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Performers and audience members at the Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration pose for a photo in Harvard Yard on Monday.
Devynne F. Fuga performs a Polynesian dance for the Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration in Harvard Yard on Monday.
“It’s really good to have time to...check in with yourself, to what extent you are living the life you want to and being the person you want to and having the presence in the world you want to.” Sofie Rose Seymour ’16, who self-identifies as “secular Jewish,” drops pieces of bread into the Charles River during the Jewish ritual Tashlich, in which practitioners aim to let go of sin and regret.
“Ducky,” cried out four year-old Nellie L. Sandberg as she tossed bread towards ducks in the Charles River as part of the Jewish ritual Tashlich, in which practitioners drop pieces of bread or another food into moving bodies of water to symbolize letting go of regret and sin. Later she drew while sitting on Weeks Bridge with her father, Paul M. Sandberg, left, on September 14, 2015.
Sofie Rose Seymour ’16, right, and Matthew J. Goodkin-Gold ’19, left, look onto the Charles while performing the Jewish ritual Tashlich, in which practitioners drop pieces of bread or another food into moving bodies of water to symbolize letting go of regret and sin. “It can be done very personally by anyone anywhere,” explained Hillel Executive Director Rabbi Jonah C. Steinberg.
Students gathered in the MAC Quad on April 12 to celebrate Holi. Organized by Harvard Dharma, hundreds of students gathered to throw paint and celebrate the Indian holiday.
Alpha Epsilon Pi brother Edgar J. Orozco ’16 smiles as he dips his finger in wine during a Passover seder in Hillel on Saturday evening. Over the weekend several student groups hosted seders, a traditional Jewish ritual to celebrate Passover.
Lynette G. Bye '16 prepares candy sushi to prank her friends on April Fools' Day in the Eliot House Kitchen.
Thinking of Valentine’s Day as a Day of Love and Friendship wouldn’t equal adopting a different holiday or destroying a tradition. On the contrary, it would represent being more open and considerate to the people we spend time with, and would encourage us to demonstrate our affection to those we love, which is the whole point of Valentine’s Day in the first place.