By Sasha von Oldershausen
The Story Behind Nowruz, a Beautiful Holiday Most Americans Have Never Heard Of
Christians have tinsel-covered trees and Santa Claus. We have grass and goldfish.
Such are the icons attached to Nowruz, also known as Persian New Year, though it’s not a holiday exclusive to Iranians. Nowruz, which translates as “new day” in Farsi,…