“Bread and Salt: Stories from the Armenian Church” is a video and podcast series produced by the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America. The episodes cover a wide range of topics, including Armenian history, the traditions and practices of the Armenian Church, and key personalities who shaped the Armenian Christian faith.
Every year on February 14—the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord to the Temple—Armenians in Armenia (and in parts of the diaspora) light bonfires and jump over the flames. Where does this tradition come from? And what does it mean?