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Hamza Tzortzis: The Qur’an has Syriac or Aramaic Origins!? (Video)

On Facebook Israelis wish death for pro-Palestine Holocaust survivors

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Sourcehttp://972mag.com

By: Ami Kaufman

Nope, it’s not The Onion.

A few days ago some 300 Holocaust survivors placed an ad in the New York Times  condemning the massacre in Gaza. My colleague from Local Call, John Brown, has selected a few of the responses on Facebook that Israelis posted in response to the ad.

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Ritual Prayer: Its Meaning and Manner

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By: Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani

Source: http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/

Prayer is one of the central elements of Islamic practice and worship. Indeed, it is the second of the Five Pillars of Islam and, along with the testimony of faith, the pilgrimage to Mecca, fasting the month of Ramadan and paying the poor tax, forms the essential framework of religious life for Muslims. More than that, the observance of the ritual prayer forms the framework of each Muslim’s day, from the pre-dawn morning prayer to the night prayer that precedes sleep. Read the rest of this entry

Gaza to get floating power station from Turkey

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By: Evrim Ergin, Seda Sezer and Jonny Hog

Source: http://www.haaretz.com

REUTERS – Turkish shipbuilder Karadeniz Holding plans to send an electricity generating vessel to Gaza to provide urgently needed power in the enclave left reeling by Israel’s Operation Protective Edge that began last month.

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Michael Brown, Gaza, and Muslim Americans

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By: Dean Obeidallah

Source: http://www.thedailybeast.com

It’s never been exactly cozy between American Muslims and African Americans. But with Ferguson—and Gaza—that’s changing.
The Muslim-American community of which I’m part hasn’t been great in standing up with and for African Americans. A lack of empathy and racism are the main culprits. What makes this especially astonishing is that 30 percent of the Muslim-American population is African American. You would think that there would be natural alliances, but that hasn’t been the case. At least not up until now. Read the rest of this entry

Muhammad Ali about Robin William’s passing

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We were shocked and sorry to hear of Robin’s passing. He was a wonderful and loving human being who was always willing and ready to help others. Our prayers and sympathy go out to his family. May he rest in peace.” – Muhammad Ali

Incredible leopard and baby baboon interaction (Video)

info-pictogram1 An iconic scene from Dereck and Beverly Joubert’s film Eye of the Leopard where a curious Legedema discovers a newborn baby baboon that brings out a different response to the one you’d expect.

HUMANIZE PALESTINE

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VISIT: http://humanizepalestine.com/

Humanize Palestine attempts to restore the humanity that is often stripped away when Palestinians are reduced to calculative deaths, forgettable names, and burned and mutilated bodies, rather than people who shared loved ones, stories, dreams and aspirations.

CONTRIBUTE

If you have images, videos, artwork, etc. remembering or commemorating Palestinian lives, please email at HumanizePalestine@gmail.com

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Israel/Palestine, Russell Brand/Sean Hannity: Round 2 (Video)

You may have seen Sean Hannity offering to educate me on his Fox News show. This is my response to his ‘education’.