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December has lots of holidays!  One holiday is Christmas, a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus. There are also lots of things to do like making snowmen, snowball fights and decorating.  In Christmas you can get presents from your family and friends.

Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday where they respect the dedication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. Hanukkah is observed eight nights and days, in December. It is also known as the Festival of Lights and the Feast of Dedication. The festival is started by lightning the candles of a candelabrum called a Hanukkah menorah.

Kwanzaa is a weeklong celebration held in the United States and is now spreading to other countries. The celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture and is from December 26 to January 1. They end Kwanzaa by having a feast and gift giving.

Diwali is one the most popular festivals of Hinduism, it spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness. It’s celebration includes millions of lights shining on house tops. The festival preparations and rituals extend over a five-day period. Before Diwali night, people clean, renovate, and decorate their homes.

I hope you have a wonderful holiday season celebrating whatever holiday you celebrate! See you in January!

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