Posts Tagged ‘The Karen’

One of the holiest Buddhist shrines, the Shwedagon Pagoda of Yangon is said to be dated to the time of Buddha. It is covered with tons of glistening gold and its spire is adorned with thousands of sparkling diamonds. Built on a small hill, the Shwedagon dominates the entire city. It seems to overlook everything and explain everything about Burma.

The Land Of The Golden Pagodas

Irene Shaland Special to the Jewish News PHOTOGRAPHY BY Alex Shaland Myanmar through the eyes of a Jewish traveler. The road to Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) is definitely less traveled, even for a seasoned globetrotter. But if you venture along with your eyes and heart wide open, the country embraces and woos you with…

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A New Hamtramck Home For Nosh Pit Detroit

Since 2016, “the little green truck,” otherwise known as Nosh Pit Detroit, has been a staple in the local food scene. While this plant-based food truck will always be on the go, Nosh Pit now has a permanent spot in Hamtramck. Its brick-and-mortar location on Yemans Street has previously been a family home, a film…

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