IN THE NEWS “Weak Republican Hope”

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Religious Diversity

“O mankind! We created you from a single

(pair) of a male and a female, and made

you into nations and tribes, that you may

know each other (not that you may despise

each other). Verily the most honored of

you in the sight of GOD is (he who is)

the most righteous of you.

And GOD has full knowledge

and is well acquainted (with all things),”

– Quran 49:13

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SMITHSONIAN ASSOCIATES: Religious Diversity in America: A Boundary or a Bridge? April 2019

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UNDERSTANDING OTHERS “Happy Diwali” 2022

Happy Diwali

Professor Bhaskar Vira, our Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education, sends our best wishes to everyone celebrating the Festival of Lights this year. – University of Cambridge

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Diwali, Deepavali, or Divali, also known as the Festival of Lights is a Hindu religious festival and one of the most important festivals within Hinduism. It generally lasts five days, and is celebrated during the Hindu lunisolar month Kartika. – Wikipedia

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President Biden and the First Lady host a reception to celebrate Diwali.

Join Jill and me as we host a reception to celebrate Diwali. https://www.facebook.com/POTUS/videos/1496037690913860

October 24, 2022

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Thank The LORD!

“Thank The LORD!”

Thank You GOD, for saving me, keeping me away from the many, many Evils of this world.

Years ago when I first began striving for my college degree, new to Islam, eager to learn visiting Africa and the Mid East, I had the sincere desire in my quest to prove that Muslims had no involvement in the African slave trade. Yet the Truth dispelled my unlearned presumptions I held for my love of both Africans (Africa) and of Muslim’s who along with the rest of the world played major roles in slavery as participants in the enslavement of Africans to one degree or another. – Mr. Harun Jihad Bilal

Lies! Lies! Lies!

Music Clip: “People Get Ready” The Impressions. Youtube |catman916

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US calls on Israel to investigate death of Palestinian boy

PHOTO: IMEU – According to his family, 7-year-old Rian Suleiman suffered a heart attack, fearing for his life as Israeli soldiers chased him while invading his home. This is a developing story.

The Israeli military has killed at least 40 Palestinian children so far this year.


https://twitter.com/theIMEU/status/1575523014526980102?s=20

US calls on Israel to investigate death of Palestinian boy

The U.S. State Department is calling on Israel to open a “thorough” investigation into the mysterious death of a 7-year-old Palestinian boy who collapsed and died on Thursday, shortly after Israeli soldiers came to his home in the occupied West Bank.

The boy’s father, Yasser Suleiman, said Rayan tried to run away when the soldiers said they wanted to arrest his brothers and was briefly chased by the soldiers. He said Rayan was vomiting blood in the car after collapsing and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

By JOSEF FEDERMAN – Associated Press | September 29, 2022 | ABC News

https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/us-calls-israel-investigate-death-palestinian-boy-90718627

A seven-year-old Palestinian boy who died on the sidelines of an Israeli army search in the occupied West Bank was buried Friday, with Washington calling for a “thorough” investigation into his death.
https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/2022/09/palestinian-boy-buried-us-calls-inquiry

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Prayer/Worship is for GOD Alone!

Why? Is there a saviours day celebrated by some Muslims?

The name As-Samad has many aspects to its meaning. It refers to The One Who is Lord, Who possesses and disposes of all affairs, The One Whom people come to with their needs (no matter race, ethnicity, or religion). He Who is Self-Sufficient, not needing nor depending upon anyone or thing. The One Who all of the creation depends upon for their needs and their requests. He is GOD “Allah,” glory be unto Him. He has no coequal, and nothing is like Him. The One, The Irresistible. As-Samad, the Master Whose Control is complete. GOD “As-Samad” is above having children and procreating. He Who all creation seek for assistance eternally.

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‘United Against Hate Summit’

The White House announced the summit last month with the stated goal of bringing together Democrats, Republicans and leaders from all levels of government.

Specifically, the summit will seek to get to the root of hate crimes — crimes motivated by racism, white supremacy, or anti-gay bigotry. Crimes like the 2012 Sikh temple shooting in Oak Creek, Wisc., the 2022 grocery store Buffalo, N.Y., the 2019 Walmart shooting in El Paso, the 2021 shooting that killed six women of Asian descent in Atlanta, or the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, where 49 people were killed and 53 more were wounded.

