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On the Radio: Syrian Doctor in Brooklyn Wants to Return Home, But is Forced to Wait

The Fi2W story about Ahlam, a Syrian doctor who is faced with a difficult decision, aired on PRI’s The World. Listen to it here.

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Maggi: The Local Seasoning from Everywhere

Immigrants from all over the world call Maggi seasoning a “taste of home.” Reporter Aurora Almendral reveals the power of the brown sauce and its surprising history in this radio story for our partner, PRI’s The World.

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Band of Balkan Migrants In Austria Combats Stereotypes With Music

Reporter Jelena Kopanja produced this story for PRI’s The World about the Viennese group “Wiener Tschuschenkapelle.”

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Von Diaz on PRI’s The World: LGBT Immigrant Youth Struggle in New York

Listen to reporter Von Diaz’s radio story about young gay immigrants in New York, and the difficulties they face coming out to their families.

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Anti-Immigrant Party Wins Over Some Immigrants

Despite an anti-immigrant platform, Austria’s Freedom Party has won the support of some Serbian immigrants in Vienna. Listen to Jelena Kopanja’s report for PRI’s The World.

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Federal Judge Puts SB 1070 On Hold

Judge Susan R. Bolton temporary blocked the enactment of SB 1070 in Arizona by issuing a partial injunction on the most controversial aspects of the law until the court makes a final decision on its constitutionality.

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Census Focuses on Russian Immigrants in Effort to Achieve Full Count

Community organizers and census workers are trying to ease resistance to the census among Russian immigrants in the Brighton Beach neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY.

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Luring Ecuadorian Immigrants Back Home: FI2W’s Jelena Kopanja on PRI’s The World

Feet in 2 Worlds reporter Jelena Kopanja produced a piece for PRI’s nationally-syndicated daily program The World about how Ecuador tries to convince its expats to return home.

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New Museum Aims at Reconciliation Between Poles and Jews: FI2W’s Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska on PRI’s The World

“While there are anti-Semites in this country, there is even a larger number –and that group is growing faster– of people opposing anti-Semites, the anti-anti-Semites.”

[ Rabbi Michael Schudrich ]

Zygmunt Rolat at the ceremony to launch construction of the museum. Rabbi Schudrich is on the right. (Photo: Krzysztof Slomka)

Zygmunt Rolat at the ceremony to launch construction of the museum. Rabbi Schudrich is on the right. (Photo: Krzysztof Slomka)

The history of Jews in Poland is long and not without controversy, especially due to their persecution during World War II. The fact is, until that war started Warsaw was a center of Europe’s Jewish community.

Now, construction has started there on the Museum of the History of Polish Jews.

An artists rendering of the museum. (Image: Museum of the History of Polish Jews)

An artist's rendering of the museum. (Image: Museum of the History of Polish Jews)

It will not simply be a museum about the Holocaust. The museum team wants to focus more broadly on centuries of Jewish life and achievements in Poland.

Feet in 2 Worlds reporter Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska produced a radio piece about the museum from Warsaw that aired Tuesday on PRI’s The World.

You can listen to the story here or you can visit The World‘s page.

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A cantor at the ceremony. (Photo: Krzysztof Slomka)

A cantor at the ceremony. (Photo: Krzysztof Slomka)

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