Posts Tagged “Christians”

Israel Supreme Court rejects “equality for all” bill

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Israel Supreme Court rejects “equality for all” bill

Israel Supreme Court rejects “equality for all” bill Israeli Supreme Court refuses to allow discussion of full equal rights & ‘state of all its citizens’ bill in Knesset. Adalah: Supreme Court dismisses appeal by Arab Knesset members promoting democratic values on the basis of equality for all. The Israeli Supreme Court early this afternoon, Sunday, 30…

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Precarious times for Lebanon

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Precarious times for Lebanon

Precarious times for Lebanon By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz The situation in Lebanon is worrisome.  Since May, political impasse persists as the prime minister-designate fails to form a cabinet. The economy worsens; national debt soars: over 150 % of GDP; badly needed international aid is postponed due to instability. A more important threat to this weak…

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UN criticizes Israel’s “Nation State Law” as “discriminatory”

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UN criticizes Israel’s “Nation State Law” as “discriminatory”

UN criticizes Israel’s “Nation State Law” as “discriminatory” UN Special Rapporteurs give Israel 60 days to respond to ‘deep concerns’ regarding Jewish Nation-State Law. Four Special Rapporteurs express ‘deep concern’ that Nation-State Law is ‘discriminatory in nature and in practice against non-Jewish citizens and other minorities and does not apply the principle of equality between citizens,…

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Christian Zionism: an explosive interfaith formula

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Christian Zionism: an explosive interfaith formula

Christian Zionism: an explosive interfaith formula In its one-sided support of Israel, Christian Zionism tramples on a universally accepted social welfare principle: do no harm in delivering assistance. Implication: in helping Israelis, do not hurt Palestinians.  By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz In its one-sided support of Israel, Christian Zionism tramples on a universally accepted social welfare…

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Chicago Census office to hire Arabic partner for Census

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Chicago Census office to hire Arabic partner for Census

Chicago Census office to hire Arabic partner for Census The U.S. Census through its Chicago Regional office is looking to hire an “Arabic partner” for the next two years as the agency begins preparations to conduct the 2020 Census. Although the U.S. Government has rejected adding the category of “Arab” or “Middle East or North Africa”…

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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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