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12:05 ET Celebrating 70 Years of Palestinian Resilience: Press Conference Hosted by American Midwest Leadership Council

American Arab & Muslim Community Leaders Press Conference will be held at 4:30 pm Wednesday June 20, 2018 at Henry Ford Dearborn Centennial...


08:07 ET Lenz Foundation Gives Grants To 100 Organizations

The Frederick P. Lenz Foundation for American Buddhism today announced it has given grants totaling close to $7 million to 100 unique American...


07:35 ET AJC Decries "Zero-Tolerance" Immigration Policy that Separates Families; Backs Bills to Reunite Children with their Parents and Prevent Future Separations

AJC condemns the unconscionable separation of nearly 2,000 children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border in recent weeks and urges...


Jun 19, 2018, 16:43 ET Mayor Turner stands up for unity at Eid celebration with Dawoodi Bohras

Mayor Sylvester Turner celebrated Eid al-Fitr, the festival that marks the end of Ramadan at a Dawoodi Bohra masjid (mosque) on Monday. The mayor...


Jun 19, 2018, 13:22 ET CAIR to Mark Juneteenth with Month-Long Photo Journal of Muslim Activists on Alabama Civil Rights Tour

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


Jun 19, 2018, 11:58 ET Albanian Government Welcomes All-Faith Call on Macron and Merkel to Support Accession Talks

Ditmir Bushati, Albania's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Europe, today welcomed a joint letter from the nation's top religious leaders seeking...


Jun 19, 2018, 10:02 ET Bishop Michael Blue to Host Free Conference in South Carolina Featuring Bishop T.D. Jakes

Celebrating the 18th year, Bishop Michael Blue of Marion will host the annual CCFM Conference on June 20-23 at The Florence Center, formerly The...


Jun 19, 2018, 09:13 ET Thomas More Law Center Agrees To Help Father In Fight With School Over Islamic Indoctrination Of 13-Year Old Daughter

The Thomas More Law Center ("TMLC"), a national public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, announced today that it has agreed to...


Jun 18, 2018, 04:11 ET "Christianity in Sudan" - CSI's John Eibner contributes to Edinburgh Companions to Global Christianity

Christians in Sudan are "more vulnerable than ever," according to John Eibner's contribution to Christianity in North Africa and West Asia, volume...


Jun 17, 2018, 13:47 ET AJC Delegation Concludes Consultations in Jordan

An AJC delegation conveyed Eid al-Fitr greetings to senior Jordanian officials and discussed regional political and security challenges as a new...


Jun 14, 2018, 10:37 ET Qatar-America Institute Celebrates Eid, Reflects on Fruitful Ramadan

The Qatar-America Institute wishes everyone "Eid Mubarak" as the holy month of Ramadan comes to an end and the celebrations of the festival...


Jun 14, 2018, 08:18 ET AJC Global Forum Attendees Hold Religious Pluralism Solidarity Event at Davidson Center

More than 1,000 people from around the world attending the 2018 AJC Global Forum gathered yesterday at Jerusalem's Davidson Center in a public...


Jun 13, 2018, 17:27 ET Family Research Council Applauds DOJ's ''Place to Worship Initiative''

Earlier today, the Department of Justice announced the "Place to Worship Initiative," which will "focus on protecting the ability of houses of...


Jun 13, 2018, 15:27 ET REMINDER: CAIR to Hold News Conference Reacting to SCOTUS 'Muslim Ban' Ruling

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will hold a news conference...


Jun 13, 2018, 06:22 ET Naftali Bennett Discusses Israel-Diaspora Relations at AJC Global Forum

Minister of Education and Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett spoke at the 2018 AJC Global Forum last night. During a conversation with Kim Pimley,...


Jun 13, 2018, 06:22 ET Bulgaria Prime Minister Borissov Addresses AJC Global Forum

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, addressing the AJC Global Forum, extolled his country's close relations with Israel, recalled the efforts...


Jun 12, 2018, 21:38 ET LatterDatingSaints.com Announces Huge Success With Online Marketing Campaign for the Online Dating Website

LatterDatingSaints is an online dating website catered towards LDS singles. They have had tremendous success with their online marketing campaign....


Jun 12, 2018, 20:44 ET Vice President Pence, Ryan, Pelosi, Schumer To Address Immigration At National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast

While the immigration debate intensifies in Washington, Vice President Mike Pence will address hundreds of Hispanic faith leaders at the National...


Jun 12, 2018, 08:53 ET AJC J-REC, Knesset Members Discuss Religious Pluralism

At a meeting between the American Jewish Committee's Jewish Religious Equality Coalition (J-REC) and members of Israel's Knesset, J-REC...


Jun 11, 2018, 15:07 ET Peace Leader and Korea Reunification Advocate Dr. Hyun Jin Preston Moon Has No Affiliation and No Involvement with Brothers Hyung Jin "Sean" Moon, Kook Jin "Justin" Moon or the Pennsylvania-based Sanctuary Church

Responding to media reports, including in the Washington Post, about the activities of Hyung Jin "Sean" Moon, Kook Jin "Justin" Moon, and the World...


Jun 11, 2018, 13:14 ET Knights of Columbus Charity Rises to Recent Challenges

2017 was a record-setting year for Knights of Columbus charitable work with an unprecedented $185.6 million in donations and 75.6 million hours of...


Jun 11, 2018, 07:35 ET Updated AJC Plan to Combat Anti-Semitism in Europe Urges Government Action

A detailed action plan for governments across Europe to combat anti-Semitism, first issued by the American Jewish Committee (AJC) three years ago,...


Jun 11, 2018, 07:10 ET Prime Minister Netanyahu Addresses Opening of AJC Global Forum

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, addressing the opening plenary session of the 2018 AJC Global Forum last night, reaffirmed his...


Jun 11, 2018, 07:09 ET President Rivlin Addresses AJC Board of Governors

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin welcomed the AJC Board of Governors to the President's House, ahead of the official opening of the AJC Global Forum...


Jun 11, 2018, 06:33 ET Esquivel et Ikeda lancent un appel commun de résilience et d'espoir à l'intention de la jeunesse

Le 5 juin, à Rome, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, prix Nobel de la paix, et Daisaku Ikeda, philosophe bouddhiste, ont lancé un appel aux jeunes du monde...