Israel Adds Ethiopian Sigd Festival To List Of National Holidays
Source:Israel News Network (Jerusalem)
Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2008
Yesterday, Israel's Parliament voted in favor of recognizing the Ethiopian Sigd festival as a national holiday in the State of Israel. The holiday will henceforth be celebrated on the 29th of the Hebrew month of Heshvan, and those observing it will, by law, be granted a vacation day.
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