Spectrum News / New York 1 | 9/15/2022 https://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/politics/2022/09/15/white-house-seeks-to-stop-hate-crimes-with-united-we-stand-summit?fbclid=IwAR3Xf9Z2lzXZZN0kESLEZp4RmetSGgseaRqquQbuuBhiygBu4YsmGxyIXNU

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Half a million Somali children under 5 at Risk of Dying from Famine

Russia-induced global food crisis pushes 49M to ‘brink’ of famine, starvation: expert warns

Russia’s war in Ukraine has sparked a global crisis, and experts warn that hunger poses the greatest worldwide security threat as millions face famine and starvation. 

“The conflict in Ukraine isn’t just increasing hunger conditions within the country or even within the region,” Steve Taravella, senior spokesperson for the United Nations World Food Program (WFP), told Fox News. “The number of people who are on the brink of famine is now about 48.9 million in 43 countries.

“That is really dramatic.” 

Taravella said that roughly three-quarters of a million people are facing starvation in just five nations across the globe, including Ethiopia, Yemen, South Sudan, Afghanistan and Somalia.

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Half a million Somali children under 5 at Risk of Dying from Famine

500,000 children in Somalia could die from malnutrition, a number unseen in any country this century

FOX NEWS – September 13, 2022 https://www.foxnews.com/world/half-a-million-somali-children-under-5-risk-dying-famine

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Ukrainians celebrate successful counteroffensive in the northeast
FOX News – September 13, 2022 https://video.foxnews.com/v/6312273055112#sp=show-clips

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Orthodox Jewish college petitions Supreme Court to overturn rulings forcing it to recognize LGBT pride group on campus.

Orthodox Jewish college petitions Supreme Court to overturn rulings forcing it to recognize LGBT pride group on campus. – Israel National News – Aug 30, 2022

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The US Supreme Court has granted temporary permission for an Orthodox Jewish university in New York to deny official recognition to an LGBTQ student group.

Yeshiva University turned to the court for an urgent ruling after a New York state judge said the school had to let the Pride Alliance register as a student association, which would give it access to certain facilities and services.

“As a deeply religious Jewish university, Yeshiva cannot comply with that order because doing so would violate its sincere religious beliefs about how to form its undergraduate students in Torah values,” the university stated in its appeal.

On Friday, the Supreme Court, which has a 6-3 conservative majority, granted an emergency request by the university, suspending the state judge’s decision pending further deliberation.

As is often the case in emergency rulings, the court did not give the reasoning behind its decision or a breakdown of the vote on it.

Yeshiva University was founded more than 100 years ago to promote the study of Judaism and has a student body of about 5,000. But it also gives degrees in a variety of non-religious areas such as biology or accounting.

The clash is part of a broader debate in the United States on striking a balance between religious rights and the principles of non-discrimination.

AlJazeera – September 10, 2022 https://www.aljazeera.com/…/us-supreme-court-lets…

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Yeshiva University turns to US Supreme Court over gay pride group’s demands.

Orthodox Jewish college petitions Supreme Court to overturn rulings forcing it to recognize LGBT pride group on campus.

Israel National News – Aug 30, 2022 https://www.israelnationalnews.com/news/358953

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This gay happy lesbian stuff is negatively affecting centuries old Pillars of Human Civilization. The hand of the devil does not discriminate between race nor religion. – Mr. Harun Jihad Bilal | Living Islam 101

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The Fight Against an Age-Old Effort to Block Americans From Voting

For all of the recent uproar over voting rights, little attention has been paid to one of the most sustained and brazen suppression campaigns in America: the effort to block help at the voting booth for people who struggle to read — a group that amounts to about 48 million Americans, or more than a fifth of the adult population. ProPublica analyzed the voter turnout in 3,000 counties and found that those with lower estimated literacy rates, on average, had lower turnout.

by Aliyya Swaby and Annie Waldman, September 12, 2022 – PROPUBLICA

“For many minority voters, the kind of assistance that they receive at the polls determines whether they will vote,” the report stated. “If minority voters who do not speak English or who are illiterate receive inadequate assistance, they may become too frustrated and discouraged to vote or they may mark their ballots in such a way that they will not be counted.”

by Aliyya Swaby and Annie Waldman, September 12, 2022 – PROPUBLICAhttps://www.propublica.org/article/literacy-tests-voting-rights-georgia-election

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