Tag Archives: Holidays

Ethiopian Christmas Jan 7, 2014 | Melkam Gena!



Ethiopian Cross, Photo by Ted Bobosh

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 20:00 p.m. DST, 04 January 2014 ADDIS ABBA, Ethiopia – Towards the end of each year, Jews, Muslims, and Christians begin to prepare for their holiday seasons. During the last week of November until the beginning of the New Year on the Gregorian calendar, Christian families across the world prepare […]

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Happy New Year 2012


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Happy New Year

Nahmias Cipher Report: Staff Writer Last Modified: 14:26 PM EDT, 31 December 2011 “One day at a time–this is enough. Do not look back and grieve over the past for it is gone; and do not be troubled about the future, for it has not yet come. Live in the present, and make it so […]

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Rosh Hashana 5772 | L’Shana Tova



Rosh Hashana Apple and Honey

This year Rosh Hashana commenced on the evening of 28 September 2011 which is actually the first day of Tishrei, the seventh month of the Hebrew calendar in the year 5772. Rosh Hashana (Hebrew: ראש השנה‎, literally means “head of the year,” and is commonly referred to as the “Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah is […]

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Happy Ethiopian New Year | Melkam Addis Amet



Young Girls Celebrating Ethiopian New Year, Photo by Imagine 1 Day

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 13:33 PM EDT, 10 September 2011 This is an inspirational time of the year because of the proximity of the major holidays of the Abrahamic religions. We have just concluded Ramadan and now we are celebrating the Ethiopian New Year.  Enkutatash is the  word for new year in Amharic the […]

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Eid Mubarak 2011 | Happy Ramadan



Mosque of the King Abdul-Aziz, Marbella, Spain

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 01:45 AM EDT, 3 August 2011 To all of our Muslim readers we would like to wish you a very Happy Ramadan.  Having just broken the fast with our dear friends from Tunisia, we are privileged to have had the opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to diversity and the values […]

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