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2 july 2015

17:18
As our great nation prepares to celebrate its 239th birthday this Independence Day, Reverend Joseph Garofalo of Island Christian Church, discusses what God's idea of freedom is as found in the pages of Scripture. Photo -...

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Divorce is a difficult experience to go through, for all those involved. As the divorce rate continues to increase, Island Christian Church takes action and seeks to help with its DivorceCare Program. The thirteen-week long study of practical,...

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AJC commends the Episcopal Church for rejecting calls for divesting from companies doing business with Israel and for boycotting Israeli products. The House of Bishops overwhelmingly defeated a divestment and boycott resolution at the Church's 78th...

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As former U.S. Senator Jim Webb launches his presidential campaign today, the Circle of Protection is asking him to record a video telling Americans what he would do to provide help and opportunity for hungry and poor people if elected. "We are...

15:30
American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr., National Secretary-Treasurer Eugene Hudson Jr., and National Vice President for Women and Fair Practices Augusta Y. Thomas today issued the following statement: "We...

12:33
ONE hundred and fifty years ago today, on 2 July 1865, William Booth - an unheralded preacher from the British city of Nottingham - took on a new ministry in the rough, poverty-ridden streets of east London. That ministry became The Salvation Army,...

09:20
After many years of hard work the Friends of Zion Museum is now open.  The Museum is currently in its soft launch phase and operates from the center of Jerusalem, as a testimony to the thousands of people, who helped the Jewish nation over the last...

08:24
The hours between Iftar and Suhour are now the most popular time to shop online in the UAE  UAE-based online retail specialist Awok.com has been monitoring UAE consumers online shopping behaviour during Ramadan. Surprisingly, the e-commerce site...


1 july 2015

20:24
AJC mourns the passing of Sir Nicholas Winton, the Englishman who saved hundreds of children from the Nazis during the Holocaust. "Nicholas Winton embodied the finest qualities of the human spirit," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "His...

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With the earnest resolute that America must experience another Great Spiritual Awakening, Drs. Rodney and Adonica Howard-Browne are returning to Washington, DC and are conducting Celebrate America 2015. This is a free event at the Daughters of the...

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AJC has made a donation to the Elijah Interfaith Institute to help restore the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Churches. "The arson attack on the Church of the Multiplication was a despicable act, contravening Israel's values of...


30 june 2015

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Last week's barbaric attacks on innocent British holidaymakers in Tunisia and on Shia worshippers in a Kuwaiti mosque - terror committed shamelessly in the name of Islam - raise the question of how many more such massacres must take place before a...

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The passing earlier this month of Christian author and speaker Elisabeth Elliot caused me to stop and reflect on how much we need women of strong and uncompromising faith who will model the love of Jesus in the midst of adversity and challenging...

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Donor management suite provider DonorDirect is excited to announce that EWTN Global Catholic network, the world's largest religious media network, has selected DonorDirect to assist with its donor management needs. Started by a cloistered nun in a...

12:17
As New Jersey governor Chris Christie launches his presidential campaign today, the Circle of Protection is asking him to record a video telling Americans what he would do to provide help and opportunity for hungry and poor people if elected. "We...

12:15
AJC denounced the United Church of Christ (UCC) adoption of a policy resolution accusing Israel of blocking efforts to achieve peace with the Palestinians and calling for punitive measures against Israel. "The UCC's one-sided view of the...

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SiriusXM announced today that it will offer listeners nationwide the most comprehensive audio coverage available when His Holiness Pope Francis make his first pastoral visit to the United States from September 22-27, 2015. Pope Francis will travel...

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Governor Wolf issued the following statement regarding Pope Francis' Itinerary: "Across the Commonwealth, we are preparing in anticipation for the World Meeting of Families and Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia. Welcoming members of all faiths,...

08:40
As the nation debates the true meaning of the Confederate Flag, a new audio program shows the Civil War from a unique, even impartial perspective: From the eyes of an unbiased Englishman. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150629/226809...

08:07
In spite of policies and training programs that establish rules for halal compliance, a number of disturbing violations of halal guidelines have occurred in a Flying Food Group catering kitchen servicing Etihad flights out of Los Angeles. Reported...

06:00
In the aftermath of the shocking violence against Jews in Western Europe the past year, the level of anti-Semitic attitudes among the general population in France showed a dramatic decline, while Germany and Belgium registered significant reductions,...


29 june 2015

20:09
A standing-room only crowd assembled in the Tom Bradley Room of Los Angeles City Hall on Thursday, June 25, for the launch of "Path to Positive: Los Angeles?Leveraging Regional Action for Global Impact on Climate Solutions," an initiative jointly...

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The Honourable Claude Carignan, Senator and Leader of the Government in the Senate, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today announced the designation of Saint-Eustache...

14:07
ACS Technologies®, the world's leading provider of church management software and service solutions, recently announced the acquisition of Solomon Learning Management System® from Mersoft Corporation. A technology ministry partner with ACS...

11:22
Hofstra University is accepting nominations for the 2016 Guru Nanak Interfaith Prize, a $50,000 award to a living individual or organization that has contributed to the promotion of interfaith dialogue, tolerance and understanding. The goal of this...

