A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- Nikola Tesla

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- 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 2007

SERB WORLD USA November/December 2007 XXIV, no. 2

  • “Byzantium and the South Slavs” by Philip D. Hart
  • “Byzantium: 500 A.D.” a map drawn by Philip D. Hart
  • “An Alphabet for the Slavs” originally written in 1994, updated and revised based on more current scholarship
  • “From Glusac’s ‘The Music of Yugoslavia’—‘Kiceni Srem’ a song from the collection of Peter Glusac, translation by Serb World U.S.A.
  • “The Legacy of George Kosich (1913-2007)”
  • “Of Interest” a regular feature of 2 to 5 pages of short items about events, facts, awards
  • “Dobos Torte Memories: Family and Food” by Paula Erbay
  • Recipe: “Dobos Torte” recipe and photo by Paula Erbay
  • “Milan Opacich Presents ‘The Momchilovich Family Tamburitza Orchestra’”
  • “Wheat and Serbian Christmas: Earth’s Bounty and Heaven’s Blessing”
  • “Koleda: the Christmas carollers” with drawings by B. Malczewski
  • “Koleda Songs of Dalmatia”
  • “Kolede: a favorite memory” story and art by Artist Drakse
  • “Kolede Songs of Skoplje and Bosnia” from Artist Drakse
  • “A View of Serbia in 1915” from W. J. Showalter’s “Kingdom of Servia,” “National Geographic Magazine”

SERB WORLD USA September/October 2007 vol. XXIV, no. 1

  • “Princess Zorka (1864-1890)” by Mary Nicklanovich Hart, based on the work of M. Jovicevic and T. Djukic
  • “South Chicago’s ‘Princess Zorka’” by Mary Nicklanovich Hart
  • “Christmas Gifts 2007”
  • “The Widows of Jackson Gate” by Mitchell Soso, Ph.D. with Ann Skulich Ingram and George Bryovich
  • “Of Interest” a regular feature of 2 to 5 pages of short items about events, facts, awards
  • Recipe: “Djuvec” (Balkan Vegetable Medley)
  • “Volunteers for Serbia: 1918”
  • “Milan Opacich Presents ‘A New Generation of Tambura Builders’”
  • “The Talking Rooster” by Wayne S. Vucinich
  • “‘Tata’ forged in labor solidarity” by Martin D. Bassar
  • “History’s Full Circle: Father Sebastian Dabovich Comes Home” by Mary Nicklanovich Hart
  • “Honoring Father Sebastian Dabovich: Jackson, September 1, 2007”
  • “His Life and Times: A Timeline” by Michael D. Nicklanovich
  • “Son of the Gold Rush: Father Dabovich (1863-1940)” by Michael D. Nicklanovich
  • “St. Louis’ Holy Trinity Choir Celebrating a Century”
  • “1914: Serbs in St. Louis”

SERB WORLD U.S.A. July/August 2007 vol. XXIII, no. 6

  • "Srb, Lika: A Personal Chronicle" by Miki Prijic Knezevic
  • "Lika Trilogy: Cemernica, Boja, and Ujaci" poems by Angelia Prijic Jovanovic
  • “Indianapolis and the Serbs from Prizren” by Mary Nicklanovich Hart
  • “1914: Serbs in Indianapolis”
  • “From Glusac’s ‘The Music of Yugoslavia’—‘Fijaker stari’” a song from the collection of Peter Glusac, translation by Serb World U.S.A.
  • “Of Interest” a regular feature of 2 to 5 pages of short items about events, facts, awards...
  • Recipe: “Walnut Torta”
  • “Milan Opacich Presents ‘Milwaukee’s Prazna Flasa’” a regular music feature by Milan Opacich
  • “NEA Awards Turn 25: The National Heritage Fellowships” by Rosalyn Nicolich Opacich with Mary Nicklanovich Hart
  • “Journey to Freedom—Serbia, 1944: Remembering a Great Rescue” by David English
  • “Father Peter N. Milanovich: Doing the Good Work of the Church” by Philip D. Hart
  • “Memories of a Medieval Empire—Traces of the Nemanjas in Montenegro”
  • “Medieval Royals: Zeta, Rasska, and Serbia” a genealogical chart by Dr. Ralph Milanovich (1994)

SERB WORLD U.S.A. May/June 2007 vol. XXIII, no. 5

  • “Vukovic in Venice: The Story of Bozidar Vukovic (1465-1539)” by Anika Skovran (1980), reprinted from “Yugo Review”
  • “Summer Camp in Gold Rush Country”— ‘Today’ from Ivana Milovic and ‘Yesterday’ from a history by Milka Lukic
  • “A Glimpse of Our Past: New York City 1914”
  • “1914: Serbs in New York City”
  • “Proverbs: Words to the Wise” from Z. Kovacevic, V. Karadzic, M. Bugen, O. Pincock. Illustrations by Drakse
  • “Milan Opacich Presents ‘World War II Memorial from Gary’s St. Sava’” a regular music feature by Milan Opacich
  • “Jajce’s Legends of St. Luke” 1895 article translated from German by George Kosich
  • “Of Interest” a regular feature of 2 to 5 pages of short items about events, facts, awards...
  • Recipe: “Bosnian Meatballs, ‘Bosanske Cufte’”
  • “From Glusac’s ‘The Music of Yugoslavia’— ‘Ahman’” a song from the collection of Peter Glusac, translation by Serb World U.S.A.
  • “The Foreign-Born Vote and the Election of 1944” by Yaroslav J. Chyz (1944)
  • “Federation or Empire: The Balkan Question of 1912” by Professor Michael I. Pupin (1912)
  • “A Scholar’s Transformation: R. W. Seton-Watson” by Philip D. Hart
  • “Defendants of the High Treason Trial” original list by Stanko Dragosavljevic (1959), translated by Serb World U.S.A.

