Post Tagged with: "Easter"

Lauren Frommr holds her pisanki egg up to a flame in order to melt the wax off.  She is a student at a pisanki egg class at the Ukrainian Museum in Manhattan on March 26.

The Ukrainian Art of Pysanky

Eastern European, Featured Posts, Religion, Traditions April 13, 2017 at 1:38 pm

The Ukrainian Museum in Manhattan held egg decorating workshops ahead of the Eastern Orthodox celebration of Easter.

Children, adolescents, and adults attend services to bless their palms and branches in churches throughout New York. (Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Celebrating Holy Week in El Barrio

Manhattan, Mexican, Traditions April 1, 2015 at 11:16 am

Mexicans living in the tri-state area follow the Catholic tradition to the letter, Diario de México reports.

(Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario/La Prensa)

The Divine Child Adorns the Lord of Hats

In the News, Puerto Rican, Religion April 25, 2014 at 5:22 pm

Reynaldo Llanos uses figurines of the Christ child and other religious icons to assemble masterpiece hats and necklaces he wears when the weather gets warm, reports El Diario/La Prensa.

Kim Ima, owner of the Treats Truck, with her apple Passover cake. (Photo by Jason Florio / Feet in 2 Worlds)

Two Holidays, One Weekend

Culture, In the News, Religion April 6, 2012 at 1:43 pm

Both Christians and Jews will be celebrating important holidays this weekend, and there was plenty of coverage of both Easter and Passover in the ethnic and community press. Here are two articles that caught our attention.