Street Beat: Learning About Religious And Secular Holiday Celebrations

This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson learns about religious and secular holidays that take place this time of year.

Rabbi Aaron Starr (credit: CW50)

Rabbi Aaron Starr (credit: CW50)

First she learns about the Jewish celebration of the Festival of Lights, or Hanukkah, from Rabbi Aaron Starr of the Congregation of Shaarey Zedek in Southfield.

Anjali Vale (credit: CW50)

Anjali Vale (credit: CW50)

Then, Anjali Vale of The Bharatiya Temple of Metropolitan Detroit talks about the Hindu faith and Diwali.

Charles Ferrell (credit: CW50)

Charles Ferrell (credit: CW50)

Next, Charles Ezra Ferrell of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History explains the background of Kwanzaa.

Rabbi Glenn Harris (credit: CW50)

Rabbi Glenn Harris (credit: CW50)

Finally, Messianic Rabbi Glenn Harris of Congregation Shema Yisrael, explains Messianic Judaism, a movement of Jewish people who believe that Jesus is the Messiah of Israel and the Savior of the world.

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