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House Speaker Mike Johnson Will Be Honored Tonight at Christian Nationalist Gathering

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson will give a keynote address and receive an award at a gala being held by the National Association of Christian Lawmakers at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. The Museum of the Bible has become a base camp for right-wing Christian organizing in the nation’s capital. The National Association […]

Henry Kissinger Received a Honored Welcome At The Gates of Hell

Henry Kissinger received a honored welcome at the gates of hell-Tens of thousands of demons and imps in jubilant welcome did yell- Satan himself handed Kissinger the ceremonial key to the gates of the fiery lake-The dark side did rejoice at the return of one of their own who spent his life working for evil’s […]

Harriet Tubman Honored With Statue Of Her Left Big Toe

AUBURN, NY — Following the new tradition of erecting disturbing modern-art monuments for prominent historical figures, the city of Auburn has unveiled a bronze statue of abolitionist and Underground Railroad leader Harriet Tubman’s left big toe. Source

Swiatek Wins WTA Player of Year, Pegula’s Coach Witt Honored

Iga Swiatek was honored as WTA Player of the Year for the first time on Monday, Dec. 12, after rising to No. 1 in the rankings in April and remaining there for the rest of the season thanks in part to two Grand Slam titles. Swiatek, a 21-year-old from Poland who was the WTA Newcomer […]

Japanese Former Leader Abe Honored At Divisive State Funeral

Japan’s assassinated hawkish former leader, Shinzo Abe, has been honored by a rare state funeral that was full of militaristic pomp. Source

Iranian boy Ilia Afsharmand honored with gold prize at Japanese drawing contest 

TEHRAN – An Iranian boy named Ilia Afsharmand has won a gold prize at the 29th World Children’s Picture Contest in Japan. Ilia, who is 13, received the honor for his painting entitled “Sport and Empathy Humans and Animals”. The competition is annually organized by the Ie-no-Hikari Association and Tokyo-based family magazine Ie-no-Hikari. Nineteen other […]

Iran’s “Absence”, “Two Dogs” honored at Bengaluru Intl. Film Festival  

Iran’s “Absence”, “Two Dogs” honored at Bengaluru Intl. Film Festival   – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The 13th Bengaluru International Film Festival awarded the Iranian films “Absence” and “Two Dogs” during its closing ceremony held in the Indian city of Bengaluru last Thursday. Directed by Ali Mosaffa, “Absence” won a runner-up film prize in the Asian […]

Zionist Trump Honored in ZIONIST Israel

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WATCH – Sixth-Grader Honored for Saving Two Lives in One Day: ‘We Are All So Proud’

A sixth-grader in Muskogee, Oklahoma, named Davyon Johnson was able to use important life skills during class recently. Davyon, who is a student at the 6th and 7th Grade Academy, performed an abdominal thrust on a classmate who was choking on a bottle cap, the Enid News & Eagle reported December 19. Then a few […]

Frank Sinatra honored with statue in his Hoboken, New Jersey hometown

Hollywood legend Frank Sinatra was honored with a life-size bronze sculpture in his hometown of Hoboken, New Jersey on Sunday (12 December 2021). On what would’ve been his 106th birthday, the crowd sang happy birthday to the singer and actor. Sculpted by Carolyn Palmer, the unveiling event was attended by his daughter, Tina Sinatra, along […]

Greek-American Heroes Honored with Oxi Day Foundation Awards

Five proud Greek-American veterans (L to R): Stephen Cherpelis, Efthemios J. “Tim” Bentas, Lt. General Andrew Poppas, Peter Vergados and John Calamos. Credit: Oxi Day Foundation The Washington Oxi Day Foundation recently honored three Greek-American veterans for courageously risking their lives in WWII, Korea and Vietnam. The annual Service Awards were presented to Efthemios J. […]

People of Service and Courage to be Honored by Oxi Day Foundation

Photo from the 2019 Oxi Day celebration in Washington D.C. Credit: Oxi Day Foundation The Oxi Day Foundation announced recently the honorees that will receive the Oxi Service and Courage Awards and Calamos Service Award on October 28, on the anniversary of the historic “Oxi” (No) Greece said in 1940 to the fascist designs of […]

George Bizos, The Lawyer Who Saved Nelson Mandela Honored in Greece

The main square of Vasilitsi, Messinia was named after George A. Bizos, the Greek-South African lawyer who saved Mandela and fought apartheid. Credit: Messinia Press George Bizos, the Greek-South African human rights lawyer who fought apartheid and saved Nelson Mandela from a death sentence during the Rivonia Trial, died on September 9, 2020. In honor […]

Greeks Honored in New Australian National Monument to Migration

The National Monument to Migration in Sydney, Australia. Credit: J Bar/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY-SA 3.0 Greek philanthropists have banded together to commemorate Greek migrants on the new National Monument to Migration in Sydney, Australia to recognize the 200th anniversary of Greek independence. The Welcome Wall at the Australian National Maritime Museum was recently named the National […]

Elie Wiesel to Be the First Jew Honored With a Bust in National Cathedral

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Washington’s National Cathedral, known for its role during presidential inaugurations and other days of national import, is honoring Elie Wiesel, the Nobel Peace Laureate and Holocaust memoirist with a bust, making him the first Jew to be so honored. Or maybe not the first, depending on where you sit. “I would say […]

