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Music From Fiji [Videos]

February 5, 2016
Music From Fiji [Videos]

Naseda is a popular singer in Fiji. Here is a selection of some popular muisic from Fiji.

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Ferec, A Heavy Metal Band That Sings In Kurdish [Videos]

January 29, 2016
Ferec, A Heavy Metal Band That Sings In Kurdish [Videos]

Ferec is a Kurdish heavy metal band from Turkey. They sing in Kurdish and are the first heavy metal band to perform in that language. Following are som selections from Ferec.

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Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Yitro 5776

January 29, 2016
Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Yitro 5776

The following post is a modified version of the post from last year. This week, Parhat Yitro, candle lighting will be at 5:01 PM which is 18 minutes before sunset. Chabad.org gas the time for candle lighting in your locality, as well as articles that can be printed out before Shabbat, and multimedia that can […]

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The Boston Accent [Video]

January 24, 2016
The Boston Accent [Video]

  It has been over three decades since I lived in Boston. You never forget the Boston accent. Ever. Seth Myers picks up on this very well.

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Weird Al Trashes Bad Grammar [Video]

January 22, 2016
Weird Al Trashes Bad Grammar [Video]

There are quite a few people who refuse to use abbreviations of misspelling in text messages or e mails. Those of us who grew up in the era before cell phones look at emoticons and acronyms as an attack on the integrity of the English language. Weird Al Yankovic has produced a song that expresses […]

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Russia Pounds ISIS In Iraq

January 22, 2016
Russia Pounds ISIS In Iraq

  Without Fanfare, Russia and China are pounding ISIS in Iraq. It is being done without fanfare, unlike the style of America under Obama of loud boasting and cosmetic attacks

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Malians Rally To Defend Their Musical Heritage Against Radical Islamists [Video]

January 15, 2016
Malians Rally To Defend Their Musical Heritage Against Radical Islamists [Video]

Under the influence of extremist “Islamists” in Northern Mali, music has been banned in areas under the control of local ISIS allies.A ring tone on a cell phone or performing music in public can lead to harsh punishment. In Mali, the ancestral home blues music,this attack on Malian culture has been met with determined resistance. […]

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Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Vayera 5776

January 8, 2016
Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Vayera 5776

<   The following article is an adaptation of an article that appeared last year on Globe Tribune.Info.   This week, Parshat Vayera, candle lighting will be at 4:28 PM in Brooklyn, New York. Candle lighting is 18 minutes before sunset, which marks the onset of Shabbat. Chabad.org. has candle lighting times for your locality, […]

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Germans Face Crime Wave From Syrian Refugees [Video]

January 8, 2016
Germans Face Crime Wave From Syrian Refugees [Video]

Opponents of an “open door” policy for Syrian refugees have been denounced as racist hate mongers. Recently in Cologne and  various cities in Germany, Syrian refugees have been implicated in mob sex assaults against local women.  In the recent outbreak of mass “refugee” violence, some of those arrested” ripped up their identity documents in front […]

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The Best & Worst Passports Around the World

January 8, 2016
The Best & Worst Passports Around the World

What passports will get you into the most countries without a visa? The following videos will show you the world’s best and worst passports, respectively.

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Splendid Isolation In Southern Chile [Videos]

January 1, 2016
Splendid Isolation In Southern Chile [Videos]

For over 40 years, Faustino Barrientos has lived in solitude in Chilean Patagonia in a house built from the scraps of wood. He’s a Chilean gaucho,South American version of America’s cowboys, who lives in even greater isolation than most other gauchos living in Chile and Argentina. Barrientos lives with a radio bridging his isolation, along […]

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Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Shemot 5776

January 1, 2016
Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Shemot 5776

    The following article is an adapted version of an article that appeared last year on Globe Tribune.Info.   Candle lighting for Shabbat, Parshat Shemot will be at 4:21 PM, 18 minutes before sunset. (in Brooklyn, NY). Shabbat ends at around nightfall on Saturday night in Brooklyn. These times can vary according to the […]

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Chinese War Ship Enters Japanese Territorial Waters

December 27, 2015
Chinese War Ship Enters Japanese Territorial Waters

In nature as well as in world affairs, weakness invites aggression. China has sent wars ships into Japanese territorial waters. Under Obama’s leadership, no response should be expected.

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Donate To the United Assyrian Appeal

December 25, 2015
Donate To the United Assyrian Appeal

The United Assyrian Appeal is a charity that helps Assyrian Christian soldiers living in Iraq who are fighting to defend their people from destruction. In addition, they assist the families of Assyrians who are fighting for their people. Please give generously.

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Muslims Confronting Radical Islam [Audio and Video]

December 25, 2015
Muslims Confronting Radical Islam [Audio and Video]

As Europe and America face the growing threat of radical Islam, it is worth noting that Muslims themselves are by far the most threatened by radical and reactionary trends in Islam. This point is brought home by examining the life and career of Fatema Mernissi, who passed away last month at the age of 75. […]

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