Posts Tagged “religion”

CAIR wishes Ramadan Kareem to all Muslims

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CAIR wishes Ramadan Kareem to all Muslims

CAIR wishes Ramadan Kareem to all Muslims On behalf of the entire CAIR family, I pray that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy as we enter this blessed month of Ramadan. We thank God for blessing us with the ability to reach Ramadan. We also thank God for helping us to meet…

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AHRC Wishes All Muslims a Blessed and Safe Ramadan:

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AHRC Wishes All Muslims a Blessed and Safe Ramadan:

AHRC Wishes All Muslims a Blessed and Safe Ramadan: The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) extends its wishes for a blessed and safe Ramadan to all Muslims in the US and in the rest of the world. Ramadan is expected to begin today Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Ramadan is the holiest month for people of…

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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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Rising extremism is not a mental health issue, it’s a political and public health issue

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Rising extremism is not a mental health issue, it’s a political and public health issue

Rising extremism is not a mental health issue, it’s a political and public health issue Guest comnmentary by AHRC Executive Director Imad Hamad discusses why extremism is not a mental health issue, but a political and a public health concern. By Imad Hamad The response to terrorism in this country is bifurcated. If the perpetrator…

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Extreme Christian Zionists not helping America or Israel

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Extreme Christian Zionists not helping America or Israel

Extreme Christian Zionists not helping America or Israel By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Christians United for Israel (CUFI) is a political advocacy network based on an extreme version of Christian Zionism. This network calls on all Christians to offer total support for the State of Israel. As an American organization CUFI is part of the wider…

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US Arab Radio showcases special features during Ramadan

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US Arab Radio showcases special features during Ramadan

US Arab Radio showcases special features during Ramadan Happy Ramadan: United In Faith And Humanity Detroit May 2 / 2019 : Ramadan is the month of mercy, love, tolerance, and peace, and US Arab Radio welcomes the holy month this year with an array of new programs under the title “We are all God’s Servants.”…

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Muslim and Christian Arabs need to collaborate to strengthen their voices

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Muslim and Christian Arabs need to collaborate to strengthen their voices

Muslim and Christian Arabs need to collaborate to strengthen their voices Arabs in America are weak in part because of their lack of unity and unification. Over the years, the community has divided into politics, national origins, religion and even tribal factions. Many of our community no longer refer to themselves as Arabs, and instead…

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Optional civil marriage would serve Lebanon’s fragile democracy

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Optional civil marriage would serve Lebanon’s fragile democracy

Optional civil marriage would serve Lebanon’s fragile democracy By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Is Lebanon ready to introduce civil marriage legislation?  Not soon. But talk about responding to youth aspirations, political reform and voice of civil society is pure rhetoric as long as civil marriage is not allowed on Lebanese soil. Lebanese couples seeking secular marriage…

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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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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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Inscribed in a Tablet Preserved

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Inscribed in a Tablet Preserved

Inscribed in a Tablet Preserved The voices of intolerance are interpreting the U.S. and French Constitutions like the fanatics and the dystopians are interpreting the Koran. By Abdennour Toumi The dreadful on-going geopolitical events in the Middle East coincide with the debut of Ramadhan (Ramadan), a month-long observance of fasting, doing good deeds, acting generously…

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