Tag Archives: Sicilian American

It’s Time for Some Zeppole: Happy Saint Joseph’s Day

By Chris Tremoglie March 19 is Saint Joseph’s Day (La Festa di San Giuseppe), widely celebrated in Europe and, traditionally, the Italian American population in the United States. The feast celebrates the life of Joseph, who was the carpenter who raised … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rope and Soap

Rope and Soap: Lynchings of Italians in the United States by Patrizia Salvetti “Eleven Italians, some of whom were awaiting trial while others had been already acquitted, were forcibly removed from jail by a mob and lynched in public with the … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Falcone and Borsellino

Yesterday, NIAF’s 2017 Voyage of Discovery (VOD) program – a group of Italian American college students brought to Italy by NIAF on an all-expenses-paid, two-week trip to rediscover their heritage – visited the Mayor of Palermo, Leoluca Orlando, as well … Continue reading

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Sicilian Food: A Global Diet

What are we talking about, when we discuss “Italian food?”  It’s the age-old question: Italian vs. Italian American. We get so caught up in the details of what the difference is between the food of Italy and the food developed … Continue reading

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Un Minuto con…

Cent’anni – “May you live for 100 years” By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com A favorite toast among Italians at a wedding, or at any of life’s happy occasions, is  Salute e Cent’anni – “may you live for 100 years.” And in Italy, … Continue reading

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