Benson Stone asked:
<<Should w celebrate American holidays?>>
The answer could perhaps be found in Jeremiah 29: 7 " And seek the
of the city that I have exiled you there and pray for her to G-d,
because thru their peace will you have peace."
I would suggest that <<seek the peace>> would include celebrating
various holidays of the country and the concepts they stand for--July 4th
for independence, Thanksgiving to give thanx etc.
Needless to say we should abstain from frivoloty, drunkedness and
holidays that emanate from other religions (like Christmas which is also a
Russell Jay Hendel; Ph.d.;A.S.A; RHendel @ mcs . Drexel . Edu