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Cohen celebrates Passover virtually via Zoom call

Senior Libby Cohen's table was set for festivities.

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon

May 12, 2020

In the context of COVID-19, many Jewish families have had to get creative in order to keep the holiday alive.

Macy’s Minneapolis holiday display finds new home in Duluth, replaced with Dayton’s

The previous Macy's display in Minneapolis

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline

December 20, 2019

Many Minnesotans are excited for this revival due to Dayton’s history in the state.

QUIZ: How much do you know about Yom Kippur?

Outside a synagogue in South Africa.

Amodhya Samarakoon, RubicOnline Creative Design Manager

October 12, 2016

Students at SPA for the first time receive school off for Yom Kippur - a Jewish holiday important to many members of the school community. Test how much you know about this important day with this quiz.

QUIZ: How much do you know about Eid al-Adha?

Senior Sarah Murad decorates her hand with henna on Eid al-Adha.

Amodhya Samarakoon, RubicOnline Creative Design Manager

September 12, 2016

Eid al-Adha, the holiest Islam holiday, begins at the first sighting of the new moon.

Academic calendar includes religious holiday Eid-Al-Adha

Senior Tabeer Naqvi, and her sisters Mashal and Waffa, pose in their salwar kameez, a traditional Pakistani outfit.

Clare Tipler, Online Production Manager

September 12, 2016

Students get school off on Eid Al-Adha for the first time.

Students celebrate International Day of Peace

Today Upper School students created a human peace sign on the front lawn. Intercultural Club member junior Afsar Sandozi said that the activity was “good, efficient, and cooperative.”

Eva Perez-Greene, InDepth Editor

September 20, 2013

In honor of the International Day of Peace on Sept. 21, Upper School students gathered together during tutorial period and formed a human peace sign. Intercultural club organized this event with the goal of reviving student efforts towards peace in all contexts. The event took very little time with students...