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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Anti-Semitism casts long shadows over Jewish festival of lights

Anti-Semitism casts long shadows over Jewish festival of lights
Religion News Service: Hanukkah is meant to mark the victory of the Jewish people over religious oppression, but this year many Jews have felt defeated as a steady wave of anti-Semitic incidents roiled the country.
The Conversation: How Hanukkah came to America

At Bush's church, a moment of pause for 'a remarkable life'
The Houston Chronicle: While President Bush's name was never mentioned in the sermon or prayers that followed, it was there between the lines.
Religion News Service: I want to die like George H.W. Bush

Church revival: The spirit (or the economy) is moving religious real estate again
WCPO Cincinnati: Church sales hit 4-year high in Tri-State area.

Dorothy Day's closed church could still aid NY community, researcher says
Crux: Selling Dorothy Day's former New York parish to make way for luxury apartments would be a devastating blow to residents and former parishioners in a neighborhood threatened by gentrification, an American researcher said.

To protect asylum-seeking family from deportation, Dutch church holds round-the-clock services for 900 hours and counting
Common Dreams: Taking advantage of a law barring authorities from entering a church during worship, a Protestant church has held services continuously since the family was given sanctuary there on October 26

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