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December 2018 Mail Date: November 28, 2018
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Or Before December 28, 2018

Always by hand, always from scratch

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 IN THE PAJ BOOKSTORE:

Busia by Leonard Kniffel My Polish Grandmother by Stephen Szabados
A history of the Polish Singers Alliance of America Polish Folklore and Myth

 

Highlights from this month's edition:

 

NEWSMARK

    LIBERALS KEEP CONTROL IN BIG CITIES. Poland’s ruling conservative Law and Justice (PiS) won the most seats (254) in the country’s 16 regional assemblies, while the opposition liberal Citizens Coalition obtained 194 and the rural-based Polish People’s Party – only 70.

    TO COMPLY WITH EU COURT ORDER. Poland’s Conservative government has indicated it will comply with a European Union’s Court of Justice (ECJ) order to suspend the forced retirement of Supreme Court judges at age 65.

    MASSIVE MILITARY DRILLS HELD. Large-scale military drills involving thousands of troops got underway in Poland in November. The Anakonda-18 drills are the largest military exercises in the country this year, bringing together troops from Poland and nine other NATO member states.

    WINKOWSKI IS TOP BRITISH YOUNG CHEF. Kuba Winkowski, head chef at the Fathered Nest Inn in south-central England’s Cotswold district, has been named Britain’s “Young Chef of the Year.”

    COMPENSATION DUE. Workers, including Poles, who cleared rubble following the 9/11 terrorist stack on America were not informed about the health risks involved, Polish news site onet.pl reported.

    AMBASSADOR OPPOSES VISA REQUIREMENT. Georgette Mosbacher, America’s ambassador to Warsaw, told news portal onet.pl making visa-free U.S. travel possible for Poles was one of her priorities as ambassador.

EDITORIAL

    Birth of Jesus Brings Light to Earth’s Darkness

BOOK REVIEW

    Wild Honey & Rye: Modern Polish Recipes by Ren Behan

NEW BOOKS

    Szabados’ Latest Will Inspire You

FEATURE

    Forgotten Christmas Decorations: What Was In Poland Before The Christmas Tree by Staś Kmieć

IN THIS MONTH’S PRINT EDITION

  • Centennial Marked with Parades, Ceremonies
  • Chicago Airport Tower Dedicated to Aviation Safety Advocate Roman Pucinski
  • Making Your Own Światy
  • This and That About a Polish Christmas
  • Cross Ordered removed from John Paul II Monument
  • Chopin Theatre Celebrates 100 Years
  • Grant will Help Cover Expenses of Pulaski Parade
  • Krakow Couple aims to Rekindle John Paul II’s Legacy
  • Be as Tough as Your Mothers
  • The Personal Account of a Polish Slave Laborer
  • How to Make Ruchomy
  • Pro-Polish Programming Earns BPO Executive Director Honorary Membership in PSAA
  • Planning Ahead: Three or More-course Wigilia Supper
  • Sometimes Dreams do Come True
  • Consider a gift of Polish heritage!
  • Our Christmas Traditions and Memories
  • More Awards for Author Shawver
  • Polonian Places: St. Stanislaus R.C. Oratory, Milwaukee
  • The Michigan Cedar: A Christmas Memory
  • and more!

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