The UN’s cultural agency Unesco has adopted a motion which marginalises Jewish ties to several holy sites in Jerusalem. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the resolution, sponsored by several Arab countries, denies the Jewish connection to holy sites in Jerusalem and is a “theatre of the absurd”. Source: Temple Mount: Jerusalem’s most holy site has nothing to do with Judaism, Unesco rules | The Independent Continue reading #TempleMount: Jerusalem’s most holy site has nothing to do with Judaism, Unesco rules | The Independent
The NFL came out against a proposed religious exemptions bill in Georgia Friday, saying the deal could have an effect on the Super Bowl selection process for 2019 and 2020. Source: NFL says Georgia religious exemptions bill might cost Atlanta Super Bowl bid | Fox News Continue reading #Georgia religious exemptions bill might cost #Atlanta Super Bowl bid
Republican front-runner has supporters swear to support him, says ‘bad things will happen’ if they don’t Source: Trump hand-raising raises hackles over Hitler echoes | The Times of Israel Continue reading #Trump hand-raising raises hackles over #Hitler echoes
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — A preschool in egalitarian Norway has canceled its traditional carnival celebration saying it encourages gender stereotypes, with boys dressing up in macho superhero costumes and girls in frilly princess dresses.Renate Kvivesen, the principal of the Vikaasen preschool near Trondheim, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that “we don’t think it fits our values to host an event where children feel it’s important to fit into specific gender roles.”The preschool has children from 0 to 6 years old.Parents were informed by email that the annual dress-up for carnival, held just ahead of Lent in the Christian calendar, … Continue reading #Really! #LGBT(xyzmots, or whatever) Strikes agian In Norwegian preschool..
So the Supreme Court has established “same-sex marriage,” and that will quiet the LGBT crowd, because, after all, they got what they wanted, right? Not even close How about protections for LGBT people in jobs, jury duty, credit applications, housing, … Continue reading Equality Act creates ‘#LGBT rights’ – everywhere!
Hundreds of Palestinian rioters set fire to the site revered by some Jews as the tomb of the Biblical patriarch Joseph in the West Bank city of Nablus early Friday, ahead of an emergency United Nations Security Council session to discuss the ongoing violence. Palestinian security forces extinguished the blaze early Friday before Israel Defense Forces could arrive on the scene, according to the Jerusalem Post. There were no injuries in the fire, but the tomb suffered severe damage. Source: Palestinians torch Joseph’s Tomb in West Bank as unrest continues | Fox News Continue reading #Palestinians torch Joseph’s Tomb in #WestBank as unrest continues
The failed $500 million program to set up a proxy army in Syria was a test, US President Barack Obama told ’60 Minutes’, adding that he had doubts about the project from the start. He also ruled out sending US troops to Syria. “I’ve been skeptical from the get-go about the notion that we were going to effectively create this proxy army inside of Syria,” Obama said in the interview. “My goal has been to try to test the proposition, can we be able to train and equip a moderate opposition that’s willing to fight ISIL?” Broadcast Sunday night, Obama’s interview … Continue reading #Obama was ‘skeptical’ of #Syria rebel #boondoggle
A gathering of world Roman Catholic bishops was thrown into confusion on Monday with the leak of a letter from conservative cardinals to Pope Francis bitterly complaining that the meeting was stacked against them. It was published by the same … Continue reading Leaked letter to #Vatican causes confusion
Many of those wounded in Tuesday’s two deadly terror attacks in Jerusalem were transported for emergency treatment to Shaarei Tzedek hospital. Hospital officials say they received nine patients with a variety of wounds ranging from stab wounds to gunshot wounds and injuries consistent with being run over. One patient was pronounced dead upon arrival, while another two were in critical condition, according to Dr. Ofer Marin, who heads the hospital’s trauma unit.After undergoing emergency surgery the two have stabilized, and there is no immediate threat to their lives, he added. Source: Jerusalem Hospital ‘Prepared for Major Attacks’ – Inside Israel – … Continue reading #Jerusalem Hospital ‘Prepared for Major Attacks’
