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Ceremony of kosher matzah baking in #039Ohaley Yaakov#039 Academy of Judaism

Ceremony of kosher matzah baking in 'Ohaley Yaakov' Academy of Judaism

Tonight, Jews around the world will start celebrating Pesach (Passover), the festival of spring and freedom, associated with one of the main events of biblical history - the exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt and their liberation from …

 Navruz - view from Baku

Navruz - view from Baku

Navruz (Nowruz, Nuruz, Nevruz, Nauryz, Nooruz in different languages) is the beginning of the New Year, connected with the astronomical, that is natural natural event - the spring equinox, when the day becomes longer than the night. Navruz is not …

Israel celebrates 25th anniversary of Azerbaijan#039s independence

Israel celebrates 25th anniversary of Azerbaijan's independence

Israel held events dedicated to 25th anniversary of Azerbaijan's independence and the Jewish New Year. At the beginning of the event, the first deputy mayor of Acre, Zeev Neuman, wished the strengthening of the …

Happy Eid al-Adha!

Happy Eid al-Adha!

Today Muslims around the world are celebrating the festival of the sacrifice, Eid al-Adha, one of the most important festivals in the Muslim calendar. On this day believers gather at a mosque for common prayer and sacrifice an …

Millions of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Millions of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

The holy month of Ramadan has ended today with the Eid al-Fitr holiday, when millions of Muslims around the world refrained from food and drinks before sunset. Muslims are making festive prayers in the mosques since the early morning. Eid al-Fitr is the second main feast after the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. The day of Eid falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal. The Eid al-Fitr holiday is celebrated for one or three days in various Muslim countries. It is officially announced as a non-working day in Dagestan, Chechnya, Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, Crimea, Adygeya, Tatarstan and Bashkiria.

 Ilham Aliyev congratulates Barack Obama on Independence Day

Ilham Aliyev congratulates Barack Obama on Independence Day

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter of congratulations to US President Barack Obama on the occasion of Independence Day of the United Sates.   “On behalf of the people of …