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    Religion and Belief
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    Holocaust Memorial Day Factsheet

    This resource will help your organisation mark Holocaust Memorial Day in an inclusive and sensitive manner.

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    Religion and Belief
    Mother and child look at a Menorah
    Hanukkah Factsheet

    Hanukkah (Chanukah) is a Jewish holiday which celebrates the rededication of the Jewish Temple of Jerusalem during the second century B.C. and miracle which took place during this time. Read our factsheet to learn more about this holiday, when it takes place and how it is celebrated to support your Jewish colleagues or meet their needs important event in the Jewish calendar.

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    Religion and Belief
    Hindus attending Diwali celebrations at temple
    Diwali 2020 Factsheet

    According to the census of England and Wales, 816,633 residents (1.5%) identify as Hindus, 423,158 identify as Sikh and 20,000 identify as Jain.   On November 14 many of these residents will be celebrating an ancient festival called Diwali (or Deepali), so it's important for inclusive organisations to consider what adjustments they made need to make for employees who will be participating.  We have developed a factsheet that explains in depth what Diwali is and considerations employers may need to make.

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    Religion and Belief
    Birds eye view of meeting table
    Rosh Hashanah Facts

    Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year, which means ‘head of the year’. The biblical name for the holiday is Yom Teruah. It marks the beginning of the Jewish year and is one of the holiest days of the Jewish faith. It is the anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve, and their first actions for the creation of the world.

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