Lebanese Druze

Lebanese Druze (Arabic: دروز لبنان‎) are Lebanese individuals that adhere considering the Druze faith, an ethno religious private group originating from the Near East who self identify as unitarians (Muwahhideen). The Lebanese Druze people are considered to constitute about 5.2 percent of a given total population of Lebanon and also have around 1.5 million members... Continue Reading →

The Benefits of Sage as an Herb and Spice

Sage, scientifically known as Salvia officinalis, derives from the Latin “to save,” and its medicinal properties illustrate just how appropriate this name is. The herb has perhaps one of the longest-standing records in therapeutic uses and also has been used in one form or another in nearly every culture and region in the world. Now,... Continue Reading →

Edward Rudolph Bradley Jr., my 13th cousin 2x removed

Edward Rudolph "Ed" Bradley, Jr. (June 22, 1941 – November 9, 2006) was an American journalist, most common for 26 years of award-winning work towards the CBS News television program 60 Minutes. During his earlier career, he also covered the fall of Saigon, was the first black television correspondent to cover up the White House,... Continue Reading →

George Burns was born Nathan Birnbaum, my 7th cousin 4x removed

George Burns is part of my Jewish roots. George Burns was born Nathan Birnbaum on January 20, 1896 in New York City, the ninth of 12 children born to Hadassah "Dorah" (née Bluth; 1857–1927) and Eliezer Birnbaum (1855–1903), known as Louis or Lippe, Jewish immigrants who had arrived at the United States from Kolbuszowa, Galicia,... Continue Reading →

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