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- Nikola Tesla

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- Franklin Roosevelt

While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson

Available Back Issues 2005

SERB WORLD U.S.A. November/December 2005 vol. XXII, no. 2

  • "The Pearl of Bosnia: Ilidza Spa 1897" by Heinrich Renner (1897), translated from German by George Kosich
  • "Spas of Serbia"
  • "Map: Serbia’s Spas" drawn by Philip D. Hart
  • "More About Serbia’s Spas"
  • "Lee Angelich: Memories of Sports, Family, and Those Along the Way" by Cathy Angelich-Esajian with Lee Angelich
  • "Of Interest" a regular feature of 2 to 5 pages of short items about events, facts, awards...
  • Recipe: "Christmas Friendship Wreath, Prijateljski Vjenac"
  • "Milan Opacich Presents 'Traveling Tamburasi: Then and Now'" a regular music feature by Milan Opacich
  • "From Glusac’s 'The Music of Yugoslavia'—Sliku tvoju ljubim" a song from the collection of Peter Glusac, translation by Serb World U.S.A.
  • "A Different Kind of Christmas" by Mitchell Soso, Ph.D.
  • "Travnik 1936-1939 'Always on My Mind'"by Milan M. Radovich
  • "Montenegro 1877" by William E. Gladstone. Preface by Stephen Stepanchev.
  • "Map: Montenegro 1877" drawn by Philip D. Hart

SERB WORLD U.S.A. September/October 2005 vol. XXII, no. 1

  • "Life in Old Dalmatia" by K. Menger, P. Tartaglia, F. Freiherrn von Gondola, H. von Guttenberg, and F. Zikmundowsky (1892), translated from German by George Kosich
  • "The Liaison: Sam Papich, the FBI, and the CIA" by Philip D. Hart
  • "Of Interest" a regular feature of 2 to 5 pages of short items about events, facts, awards...
  • Recipe: "Kastradina (Boiled Dinner with Smoked Kid)"
  • "Christmas Gift Ideas 2005"
  • "Milan Opacich presents: The Manojlovic Family of Canada" a regular music feature by Milan Opacich
  • "Lackawanna: Serbs and Steel in America’s Industrial Melting Pot" by Mary Nicklanovich Hart
  • "A Glimpse of Old Lackawanna" by Mary Nicklanovich Hart
  • "1914: Lackawanna Donates to World War I" a list transcribed from Cyrillic and alphabetized by Serb World U.S.A.
  • "1920 U. S. Census: A Look at Lackawanna’s 1st Ward a list compiled by Serb World U.S.A.
  • The Little Singing Frog" a folk tale adapted from a folk tale in P. Fillmore’s The Laughing Prince. Drawings by B. Malczewski
  • "From Glusac’s 'The Music of Yugoslavia'—Sto to bruji" a song from the collection of Peter Glusac, translation by Serb World U.S.A.
  • "More Memoirs from the Not-Too-Distant Frontier" by Alex N. Dragnich

SERB WORLD U.S.A. July/August 2005 vol. XXI, no. 6

  • "Zagorje: From Sarajevo South through a Land of Unconquered Heights" by Janos Asboth (1888), translated from German by George Kosich
  • "Map: South from Sarajevo, Zagorje 1888" drawn by Philip D. Hart
  • "About Zagorje and Borderlands"
  • "The Bachich Family and Their Fellow-Serbs of Barberton, Ohio" by George Bachich
  • "The Barberton Birds: Southern food guy goes North for fried chicken" by John T. Edge
  • "Of Interest" a regular feature of 2 to 5 pages of short items about events, facts, awards...
  • Recipe: "Turska Kafa, A Serbian Tradition"
  • "Milan Opacich Presents 'The Transcending Tambura: Then and Now'" a regular music feature by Milan Opacich
  • "From Glusac’s ''The Music of Yugoslavia'—Oj, Jelo, Jelo" a song from the collection of Peter Glusac, translation by Serb World U.S.A.
  • "Nenad Mirkovich, artist with a thousand faces" by Mary Nicklanovich Hart
  • "St. Nicholas Parish 1905-2005: Wilmerding to Monroeville" by Mary Nicklanovich Hart
  • "1914: Serbs of the Wilmerding Area" list transcribed from Cyrillic and alphabetized by Serb World U.S.A.

SERB WORLD U.S.A. May/June 2005 vol. XXI, no. 5

  • "Srem in 1902: The Enchanting Beauty of a Land Blessed by Nature" by Hinko Hranilovic (1902), translated from German by George Kosich
  • "Srem 1900" a map drawn by Philip D. Hart
  • "More on Places and Monasteries in Srem"
  • "Troubled Times the lives of Count Brankovic (1645-1711) and Patriarch Arsenije III (1633-1706)"
  • "Of Interest" a regular feature of 2 to 5 pages of short items about events, facts, awards...
  • Recipe: "Brodet, Adriatic Fisherman’s-Style Halibut"
  • "The Prosvjeta Society 1902-1949 literacy and education for the Serbs of Bosnia-Hercegovina"
  • "Milan Opacich Presents: Bass, Beges, or Berda" a regular music feature by Milan Opacich
  • "From Glusac’s 'The Music of Yugoslavia'—Bez tebe draga" a song from the collection of Peter Glusac, translation by Serb World U.S.A.
  • "The Secret of Beauty: the princess and the dove" based on a folk tale in P. Fillmore’s The Laughing Prince, drawings by B. Malczewski
  • "Our Other Brother, George" by Mitchell Soso, Ph.D.
  • "Windsor: Remembering the Serbs and their Hotels" by Rade (Roy) Bielich
  • "Tesla, California: Coal Mining and a San Francisco Scandal" by Philip D. Hart

