St. Florian: The Healer Whose Intercession Is Invoked as a Powerful Protector from Fire or Water

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The St. Florian commemorated in the Roman Martyrology on the Feastday of May 4th, was an officer of the Roman army, who occupied a high administrative post in Noricum, now part of Austria, and who suffered death for the Faith in the days of Diocletian. His legendary “Acts” state that he gave himself up at Lorch to the soldiers of …

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Engel Demands Answers on Jewish Servicemembers’ Seemingly Denied Access to Worship

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NEW YORK, NY — May 1, 2018 — Today, Congressman Eliot L. Engel, Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, called for a swift investigation into reports that Jewish service members at Fort Campbell have been deprived of access to religious services. In a letter to Secretary of …

eHeziEngel Demands Answers on Jewish Servicemembers’ Seemingly Denied Access to Worship

The History of Israel Through the Eyes of a Tree
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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Seeing trees blossom and grow fruit in the Land of Israel as I leave my house every late winter and early spring morning makes me realize another way in which I am grateful to be able to live and raise my family here. When we built our house, it was important not only to plant trees, which Jews have done …

eHeziThe History of Israel Through the Eyes of a Tree
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

A Bulgarian Christian Visits Texas
By BOB WEIR

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Weir Only Human Over a month ago I met a very interesting man from Eastern Europe. My wife Annette and I were invited to a cocktail party in the elegant home of Brian and Veronica Birkenstock, in Frisco, Texas. Ms. Birkenstock was immersed in the March 6th primary for the Republican nomination for Congress in Texas’ 26th District. However, the …

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By BOB WEIR

Jizya, “Military Exemption,” and Murdered Christian Soldiers
By RAYMOND IBRAHIM

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. Coptic Solidarity One of the staples of the Islamic whitewashing industry is the claim that jizya—the extortion money subjugated Jews and Christians were required to pay (a la Koran 9:29)—actually “entitled them to Muslim protection from outside aggression and exempted them from military service,” to quote Georgetown University’s John Esposito. By this widely held logic, Muslim invaders did not …

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By RAYMOND IBRAHIM

IN MEMORIAM: Dr. Nabil J. Sayegh

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Dr. Nabil J. Sayegh, brother of Drs. Neil, Nader, Nadel, James, Nancy and Rima, and the late Dr. Nazar Sayegh passed away on Friday, March 30th, 2018. Funeral arrangements were and are as follows. On Monday, April 2nd, viewing was held at the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church between the hours of 4 to 9pm located at 236 Grandview Boulevard, Yonkers, …

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Saint Barnabas High School Receives Visit from Dr. Timothy J. McNiff, Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of New York

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THE BRONX, NY — February 24, 2018 — Saint Barnabas High School was delighted to receive Timothy J. McNiff, Ed. D, Superintendent of Schools of the Archdiocese of New York on Thursday, February 22nd. Faculty and students welcomed Dr. McNiff who spoke about the importance of a religion-based education in New York City, particularly for young women and girls. He …

eHeziSaint Barnabas High School Receives Visit from Dr. Timothy J. McNiff, Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of New York

Bronxville Aesthetics Hold the Elixir to Longevity
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — February 6, 2018 — I often write about the importance of preserving our business district and its small town atmosphere because of the benefit to our tax base, home values, revenue stream and Village aesthetic. After listening to a TED talk on aging, I can add that living in and supporting our Village will add to …

eHeziBronxville Aesthetics Hold the Elixir to Longevity
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

Engel Remarks on Russian Election Meddling and Cybersecurity

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“Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for convening this hearing. “To our witnesses, welcome to the Foreign Affairs Committee. I look forward to hearing your thoughts on how the United States should improve its cybersecurity policy and address the cyberthreats we face from overseas.w “America’s adversaries are becoming bolder and more sophisticated as they pursue their aims in cyberspace. This is a …

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