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  • Israel [hearts] Valentine's Day

    By Meredith Price

    February 7, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Although many people today correlate St. Valentine's Day with Christianity, the contemporary, commercial holiday of love is actually rooted in paganism. In honor of the goddess of marriage, love, fertility and women, Juno Februata, the Romans held a pagan festival in which girls and...