Cultures

Independence Day 2013-Hosted by Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj

Albanian Independence Day : Showing Our Gratitude

I eagerly await the celebration of Albanian Independence Day here in The Bronx. This year, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj will be hosting this event on Sunday, November 30 at Maestro’s starting at 2:00 PM. Details will be forthcoming. As a Jew […]

by · November 17, 2014 · Cultures, Editorials, History, Local News
Celebrating The Hindu Festival Of Lights At Vishnu Mandir

Celebrating The Hindu Festival Of Lights At Vishnu Mandir

Post By Bharati Kemraj The Vishnu Mandir Hindu Temple celebrates Deepavali, also known as Diwali, the festival of lights, with bright colors along with religious prayers and singing. The festival is marked by the lighting of traditional earthen diyas (candles) […]

Two Cultures United by Their Roots

Two Cultures United by Their Roots

Members of the Hispanic and Jewish communities celebrated the convergence of Hispanic Heritage Month and Sukkot at the Salanter Akiba Riverdale (SAR) on Monday, October 6. The timeliness of the shared celebration highlighted the important contributions made by both the […]

by · October 11, 2014 · Cultures, Editorials