Heritage

October 22, 2021
If family history had a favorite holiday, it would have to be All Souls’ Day, the thousand-year-old observance that falls every year on Nove…
October 19, 2021
If you are fortunate enough to spend a little time with Elaine Hasleton, you’ll come away richer for the experience. Elaine is a deputy chie…
September 22, 2021
If you’ve ever enjoyed pita bread, hummus, or falafel, you’ve ventured into the wonderful world of Middle Eastern food. But there’s much mor…
September 02, 2021
Have you ever wanted to learn more about Jewish holidays? Maybe you have a friend or colleague who is Jewish, or you’ve recently learned you…
August 27, 2021
The flowing, beautiful nature of the Arabic alphabet makes it the perfect language for calligraphy, or artistic handwriting. This gorgeous a…
August 20, 2021
The art of the Middle East carries with it thousands of years of human history and is as varied as the many artists who create it. Many Midd…
July 19, 2021
There is a certain charm to vintage or old-fashioned names. They breathe a sense of ancestral strength and tradition into today’s modern wor…
May 22, 2021
From the sophisticated to the whimsical, Japanese culture captures it all. With centuries of iconic architecture, elegant kimonos, and sophi…
April 30, 2021
From the traditional kimono to Tokyo street style, Japanese fashion has a long history of unique and beautiful clothing. How has fashion cha…
April 24, 2021
Japan produces some of the most delicious (and healthy) food in the world. It’s famous for sushi restaurants and ramen shops that have sprea…
April 23, 2021
Japanese names have a rich and beautiful history, from their meanings to the characters used to write them. Understanding Japanese names wil…
April 15, 2021
The islands of Japan are places of diverse beauty, from stunning mountain peaks and lush green forests to long miles of seashore. There are …
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