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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