The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrate Pioneer Day as an important time in their history. After a long journey westward and suffering ridicule and distain along the way, the LDS found a place to settle and call home. The celebration commemorates their finding their home in Utah.
The Holiday of Diwali
The Hindu holiday of Diwali is an important celebration of light. The meanings behind the celebration are of deep value to the Hindus. This is a time for them to reflect and spend time in the light of God and goodness.
A Look at Shavuot
Shavuot has two distinct meanings to the Jewish people. The giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai and the Festival of Harvest both make up this special holiday and celebration. The Torah, which includes The Ten Commandments, was revealed to the Jewish people at this time in history.