July 18, 2019

Translators of Jewish texts

10 unforgettable translators of Jewish texts By Yehuda Shurpin From Chabad Moses Not only did we receive the Torah from G‑d through Moses, but our sages tells us that Moses was the first one to translate the Torah as well. Just weeks before his passing (on his 120th birthday), on the first day of the 11th month (Shevat), Moses reviewed […]

CFP: 52nd Annual Conference of the Association of Caribbean Historians (ACH) “Caribbean Interconnections/ Global Reach”

The ACH welcomes this opportunity to work with local organizers the Société d’Histoire de la Guadeloupe and the Université des Antilles. The ACH will be hosting our 52nd Annual Conference with the overall conference theme, “Caribbean Interconnections/ Global Reach”. We invite paper and panel proposals on aspects of the above theme and especially those that […]

In this Shanghai bookstore, searching a book becomes a psychedelic experience

From Designer Daily Located in Chongqing, China, the Zhongshuge Bookstore is truly out of the ordinary. It was inspired by the movie Inception, that became famous for its mind-bending visual effects. Based in Shanghai, interior design company X+Living used gigantic optical illusions to mess with the bookstore’s visitors shopping experience. The worked with mirrors on the roof to […]

Cayman Islands: ESM inks partnership with Portuguese’s LigaPro club Clube Desportivo Nacional

ESM has formed a partnership with CD Nacional of Portugal’s LigaPro. A Memorandum of Understanding signed recently between ESM Director, Virgil Seymour, and CD Nacional President, Rui Alves, aims to share in football resources by providing training and trial opportunities to players identified by ESM throughout Cayman and the wider Caribbean football community. CD Nacional […]

Caribbean Children’s Literature/The Future of Caribbean Children

Announcement published by Camille Alexander on Tuesday, June 18, 2019Type: Call for PapersDate: June 19, 2019 to September 20, 2019Location: JamaicaSubject Fields: Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Childhood and Education, Cultural History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Literature Interviewing the Caribbean—Winter 2019 Interviewing the Caribbean (IC)—seeks poems, stories, creative non-fiction, and visual art in all media that celebrate Caribbean life. Caribbean […]

Martin: Ageism is not funny

By Melissa Martin The World Health Organization (WHO) defines ageism as the stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination towards people on the basis of age. In 2016, a global campaign to combat ageism began to percolate because ageism happens around the globe. Ageism lives in every country and culture—some more than others.  By writing humorous columns and […]

Examsnap gathered top books for Oracle Certification Exam preparation

The Oracle credentials are globally recognized and highly valued by professionals and organizations across the world. Earning these certificates is not always an easy process. You need to study and prepare well for the exam. Luckily, there are so many helpful preparation materials you can use. For instance, you can visit the Examsnap.com website and […]

Neither Fire nor Fury for Wolff’s new Trump book

From Newsmax The sequel to Michael Wolff’s million-selling “Fire and Fury” is not attracting the same kind of interest, not even from President Donald Trump. NPD BookScan reports just 17,756 first-week sales for “Siege,” Wolff’s latest account of the Trump White House. “Fire and Fury” sold more than 25,000 copies its first week despite a […]

Battle of the Books

Cayman Islands Battle of the Books Champions Crowned From Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands (EYSAL) First Baptist Christian School and Cayman International School took victory in annual CIIP Lera Parchment Battle of the Books. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – “The Books and the Sword” from First Baptist Christian School (Division 1) and “The Book Minions” […]

This ladybird-bike is a moving children library

From Designer Daily When closed, this bike looks like the random food-selling street carts you can see everywhere in China. However, when the ladybug opens its wings, something magical happens: it’s a tiny library! Made of abandonned bikes and discarded metal car sheets, this “library-bike” can go anywhere to bring joy to kids by carrying […]