Tag Archives: #Bosnia

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In majority-Muslim Bosnia and Herzegovina, a Small Jewish Community still Thrives

By any measure you choose, anti-Semitism is on the rise in Europe. But in Europe’s only Muslim country, Jews say they couldn’t feel more at home, reports Maya Shwayder,  Deutsche…

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Coffee with the Souls of #Srebrenica

For most, the Srebrenica Genocide has become a footnote in history once again linking horrific crimes against fellow man that many thought could “Never Again” occur after the horrors of…

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Muhammad #Ali’s Humility, My Greatest Lesson

He was so different that we might have expected him to go to the grave screaming of his greatness. However, we all saw a piece of ourselves in him, and…

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Diplomatic Bluff to Break Longest Modern Siege

Sarajevo could have been liberated, rescued early into the siege; however too many EU and US political leaders either were acquiescent or resigned to what they viewed as the inevitable…

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#Bosnian First Graders #Sign Love & Acceptance

Children with disabilities frequently are stigmatized by their peers and society at large. But this story of an amazing first grade class in Bosnia offers a glimpse of hope. Photo:…

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From ” #SocialNetwork ” Jerk to Model for Social Responsibility Entrepreneur

Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has had to first live down an unflattering film portrayal, (something akin to Steve Martin’s lead character in “The Jerk”), and then overcome investor skepticism regarding…

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First International Day for Genocide Victims

“One More, Never Again” is a stark reminder of man’s massive failure and complicity in genocide, the “crime of crimes.” This December 19 was an historical first step in recognition,…

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#007 in #Cyprus to Tackle Minefields

  #DanielCraig is employing his celebrity as James Bond to highlight de-mining efforts that are ongoing on that island state for the last four decades and as reunification talks under…

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Is Diplomacy in Syria Failing the Lessons of Bosnia?

Is Diplomacy in Syria Failing the Lessons of Bosnia? Lecture by Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey, Bosnia & Herzegovina –Tuesday, Sept. 15, 12:30, Modesto A. Maidique Campus/CP145 –FIU (Florida International University) Steven…

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#Refugees, as Old as War & Natural Disaster — More Photos that Share a Story & Emotions

As the refugee crisis escalates, our response tests our humanity, as well as our capacity.  Here, more photos to remind of  our shared legacy as Refugees just in the last half…