by Allan Appel | Apr 24, 2017 7:26 am | Comments (2)
As the Jews of Warsaw struggled to stay alive during the early years of World War II, 15-year-old Helene Rosenberg was used to her older brother bringing her back a tchothke — Yiddish for a toy or some small token of normal life — whenever he was able to sneak out and back into the ghetto.
One day the tchotke the older brother gave Helene was an official-looking piece of paper. As he handed the document to her, he said, “This is going to save your life.”
Continue reading ‘Holocaust Remembrance Message: “I’m Alive”’
by Staff | Apr 7, 2017 8:30 am | Comments (6)
Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy Friday blasted the Trump administration for the firing of 59 missiles at a Syrian air base, saying responses to Syrian war crimes should be better thought out as part of a strategy crafted in conjunction with Congress.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 4, 2017 12:46 pm | Comments (4)
New Haven’s ties to Brazil are getting a little stronger thanks to the start of a new venture that seeks to help businesses from that country gain a foothold in the U.S.
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by Paul Bass | Feb 7, 2017 2:45 pm | Comments (2)
As she mourned her adopted country’s turn away from a world humanitarian crisis, Vietnamese refugee Trinh Truony found a reason to maintain hope — with the help of eight stuffed suitcases from New Haven.
Continue reading ‘From New Haven To Turkey, With Layers’
by Thomas Breen | Feb 5, 2017 12:15 am
Saturday began with a colorful parade through downtown marking the Chinese New Year and was capped with a toast to New Haven’s budding relationship with its Chinese soon-to-be sister city of Changsha — a beacon of people-to-people diplomacy at a time of uncertain government relations.
Continue reading ‘Lions Dance, & “Sisters” Toast’
by Harry Droz | Dec 16, 2016 8:07 am
Friday’s programs celebrate northern Chinese cuisine, dig into the week’s news, and take a look at women’s economic self-sufficiency around the world.
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by Paul Bass | Nov 25, 2016 3:12 pm
The coup leaders ordered CNN’s live-feed quashed. Eileen O’Connor had other ideas.
Continue reading ‘How She Got The World The Story’
by Paul Bass | Nov 3, 2016 1:08 pm | Comments (1)
While their national governments argue and negotiate conflicts, the cities of New Haven and Changsha are on their way to establishing official friendship ties.
Continue reading ‘City, Changsha Sign “Sister City” Intent’
by Allan Appel | Sep 8, 2016 8:09 am | Comments (1)
With pulsating Native American drumming and signs and chants declaring “Drink Water, Not Oil,” “Move to Clean Energy,” and “Hey, hey, ho ho, Dakota Access Got to Go,” demonstrators staged an anti-crude oil pipeline protest Wednesday afternoon at the corner of College and Chapel Streets.
The pipeline is being constructed in the Midwest. New Haven’s protest was loud, clear, and rhythmic during the downtown rush hour, although no pedestrian or vehicular traffic appeared to be disrupted.
Continue reading ‘Pipeline [Controversy] Runs Through Downtown’
by Allan Appel | Aug 9, 2016 2:32 pm | Comments (2)
Joshua Buddington — who was born on Aug. 6, the date in 1945, that the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima — happened to be wandering near the flagpole of the New Haven Green at precisely 11:02 on Tuesday morning.
Continue reading ‘Nagasaki Noted, With Silence & Warnings’