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This edition: Ritual and Religion

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 28, 2013.

First aired: October 30, 2013.

On this edition of Independent Sources, we mark the Day of the Dead celebration with two separate discussions about why many Mexican and Jewish families in the US repatriate their deceased relatives. We learn about the traditional breads that are offered during the celebration and we see how one New York artist is crossing the Day of the Dead with the civil rights movement.

Guest List

Diógenes Ballester Artist

Mario Cuevas Zamora Consul for Legal Protection, Consulate General of Mexico in New York

Erin Gigoux Funeral Director/Owner, Las Rosas Funeral Home

Claudio Lomnitz Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University

Miguel Lopez Owner, Don Paco Lopez Panaderia

Danny Saadon Vice President/General Manager, El Al Israel Airlines

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