Nihilo sanctum estne (Is nothing sacred)? The philosophical Latin question takes on new meaning as vandals continue to destroy and deface statues, from Christopher Columbus and George Washington, to Jesus and the Virgin Mary. Meanwhile, churches are being torched under suspicious circumstances and city leaders are all too eager to stay mum on the s...

A new organization is seeking to dispel the myths surrounding Christopher Columbus, and it is being backed by the five largest Italian American organizations in the United States and their millions of members and followers. In the wake of the unprecedented attacks on the reputation of Christopher Columbus that have spread throughout the country, th...

Buona Festa del Papà, Paesani! A Happy Father’s Day to every Dad, Papà, Nonno, Father-in-Law, and any special guy out there! There’s no blessing like having an Italian American father — this week our moderator, John M. Viola, is turning his microphone on his very own Italian American dad, Vincent, when he sits down with him for a special Father’s D...

The podcast is more and more now an effective, new, fun communication tool. You can listen to it on any device, and in the world of Italian Americans there are now many different ones. Even We the Italians started his, first in video and then also in audio. The first podcast of the Italian-American world was born a few years ago. I was lucky enough...

The United States Delegation of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George recently announced its full participation in fundraising efforts by the Constantinian Order Charity Onlus to assist Southern Italian hospitals to fully minister to the needs of those affected by COVID-19. “The COVID-19 crisis shows us that we are part of a world...

Ciao from Rome on lockdown to all the friends of We the Italians. Good morning everyone, I hope you're alright, as well as your families and friends. This is the second editorial I write in quarantine. These are difficult times for everyone. Italy and the United States, the two countries to which I belong, those who gave born to We the Italians, th...

Video: https://youtu.be/M9oLy3MNhc8 April 15 2020 Roma, Italy

For 30 years Mary Ann Esposito has been a part of our lives on “Ciao Italia”, American television’s longest running cooking show on PBS. Undeniably, this is the First Lady of the Italian American kitchen. Yet while we all know and love this consummate educator, the Italian American Podcast is bringing you a chance to see the lady behind the lens… a...

For years, America has gotten to know Eric Eremita as the no-nonsense builder who made hundreds of families’ dream homes a reality on HGTV’s “Love It Or List It” and “Brother vs. Brother”. But now, we’re sitting down with this proud Staten Islander to get to know a little bit more of his Italian American side. We’ll discuss how this family man ende...

ISDA is most pleased to announce that it has established a partnership with the Italian American Podcast to create a brand new web series entitled, “Greetings from Italian America.” This new program features videos on the ISDA Facebook page and website that explore every interesting aspect of the Italian American lifestyle. John Viola, the ISDA Dis...