SERB WORLD U.S.A. March/April 2005 vol. XXI, no. 4

  • "Banat: The Temesvar and Torontal Districts of Old" by Eugen Szentklary (1891), translated from German by George Kosich
  • "Banat 1890" a map drawn by Philip D. Hart
  • "More about the Serbian Banat"
  • "Milan Opacich Presents: A Serb in Sweden—Theo Radic" a regular music feature by Milan Opacich
  • "Happy 90th Birthday, Nick 'Jumbo' Strincevich" from the 'Breakfast Bunch' and by Ted Erceg
  • "Of Interest" a regular feature of 2 to 5 pages of short items about events, facts, awards...
  • Recipe: "My Favorite Easter Torte" from Nana V.
  • "From Glusac’s 'The Music of Yugoslavia'—Kad ja gledam zoru" a song from the collection of Peter Glusac, translation by Serb World U.S.A.
  • "Vineyards and Graveyards" by M. Katanic
  • "Artist Sam Vance"
  • "They Came from Vojvodina"
  • "1914: Vojvodina’s Serbs in America’s Cities" list transcribed from Cyrillic and alphabetized by Serb World U.S.A.
  • "To the Tenth Generation: The Extended Family, the Rod" by Dr. Milenko Filipovic (1958), translated by Serb World U.S.A.
  • "The Ancient Olive in Montenegro"

SERB WORLD U.S.A. January/February 2005 vol. XXI, no. 3

  • "The Bosnian Way: everyday life in the land of time-honored traditions" by Dr. Ciro Truhelka (1901), translated from German by George Kosich
  • "The “Sloboda” Federation: a short history by Branko Pekic (1922)" translated by Serb World U.S.A.
  • "Michael Glusac: Michigan Native in the Heritage Hall of Fame"
  • "Clans and Clansmen: the historic clans of Montenegro & Hercegovina" by Dr. Milenko Filipovic (1958), translated by Serb World U.S.A.
  • "Of Interest" a regular feature of 2 to 5 pages of short items about events, facts, awards...
  • Recipe: "Projara-zeljanica—Spinach Cornbread"
  • "Milan Opacich Presents: Balkan Cabaret" a regular music feature by Milan Opacich
  • "From Glusac’s 'The Music of Yugoslavia'—Milkina Kuca" a song from the collection of Peter Glusac, translation by Serb World U.S.A.
  • "Belgrade’s Breweries and BIP" by George Kosich, formerly of Schlitz, Blatz, and Pabst, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • "Vajfert and Bajloni: Belgrade Brewers and Much More"
  • "Wisconsin and Serbs"
  • "1914: Serbs in Wisconsin" list transcribed from Cyrillic and alphabetized by Serb World U.S.A.
  • "San Francisco’s Yugoslav Pioneers" by Milla Zenovich Logan (1949)
  • "Grottos and Grills: Yugoslavs and Restaurants in 1949 San Francisco" from the Jugoslav American Herald, 1949
  • "Booths for Ladies" a short story by Milla Zenovich Logan (1949), drawings by B. Malczewski
  • "Medieval Splendor: Serbian Jewelry Blending East and West"

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Nikola Moravčević

Nikola Moravčević (Cyrillic: Никола Моравчевић) is a University Professor, Critic and academic writer. He was born in Zagreb, (Yugoslavia) in a family of Serbian officer of Yugoslav Royal Army on December 10, 1935.

After he completed undergraduate studies at the Academy for Theatre Arts at the University of Belgrade in 1955, he moved to the United States. After three years of service in the U.S. Army, he continued his Graduate studies, obtaining a magisterial degree in Theatrical Directing from the School of Theatre Arts at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1961, and in 1964 a doctoral degree in Comparative Literature from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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The Meaning of Reality

Essays on Existence and Communion, Eros and History

by Christos Yannaras

The collection of articles traces the thought of Christos Yanaras through his long journey in discovering the meaning of existence, communion, eros, and history. It is a cause of immense joy that no fewer than twenty articles of passionate significance and substance have at present been gathered together in this volume under the title The Meaning of Reality.

Yannaras is undoubtedly one of the most significant thinkers of our time. Kallistos Ware once described him as "the most creative and prophetic religious thinker at work in Greece today," while Rowan Williams characterizes him as "one of the most significant Christian philosophers in Europe." His very wide and no less deep education helps him to develop an inimitable blend of philosophy, theology, and social criticism, and to speak in an original way about the traditional and contemporary issues of human existence, as well as the latest challenges of modern empirical science and political engagement. A detailed knowledge of the writings of the Holy Fathers has always been his foundation amidst the labyrinth of modern thought - which is inimately bound up with psychoanalysis, environmental issues, human rights, postmodernism, and pluralism , to mention just a few. Insistence on the primacy, uniqueness, and eternal value of human personality prevails in almost all his works and inspires his own vigorous theological and ecumenical engagement, based on the Orthodox eucharistic and ascetic tradition.

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