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Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:20:01 EDT

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Tens of Thousands of Orthodox Jews Protest Israel's Military Draft Law

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:39:00 EDT

(image) JERUSALEM, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tens of thousands of Orthodox Jews gathered yesterday (Tuesday) to protest Israel's Military Draft Law, resulting in the forced enlistment of many Orthodox Jews. The protestors also decried Israel's brutal tactics to crack down peaceful...



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New Documentary on International Catholic Youth Gathering Coming to US

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:53:00 EDT

(image) NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An inspiring new documentary, World Youth Day Kraków: A Pilgrimage of Mercy, will enable American viewers to share in the experience of young Catholics from around the world who participated in Pope Francis's international World...



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Outrageous Unconstitutional Intimidation of Private Citizens Who Opposed Mosque Project; Thomas More Law Center Steps In

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:04:00 EDT

(image) ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you speak out against building a mosque in your community, you may be slapped with a subpoena demanding all your personal documents, including emails, voicemails, text messages, and social media posts concerning Muslims,...



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Jehovah's Witnesses Mobilize Global Response to Threat of Ban in Russia

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:40:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Threatened with an imminent ban on their worship in Russia, Jehovah's Witnesses are responding with a direct appeal to Kremlin and Supreme Court officials for relief through a global letter-writing campaign. The Governing Body of Jehovah's...



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Warsaw Gala Celebrates Opening of AJC Central Europe Office

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:35:00 EDT

(image) WARSAW, Poland, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC Central Europe officially launched its new office with a gala in the capital of Poland. More than 500 government officials, diplomats, members of the media, and Jewish leaders from across Europe attended the celebratory event, w...



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A New Christian Hope for the Middle East

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:00:00 EDT

(image) SEA OF GALILEE, Israel, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state of Israel, in an unprecedented decision, has allocated a radio broadcast frequency to an American Christian evangelical radio network that will broadcast messages of hope and peace to the people in Syria, Lebanon,...



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Christian Solidarity International Launches No Arms For Terrorists Campaign in Support of the Principles and Purposes of Bi-Partisan H.R. 608/S. 532

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:27:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Christian Solidarity International (CSI), with the assistance of Global Strategic Communications Group, today announced the launch of No Arms For Terrorists, a campaign in support of the principles and purposes of bi-partisan H.R. 608...



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Celebrating our Season of Freedom And 36 Years of Community Seders

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:43:00 EDT

(image) PHILADELPHIA, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, April 10th and Tuesday April 11th at 8:00 p.m. the community is invited to join us for Passover seders at the Historical Synagogue, Congregation B'nai Abraham Chabad, located at 527 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, PA....



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Faith-Based Basketball Drama 'Slamma Jamma' Getting High Scores Among Audience

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:56:00 EDT

LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- 'SLAMMA JAMMA', the new faith-based basketball movie is earning high marks as the film opened yesterday in theaters across the country. The film has earned an 8.7 on IMDB and a 95% approval rating among audience reviewers. "We...



CAIR Decries Trump Administration's 'Deafening Silence' on Series of Anti-Muslim Incidents Nationwide

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:12:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today decried what it termed the Trump administration's "deafening silence" on a growing number of anti-Muslim...



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Grace College & Seminary Announces $37 Million Aspire Campaign

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:19:00 EDT

(image) WINONA LAKE, Ind., March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grace College & Seminary publicly announced its $37 million comprehensive campaign Thursday night at an evening gala on campus. Dr. Bill Katip, president of Grace College & Seminary, announced to a crowd of friends,...



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Faith Comes Alive at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale With Launch of Mobile App

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:30:00 EDT

(image) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale has developed a new, digital way for members of the congregation and the community to connect with each other and all the church offers. Launched in February 2017, the church's mobile app...



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AJC Mourns Passing of Cardinal William Keeler

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:17:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC mourns the passing of Cardinal William Keeler, 14th Archbishop of Baltimore, long-time Moderator of Catholic-Jewish Relations for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and one of the most important U.S. Catholic...



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Taking it to Church: Enhancing Myeloma Knowledge and Access to Latest Treatments To Address Health Disparities in African American Communities

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:09:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON and RYE BROOK, N.Y., March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) together with the National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) announce the launch of a church-based initiative addressing striking health disparities among African Americans...



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AJC Global Forum to Honor Romanian President Iohannis

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:37:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC will honor Klaus Iohannis, President of Romania, with its prestigious Light Unto the Nations Award at the AJC Global Forum 2017, which will take place June 4 to 6, in Washington, D.C. The AJC Global Forum is the advocacy...



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Victory Outreach International to Commemorate 50th Anniversary in July at World Conference in L.A.

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:45:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Victory Outreach International will be holding their World Conference starting July 10 at The Los Angeles Convention Center.  In commemoration of Victory Outreach's 50th anniversary, the week-long event takes place in the city...



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Aserbaidschan wird nach Besuch von Kindern der Atlanta Jewish Academy als "strahlendes Beispiel religiöser Toleranz" gelobt

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:37:00 EDT

ATLANTA, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aserbaidschan wurde nach dem Besuch einer Kindergruppe von der Atlanta Jewish Academy in dem mehrheitlich muslimischen Land, das zwischen Russland und Iran liegt, als ein "strahlendes Beispiel religiöser Toleranz" gelobt. So sagte die 17...



L'Azerbaïdjan, salué comme un « modèle de tolérance religieuse », après la visite d'enfants de l'Atlanta Jewish Academy

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:35:00 EDT

ATLANTA, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- L'Azerbaïdjan est loué comme un « modèle de tolérance religieuse », suite à la visite d'un groupe d'enfants de l'Atlanta Jewish Academy, dans un pays majoritairement musulman situé entre la Russie et l'Iran. Devorah Chasen, âgé...



First Liberty Institute Condemns Lawsuit Against Judge's Courtroom Invocations

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:53:00 EDT

(image) PLANO, Texas, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday evening, an activist group filed a lawsuit against Judge Wayne Mack over his practice of allowing volunteer chaplains to open his court sessions in prayer. "Judge Mack's program is an excellent idea and a great way to...



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Azerbaijan Praised as 'Beacon of Religious Tolerance' Following Visit by Children From Atlanta Jewish Academy

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 04:26:00 EDT

ATLANTA, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Azerbaijan was hailed as a 'beacon of religious tolerance' following a visit by a group of children from the Atlanta Jewish Academy to the Muslim majority country, which is wedged between Russia and Iran. 17-year-old Devorah Chasen said she...