Posts Tagged ‘celebration’

16-Year-Old Retrieves Cross in Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebration

Archibishop Elpiodophoros casts a white cross into the water of Tarpon Springs. Credit: Twitter/Archibishop Elpidophoros Thousands of people attended the annual Epiphany celebration in Tarpon Springs, Florida on Thursday. Archbishop Elpidophoros and Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta, were the officiants in this year’s liturgy at the city’s St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Following the Divine Liturgy and […]

Epiphany Celebration to Be Held for the First Time at St. Augustine, Florida

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in St. Augustine, Florida. Credit: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church An Epiphany celebration is to be held for the first time in St. Augustine on the Atlantic coast of northeastern Florida on Thursday. The Greek Orthodox community in the town, which is the oldest continuously-inhabited European-established settlement in the United States, […]

Report: Celebration That Requires You To Stay Up Past Midnight Far Less Appealing Once You Turn 30

Report: Celebration That Requires You To Stay Up Past Midnight Far Less Appealing Once You Turn 30 U.S.—According to multiple, increasingly tired sources across the United States and around the world, the annual celebration that requires you to stay up past midnight is far less appealing once you turn thirty. Partygoers across the country in […]

Tarpon Springs Epiphany: Greek Orthodox Prepare for 2022 Celebration

Archbishop Elpidophoros blesses the young man who retrieved the cross from the waters of Tarpon Springs at the January 2021 Epiphany celebration. Credit: GOARCH The annual Epiphany celebration of the Baptism of Jesus Christ by St. John the Baptist in the River Jordan will be held on January 6, 2022 at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox […]

On the Celebration of the 110th Anniversary of the Xinhai Revolution

The reason for another address to the Taiwan problem, perhaps the most dangerous today in terms of maintaining (at least relative) stability in the global political system, was the celebration of the 110th anniversary of the Xinhai Revolution in Beijing and Taipei. Successful completion of the Revolution interrupted more than 2,000 years of monarchical rule […]

It came Rome! Italy erupts in celebration after dramatic Euro 2020 success

The rules had been clear. No crowding. No flares. No violence. Fearing an ugly fallout from the match, whichever way it went, the Rome authorities had stopped public transport at 9pm and begun to cordon off parts of the city centre. As it happened, the worst that happened as fans marched down Rome’s main street, […]

Flood Report Not Allowed Amid Party Celebration

On July 1, Chinese leader Xi Jinping repeated his old slogan again on the Tower of Tiananmen Square in Beijing: “This country is its people; the people are the country.” Ironically, people across China are suffering from floods, but none of the top leaders of the Chinese communist regime even bother to visit any of […]

Thousands march in Bogotá gay pride celebration

Thousands flew rainbow flags as they joined an annual gay pride parade in Colombia’s capital Bogota on Sunday (4 JULY 2021). Dancing, singing and cheering, participants in the XXV Gay Pride march walked from the Enrique Olaya Herrera National Park to the Plaza de Bolívar, in the center of the city. Many of those who […]

A Sparkly, Spangly Flag Cake for Your Fourth of July Celebration

One of my favorite annual traditions is making this super-simple flag cake with my daughter. Yes, turning a cake into an American flag is somewhat cliché, but if you consider this the best way to dress up berry shortcake, then it’s as fun to make as it is to share. This charming, whipped cream-frosted cake […]

Watch: Students Sign ‘Cancel Memorial Day’ Petition; “It’s A Celebration Of U.S. Imperialism And Colonialism”

Members of the So Called ‘squad’ of extreme leftist Democrats spent thousands of dollars on hiring private security while simultaneously calling for defunding and even abolishing the police, a report highlights. According to Federal Election Commission (FEC) records, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (New York), Ilhan Omar (Minnesota), Cori Bush (Missouri) and Ayanna Pressley (Massachusetts) privately built up their own protection forces, […]

A Memorial Day Celebration for Palestinian Freedom in a Hostile Occupied Land

THE HOLY DAY & SANCTITY OF THE MEANING OF MEMORIAL DAY Memorial Day is traditionally all about recognizing and keeping alive the supreme sacrifices of all the world’s fallen men, women and children warriors who once put themselves and their lives on the line, and ended up paying the ultimate price – their very existence […]

Virtual Lag B’Omer-Iftar Celebration Celebrates Jewish-Muslim Dialogue, ‘Interfaith Diplomacy’ in Gulf

(From top left, clockwise) Ambassador Sh. Abdulla Rashed Al Khalifa, Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba, AJC International Director of Interreligious Affairs Rabbi David Rosen and former Ambassador Marc Sievers. Photo: Screenshot. The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities (AGJC) hosted a virtual webinar on Thursday about the importance of religious tolerance and coexistence between the Muslim and […]

Oscars: China Censors Social Media Celebration of Chinese-Born ‘Nomadland’ Director Chloe Zhao’s Oscar Wins

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Chloé Zhao’s history-making Oscars sweep, winning best director and best picture, is being met with a muted response in her country of birth, and even censorship. Zhao’s “Nomadland” is the second film directed by a woman to win a best picture Oscar. She is the first woman of color and second […]

Celebration is laced with warnings after Derek Chauvin conviction

It was an act of police violence so searing that it set off a nationwide racial reckoning nearly one year ago. The fact that it was captured on video that reverberated around the world led to the swift firing of all officers involved and likely played a significant role in the jury’s decision to convict […]

