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New Hampshire Public Radio -
Market Basket Standoff Hits 40-Day Mark
In several theologies, including the Greek Orthodox faith of the Demoulas family who own Market Basket, 40 days and 40 nights is symbolic for a prolonged period of trial and suffering.
4 hrs ago
Family, officials in NJ press Israelis in search for missing student
Public officials and the family of 23-year-old Aaron Sofer, an Orthodox Jew who went missing Friday from a Jerusalem woods, implored the United States and Israeli governments on Tuesday to do all they could to find him.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Search for missing U.S. student in Israel
Israeli police said Tuesday they are searching for a U.S. religious student who disappeared while on a hike in a forest outside Jerusalem last week.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
The 2014 Greek Fest at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit
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2. Freeh hurt in crash: Former FBI director Louis Freeh, who was hired by Penn State to investigate the university's handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, was seriously injured in a car crash in Vermont.
For 25 Years, 'The Simpsons' Has Been Good for the Jews
"The Simpsons" 25th anniversary marathon on cable network FXX - now airing every episode, plus the 2007 feature film - includes a surprising insight for careful observers: The award-winning cartoon sitcom is one of the Jews' best friends.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Jewish Journal
Israeli rabbi attacked visiting mall in Australia
A visiting rabbi from Jerusalem was threatened and verbally abused by a gang of youths in a shopping mall in Western Australia on Monday.
NJ student goes missing hiking in Israel
A young Orthodox Jewish man from Lakewood, Ocean County, is the object of a massive search effort in Israel after he went missing Friday while hiking in woods outside Jerusalem.
Orthodox patriarch denounces ISIS violence, stresses dialogue
Istanbul, Turkey, Aug 25, 2014 / 02:10 pm .- The Ecumenical Patriarch of the Eastern Orthodox Church has spoken out against the persecution of religious minorities in Iraq, calling for dialogue and immediate humanitarian aid.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
VIDEO: Undercover cops infiltrate haredi protest
The arrests of nine Haredi rioters last Sunday at a rally in Jerusalem against the imprisonment of a yeshiva student for ignoring an IDF draft order were carried out in the most un-Orthodox of ways.
The Daily Beast
Jerusalem More Divided Than EverBy Peter Schwartzstein
There's nothing holy about Jerusalem. Its civility has been crushed; its fragile peace has been blown apart by the mindless toxicity of a summer of violence.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Catholic Sun Phoenix
As battles rage, Catholics in Ukraine request Independence Day prayers
As Ukrainians prepared to mark their Aug. 24 Independence Day under the cloud of fierce fighting in the East, Catholic leaders condemned the threat to Ukraine's territorial integrity and prayed for a speedy end to the hostilities.
New Greek Orthodox parish formed in Salt Lake Valley
A little more than 100 people gathered at Hillcrest Junior High, 156 E. 5600 South, to create the Greek Orthodox Mission Parish Saturday.
When We Marched Together in Selma
Selma. Nearly 50 years ago it was violent Selma, impossibly racist Selma, site of Bloody Sunday, when peaceful civil rights marchers made their first attempt to cross the Pettus Street Bridge on the way to the state capitol in Montgomery, Alabama.
The Wichita Eagle
Finding a middle ground between evangelical and liturgical churches
Those who like to argue the merits and demerits of free-style Christian worship versus a traditional, liturgical form of worship will find Melanie Ross to be an even-handed mediator in the battle of worship rites.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Accuracy In Media
Why Won't Putin Help Middle East Christians?
An article titled, " Iraq's Christians See Putin As Savior ," appeared on the website of The Daily Beast in late June.
Catholic World News
Ukrainian Catholic leader blasts Russian Orthodox statements, says Church is being oppressed
In a letter to bishops and political leaders around the world, the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church said that the Catholic Church is being oppressed in eastern Ukraine.
The Weekly Standard
The influence of Eastern Orthodox Christianity on composer Arvo PA rt's music is undisputed: His minimalistic music draws from obvious religious inspiration.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Remembering Hope Dundoff Klipa: 'a good friend and a beautiful lady'
She was a member of St. Nicholas Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church, Oberlin, Serbian National Federation Lodge No.
How Can We Be Sure The Books of The Bible Are Inspired?
The word "canon" means rule or measure. In terms of the Bible, it specifically refers to the list of the books that are inspired by the Holy Spirit and are thus are part of Sacred Scripture.