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Jul 21, 2017, 07:55 ET Yisrayl Hawkins Says There is a Peaceful Solution to End World Wars and Offers Plan in New Post

Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas, has written a new post this week that rebukes the use of violence...


Jul 20, 2017, 16:02 ET Democratic Jewish Outreach PA Endorses State Senator Daylin Leach for Congress in PA-7

Democrats in Pennsylvania's 7th Congressional District will go to the polls May 15, 2018, to choose a candidate to run against Republican incumbent...


Jul 20, 2017, 12:49 ET Aaron's And Former NFL Star Kurt Warner Celebrate Independence Through Home Ownership In St. Louis

Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leading omnichannel provider of lease-purchase solutions, and its divisions Aaron's and Progressive Leasing,...


Jul 20, 2017, 09:15 ET Dr. Laura L. Forese and Thomas Iovino Named Honorees of New York City's 2017 Columbus Day Parade

The Columbus Citizens Foundation today announced Thomas Iovino, the Founder of Judlau Contracting, Inc., and CEO, Judlau Enterprises, LLC, and Dr....


Jul 19, 2017, 08:40 ET 'Inviting Muslims to Christ: A Clear Path to Salvation' Receives Praise from Kirkus Review

Inviting Muslims to Christ: A Clear Path to Salvation, authored by Randall L Ireland, takes readers inside the Foundational Beliefs of the Quran....


Jul 18, 2017, 13:22 ET UJA-Federation Of New York Raises Record $238 Million During 2017 Centennial Year

UJA-Federation of New York raised a record $238.2 million in its centennial year, an increase of $30.6 million from last year. In addition to...


Jul 17, 2017, 14:10 ET CAIR Report Shows 2017 on Track to Becoming One of Worst Years Ever for Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today released an update on...


Jul 17, 2017, 04:00 ET El KAICIID y la ONU unen fuerzas para prevenir la incitación a la violencia

"Alarmante repunte en el uso indebido de la religión para justificar la violencia", dijo el Secretario General del KAICIID en la presentación del...


Jul 17, 2017, 04:00 ET KAICIID und die Vereinten Nationen rufen gemeinsam dazu auf, Anstiftung zur Gewalt zu verhindern

"Missbrauch von Religion zur Rechtfertigung von Gewalt steigt in alarmierendem Ausmaß": KAICIID Generalsekretär bei der Vorstellung des...


Jul 17, 2017, 04:00 ET KAICIID et les Nations Unies joignent leurs efforts pour prévenir l'incitation à la violence

« Pic alarmant d'utilisation de la religion à mauvais escient pour justifier la violence » : le Secrétaire général de KAICIID au lancement d'un...


Jul 17, 2017, 04:00 ET KAICIID, United Nations Join Forces to Prevent Incitement to Violence

"Alarming spike in the misuse of religion to justify violence": KAICIID Secretary General at UN Launch of Action Plan KAICIID Secretary General...


Jul 14, 2017, 13:47 ET Appellate Court Prohibits Legislative Meetings from Opening with Invocation by Government Officials

Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decided 10-5 to prohibit First Liberty Institute clients, Rowan County, NC,...


Jul 13, 2017, 18:15 ET Join First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale for Rally Day on August 27, 2017

First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale will kick off the fall season by hosting its annual Rally Day celebration on Sunday, August 27, 2017...


Jul 13, 2017, 11:39 ET Faith and fitness partnership steps up the war on terror--supplying Shields of Strength and Versa Gripps to 82nd Airborne

Point 27, Shields of Strength and Versa Gripps are partnering to strengthen--spiritually and physically--the 1,500 paratroopers from the U.S....


Jul 12, 2017, 02:54 ET Le groupe international bouddhiste salue le Traité d'interdiction des armes nucléaires

L'adoption du Traité d'interdiction des armes nucléaires au siège des Nations Unies à New York le 7 juillet a été saluée comme une étape historique...


Jul 12, 2017, 01:27 ET Internationale buddhistische Gruppe begrüßt Vertrag über das Verbot von Atomwaffen

Die Verabschiedung des Atomwaffenverbotsvertrags im UN-Hauptsitz in New York am 7. Juli wird von der buddhistischen Vereinigung Soka Gakkai...


Jul 11, 2017, 21:06 ET Asociación Budista Internacional celebra el Tratado de Prohibición de Armas Nucleares

La aprobación del Tratado sobre la Prohibición de las Armas Nucleares llevada a cabo el 7 de julio en la sede de la ONU en Nueva York ha sido...


Jul 11, 2017, 21:05 ET Asociación Budista Internacional celebra el Tratado de Prohibición de Armas Nucleares

La aprobación del Tratado sobre la Prohibición de las Armas Nucleares llevada a cabo el 7 de julio en la sede de la ONU en Nueva York ha sido...


Jul 11, 2017, 13:46 ET Dr. K.A. Paul, President of Global Peace Initiative Advises President Donald Trump to Lift Sudan Sanctions

Dr. Kilari Anand Paul, considered the world's most popular evangelist, wrote a letter to President Donald Trump advising him to relieve the...


Jul 11, 2017, 08:40 ET College Choice Releases 2017 Ranking of the 50 Best Christian Colleges

College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published a ranking of the 50 Best Christian Colleges for...


Jul 11, 2017, 05:43 ET Grupo Budista Internacional Celebra o Tratado de Proibição de Armas Nucleares

A aprovação do Tratado de Proibição de Armas Nucleares na Sede na ONU, em Nova Iorque, no dia 7 de julho, está sendo considerada, pela associação...


Jul 10, 2017, 19:54 ET AJC Deplores Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Defamation of Israel

AJC deplores the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) resolution on Palestinian children who have been detained by Israel after engaging in...


Jul 10, 2017, 15:35 ET Disciples of Christ General Assembly Adopts Carbon Neutrality

Today nearly 4,000 Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) leaders voted unanimously to commit themselves to achieve zero net impact on our climate....


Jul 10, 2017, 13:50 ET CAIR Calls for Hate Crime Probe of Vandalism Targeting Tennessee Mosque

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called for a hate crime...


Jul 10, 2017, 09:00 ET Rael: 'Let's force rogue nations like the USA to sign the nuclear ban treaty in October!'

Following Friday's adoption by 120 countries of the first-ever United Nations treaty to ban nuclear weapons, Rael applauded the "fantastic success"...