Celebration of 150th birth anniversary of the Paris  Commune today

Celebration of 150th birth anniversary of the Paris  Commune today which wrote a new epoch in the history of mankind taking revolutionary democracy to a magnitude unprecedented  Today on March 18th we commemorate the 150th anniversary of the formation of the Paris Commune. It inaugurated or ushered a new era in history by igniting the […]

Bicentennial Celebration Of Beloved British Writer William Cobbett Cancelled Because Of His ‘Truly Vile’ Antisemitism™

Enthusiasts intending to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Rural Rides, a much beloved book by the 19th century British writer William Cobbett, have dropped their plans after Jews complained that his works were riddled with so-called “Jew-hate”: Cobbett’s Rural Rides, in which he writes of his encounters with labourers in southern England to highlight the […]

Purim: A Celebration of Difference and a Call to Action

On Purim, Jews all over the world will hear Megillat Esther, our story of triumph over those who would erase us. The Megillah is a story of diaspora Jews within the ancient Persian empire who were attacked because they preserved their identity and religion — even while being active participants in society. We read of […]

Chiefs Under Pressure to Ditch the Tomahawk Chop Celebration

Pressure is mounting for the Super Bowl-bound Kansas City Chiefs to abandon a popular tradition in which fans break into a “war chant” while making a chopping hand motion designed to mimic the Native American tomahawk. Local groups have long argued that the team’s chop tradition and even its name itself are derogatory to American […]

Illuminate: Biggest, Brightest Celebration in the Jewish World

RECORDED EARLIER [embedded content] This Hannukah, Jews around the world are tuning-in for a historic unity event on December 17.  Illuminate, broadcast from Jerusalem, celebrates the President of Israel’s endorsement of the Declaration of Our Common Destiny, which brings the common values of the Jewish people to life. The event launches a new global campaign […]

Chabad holds annual Eiffel Tower Hanukkah celebration with mayor’s help

The iconic and world-famous menorah-lighting ceremony in Paris’s Eiffel Tower was all set to be canceled this Hanukkah – until the timely intervention of the city’s mayor.The Hanukkah holiday is typically marked by big, public celebrations, in keeping with the holiday’s spirit of being publicized. But due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it seemed unlikely […]

Chabad in Warsaw, Poland, holds public Hanukkah celebration amid COVID-19

Despite restrictions put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, Jews in the Polish capital Warsaw still celebrated the holiday of Hanukkah in public. The ceremony was held by the local Chabad, and saw a massive Hanukkah menorah (hanukkiah) lit in front of the Palace of Culture, a building that was a gift to Poland […]

Public Chanukah Celebration Held in United Arab Emirates: ‘This Is What Real Peace Looks Like’

A giant menorah is lit up to celebrate Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 10, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Christopher Pike. A public Chanukah celebration was held in Dubai on Saturday night, featuring live music, dancing and a menorah lighting. Elan Carr, the US Envoy to Monitor and Combat […]

Veteran Receives Surprise 99th Birthday Celebration: ‘He’s Superman’

A World War II, Purple Heart veteran from Westchester County, New York, who survived the coronavirus, received a special surprise for his 99th birthday on Tuesday. Joey Casaburi, otherwise known as “Uncle Joey,” survived World War II, the Korean War, and a battle with the coronavirus that went on for three months, News 12 Westchester […]

Israeli-World Jewry Relations: From Negation to Celebration

Before our eyes, Israel is undergoing a miraculous transformation in the way it views its relationship with world Jewry. Today, we in the Knesset and throughout Israel mark “Diaspora Day,” a day to honor Jewish communities around the world, and to strengthen the bonds between us. This day is one of a series of measures […]

How Hanukkah came to be an annual White House celebration

President Trump’s plan of holding an in-person Hanukkah reception at the White House on Dec. 9, despite concerns over the coronavirus, is getting much attention on social media.Some asked whether anyone would be reckless enough to attend, observing that an in-person party, amid the COVID-19 surge, could turn out to be another superspreader event. Others […]

Cannes ‘mini’ film festival ends after 3-day outdoor celebration

It is one of the most influential and glamorous film festivals in the cinema calendar. The adapted 73rd edition of the Cannes film festival ended on Thursday night just before France went into another national lockdown, due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The event, which lasted for 3 days, was held outdoors and had a […]

The Celebration Parallax: George Soros can only be applauded on social media for his outright treason and violent insurrections

You’re not allowed to mention Soros unless you celebrate him. You’re not allowed to talk about demographic change unless you celebrate it. Michael Anton describes “the Celebration Parallax” in @TheStakesBook THE STAKES: AMERICA AT THE POINT OF NO RETURN — David Reaboi (@davereaboi) September 17, 2020

The Economy Of Sharing Is Alive during Nicaragua’s Independence Celebration

Above photo: Pinterest. Note: AFGJ’s NicaNotes hosted a Webinar on Sept. 13 entitled The Smoking Gun: Recent Revelations about U.S. Destabilization Efforts in Nicaragua with Magda Lanuza, Coleen Littlejohn, Brian Willson and Nan McCurdy about current US intervention in Nicaragua. You can see the one-hour webinar here. This week is very important in Central America, especially in Nicaragua. […]

Scotland Prepares National Celebration As Its 8,000 Jews Threaten To Leave En Masse

Ephraim Borowski, director of the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities (SCoJeC) said that the 8,000 Jews living in Scotland felt “alienated, vulnerable and not at home,” and are considering leaving the country over antisemitism: The Herald on Sunday has revealed Mr Borowski made the comments last year during a appearance before Scottish Parliament’s cross party […]

VIDEO: Jewish American Heritage Month – Capitol Hill Celebration (2018)

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