Fun Fact: Easter and Passover

The word for Easter comes from the Germanic pagan goddess Eostre, but another name for Easter is Pascha from Greek and Latin. While the Western concept of Easter often shares similarities to European spring festivals, Easter also shares a similar date and customs as the Jewish spring festival Passover. The holiday is known as PesahContinue reading “Fun Fact: Easter and Passover”

Hop (2011 Film) Review

While there are countless Christmas movies, you don’t really see any films based solely on any other holiday. I remember hearing about Hop in 2011, and liked the idea of a movie based on Easter. Nothing exactly clever, but you don’t see it happen all the time. I figure since Easter is almost here thatContinue reading “Hop (2011 Film) Review”