Elie Wiesel to be ‘first 20th century Jew’ honored with bust in Washington’s National Cathedral

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Parviz Tanavoli honored at Asia Arts Game Changer Awards

TEHRAN – Iranian sculptor Parviz Tanavoli is among the four artists and art professionals selected to be honored with Asia Arts Game Changer Awards this year. He is also a painter and a poet, and is most famous for his iconic Heech sculpture series. The Asia Arts Game Changer Awards is a signature event honoring […]

Fundraiser Responsible for Securing the Largest Charitable Gift to Israel to be Honored

As the recently retired southwest regional director at American Associates, Ben-Gurion University (AABGU), Philip Gomperts facilitated what is widely believed to be the largest charitable gift in Israel’s history. During his nearly three-decade career at AABGU, the United States-based fundraising arm of the Negev-based research university, Gomperts befriended Howard and Lottie Marcus, an unassuming couple […]

Alan Turing, LGBTQ WWII Code Breaker, Honored On Britain’s 50-Pound Note

LONDON (AP) — The rainbow flag is flying proudly Thursday above the Bank of England in the heart of London’s financial district to commemorate World War II codebreaker Alan Turing, the new face of Britain’s 50-pound note. The design of the bank note was unveiled before it is set to be formally issued to the […]

Greece to be Honored by Costa Rica on Shared Bicentennial

Credit: Bruce Thomson/CC BY 2.0/flickr The nations of Greece and Costa Rica are both celebrating the bicentennial of their independence this year, with Costa Rican authorities planning to illuminate their iconic National Insurance Building in the capital city of San Jose in blue and white on March 25th. Greeks in Costa Rica are already celebrating this […]

Holocaust survivor gymnast and rabbi honored with Hungarian Order of Merit

Two prominent figures from Hungary‘s Jewish community were honored with the country’s second-highest state award, the Hungarian Order of Merit. Rabbi Shlomo Koves and gymnast and Holocaust survivor Agnes Keleti were among this year’s recipients of the prestigious order.  Keleti is a five-time Olympic gold-medalist and Holocaust survivor. At age 35 she won an Olympic […]

Bar-Ilan professor honored by B’nai B’rith for rescuing Jews during WWII

Simon Raymond Schwarzfuchs, a Bar-Ilan University emeritus professor who rescued Jews and fought the Nazis as a member of the Jewish underground in France, has been recognized by B’nai B’rith International for human rights efforts during World War II.Schwarzfuchs was one of 18 heroes who received a Jewish Rescuers Citation from B’nai B’rith this year.He […]

The 244 Americans Donald Trump Wants Honored in the National Garden of Heroes

President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order on Monday detailing the American heroes he wants featured in his proposed National Garden of Heroes. Trump announced the tribute site during his July 3, 2020, speech at Mount Rushmore, in which he asserted the importance of American historical figures at a time when leftist radicals were vandalizing […]

Famed Human Rights Activist Garry Kasparov Honored With Algemeiner’s Prestigious ‘Warrior for Truth’ Award at Virtual ‘J100’ Gala

Garry Kasparov addresses the 7th annual Algemeiner ‘J100’ gala, in New York City, Dec. 1, 2020. Famed human rights activist Garry Kasparov was honored with the prestigious “Warrior for Truth” award on Tuesday at the 7th annual Algemeiner “J100” gala, held virtually from New York City and broadcast to a global audience. The Russian chess […]

Iranian craftswomen honored at World Crafts Council

TEHRAN – Two Iranian craftswomen have been honored at the World Crafts Council (WCC), the deputy tourism minister has said.  Parvin Abazari from Sirjan, and Fatemeh Shokri from Bahiri village (in Bushehr province) have gained prizes from an online completion organized by the WCC- Asia Pacific Region, Pouya Mahmoudian announced on Saturday.  Both crafters are […]

Obama to be honored by PEN America

During the ceremony, Obama and historian Ron Chernow, a former PEN board president, will discuss freedom of expression and the importance of truth in a world of misinformation. Obama’s previous books include “Dreams from My Father” and “The Audacity of Hope.” “As an organization of writers, we have always seen President Obama not just as […]

Black Jewish novelist Walter Mosley honored by National Book Foundation

JTA — Black Jewish novelist Walter Mosley received one of the National Book Foundation’s highest honors on Wednesday night: the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. Since 1988, the lifetime achievement award has gone to Joan Didion, Ursula Le Guin and Toni Morrison, among others. Mosley is the first Black man to win the medal […]

Sex offender rabbi to be honored at Judaism second holiest site

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Quaker group honored by Yad Vashem for helping Jews during Holocaust is now banned from Israel

One of the special ironies of the weekend’s news that Israel is barring 20 international organizations from entry because they support BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) is the appearance on that list of the venerable American Friends Service Committee, or AFSC, which was founded 101 years ago as an antiwar organization. AFSC earned distinction and […]

Seymour Hersh Joins Ranks Of Truth-Tellers Honored For Integrity

Journalist Seymour Hersh is to be honored with this year’s Sam Adams Award for Integrity to be presented to him at the Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence (SAAII) award ceremony on the evening of Sept. 22 at American University. Sam Adams Associates, who selected Hersh last month from a truly impressive roster of […]

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