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

Иако су познати по "ватреној" прослави Божића, наши људи у Џексону баштине традицију дугу век и по. Црква Светог Саве, из 1894, прва је српска светиња у Северној Америци.

Да, већ годинама свет обиђу снимци пуцњаве са наше прославе Божића у Џексону. Медији, углавном, преносе да је реч о необичном, али традиционалном начину обележавања најрадоснијег хришћанског празника. Но, нико да "загребе" испод те вести, нико да каже и напише коју реч више о најстаријој српској цркви у Америци и о богатој историји Срба у овом калифорнијском градићу, дугој готово век и по.

Овако, за "Новости", говори отац Марко Бојовић, свештеник храма Светог Саве у Џексону, светиње која је равно 124 године важан духовни, верски и културни центар Срба на америчкој Западној обали.

By Diane (Danica) Grahovac

If you’re a Serb or know one, then you know how much fun a Serbian Festival can be.

If you’re a Serb and love wine, you visit a winery for wine-tasting (and drinking). If you really love wine, chances are you venture to California Wine Country.

You could have the best of both worlds—a Serbian Festival set in California Wine Country—at Opolo Vineyards and Winery in Paso Robles.

Slobodan (Danny) Ćurčić, professor of art and archaeology, emeritus, at Princeton University, and a global authority on Byzantine art and architecture, died Dec. 3 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He was 76.

Ćurčić was a prolific scholar whose work examined a wide spectrum of topics across southeast Europe. Among his areas of focus were late-Roman and early-Christian archaeological remains in Cyprus, Greece and Serbia; decoration of Byzantine-Norman churches in Sicily; and architecture in the Byzantine Balkans from late antiquity to the Ottoman era.

Born Dec. 19, 1940, in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (the former Yugoslavia), Ćurčić grew up in Belgrade, Serbia. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in architecture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and in 1975 received his Ph.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, writing a dissertation on the Late Byzantine church at Gračanica.

Фестивал је отворио филм највећег српског редитеља Емира Кустурице „На млечном путу“, а приказан је и наш најбољи филм “Реквијем за госпођу Ј”, који је кандидат српске кинематографије за овогодишњег Оскара, за најбоље инострано остварење. Специјалан гост из Холивуда била је Марија Каран, а из Београда наше глумице Христина Поповић и Маша Дакић. Присуствовали су званичници Србије и Републике Српске и СПЦ. Фестивал је био посвећен сећању на филмског великана Љубишу Самарџића, а приказан је и његов филм "Панта Реи". Фестивал испунио очекивања организатора и публике.

The first English edition of the book The Basic Principle by Laza Kostic was presented for the first time to an American audience at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA on October 18, 2017. This is the first in a series of events dedicated to the life and work of Laza Kostic (1841 – 1910) on the North American Continent. One of Serbia’s most distinguished poets of romanticism, Laza Kostic was also a philosopher, translator, critic, and writer.

Енглеско издање књиге „Основно начело“ Лазе Костића у издању библиотеке града Сомбора „Карло Бијелицки“ је први пут представљено америчкој публици на Дјукејн универзитету у Питсбургу у Сједињеним америчким државама 18. октобра 2017. године. Овим догађајем је на северноамеричком континенту започето представљање дела и живота Лазе Костића (1841 – 1910), једног од најзначајнијих српских песника романтизма, филозофа, преводиоца, критичара и драматурга.

Deacon David-John Williams of Saint Petka Serbian Orthodox Church, San Marcos California, presented dr Charalambos Dendrinos The Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija: The Historical and Spiritual Heartland of the Serbian People.

Dr Dendrinos is the director of the Hellenic Institute at Royal Holloway University of London where Deacon David is a PhD candidate and the Patriarch Bartholomaios scholar.

See Art vam predstavlja kultnu predstavu Hadersfild koja će se igrati u četvrtak 28. septembra u 8:00pm u ATHENAEUM THEATRE u Čikagu.

Osim u Čikagu, Hadresfild će biti igran u:

  • Njujorku, 21. septembra
  • Washingtonu, 24. septembra
  • Bostonu, 30. septembra

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Veljko Jovanovic

Born in Valjevo, Serbia.

Technical Group Supervisor 
Processing Algorithms and Calibration Engineering
Instrument Software and Science Data Systems
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Research Interests

The development of systems for automated digital mapping, image exploitation and analysis, and instrument geometric calibration

Projects

Multi-Angle Imaging Spectro-Radiometer (MISR)
The Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument provides a unique opportunity for studying the ecology and climate of Earth through the acquisition of global multiangle imagery on the daylit side of Earth.

Planetary Robotics Vision Ground Processing ( PRoVisG)
Planetary Robotics Vision Ground Processing ( PRoVisG) will build a unified European framework for Robotic Vision Ground Processing.

PROBA-V
Proba-V is a miniaturized ESA satellite tasked with a full-scale mission: to map land cover and vegetation growth across the entire planet every two days.

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Publishing

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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