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Events &
Exhibitions
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Suggestions
for Reading
The Quiet MuslimHeroes
of WorldWar
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Written by Omar Sacirbey
In 1943, Noor Inayat Khan gave her life as a British spy in Nazi-
occupied Paris, and in Albania, Muslims hid some 2500 Jewish refugees.
Each story glimpses Muslim heroism during World War
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—stories little
known to historians until recently—and each is the subject of a new film:
Enemy of the Reich and Besa: The Promise.
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TheWater Below
Written by Robert W. Lebling
Photography by George Steinmetz
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In hot desert lands where the sun mercilessly evaporates
precious surface water, engineers as far back as 3000 years ago
developed underground aqueducts, called qanats in Arabic—
a laborious but effective technology that works to this day in
more than a dozen countries fromMorocco to China.
The Hazelnuts
of Trabzon
Whether you slice Linzer torte with a silver knife or snack on Nutella with a plastic spoon, it’s an indulgence
made possible by nearly half a million farmers, harvesters, factory workers, shippers and chefs along Turkey’s
Black Sea coast, who produce three-fourths of the world’s hazelnuts.
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Written by Louis Werner
Photography and video by Matthieu Paley
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Classroom
Guide
Written by Julie Weiss
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