Hundreds of firefighters from all over the country battled the Rock Mountain Fire in northern Georgia this autumn. And southern hospitality helped them win the battle against the blaze: a local Conservative Jewish camp opened its doors to these crews.
A Pakistani tea merchant with velvet eyes saw his life changed this week when his portrait spread around the Internet, sparking ardent debates on class, objectification, and the place of ethnic Pashtuns in society.
It's a disturbing time for Jews in Europe right now. But the conflict in Ukraine seems to be making that country a little more welcoming to its Jewish citizens, even as they continue leaving the country in large numbers.
A Buddhist statue was meant to simply ward off trash and graffiti on a rough Oakland corner. But it became a community gathering place for the area's Vietnamese immigrants, who turned the site into a beautiful shrine.
It's partly nostalgia for the type of weapon that safeguarded him in Vietnam, says Luis Quiñonez, a 64-year-old former Marine. Still, the NRA member is not a fan of some of the issues advocated by the NRA.