Celebrating Ḥănukkāh 2013, [Nov 27 – Dec 5]

Hanukkah (/ˈhɑːnəkə/ hah-nə-kə; Hebrew: חֲנֻכָּה, Tiberian: Ḥănukkāh, usually spelled חנוכה, pronounced /χanuˈka/ in Modern Hebrew; a transliteration also romanized as Chanukah, Chanukkah or [Chanuˈkah]), also known as the Festival of Lights and Feast of Dedication, is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire of the 2nd century BCE. Hanukkah is observed for eight … [Read more...]

WEST BANK, Celebrating Woman lifts family ‘out of poverty’

Woman lifts her family out of poverty in the West Bank INAYAT NAGEEB IN HER LINGERIE SHOP, A BUSINESS SHE WAS ABLE TO START THANKS TO A GRANT FROM DEEP. THROUGH HER BUSINESS, SHE HAS DOUBLED HER FAMILY'S INCOME. (PHOTO: UNDP PAPP) Starting a business with limited resources in East Jerusalem, West Bank, is a challenge — especially for women. For Inayat Nageeb, a housewife and a mother of three sons and two daughters, life has not been easy. Her husband works as a guard at a mosque, with … [Read more...]

Hanukkah, ה or חנוכה, Ḥănukkāh celebrated December 8 – 16, 2012

  Alternative spellings: Spelling variations due to transliteration of Hebrew Chet Nun Vav Kaf Hey In Hebrew, the word Hanukkah is written חֲנֻכָּה or חנוכה (Ḥănukkāh). It is most commonly transliterated to English as Chanukah or Hanukkah, the former because the sound represented by "CH" ([χ], similar to the Scottish pronunciation of "loch") does not exist in the English language. Furthermore, the letter "chet" (ח), which is the first letter in the Hebrew spelling, is pronounced … [Read more...]

Jesus’s Transfiguration Date: August 19

Jesus’s Transfiguration   August 19 Jesus’s Transfiguration is observed by members of Orthodox Christianity.   Jesus’s Transfiguration is the event in which the Jesus was transfigured upon a mountain. It was on 19th of August that this mournful even took place and the world was astonished to see the transfiguration of the Jesus. Jesus became glowing and spoke to Moses and Elijah (very important figure of the Judaism) and was called Son by God. Those, who show this incident, … [Read more...]

Lynne Hazelden – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is truly excited to Celebrate the Life of this Woman, a true Freedom Fighter!         WOMAN of ACTION™     Lynne Hazelden UP & PERSONAL ~ How Get to know Me!     FIRST VISIT HERE > LISTEN MY PEACE VISION INSPIRATION ~ SOURCE ~ HOW I GOT to HERE ~WHERE it CAME FROM Here is some important info about my journey.... HERE     Lynne is raising funds to be treated by The International … [Read more...]

The Epiphany – It is a day for women to be treated as queens…were you?

    Epiphany Observed by Christians Celebrated January 6th Epiphany is a religious observance for Christians all over the world. January 6 is the date of the Epiphany Feast for Christians all over the world. It is the celebration of the revelation of God as human in the person of Jesus Christ. Western churches celebrate the visit of the Magi to the newborn Jesus, and Eastern Christians celebrate his baptism as the moment of Christ’s revelation as the son of God.     History of Epiphany This … [Read more...]

UNRWA – Children suffer due to 45% increased demolitions in 2010 in both East & West Banks.

  'Israeli demolitions traumatic for Palestinian children', says UN official     A senior United Nations official today condemned the demolition of two refugee homes in East Jerusalem, stressing in particular the trauma caused to Palestinian children forced to witness their homes being destroyed. "These condemnable acts have a devastating impact," Barbara Shenstone, the West Bank Field Director for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), said in a news … [Read more...]

Sukkot 2010 – September 22(sunset) – September 29(sunset)

  Celebrating Sukkot 2010     September 22-29   Sukkot (Hebrew: סוכות or סֻכּוֹת, sukkōt, Feast of Booths, Feast of Tabernacles) is a Jewish holiday celebrated on the 15th day of the month of Tishrei (late September to late October). It is one of the three biblically mandated Shalosh regalim on which Jews made pilgrimages to the Temple in Jerusalem. The Holy Day lasts seven days, including Chol Hamoed and is immediately followed by another festive day known as Shemini Atzeret. The … [Read more...]

Yom Kippur – Wed, September 26, 2012

A Celebration of Women sends our blessings to all the Women of our World and families that are celebrating the High Holiday of YOM KIPPUR. Yom Kippur is probably the most important holiday of the Jewish year. Many Jews who do not observe any other Jewish custom will refrain from work, fast and/or attend synagogue. services on this day. Yom Kippur occurs on the 10th day of Tishri.     YOM KIPPUR - Wed, September 26, 2012       Yom Kippur (Hebrew: יוֹם כִּפּוּר‎, IPA: [ˈjom … [Read more...]

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