May 27, 2016
- B’nai B’rith International is troubled by particular nominees of presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders to the Democratic convention platform panel. Cornel West, with a history of virulently anti-Israel statements, and James Zogby, a longtime partisan critic of the indispensable alliance between the United States and Israel, both were appointed to the drafting committee earlier this week.
West is a prominent supporter of the discriminatory...
May 26, 2016
- B’nai B’rith International is appalled that the World Health Organization (WHO) will investigate Israel, a solitary beacon of humanitarian values in the Middle East, for supposed “mental, physical and environmental health” violations. Israel was, once again, the only country in the world singled out during the annual assembly of a United Nations body that is meant to be nonpolitical.
Arab states co-sponsored the anti-Israel...
May 24, 2016
May 23, 2016
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 5/23/16)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Executive Director Dr. Jeffrey Haggray today announced a number of staffing transitions that will bolster the organization’s mission in key areas related to support for ministerial leaders and technology management.
The Rev. Jamaal Nelson joins ABHMS as director of “In Support of Excellence,” a program that seeks to equip, support,...
May 22, 2016
Seasoned and recently ordained Orthodox Christian priests may want to take advantage of grant awards being offered by the Louisville Institute.
The awards offer pastoral leaders the opportunity and resources to investigate issues related to Christian life, faith, and ministry. Through its Pastoral Study Project program [PSP], the Institute enables pastoral leaders to bracket daily work routines in...
May 20, 2016
- A piece of legislation at the 2016 General Conference is calling for the United Methodist Church to advocate for the improvement of health care in the United States.