Celebrating Holi: Understanding the Significance of the Hindu Festival of Colors

Holi, known as the Festival of Colors, is one of the most vibrant and joyous celebrations in Hindu culture. Holi marks the arrival of spring and like many other Hindu celebrations, signifies the triumph of good over evil, making it a time of renewal, love and unity.

Celebrating Ramadan

March 10 marks the beginning of this year’s Ramadan (raa-muh-daan). From a non-religious perspective, Ramadan can be seen as a time for personal growth, community building and social cohesion. It offers valuable lessons in empathy, self-discipline and altruism, which are universal values that can be appreciated and embraced by people from all walks of life.

Celebrating Women’s Achievements and Advocacy in Law on IWD

March 8 marks International Women’s Day, (IWD), a global day of action and a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world. It is a day to reflect on the progress made towards gender equality and to recognize the challenges that lie ahead.

Celebrating Diversity: Embracing Zero Discrimination Day

In a world that thrives on diversity, Zero Discrimination Day serves as a poignant reminder of the importance of inclusivity and respect for all individuals, regardless of their differences.

Never Forget

The phrase “never forget” is regularly stated when referring to the epic trauma that is the Holocaust. The calling to “never forget” is entrenched in the hearts and minds of all Jewish people and a cry to humanity at large. When we say “never forget” what are we on a mission and pledging to do?

Over the Glass and Into the Courtroom

In the average National Hockey League game, ten to twelve pucks sail “over the glass” and into spectator seating areas. Similarly, Major League Baseball games may see more than forty baseballs finding their way into the stands.