The Last of Little Syria

A Toledo Blade Documentary: A Shop owner finds home in Toledo’s fading Arab enclave. The once thriving ethnic Arab neighborhood is most defined by those who’ve left. Syrians, Lebanese, and Palestinians. Today, few remain. This short documentary captures life in … Continue reading The Last of Little Syria

Gary Jacob in “The Last of Little Syria” documentary 

Gary Jacob, a Toledo businessman, grew up in what was known as Little Syria, and continues to live in the neighborhood. His family traces its roots to present-day Lebanon and Syria The Jacobs Family Connection-This is our cousin Gary.  Gary is … Continue reading Gary Jacob in “The Last of Little Syria” documentary