As well as AAPI Heritage Month, May is also Jewish American Heritage month.
Since Jewish Americans have been apart of the United States since the 1600s, it was only right1 that in the year 2006, former president George W. Bush labeled the month of May, Jewish American Heritage Month.
To get a tasteof2Jewish American culture in New York City, one highly recommended movie is called
The movie is set in the 1940s. It is about two Jewish kids in Brooklyn who become friends. One boy is from a very conservative family, and the other boy is from a more liberal family. The issues of importance of tradition, parental expectations, and the formation of Israel cause many problems in their lives.
Hi all! Today is International Women’s Day, which has been celebrated every year on March 8th since 1977.
Around the world, women have always lacked rights and/or equal treatment. Even today, women are paid less than men, on average. In addition, women in almost every country lack full freedom to choose what they do with their own bodies when it comes to the issue of abortion.
Women’s Day invites us to recognize that this is wrong, and work towards reaching the day when full equality can be achieved.
Watch the video below to learn more about this day and women’s history:
Today is Presidents’ Day –– a holiday in the United States celebrated on the third Monday of February to honor all who have served as president of the United States. It is always on or right before/after George Washington’s birthday, our first president.
Here are some things President Washington is remembered for:
Led the Continental Army to victory in the American Revolution
Ratified the Constitution
Created a national bank
Ratified the Bill of Rights
Signed Treaty of Amity Commerce and Navigation with Britain