Posts Tagged ‘tradition’

Portugal doesn’t have a big tradition of winter sports but there are some chasing the Olympic dream

Portugal doesn’t have a big tradition of winter sports, but the country has at least two athletes aiming to reach the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022, even if their preparation is on wheels. 25-year-old José Cabeça’s has achieved what no one had ever done before: a performance at a world championship that allows him to […]

Last Traces of the Ancient Foot Binding Tradition Captured on Film

Throughout history, men and women alike have suffered pain and agony in the name of beauty – from the practices of body modification in indigenous tribes throughout the world, to suffocatingly tight corsets in Europe, and modern practices of piercings, tattoos, and various forms of cosmetic surgery. But few of these practices compare with the […]

Threat to close pro-Kurdish party echoes long tradition in Turkey’s politicskurd

HDP may be added to long list of left-wing and Islamist parties shut down over the decades by the Turkish state Supporters of the pro-Kurdish Democratic Society Party (DTP) demonstrate against the party’s closure in front of the Turkish parliament on 8 December 2009 (AFP) By Alex MacDonald Published date: 20 March 2021 10:41 UTC In 1998, […]

COVID-19 postpones revival of Germany’s Jewish Carnival tradition ended by Nazis

JTA — Looking over an old family scrapbook several years ago, Laura Chanin saw a puzzling photograph of her paternal great-grandfather, Max Solomon, wearing women’s clothes. She had questions. “What is this? Why is he in drag?” Chanin, the 53-year-old mother of one from California, asked about the experience. The discovery led Chanin, who works […]

COVID-19 postpones revival of Jewish Carnival tradition Nazis tried to end

(JTA) — Looking over an old family scrapbook, Laura Chanin saw a puzzling photograph of her paternal great-grandfather, Max Solomon, wearing women’s clothes. She had questions. “What is this? Why is he in drag?” Chanin, a 53-year-old mother of one from California, asked about the experience of several years ago. The discovery led Chanin, who […]

Zoom-mitzvahs moving the bar on tradition – comment

NEW YORK – When the Bregman family was planning their son Daniel’s bar mitzvah this past November, parents Eleanor and Peter found themselves with a lot more responsibilities –and ownership – over the process than they had with the two previous bat mitzvahs they had planned. Daniel’s bar mitzvah, which took place in the midst […]

B’Tselem’s verdict is in long tradition: Israeli apartheid pronouncements ignored by MSM

When the Israeli human rights group B’Tselem pronounced on January 12 that Israel was an “apartheid” state, maintaining a “regime of Jewish supremacy from the river to the sea,” the report shocked many in the world. Yet more than a month later, the shock has died away and nothing concrete has followed. The New York […]

Breaking with Catholic tradition, pope appoints first woman to senior post

VATICAN CITY, Holy See — Pope Francis has broken with Catholic tradition to appoint a woman as an undersecretary of the synod of bishops, the first to hold the post with voting rights in a body that studies major questions of doctrine. Frenchwoman Nathalie Becquart is one of the two new undersecretaries named Saturday to […]

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Disenfranchisement: An American Tradition

Disenfranchisement: An American Tradition Above photo: Rudolph Giuliani conducts a news conference on lawsuits regarding the outcome of the 2020 presidential election on November 19, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc. via Getty Images. Invoking the specter of voter fraud to undermine democratic participation is a tactic as old as the United States itself. During the […]

Biblical Tradition Of Chalking The Door Reappears In England

The ancient Christian custom of “ chalking the door ” has Biblical origins, stemming from the Israelites tradition detailed in the Old Testament where they marked their doors with chalked symbols. Near the Epiphany feast, celebrating the revelation of God incarnate as Jesus Christ, ancient Christians prayed for God’s blessing on their homes and they […]

Thousands of Cubans visit shrine of San Lazaro as part of annual tradition

Thousands of Cubans go to the shrine of San Lazaro every year but with the economic hardship due to the pandemic, the annual ritual had a special resonance. The island closed its borders, crushing the tourism industry, and has been subject to heavier US sanctions. Believers in face masks crawled for several kilometres to reach […]

Chavoshi reciting; a long-lasting tradition in Shahroud

Chavoshi is a Shiite religious song for departing and welcoming pilgrims to places of pilgrimage. The ritual of Chavoshi reading for pilgrims to the cities of Karbala, Mashhad, Najaf, Mecca, and Medina has been common since the Safavid and Qajar periods and has received much attention in the recent century. In addition to Semnan province […]

Biden’s chance to revive US tradition of inserting ethics in foreign policy

Donald Trump’s foreign policy has, in the judgment of many analysts, damaged U.S. moral standing around the world. During four years of “America First,” the Trump administration has gotten cozy with governments that disdain human rights norms and laws, restricted immigration on the basis of religion and withdrawn from treaties aimed to bolster international well-being. […]

