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Jewish History at Oakland Cemetery

Jews have a storied history in Atlanta. Records note that Jewish citizens helped to settle the city. By 1860, Atlanta’s Jewish population numbered over 50 people. The Hebrew Benevolent Society formed the same year to provide burial spaces and aid…

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The Origins of Earth Day

We will celebrate Earth Day on Monday, April 22. Earth Day was founded in 1970 to raise awareness for environmental issues and celebrate Mother Earth. But over the years, Earth Day has evolved to become a global celebration that revolves…

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Victorian Holiday Traditions

In today’s society, it would be odd to imagine a time where Christmas was not widely celebrated and enjoyed. However, this was the case before the Victorian era where Christmas was only minimally celebrated in Britain and various other English-speaking…

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