By: Napp Nazworth; The Christian Post – christianpost.com
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating whether two airports are committing religious discrimination in their attempts to ban Chick-fil-A.
In a Friday statement to The Hill, the FAA noted it had received complaints that Chick-fil-A was banned over the religious views of its owners and was looking into whether this was a violation of federal law.
In a vote of 64-44, the Israeli Knesset on Monday night approved in its first reading a bill to disband the legislature.
Second and third readings will likely be held Wednesday night if Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fails to secure a coalition by then. Only if the bill is approved in all three readings can new elections be held.
By: Marci Oster; Jewish Telegraphic Agency – jta.org
(JTA) — An 11-year-old Tennessee girl who told her classmates to stop making the Nazi salute was sent to the principal’s office, her father said in a tweet in which he asked the public to send her messages of support.
Independence Day celebrations across the country see hundreds of thousands turn out to enjoy nature, watch Air Force flybys, and cook up a BBQ
Hundreds of thousands of Israelis were flocking to beaches and parks, lighting grills, waving flags and craning their necks for a glimpse of Israel’s fighter jets to mark the country’s 71th Independence Day on Thursday.
After a night of fireworks, concerts, parties and an emotional crossover from Memorial Day to Independence Day, most Israelis were spending the day, a national holiday, celebrating the country’s birthday.
The ceremony included the lighting of six torches, each one honoring a different group of Holocaust heroes.
On Holocaust Memorial Day (Yom Hashoah) on May 2, under the theme “Say No to Anti-Semitism,” more than 10,000 Jewish and non-Jewish youth from 40 different countries, together with dozens of Holocaust survivors and dignitaries from around the world, participated in the 31st annual International March of the Living to pay tribute to all victims of the Holocaust and call for an end to anti-Semitism.
A lone gunman entered the Chabad of Poway Synagogue in San Diego Saturday and opened fire on Jews celebrating the last day of Passover. He killed one woman and wounded several others.
For one family, this was not their first encounter with terrorism. The Dahan family left their neighborhood on Israel’s Gaza border years ago in hopes of finding a safer life in America. But this time, instead of rockets raining down, it was bullets.
Today, April 24, marks the “Great Crime,” that is, the genocide of Christians—mostly Armenians but also Assyrians and Greeks—that took place under the Islamic Ottoman Empire, throughout World War I. Then, in an attempt to wipe out as many Christians as possible, the Turks massacred approximately 1.5 million Armenians, 300,000 Assyrians, and 750,000 Greeks.