Archive For The “Religion” Category

Palestine’s Christians in need of help

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Palestine’s Christians in need of help

Palestine’s Christians in need of help The Christians of Palestinian are oppressed and brutalized by Israel, abandoned and ignored by the Christian West and Evangelicals, but worse, marginalized and taken for granted by the Arab and Muslim World. We’re weaponized as statistics in an international conflict, but not given the forum to augment our voices…

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Jesus was a Palestinian, and many Palestinians were Jews

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Jesus was a Palestinian, and many Palestinians were Jews

Jesus was a Palestinian, and many Palestinians were Jews Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week asserted that archeological digs run by the State of Israel have found proof that the Palestinians were never indigenous to the “Land of Israel” and immigrated from Europe. But since he opened the window to the topic, it’s worth…

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An (Orthodox) Easter blessing to all

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An (Orthodox) Easter blessing to all

An (Orthodox) Easter blessing to all Egg fighting, coloring eggs and the commercial benefits of being Orthodox at Easter. A look at one of my favorite holidays By Ray Hanania I always wondered, why would anyone use the fat side of an egg in shackling? You know, the Easter celebration of “egg fights.” It’s only…

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Arab American Heritage Month, April, celebrated by elected officials

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Arab American Heritage Month, April, celebrated by elected officials

Arab American Heritage Month, April, celebrated by elected officials More than 100 elected officials and Arab American community leaders came together on April 10 to celebrate the revival of Arab American Heritage month, April. The commemoration of Arab American contributions to this country and their culture was codified in a state law introduced by Illinois…

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Arabs have the power to change how world sees us

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Arabs have the power to change how world sees us

Arabs have the power to change how world sees us I explore the successes and the failures of how the Arabs are viewed in the world. Our problems sometimes are the result of our failure to present our story and engage in communications, especially in the West. We can blame everyone else for our problems,…

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April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law

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April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law

April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law Illinois Legislature passes law to designate April as Arab American Heritage Month. The bill was introduced by Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, and co-sponsored by State Senator Steve Landek and Representative Mike Zalewski. The bill restores respect for Illinois’ Arab American community which was disrespected…

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