Posts Tagged “Christians”

Pomegranate Explores Young Woman’s Mesmerizing Journey Toward Self-Empowerment

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Pomegranate Explores Young Woman’s Mesmerizing Journey Toward Self-Empowerment

Pomegranate Explores Young Woman’s Mesmerizing Journey Toward Self-Empowerment Ancestral norms clash with the freedoms of a new generation in the powerful new book Pomegranate, from award-winning author Weam Namou. Pomegranate shares the story of Niran, a Muslim woman coming of age in Detroit after emigrating from Iraq. Moving from war-torn Iraq to the U.S. was…

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Holy Week registration begins for Orthodox Christians

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Holy Week registration begins for Orthodox Christians

Holy Week registration begins for Orthodox Christians Holy Week Registration begins at 7:00 p.m Tuesday April 13, 2021. Blessed Holy Season of Great Lent! Orthodox Easter is May 2, 2021 In the spirit of humility, as St. George CHurch in Cicero, Illinois approaches Holy Week. As has been announced for the past few services, Holy Week is only…

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Rabbis Condemn Recent Violence Surrounding Israeli Settler Attacks, Riots

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Rabbis Condemn Recent Violence Surrounding Israeli Settler Attacks, Riots

Rabbis Condemn Recent Violence Surrounding Israeli Settler Attacks, Riots NEW YORK — Today, T’ruah, a rabbinic human rights organization that represents over 2,000 rabbis and cantors and their communities, issued the following statement calling for an end to violence sparked by an Israeli youth attack on Palestinians and subsequent death of Israeli Ahuvia Sandak. Rabbi…

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CMEP Affirms United Nations and the Vatican’s Calls for Global Ceasefire

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CMEP Affirms United Nations and the Vatican’s Calls for Global Ceasefire

CMEP Affirms United Nations and the Vatican’s Calls for Global Ceasefire Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) applauds UN Secretary General António Guterres’ March 23 call for an immediate ceasefire in all corners of the globe. The ceasefire is especially critical in the Middle East as an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic by reinforcing…

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Christian Palestinians reject Trump “deal,” urge support for Palestinian rights

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Christian Palestinians reject Trump “deal,” urge support for Palestinian rights

Christian Palestinians reject Trump “deal,” urge support for Palestinian rights Kairos Palestine, the largest organization representing Christian Palestinians in the Middle East, issued a statement this week rejecting Trump’s “Deal of the Century” calling it a plan to further subjugate and erase Palestinian rights. The Christian Palestinian group urges recognition of Palestinian rights. “Peace, peace,…

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Our Arab identity is being smothered by our religion

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Our Arab identity is being smothered by our religion

Our Arab identity is being smothered by our religion Arab Christians are marginalized, ignored and pushed aside by everyone even though we can play a critical role in trying to bring the East and the West, the Christian and Muslim Worlds, together towards understanding. This issue surfaces all the time and most recently when the…

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