SERB WORLD U.S.A. March/April 2007 vol. XXIII, no. 4 

  • “Plants and Customs in the Magical World of Serbian Folklore”
  • “Anna, the Serb, and Mary, the Syrian” by Mitchell Soso, Ph.D.
  • “Stjepan Mitrov Ljubisa (1824-1878)” by Hermann Wendel (1924), translated from German by George Kosich
  • “The Stolen Bell: a tale of Boka and Montenegro” by Stjepan Mitrov Ljubisa in English translation
  • “Milan Opacich Presents ‘The Mandelo Corporation’” a regular music feature by Milan Opacich
  • “Serbs and Song”
  • “Of Interest” a regular feature of 2 to 5 pages of short items about events, facts, awards...
  • Recipe: “‘Lazy Pie, Lenja Pita’”
  • “From Glusac’s ‘The Music of Yugoslavia’—‘Gdje si da si moj golube’” a song from the collection of Peter Glusac, translation by Serb World U.S.A.
  • “The Old Man and the Wolf, a tale from old Serbia as told by my Tata” by Martin D. Bassar, drawings by B. Malczewski
  • “Postcards from Serbia: Medieval Monasteries”
  • “The Serbs of Flint, Michigan” by Philip D. Hart
  • “South Slavs in Flint: The St. John Street Neighborhood” from the U.S. Federal Censuses of 1920 and 1930

SERB WORLD U.S.A. January/February 2007 vol. XXIII, no. 3

  • “Finding Papa Costo” by Donald Yovanovich Curry
  • “St. Sava’s Day in California: A Historic Look”
  • “Cveta Popovich and His Postcard Collection” from the Cveta and Milosh Popovich Collection
  • “Milan Opacich Presents ‘The Velebit Tamburitza Orchestra’ a regular music feature by Milan Opacich
  • “‘Sajkasi’” on the Borders: the land and the people” by Capt. Trumic, translated by George Kosich, courtesy of the Serbian Academy
  • “Of Interest” a regular feature of 2 to 5 pages of short items about events, facts, awards...
  • Recipe: “‘Ajvar’ Serbian Red Pepper Relish”
  • “From Glusac’s ‘The Music of Yugoslavia’—‘Neven kolo’” a song from the collection of Peter Glusac, translation by Serb World U.S.A.
  • “Fairy Mountain: Vilina Gora, a folk tale” adapted from V. Karadzic, translated by Greg Suzich, illustrated by B. Malczewski
  • “Songs of the Vila” from V. Karadzic and B. Petranovic, translated by Serb World U.S.A., drawing by B. Malczewski
  • “Jovan Cvijic (1865-1927), Leading the Way in Balkan Studies”
  • “Bosnians” by Jovan Cvijic (1931), translated by Serb World U.S.A.
  • “‘Samo Sloga Srbina Spasava’—When and How the Expression Originated” by Vaso Vojvodic, from “Danica” (2000), translated by Serb World U.S.A.
  • “Professor David MacKenzie and Balkan History”
  • “Serbia as Piedmont and the Yugoslav Idea 1804-1914” by Professor David MacKenzie

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Miroslav Tadić

Guitarist, composer and improviser Miroslav Tadic completed his formal music education in the United States after studying in Italy and his native Yugoslavia.

He has performed and recorded in a wide variety of settings and musical styles, ranging from music of the Baroque and Classical periods to Blues, Jazz, and Rock.

Tadic's performing and recording credits include projects with Mark Nauseef, The Los Angeles Opera with Placido Domingo, Howard Levy, Joachim Kühn, L. Shankar, Markus Stockhausen, Dusan Bogdanovic, Vlatko Stefanovski, Teofilovic Brothers, Wadada Leo Smith, David Torn, Maria João, Jack Bruce, The Grande Mothers, Theodosii Spassov, Kudsi Erguner, Djivan Gasparyan, Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri and Ustad Ashish Khan, among others.

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Christ - The Alpha and Omega

The Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Western America is pleased to announce the publication of an outstanding book by Bishop Athanasius Yevtich, a disciple of the great twentieth-century theologian Archimandrite Justin Popovich. Bishop Athanasius' thought combines adherence to the teachings of the Church Fathers with a vibrant faith and a profound experience of Christ in the Church.

Christ - The Alpha and Omega is the first of a planned collection of works of contemporary Serbian theologians. It is an anthology of Bishop Athanasius' articles which have appeared in Serbian, Greek, French, English and Russian. Focusing on themes central to Christian patristic Triadology, Ecclesiology and Anthropology, the book reveals the ultimate purpose of man and the universe, and speaks of how each of us can realize this purpose within the divine-human community of the Orthodox Church. Bishop Athanasius reminds us that the God-man Jesus Christ is the Beginning and the End of all things, and that we must seek our own end, goal, and fulfillment in Him.

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