Posts Tagged “Christians”

Taybeh Oktoberfest is Happening Right Now!

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Taybeh Oktoberfest is Happening Right Now!

Taybeh Oktoberfest is Happening Right Now! Religious leaders offer blessings at the opening of the annual Taybeh OktoberFest which celebrates the Fall harvest and the local economy of the Palestinians living in one of Palestine’s few Christian hubs. The festival is popular among Christian Palestinians, and also many Muslims, to show support. By Maria C. Khoury, Ed. D. …

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Christians should honor their close ties to Muslims this Ramadan

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Christians should honor their close ties to Muslims this Ramadan

Christians should honor their close ties to Muslims this Ramadan Sadly, tensions have increased between Christians and Muslims but the truth is the two peoples and their religions could not be closer. Muslims and Christians have always gotten along and defended each other. And these days both need to stand together in the face of…

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Ashrawi: US is complicit in Israeli atrocities with Embassy move

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Ashrawi: US is complicit in Israeli atrocities with Embassy move

Ashrawi: US is complicit in Israeli atrocities with Embassy move PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi:  “Seventy years on, the Nakba continues.” Also, BDS activists decry embassy move  “One the eve of the seventieth anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba (“catastrophe”), a grave historical injustice that continues today, the U.S. will officially relocate its embassy…

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Promising Lebanese elections may have little impact on nation’s precarious system

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Promising Lebanese elections may have little impact on nation’s precarious system

Promising Lebanese elections may have little impact on nation’s precarious system By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz The sole remarkable “result” of the parliamentary elections in troubled Lebanon is that it did happen- and it was competitive. A country of 4.5 million citizens hosting a million and a half Syrian and Palestinian refugees is nonetheless capable of…

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Saudi Crown Prince forges ahead against extremism

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Saudi Crown Prince forges ahead against extremism

Saudi Crown Prince forges ahead against extremism Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) is taking a realistic approach to the Middle East as he bolsters the voices of moderates, challenges the extremists and pushes for a realistic peace accord between Israel and Palestine. The tactic MBS is pursuing is one that few Arabs have…

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Christian Orthodox prepare for Easter celebrations

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Christian Orthodox prepare for Easter celebrations

Christian Orthodox prepare for Easter celebrations Easter is a special holiday for Christians because more than Christmas, it brings Christians closer to their faith. Although both Easter and Christmas are commercialized by big business and greed, Easter resonates more. Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter after mainstream Christians, mainly because the Orthodox remain on the old Julian…

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