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DePaul professor condemned for racist criticism of activists

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DePaul professor condemned for racist criticism of activists

DePaul professor condemned for racist criticism of activists DePaul Professor Jason Hill calls activists who criticize Israel’s apartheid and racist practices against Christians and Muslims in Israel and in the occupied territories “anti-Semitic.” Hill’s comments attacking BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanction) have come under scrutiny from those who support peace and justice and have been denounced…

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An (Orthodox) Easter blessing to all

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An (Orthodox) Easter blessing to all

An (Orthodox) Easter blessing to all Egg fighting, coloring eggs and the commercial benefits of being Orthodox at Easter. A look at one of my favorite holidays By Ray Hanania I always wondered, why would anyone use the fat side of an egg in shackling? You know, the Easter celebration of “egg fights.” It’s only…

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April proclaimed Arab American Heritage month by Cook County Board

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April proclaimed Arab American Heritage month by Cook County Board

April proclaimed Arab American Heritage month by Cook County Board Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison introduces a proclamation honoring April as Arab American Heritage Month at the board meeting March 20, 2019, in coordination with the passage of a State of Illinois Law designating April as Arab American Heritage month. The Cook County Board on…

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Max and Benny’s Offers Passover Seder food service

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Max and Benny’s Offers Passover Seder food service

Max and Benny’s Offers Passover Seder food service Passover is a very special time of year, and we look forward to the opportunity of spending it with you! All week we will be offering a variety of wonderful Passover specials. As usual we will host dinner the first two nights for your family’s Seder, and…

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Pawar gets endorsement of new Muslims group for Chicago Treasurer

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Pawar gets endorsement of new Muslims group for Chicago Treasurer

Pawar gets endorsement of new Muslims group for Chicago Treasurer New Muslim Political Organization makes its first endorsements in Chicago City-Wide Elections: Ameya Pawar for City Treasurer and Anna Valencia for City Clerk. The Illinois Muslim Civic Coalition also released its list of Muslims running for office in Chicago and the Chicagoland suburbs Today, on the first…

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Moraine Valley students perform in original theatrical production

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Moraine Valley students perform in original theatrical production

Moraine Valley students perform in original theatrical production Moraine Valley Community College will present “American Griot,” an original play exploring Muslim influence on the American music genre known as the blues. The Academic Theater production will run Feb. 21 to March 3, in the John and Angeline Oremus Theater, inside the Fine and Performing Arts…

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