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Eid al-Adha

October 3, 2014

Muslim holiday celebrating the culmination of the hajj, or pilgrimage, to Mecca; begins at sundown. Actual start date may vary depending on the sighting of the moon.

Yom Kippur

October 3, 2014

Jewish Day of Atonement, holiest day of the year, marked by fasting; begins at sundown


October 4, 2014

Hindu festival symbolizing the triumph of good over evil and the day when Lord Ram defeated an evil king. Actual start time may vary.


October 8, 2014

Seven-day Jewish feast of the tabernacles; begins at sundown