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Live Happier, Healthier & More Productive Lives

Thessalonia Worship and Cultural Community are excited to reach out and help the community to live happier and healthier lives through a 4 -day event of celebration, education, and inspiration. The members of Thessalonia recognize the need for people to gain empowerment to live each day of their lives to the fullest.
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We Wish You A Merry Christmas!

Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual holiday that, in Christianity, commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ. It is celebrated on December 25, but this date is not known to be Jesus' actual birthday, and may have initially been chosen to correspond with either the day exactly nine months after some early Christians believed Jesus had been conceived, a historical Roman festival, or the date of the northern hemisphere's winter solstice....
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Naomi Rivera Celebrates Chanukah

New York State Assemblywoman Naomi Rivera (D-Bronx) has made vast strides in bringing the Bronx community together as a whole, especially during times of celebration for our most cherished holidays, and this holiday season is no different....
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We Wish You A Happy Hanukkah!

The festival is observed by the kindling of the lights of a special candelabrum, the nine-branched Menorah or Hanukiah, one additional light on each night of the holiday, progressing to eight on the final night. ...
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Arsonists Torched Bronx Church

A former synagogue that was turned into a church on Ellis Avenue in the Parkchester section of Bronx was torched by assailants who smeared Satanic graffiti on its walls....
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“Guy” Leads The Bronx SDA Church

The president of the Northeastern Conference of Seventh-Day Adventist, Elder Trevor Baker has announced the appointment of Dr. J. Kendal Guy to become the 18th pastor of the Bronx Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Bronx New York....
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A New Rabbi At Temple Emanuel

Temple Emanuel at Parkchester, a Conservative synagogue on Benedict Avenue, has a new rabbi. Jesse M. Olitzky, a fourth year rabbinical student at the Jewish Theological Seminary, begins serving as the community’s rabbi this September. Olitzky’s goal is to create a warm and welcoming environment for all and to offer many entry points into the community....
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Mother Teresa Honored In Bronx

A community in Bronx is honoring the life and legacy of one of the world's most revered humanitarians....
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Bronxite, Father J. Augustine Di Noia

Earlier today, the Holy Father nominated Dominican Father Joseph Augustine Di Noia, 66, as the archbishop secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Disciple of the Sacraments. He is given the archepiscopal dignity and is assigned the Titular See of Oregon City....
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Interfaith Gathering In Solidarity

Earlier today, Muslim, Jewish and Christian leaders gathered to denounce religious hatred and express solidarity two days after the Bronx terrorist plot was foiled. ...
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BP Diaz Hosts Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

On Thursday, December 6, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s annual Bronx Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
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BP Diaz Hosts Annual Chanukah Celebration & Menorah Lighting

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s annual Chanukah Celebration and Menorah Lighting ceremony at the Riverdale YM-YWHA.
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BP Diaz Hosts Christmas Tree Lighting

On Thursday, December 6, 2018 (tomorrow), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host the borough’s annual Bronx Christmas tree lighting ceremony along with special holiday festivities.
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Community Shabbat Dinner At The Bronx Jewish Center

On Friday December 7, starting at 07:00 p.m. there will be a Community Shabbat dinner at the Bronx Jewish Center.
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Chanukah Celebration & Menorah Lighting Ceremony

To RSVP, please send an e-mail message to jlaufer@bronxbp.nyc.gov.  
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Happy Thanksgiving

We gather on this day to thank God for what we have, for the family we love, the friends we cherish, and for the blessings that will come.
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† Happy St. Patrick's Day

Happy Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, "the Day of the Festival of Patrick")!
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† Merry Christmas

Once again, it is that time of the year when you get ready for Santa and some Christmas surprises. Get the Christmas tree ready, sing some carols and get ready for some feasting with your family and friends.
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BP Diaz Hosts Annual Bronx Christmas Tree Lighting

On Thursday, December 7, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s annual Christmas tree at the Bronx County Building.
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Diwali Celebrations In Bronx

The annual Festival of Lights brought residents together at the Vishnu Mandir Temple in Soundview.

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Roheeni Saxena

is a graduate student at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, where she is pursuing her master of public health degree. She has professional experience working with outdoor education programs at the National Zoo in Washington, DC, and her graduate work has focused on health and science education for children living in Northern Manhattan. Inquiries can be directed towards roheeni.saxena@gmail.com.