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Kids jumping the fires at the Persian Center in 2012. Photo: courtesy Persian Center For more than 3,000 years, people have been leaping over fires to bid farewell to winter, burn away negativity and welcome with an open heart the New Year that begins on the first day of Spring. The ancient festival of fire, […]
Pomegranates and watermelon, as well as a hearty bean and noodle soup, are part of the Persian community’s Yalda celebrations this week.