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Alaskan immigrants trade grizzlies for Gaza rockets

Rebecca Scoggin lived in a lot of places growing up: Juneau, Nome, Fairbanks, Homer, Anchorage.


Related Topix: Alaska, Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Judaism

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bangkok Post

Home away from home

As the holy month of Ramadan rounds its last corner, we visit the Muslim enclave of Ramkhamhaeng, an area that young people from the South now call home It is the final week of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Fasting, Health, Islam

Catholics flock to cathedral to venerate relic of John Paul II

In 2005, Melanie Krawiec of Oxford, Chester County, was experiencing the heartbreak of trying to have a second child but seeming unable to do so.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Philadelphia, PA, Ireland, World News, Poland, Pope Benedict XVI

The New Zealand Herald

Isis tells Christians to convert or face death

A Kurdish policeman stands guard while refugees fleeing Mosul head to the self-ruled northern Kurdish region in Irbil, Iraq.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Islam

Philippine leader hit with impeachment complaint

File- In this July 15, 2014 file photo, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, talks to World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim during their meeting at the Malacanang Presidential Palace in suburban Manila, Philippines.


Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Roman Catholic Church

Sako condemns Islamic State

The head of Iraq's largest church said on Sunday that Islamic State militants who drove Christians out of Mosul were worse than Mongol leader Genghis Khan and his grandson Hulagu who ransacked medieval Baghdad.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Iraq, World News, Middle East, The Christians, Roman Catholic Church

Jacksonville Daily News

Sometimes keeping the faith is difficult

It can show up in a variety of ways - from questioning a belief system, wondering why certain things happen in life, pondering the existence of a higher power or even turning away from a spiritual path altogether.


Related Topix: Judaism, Jacksonville, NC

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Teen hospitalized after buggy rear-ended

Teen hospitalized after buggy rear-ended A 13-year-old was taken to the hospital after his Amish cart was rear-ended by a Jeep.


Related Topix: Amish, Huntsburg, OH

Oriental Yellow Peril

Yellow Peril was a color metaphor for race that originated in the late 19th century with Chinese immigrants as laborers to various Western countries, especially North America.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Buddhism

Ukiah Blog Live

William Edelen: Time and the River Flowing

Sitting by the River, surrounded by the beauty and magic of Oak Creek Canyon, in Sedona AZ, has been one of the most enduring Joys of my 92 years of life.


Related Topix: Stephenville, TX, Taoism

CBS 3 Springfield

Nearly 6,000 attend Jehovah's Witness convention

Nearly 6,000 people have gathered at the University of Massachusetts campus for the annual convention of Jehovah's witnesses.


Related Topix: Jehovah's Witness, Classical, Jehovah's Witnesses, Amherst, MA, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA


Lesbian Fired by Catholic Food Pantry Files Suit

A woman fired by a Catholic-run food pantry in Kansas City, Mo., because she is a lesbian, has filed suit against the Kansas City-St.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding


Response to Bill O'Reilly: Jesus Didn't Start a New Religion

Bill O'Reilly disputed the two main points of my recent HuffPost blog on his July 16 The O'Reilly Factor broadcast: My affirmation of Jesus' lifelong dedication to Judaism and my assertion that Renaissance art representations of Jesus omit his Jewish identity and thus falsify biblical history.


Related Topix: The O'Reilly Factor, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Bill O'reilly, Vocal, Judaism, US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Celebrating Ramadan: My Ramadan Journal

It is the month of Ramadan in which the Quran was revealed, a guidance for mankind with clear teachings showing the Right Way and a criterion of truth and falsehood.


Related Topix: Ramadan, Life, Holidays, Islam

The Olympian

OHS student will soon be a youth ambassador in Turkey

Olympia High School juniors Elsa Boyd and Elizabeth Taormina are among the 65 youth ambassadors chosen by the U.S. Department of State to spend the 2014-15 academic year living with a Muslim family abroad.


Related Topix: Olympia, WA, Education Etc., Judaism

KXLY-TV Spokane

Facing fines or death, Christians flee Mosul

Just days after the militant group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria said they killed hundreds of Syrians, dozens of Iraqi Christian families are now fleeing the ISIS-controlled city of Mosul, hoping to avoid a similar fate.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Islam,

Business Journal

Hubbard Radio promotes Drew Horowitz to president and COO

Hubbard Radio today said it is promoting veteran radio executive Drew Horowitz to the new positions of president and chief operating officer, effective immediately.


Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

Fargo Bishop: ND human trafficking 'disturbing phe...

The bishop of the Fargo Catholic Diocese says he's deeply troubled by the recent rise in North Dakota human trafficking cases.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, North Dakota


Malaysia PM's step-grandmother was on MH17

Prime Minister Najib Razak's step-grandmother was on board the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that crashed in violence-wracked Ukraine, the country's defence minister confirmed Saturday.


Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Islam

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

KC Woman Sues Catholic Church, Says She Was Fired For Being Gay

A woman is suing after she said she was fired for being gay, but her former employer - the Catholic Church - is defending the move.


Related Topix: Wedding, Roman Catholic Church