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Keeping kosher 101: a look at the basics

The laws for keeping kosher are complex. Here’s a breakdown of the basic rules:


The Torah, the Jewish holy scripture, identifies specific animals that may or may not be eaten. 212 more words


Latin passion in Dubai

El Correo del Golfo, March 23rd 2015.-

(Text: Suhail Ali / Photo courtesy BNF) These first three months of the year have brought to the society of the UAE mass events in the Latino community… 767 more words

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Italian Flavours :: In Vino... Venea

The English Idiom “good things come in small packages” translates the Italian “nella botte piccola c’è il vino buono” (small casks carry top-quality wine). If this holds true for “things” in general, it should be truer for wineries.

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The Mother of Parliaments and the mother of all silliness

After I promoted a post on political absurdity, a Google+ user, Andrew Knighton, wrote to say that “when Caroline Lucas became an MP she received a ceremonial dagger on a ribbon days before she received the computer equipment she needed to do her job. 536 more words


Cooking lives on: Filipino Traditions

Cooking is not just a chore. It has everything to do with Filipino traditions. The lesser people know how to cook real food today the less likely younger generations will get to know and love Filipino cuisine tomorrow. 252 more words

Asian migrant voices: Germany vs India

Jasleen Kaur is a School Teacher by profession in New Delhi and often travels to Germany for Seminars and Workshop. She talks to Roma Rajpal Weiß about the cultural differences between India and Germany. 375 more words

Living As An Expat

Celebrating Switzerland's birthday

Saturday was the 1st of August (what? How did that happen?!), which in Switzerland means Bundesfeier or Swiss National Day. Supposedly, 1 August was the date on which the original three cantons, Uri, Schywz (which gave Switzerland its name) and Unterwalden (which no longer exists as a canton) signed the Federal Charter of 1291. 773 more words