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US Joins In Chorus Of Condemnation

The United States of America has said it "strongly condemns" the sentencing of seven Iranian Baha'i leaders to 20 years imprisonment.

 

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A Night At St. Clare’s Convent

The House of Hope Int'l is pleased to announce that Alex LaPerchia (and his wife Phyllis LaPerchia) will be joining our all-volunteer staff and other visitors on this week's Wednesday's June 23rd, 7:30pm "Movie & prayer night." Our European film feature, "The Wizard of Heaven," is a cinematic treasure telling the remarkable and compelling story of the humble pastor of Ars, France....
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Happy Saint Patrick's Day!

Saint Patrick (Latin: Sanctus Patricius, Irish: Naomh Pádraig) (c. 387 – 17 March, 493); was a Romanized-Celt, a Romano-Briton and Christian missionary, who is the most generally recognised patron saint of Ireland (although Brigid of Kildare and Colmcille are also formally patron saints)....
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Shaking Up Your Passover Menu

On Passover, Jews around the world are all looking for those new and different appetizers and entrees that aren not the same old same old recycled boring ones. This year, shake up your Pesach menus with the following extra special and fun recipes by Eileen Goltz....
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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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On Salafism

The classic conflict of spirit vs laws of religion has existed across time. The Old Testament’s focus on laws and a punitive God finds contrast with the New Testament’s focus on mercy and spirit of faith. The Islamic version is the conflict between Salafism and Sufism, which are both Sunni ideologies.
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The Holy Quran, Holy Torah, And The Holy Bible All Defend The Sanctity Of Life

You should know that on January 22nd, 2019, New York State became the abortion capital of the United States. On that day, the New State Senate and Assembly, along with Governor Andrew Cuomo passed and signed into law the most barbaric abortion expansion law this country has ever seen.
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Community Interfaith Service In Honor Of Rev. Dr. martin Luther King Jr.

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted an interfaith service honoring the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in conjunction with the Trinity Baptist Church on Monday, January 21, 2019.
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Merry Christmas

“Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” Luke 2:14  
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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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Janet Upadhye

is a multimedia journalist covering the Hunts Point section of Bronx. In a past life she was the Development Director at San Francisco Women Against Rape. During her decade in the Bay Area she also organized within queer and trans communities for safety and justice.