#TempleMount: Jerusalem’s most holy site has nothing to do with Judaism, Unesco rules | The Independent

  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 Advertisements Continue reading #TempleMount: Jerusalem’s most holy site has nothing to do with Judaism, Unesco rules | The Independent

#Georgia religious exemptions bill might cost #Atlanta Super Bowl bid

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

The Catholic Church in Michigan just made an important concession toward gay couples  

For years, the Catholic Church has been in the throes of a heated debate over how accepting it should be of gay relationships.The church teaches that gay behavior is sinful; however, no institution is immune from changes in the world around it.The Michigan Catholic Conference — which oversees health care for Catholic employees in the state — announced in a letter last week that it is modifying its coverage in a way that will make it possible for gay employees of the church to get health benefits for their partners and spouses.It does so in a way, however, that doesn’t … Continue reading The Catholic Church in Michigan just made an important concession toward gay couples  

#Really! #LGBT(xyzmots, or whatever) Strikes agian In Norwegian preschool..  

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..  

‘Pastor who called Islam satanic has right to free speech’ – Muslim academic — RT UK

An evangelical preacher on trial for calling Islam “satanic” has gained full support from a Muslim academic, who said the pastor has a right to free speech. Source: ‘Pastor who called Islam satanic has right to free speech’ – Muslim academic — RT UK Continue reading ‘Pastor who called Islam satanic has right to free speech’ – Muslim academic — RT UK

Equality Act creates ‘#LGBT rights’ – everywhere!

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!

#Obama was ‘skeptical’ of #Syria rebel #boondoggle

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

#Jerusalem Hospital ‘Prepared for Major Attacks’ 

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’ 

Two rockets hit #Russian embassy compound in #Damascus

  Two rockets struck the Russian embassy compound in Damascus on Tuesday sparking panic as several hundred people gathered to express their support for Moscow’s air war in Syria, AFP journalists said. Some 300 people had begun to gather for … Continue reading Two rockets hit #Russian embassy compound in #Damascus

Franklin Graham: World silent on #Christian genocide #ISIS

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

#Obama jabs Americans ‘who take religion the most seriously’

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 forces #Christians to disobey own beliefs

  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

Newly Uncovered Letters From #KimDavis Sheds Light

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

#ISIS Threatens to Kill #Christians in Video Showing Executions in #Syria

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

#Russia targeting #NorthCaucasus jihadis linked to #ISIS

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

#Palestinian activist aims to ‘start an #intifada against #Israel in the US’

CORTLAND, New York – In the aftermath of a viral video in August of Palestinian women and children physically preventing an IDF soldier from arresting a 12-year-old boy for stone throwing, the boy’s father, Bassem Tamimi, is on a five-week speaking tour in the United States aiming to galvanize support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel. After a speaking engagement in Cortland, New York, last month, Tamimi told The Times of Israel that the video footage of August’s incident was his “latest tool” to promote BDS efforts. “When we are able to get a video like … Continue reading #Palestinian activist aims to ‘start an #intifada against #Israel in the US’

Hero of Foiled French train attack stabbed in #California

One of three Americans who helped foil a terror attack on a French train in August was stabbed multiple times in the chest on Wednesday, according to the US Air Force. The attack, which happened in Sacramento, California, is under investigation. Source: Hero who saved lives during French train attack stabbed multiple times in California — RT USA Continue reading Hero of Foiled French train attack stabbed in #California