This year, Eastern Orthodox Easter and Western Easter falls on the same Sunday. This got me thinking about holidays and dates, the subject of this week's article...
Albert Hourani's A History of the Arab Peoples - a ReviewMy review of Albert Hourani's excellent history of the Arabs.
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Word of the Week
|Arabic||men fahlicka(to a male) |
men fahlickie (to a female)
|French||see voo play||S'il vous plaît|
|Hebrew|| be-vah-kah-sha ||בְּבַקָּשָׁה|
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