09:09
During the ongoing 29th UNHRC Session, the European Mojahir Network organized a side-event focussing on the plight of Mojahirs (meaning refugees), who had been separated after the 1947 partition between India and Pakistan.  Speakers during the event...

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Note to Editors: An image can be downloaded here. Photo Caption: Participants in the KAICIID International Fellows Programme at the training workshop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. May 2015. Photo: KAICIID.   KAICIID is seeking applications from...

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Note to Editors: An image can be downloaded here. Photo Caption: Participants in the KAICIID International Fellows Programme at the training workshop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. May 2015. Photo: KAICIID.   KAICIID is seeking applications from...

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London-based organisation The Berakah Project unites musicians from Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths. A UK tour from June 2015 celebrates 10 years of this revolutionary collaboration The Berakah Project (Berakah), the not-for-profit music...


28 june 2015

08:55
An international coalition of organizations led by AJC will dedicate memorials at five Holocaust mass grave sites in Ukraine in a series of ceremonies tonight through Tuesday. The five sites -- Rava Ruska, Kysylyn, Ostrozhets, Bakhiv and Prokhid -...


27 june 2015

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The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community calls on all Muslims to 'out' extremists as the Enemy of Islam and a threat to humanity   Echoing the plea of the NotInMyName social media campaign, Ahmadi Muslims say terms such as 'Islamist' are a complete nonsense....


26 june 2015

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The Montfort Academy in Mount Vernon, New York celebrated the success of its senior class and honored their achievements during the Saturday Commencement. For the class of 2015, this was a particularly special moment, as their class included the...

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Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit joins with his brother Catholic bishops in Michigan in responding to the U.S. Supreme Court decision on the institution of marriage in this country.  Issued through the Michigan Catholic Conference, the public...

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Bread for the World applauds the 10-year extension of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), which passed yesterday in Congress.  This is the first extension 10-year extension of AGOA since it was first enacted in 2000. African leaders,...

12:43
Today, Liberty Institute responds to the Supreme Court's historic ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, determining the future of marriage policy in America. As the largest nonprofit legal organization in the nation dedicated solely to defending religious...

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"Today's ruling by the Supreme Court is not only a blow against marriage, it is a blow against the body politic and the fundamental idea that we are a self-governing people," said former presidential candidate Gary Bauer. "Millions of Americans...

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"Today's SCOTUS decision redefining marriage serves as a defacto and legal catalyst for the marginalization of Americans who embrace a biblical worldview. Still, we affirm the Court's recognition to uphold proper protection of religious...

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Michigan's Catholic bishops today released a joint statement through the Michigan Catholic Conference responding to the United States Supreme Court decision in the Obergefell v. Hodges case that redefines the institution of marriage in this country....

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Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas, has released a new publication on his blog this week addressing the issue of the lack of love for children in society today. He says the problem goes much deeper then...

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Body Mind Me Inc. has launched "Jiyo," a wellbeing platform that has been co-founded by Deepak Chopra, M.D., world-renowned physician, best selling author, and Poonacha Machaiah, entrepreneur and technology expert. Jiyo acts as a personal wellbeing...


25 june 2015

18:10
Girl Scout leaders Anna Maria Chávez and Kathy Hopinkah Hannan arrived today into Rome for an audience with Pope Francis and to attend the International Catholic Conference on Guiding (ICCG) World Council, reaffirming and strengthening the...

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The Mayor of Montréal, Mr. Denis Coderre, met today with members of the Montréal and Paris Jewish communities to discuss the issue of anti-Semitism. On this occasion he was accompanied by Mr. Lionel Perez, municipal councillor and executive committee...

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Today, the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute announced it has been awarded a $200,000 grant from The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations to support the launch of its "Religious Leadership in a Pluralistic Democracy" initiative, the...

08:00
A powerful tale of women's liberation, Jewels of Allah tells the untold, true story of women in Iran, revealing a global sisterhood of women who, from the beginning of time, have transcended boundaries of religion, race, and culture. Inspired by...


24 june 2015

22:00
The Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation (DTPF) announced today the appointment of Brian Rusch as the new Executive Director of the foundation. As Executive Director, Rusch will helm Archbishop Emeritus and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Desmond Tutu's only...

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As Catholics throughout the United States prepare for Pope Francis' visit this summer, the Knights of Columbus has been preparing in a special way, with record-setting charity. With California helping to lead the way, the Knights of Columbus set a...

14:39
As Catholics throughout the United States prepare for Pope Francis' visit this summer, the Knights of Columbus has been preparing in a special way, with record-setting charity. With Texas leading the way, the Knights of Columbus set a new all-time...

14:32
As Catholics throughout the United States prepare for Pope Francis' visit this summer, the Knights of Columbus has been preparing in a special way, with record-setting charity. With Pennsylvania helping to lead the way, the Knights of Columbus set a...

14:20
As Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal launches his presidential campaign today, the Circle of Protection is asking him to record a video telling Americans what he would do to provide help and opportunity for hungry and poor people if elected. "We are...

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