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21 May, 2017, 22:00 ET Dr. Mike Evans: "Trump, Netanyahu and Middle East Peace"

Israel has a historic peace opportunity because of two world leaders – the president of the United States, Donald Trump and Israel's prime...


21 May, 2017, 19:22 ET Saudi Foreign Minister Says Arab Islamic American Summit Will Promote Partnership to Fight Terrorism

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the Arab Islamic American Summit, held today in...


21 May, 2017, 12:33 ET AJC Praises President Trump's Call on Muslim Nations to Confront Islamist Extremism

AJC praised President Trump for his clarion call on Muslim countries to take responsibility for leading the fight against Islamist extremism....


21 May, 2017, 12:16 ET CAIR Responds to President Trump's Speech on Islam, Calls for 'New Policies and Concrete Actions'

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


21 May, 2017, 02:41 ET Drug-Free World South Africa Gearing Up to Make This Year the Most Stellar One Yet

Drug-Free World South Africa is organizing the resources to carry out 150 drug education and prevention events in the month of June. The urgent...


19 May, 2017, 17:28 ET Le Friends of Zion Heritage Center accueille Donald Trump en Israël avec des panneaux bordant les rues de Jérusalem

Le Dr Michael Evans, fondateur et président du Friends of Zion Heritage Center et membre du Founding Trump Faith Board, est disponible pour des...


19 May, 2017, 17:25 ET Friends of Zion Heritage Center heißt Donald Trump in Israel mit Plakaten entlang der Straßen von Jerusalem willkommen

Dr. Michael Evans, Gründer und Vorsitzender des Friends of Zion Heritage Center und Gründungsmitglied des Trump Faith Board, steht in Jerusalem...


19 May, 2017, 13:03 ET AJC Praises House Adoption of Bill to Combat European Anti-Semitism

AJC, the global Jewish advocacy organization, praised the U.S. House of Representatives for adopting unanimously the Combating European...


19 May, 2017, 12:40 ET CAIR: U.S. Muslims Urged to Hold 'Fast Forward' Interfaith Iftars During Ramadan

On or about Saturday, May 27,* the Muslim community in America and around the world will begin the month-long fast of Ramadan (rom-a-don)....


19 May, 2017, 10:53 ET Friends of Zion Heritage Center recibe a Trump en Israel con carteles por las calles de Jerusalén

El doctor Michael Evans, fundador y presidente de la Friends of Zion Heritage Center y miembro de la Founding Trump Faith Board estará disponible...


19 May, 2017, 09:11 ET Friends of Zion Heritage Center Welcomes Donald Trump to Israel with Billboards Lining Streets of Jerusalem

Dr. Michael Evans, Founder and Chair of the Friends of Zion Heritage Center & Member of the Founding Trump Faith Board Available for...


19 May, 2017, 07:55 ET Yisrayl Hawkins Says Bible Prophecy Shows It's Time to Rebuild the Temple in Jerusalem and Explains Timeline in New Post

Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas, has published a new article that lays out Prophetic details...


18 May, 2017, 17:26 ET AJC Appalled by Venezuela President Maduro's Abuse of Jewish Narrative

AJC strongly criticized Venezuela President Maduro for using Nazi imagery to defend his regime against a growing wave of protesters. "We are the...


18 May, 2017, 16:05 ET Austria Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz to Address AJC Global Forum 2017

Sebastian Kurz, Foreign Minister of Austria, will address the AJC Global Forum 2017, which will take place June 4-6, in Washington, D.C. The AJC...


18 May, 2017, 08:00 ET Largest High-Profile U.S.-Republic of Korea Luncheon Prayer Meeting to Be Held in Washington, D.C., in Hopes of Promoting Regional Security, Bi-Lateral Relations and World Peace

The Yoido Full Gospel Global Network (YFGN) announced that the Christian Council of Korea (CCK), the Friendship Council of USA, the Korean...


17 May, 2017, 16:04 ET CAIR Offers Advice to Trump on 'Islam' Speech Being Written by Author of Muslim Ban

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


17 May, 2017, 13:45 ET Author Iam N. Othing Introduces 'The Spiritual World Vs. The Visceral World - Christian Spirituality in a Derisive World'

This publication by author Iam N. Othing attempts to eliminate conflicts that trouble people's systems between justice and forgiveness, conflict...


17 May, 2017, 08:40 ET Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Announces Its 2017 National Conference, "MOMENTUM"

Be motivated and maximized! The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is bringing "MOMENTUM" to Orlando, Florida for the family, fun and faith...


16 May, 2017, 13:11 ET AJC Honors Japanese Ambassador Hideo Sato

Ambassador Hideo Sato, a Japanese diplomat, was honored by AJC, the global Jewish advocacy organization, with its prestigious Madeline and Bruce...


16 May, 2017, 12:30 ET Augusta School Department Punishes Employee for Telling Coworker, "I will pray for you"

Toni Richardson, an educational technician employed by the Augusta School Department, filed charges of religious discrimination and retaliation...


16 May, 2017, 11:03 ET As Nevada State Assembly Poised to Act on anti-BDS Legislation, CUFI Holds Night to Honor Israel in Las Vegas

On Monday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation's largest pro-Israel organization, held a Night to Honor Israel featuring the group's...


15 May, 2017, 21:24 ET Judge Rules To Protect Millennia-Old Orthodox Jewish Ceremony

On Friday, May 12, U.S. District Court judge André Birotte, Jr. granted a legal victory to the Chabad of Irvine, a small Orthodox Jewish synagogue...


15 May, 2017, 15:12 ET Natalie Grant and Jason Crabb to Headline Second Annual American Gospel Celebration

Two of Christian music's biggest voices—multi-GRAMMY®-nominated singer/songwriter Natalie Grant and GRAMMY®-winning singer/songwriter Jason...


13 May, 2017, 13:04 ET Pres. Trump Delivers a Message of Courage in Liberty University Commencement Address, says Family Research Council

This morning, President Donald Trump gave the commencement address at Liberty University to a crowd of more than 50,000 people -- his first...


12 May, 2017, 17:05 ET First Liberty Institute's Statement on Fired Substitute Teacher's Reinstatement

After almost 5-years of litigation and negotiation, substitute teacher Walt Tutka has resolved his claim of religious discrimination against the...