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Family recipe from Moussa Salloukh of La Scola

Although today just about every Middle Eastern restaurant serves baklava to polish off a succulent meal, in Moussa Salloukh’s house, baklava was a nut-filled gift his mother, Sohame, bestowed upon loved ones primarily at Christmas. “Growing up, being in a Middle Eastern family, that was what my mom would

Kasich, other governors say no more Syrian refugees

Refugee resettlement coordinators in Ohio say they are continuing their work despite Monday’s barrage of announcements from governors, including Ohio’s John Kasich and Michigan’s Rick Snyder, who expressed concerns or outright called for an end to Syrian refugee arrivals in their states after Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris. Staffers

Refugees from Syria happy to be in Toledo

Editor’s Note: This article corrects the name of Epworth Furniture Ministry volunteer Keith Webb. Omar excitedly circled his new kitchen table, arranging and rearranging the chairs around it. It had been less than an hour since the 40-year-old Syrian refugee first saw the inside of his new West Toledo apartment