Holiday Traditions Through Various Cultures . Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa is a cultural holiday that begun in America that is celebrated by people of African descent .
Unity: To strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation and race.
Self-Determination: to define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves instead of being defined, named created for and spoken for by others.
Collective Work and Responsibility: to build and maintain our community together and make our sister’s and brother’s problems and to solve them together.
Co-Operative Economics: To build and maintain our own stores, shops and other businesses and profit from them together.
Purpose: To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness.
Creativity: To do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.
Faith:To believe with all our heart in our people, our parents, our leaders and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.
Dreidelis a traditional Hebrew game played during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. It shares its name with a four-sided top that has four letters. Together, the letters are a Hebrew acronym for, "NesGadolHaya Sham" or, "a great miracle happened there." In Israel, the letter "pe" replaces the "shin" and the acronym is, "NesGadolHaya Po," a great miracle happened here. With a dreidel and some tokens, you can take part in this holiday tradition, too!