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Duke Višeslav Baptistery - old Croatian monument 9th century - now in museum (it seems it is a recreation of an ancient Summerian symbol

Duke Višeslav Baptistery - old Croatian monument century - now in museum (it seems it is a recreation of an ancient Summerian symbol

Bajadera .... delicious, creamy cubes of chocolate ... to this day, these are my all time favorite!!!!!

Bajadera - chocolate and hazelnut almond nougat - considered as suitable gift in any occasion

Croatian Newspaper and Croatian Venus, 1938

Croatian Newspaper and Croatian Venus, 1938

Enki's emblem was two serpents entwined on a staff - he was the leader of the first sons of Anu who came down to Earth, playing a pivotal role in saving humanity from the Deluge. He defied the Anunnaki ruling council, told Ziusudra (=Sumerian Noah) to build a ship b4 flood. Enki's youngest son, Ningizzida, was Lord of the Tree of Truth, in Mesopotamia. Enki was the deity of water, intelligence and creation - main temple of Enki was the so-called -engur-ra, the "house of the water-deep" in…

Mesopotamian – Sumerian and Akkadian – Assyrian -Babylonian myths – Fallen Gods Ancient Astronauts Anunnaki

St. Stephen Day - the day after Christmas - celebrated by people with given name Stephen - Stjepan, Stipe or Štef (shtef) in Croatian (a chatolic thing) noweays only a few name days are known to majority of people - Statue of St. Stephen

Stephen Day - the day after Christmas - celebrated by people with given name Stephen - Stjepan, Stipe or Štef (shtef) in Croatian (a chatolic thing) noweays only a few name days are known to majority of people - Statue of St.

Author: Monika Krajewska

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Monika Krajewska: Libe ken rirn a Shteyn

Early Croatian swords found in the graves of Croatian warriors in Biskupija near Knin (10th and 11th century)

Early Croatian swords found in the graves of Croatian warriors in Biskupija near Knin and century)

Mizrah, Israel Dov Rosenbaum, Podkamen, Austria-Hungary (now Pidkamin, Ukraine), 1877. Courtesy of the Jewish Museum.

Mizrah, Israel Dov Rosenbaum, Podkamen, Austria-Hungary (now Pidkamin, Ukraine), 1877. Courtesy of the Jewish Museum.

Turkey  Late 19th to early 20th century  Gold leaf, ink and color pencil on paper cutout

Turkey Late to early century Gold leaf, ink and color pencil on paper cutout

Title of Work: Service Book For The Jewish New Year. ; Provenance & date of work: 1614  KОЛЛЕКЦИЯ © British Library London UK

Title of Work: Service Book For The Jewish New Year. Provenance & date of work: 1614 KОЛЛЕКЦИЯ © British Library London UK

The Jews of the Russian Empire in the decades prior to the First World War, came to the United States by the thousands, and hundreds of thousands. They came for economic,  political, and religious freedom, and to escape the "pogroms," and the brutality and terror and official repressive policies of the Tsarist regime.

IMMIGRATION: new Jewish immigrants received warmly (at least in this picture) by the established Jewish community in the US.

Part oldcroatian stone baluster from the church of St. Nicholas Prijeko, Dubrovnik,11 st.

Part oldcroatian stone baluster from the church of St.

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