Archive - Jun 4, 2012

Romeo and Juliet in Baghdad

The World Shakespeare Festival in Stratford-upon-Avon, England has a unique offering this year, a new take on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet called Romeo and Juliet in Baghdad where the couple are not divided by family squabbles but by religious sects.

Cateline la broderesse's photos from East Kingdom Crown

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has posted an album of photos from Crown Tournament which took place recently in Halifax, NS in the East Kingdom. The photos are available to view on PicasaWeb.

Evidence of early Jewish presence on Iberian Peninsula

Archaeologists have found the earliest evidence yet of Jews on the Iberian Penninsula. An excavation of a Roman villa in Portugal has revealed a marble slab, probably from a tombstone, with a Hebrew inscription dating to 390 CE.