It’s been referred to as likely “the most important document in American Jewish history” but it hasn’t been on public display for nearly a decade. It’s George Washington’s 1790 letter to “the Hebrew Congregation in Newport, Rhode Island” and it would most likely fetch millions of dollars at auction, but it’s tucked away in storage […]
Month – July 2011
It’s an ambitious — and expensive — undertaking. Traveling to 30 mosques in 30 states in one month. Total budget: $10,000. Aman Ali and Bassam Tariq are two New York City-based Muslims who hope to launch a totally bodacious Ramadan Roadtrip. And they’ve set up an account at kickstarter.com to solicit donations. If all goes […]
Come hear our pastor He’s not very good but he’s short (spotted at Clay City Christian Church in Clay City, Illinois).
The Culture of Life Foundation provides the answer here.
This line was dreamed up by somebody, presumably after tiring of complaints about typos in their church newsletter: “We used to have a perfect editor, but he ascended to heaven and now sits at the right hand of God.”
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori helped a Roman Catholic priest who had been accused of inappropriate contact with a minor in the 1980s to become a priest in the Episcopal Diocese of Nevada when she was its diocesan bishop. While the priest, Bede Parry, was never charged with a crime, he was sent to a […]
If you’ve got the cash, you can travel next February with former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee to the Promised Land. No, not New Hampshire. Jerusalem. While other Republicans are treading the sacred, snow-covered streets of Manchester and Dixon Notch, Huckabee will be focusing on Jerusalem and its environs. And there’s still room at the Inn […]