Is it Permitted to Participate in Christian Holidays that were Usurped from Pagan Celebrations?
Easter is observed worldwide as the most important holiday on the Christian calendar. As it turns out, early Christianity made a pragmatic acceptance of ancient pagan practices, most of which are celebrated today as Easter. Is it permitted to join Christian family and friends as they celebrate this ancient festival that is firmly rooted in pagan beliefs and customs? In this intriguing broadcast, Rabbi Tovia Singer responds to this nagging question.