Franklin Graham, the chief of both Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, is raising the question about why the world is silent while ISIS carries out genocide against Christians. “It is genocide,” he wrote on Monday in a post on Facebook on a topic he has previously addressed. “And the world seems largely silent about it.” Source: Franklin Graham: World silent on Christian genocide Continue reading Franklin Graham: World silent on #Christian genocide #ISIS
President Obama interviewed a Pulitzer Prize-winning author for a New York Review of Books piece published Monday, but it was his comment on devout Christians that captured headlines. Obama and Marilynne Robinson spoke on numerous topics, but the interview took a strange turn when the president brought up “Gilead,” the author’s book about a pastor living in Iowa in the 1950s. “How do you reconcile the idea of faith being really important to you and you caring a lot about taking faith seriously with the fact that, at least in our democracy and our civic discourse, it seems as if … Continue reading #Obama jabs Americans ‘who take religion the most seriously’
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that orders faith-based organizations to refer women to abortionists, even though the same idea was tried in New York and failed. Brown’s signature on AB 775 already has triggered a series … Continue reading #California forces #Christians to disobey own beliefs
Anticipating a Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis wrote Kentucky state lawmakers early in 2015 requesting they exempt country clerks who had religious objections from being required to issue same-sex marriage licenses. Davis … Continue reading Newly Uncovered Letters From #KimDavis Sheds Light
ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – The terrorist group Islamic State (IS) late last month killed three Assyrian Christians, presumably in Syria, according to an execution video released Wednesday (Oct. 7). In the video, the group threatened to kill some 200 … Continue reading #ISIS Threatens to Kill #Christians in Video Showing Executions in #Syria
Islamic State (ISIS) group fighters advanced Friday to the outskirts of Syria’s second city Aleppo, despite Moscow’s announcement that its raids had killed hundreds of jihadists in just 24 hours, AFP reported. With Moscow in its 10th day of strikes, … Continue reading #ISIS Advancing on #Aleppo Despite #Russian Strikes
WASHINGTON – While the United States insists that Russian airstrikes in Syria are targeting “moderate” opposition forces and not ISIS fighters, a Middle East expert claims the targets are jihadists from Russia itself, many of whom have joined various Sunni jihadi groups, including ISIS, according to a new report from Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin. Middle East expert Mairbek Vatchagaev told G2 Bulletin the concern for the Russian government is North Caucasus fighters in Syria returning home to continue waging jihad. “It is unclear why Russia sat back for so long and allowed the militants in Syria to consolidate,” said Vatchagaev, … Continue reading #Russia targeting #NorthCaucasus jihadis linked to #ISIS
American Airlines has honored for his “leadership in diversity and inclusion” an employee who served as chairman of the Arizona chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, an unindicted co-conspirator in a terror-funding case and a documented front group for … Continue reading American Airlines gives ‘diversity’ award to #CAIR leader
The Focus on the Family-sponsored “Bring Your Bible to School Day” kicked off Thursday with the level of expected participants figured at around 100,000. Last year, the event drew in 8,000, the Blaze reported. The initiative is billed to “encourage … Continue reading 100,000 students bring #Bibles to classrooms #1A #2A
Today is ‘Bring Your Bible to School Day.’ It’s fantastic! This is a great way to share your faith and teach your children about religious freedom and the Constitution. It will drive liberals right out of their minds and that’s … Continue reading #BringYourBible Goes Viral in Schools Nationwide BET YOU DID NOT KNOW THIS!
In an anti-Christian incident which has largely gone unnoticed, the St. Charbel (Maar Charbel) Monastery in Bethlehem was attacked and burned down on September 26th. The monastery is located in the Wadi Maali neighborhood of the city where King David … Continue reading #Christian Monastery Burned Down in #Bethlehem