slung with twinkling white lights, glistening red ornaments, and a patchwork of other mismatching baubles and family trinkets. The Christmas season was here. However, this Christmas was to be…

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    Spain on Christmas Eve, tiny oil lamps are lit in every house, as the stars start to come out and after Midnight Mass and Christmas Dinner, streets fill with dancers and onlookers. Christmas in Spain is a time of decorations, joy, Christmas carols, and festive street lights. "Hogueras" (bonfires), this tradition originated long before Christmas. It is the observance of the shortest day of the year. The true mark of the beginning of Christmas in Spain is the Spanish national lottery draw held…

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