Israelis want to bring back N. African Jewry’s feminist Hanukkah tradition

As a child growing up in Tunisia, Peggy Cidor and her sister would count the days to Hanukkah. But the traditional lighting of the menorah and the eating of fried foods was only part of the excitement. The other part was Rosh Chodesh el Benat, or “head of the month of daughters,” a holiday that […]

Salman Schocken: Forefather of Haaretz newspaper and a modernist in love with tradition

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Breathing New Life Into A Thanksgiving Pumpkin Tradition

When I was in second grade, my home economics class made pumpkin bread for Thanksgiving. I brought home a six-inch-long loaf, shared it with my family and a decades-long tradition was born.⁠ Without fail, since 1981, my mother and both sisters have continued baking this sumptuous pumpkin recipe every November and December.⁠ I cannot forget […]

Yazidi Iraqi keeps tradition alive of arak-making from dates

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Man and Bird Join Forces: The Unique Tradition of Cormorant Fishing

Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man how to fish, and you will feed him for a lifetime. This ancient proverb is a well-known saying around the world, and is directly tied to one of the oldest sources of food for humans across the world. Fishing is […]

Trump’s Treatment at Walter Reed Continues Historic Tradition of Caring for U.S. Presidents

When President Donald Trump was transported from the White House to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday to be treated for the coronavirus, it continued a tradition of caring for U.S. presidents and the military that began when it opened its doors in the last century. Connecting Vets reported on Trump and gave […]

Start and end the Yom Kippur fast with tradition: Two kugel recipes

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Nike’s latest ad builds on the company’s tradition of slickly-edited propaganda & hypocrisy

    What have skateboarding Muslims and kneeling quarterbacks got in common? They’re all part of the same social justice struggle, according to Nike. Ladies and gentlemen, I regret to inform you that Woke Capitalism is at it again. Released on Thursday, Nike’s ‘You Can’t Stop Us’ ad is simultaneously an editing marvel (its editors […]

Did Psychedelic Mushrooms Play a Role in Inspiring Christian Tradition?

Phillip Schneider, Staff WriterWaking Times Was early Christian tradition inspired by psychedelics? This is the question which Julie and Jerry Brown set out to answer in their new book The Psychedelic Gospels. According to their research, there is a wealth of evidence suggesting that both psilocybin-containing Cubensis as well as Amanita Muscaria mushrooms did […]

Pro-gay Vatican Advisor Slams The ‘Tyranny Of Tradition’ That Forbids Communion For Adulterers

Hello Zionist Report Followers! As you know, our mission is to EXPOSE THE TRUTH. And, we need your help to achieve it. We are a team of two journalists that are tirelessly working on this mission. We have grown tremendously since we launched in January. And now we are looking to take our growth to […]

Preserving ISIL: Despite Ceasefire Talk, Tradition Dictates US Will Move Towards Regime Change in Syria

Despite recent reports out of the G20 that the US and Russia have agreed to a provisional ceasefire in southern Syria, evidence on the ground, along with noises coming out of Washington and the OPCW on supposed ‘chemical weapons’ and underpinned by the well-established behavioral patterns of Washington – point to a bellicose US who is […]

Indigenous European Spirituality Encoded in the Folk Tradition

Update on progress for Pro-European Pro-West history-culture magazine, Europa Sun, hoping to launch in August! https://t.co/OTr7X0RPXd pic.twitter.com/m1K0kZDMa0 — Volkish Folklorist (@CarolynEmerick) June 24, 2017 Over several years of studying indigenous European belief (paganism, mythology), and then studying the folk tradition (folklore, folk customs, holiday traditions, witch trial records), I began to realize that the idea […]

Scotland Just Rolled Out Finland’s Tradition Of Gifting New Parents A Baby Box

The financial burden of having a newborn baby weighs heavily on many families. The average Canadian family spends at least $8,000 within the first year of having a child, and this average is even higher in other countries. In some countries, there are some programs that supplement these costs, but at the end of the […]

How pineapple could help fight drug-resistant superbugs

(NaturalNews) Could superbugs turn into unstoppable killing machines that threaten the survival of the human race? Not so long ago, researchers discovered a colistin-resistant E. coli strain for the first time in the United States. According to The Washington Post, health officials have dubbed it the “nightmare bacteria.” Colistin is a “last-resort” antibiotic […]

Play about 17-year-old Palestinian youth killed in 2000 tours Atlanta, St. Louis, New York

Super news, indeed! I hope that the tour is extended to more theaters and cities. Good luck and thank you! Speaking of attempted censorship and muzzling of free speech, I missed this entirely: “West Haven I-95 billboard on USS Liberty is anti-Israel, critics charge WEST HAVEN >> A billboard on Interstate 95 is sparking outrage […]

Harper’s Magazine, Where ‘Legalize It All’ Means More Taxes and State Control of Drugs

Harper’s Magazine, Where ‘Legalize It All’ Means More Taxes and State Control of Drugs March 21st, 2016 In the piece below, there’s no mention of the fact that the CIA has been in the narcotics trafficking business for decades, which is an interesting tidbit […]

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