Posts Tagged ‘mourning’

‘Declare May 15 Day of Mourning’ – Former Turkish Prime Minister Davutoğlu Urges World Leaders

May 15, 2024 By Nurah Tape – The Palestine Chronicle “The basic steps of this action plan is 15th of May is a special day of commemoration of all victims of Palestinians from 1948 until today. And Nakba is continuing today as well.” Former Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has made a formal plea to world […]

On Mourning

The very world perpetrating genocide asks Palestinians to prove that their children are indeed in pieces under the rubble, and not terrorists in a tunnel. Amid all the proving, there is no time to mourn. Source

Gaza in mourning: Unraveling the truth behind the Shadia Abu Ghazala school tragedy

Gaza school incident exposes grim reality of civilian casualties. Source

Palestinian youth choir sings in Italy while mourning the deaths of Palestinians in Jenin

Palestine’s Amwaj Choir took to the stage across Italy over the past two weeks, with performances continuing in spite of Israel’s deadly raid on the Jenin refugee camp earlier this week. “It’s challenging to live a beautiful moment, doing amazing music and we cannot forget. It doesn’t mean if we sing, we forget,” Production Coordinator Aleen […]

Palace Marks End Of Royal Mourning For Queen Elizabeth In A Timeless Way

A beautiful portrait of the late monarch signaled a return to official duties for members of the royal family. Source

Royal mourning gives a boost to local businesses in London

Royal fans have poured into the heart of London to experience the flag-lined roads, pomp-filled processions and, above all, brave an enormous line for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to bid adieu to Queen Elizabeth II, who died after an unprecedented seven decades on the throne. And while they’re here, they’re packing hotels, restaurants and shops. Visitors […]

Royal mourning gives a boost to local businesses in London

Royal fans have poured into the heart of London to experience the flag-lined roads, pomp-filled processions and, above all, brave an enormous line for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to bid adieu to Queen Elizabeth II, who died after an unprecedented seven decades on the throne. And while they’re here, they’re packing hotels, restaurants and shops. Visitors […]

Democrat Rep. Pramila Jayapal Caught Deleting Post Mourning 9/11 Terrorists

Democrat Rep. Pramila Jayapal mourned the 9/11 hijackers in a disturbing post commemorating the deadliest attack on US soil in history. In a now-deleted Twitter post, the progressive Congresswoman reminded Americans to remember the lives of the hijackers. “Today we remember the 2,996 people who were killed on 9/11 and all those who lost their […]

Britain wakes up in mourning, and to a new monarch, King Charles III

King Charles III releases his first official statement King Charles III released his first statement after becoming Britain’s new monarch yesterday, paying tribute to his mother. “The death of my beloved mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family,” he wrote. “We mourn profoundly the […]

‘We and the Palestinians have lost an indomitable fighter’: mourning the loss of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Editor’s Note: The following statement was released by Africa4Palestine on December 26, 2021 on the passing of Archbishop Desmond Tutu at the age of 90. The human rights organization #Africa4Palestine joins fellow South Africans, Africans and peace-loving peoples across the world in mourning the loss of Archbishop Desmond Tutu – a dear friend of the […]

52nd National Day Of Mourning To Be Observed In Plymouth

Above photo: Mass Peace Action. United American Indians of New England (UAINE) has called for the 52nd National Day of Mourning in Plymouth, Massachusetts on Thursday, November 25, 2021 at 12 o’clock noon. Participants will gather by the statue of Massasoit on Cole’s Hill above the Plymouth waterfront. Since 1970, hundreds of Native people and non-Native […]

Haiti’s First Lady Returns As Mourning Country Faces Uncertain Future

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s political future on Sunday grew murkier after the surprise return of first lady Martine Moïse, who was released from a hospital in Miami where she was treated for injuries following an attack in which the president was assassinated. Martine Moïse did not make any public statements after she descended a […]

Mixup over body sees ‘Covid victim’ walk home alive and well to stun family in mourning

A family in southern India was shocked to see a woman whom they had already mourned as a victim of the country’s devastating second Covid wave turn up alive at home on Wednesday afternoon. Muthyala Girijamma, a woman believed to be in her sixties in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, walked home from hospital almost two weeks […]

Jerusalem Day: A national day of mourning

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Mourning Justus Weiner

A Yahrzeit candle. Photo: Wikipedia. I was deeply saddened to learn of the recent death of Justus Weiner, a human rights lawyer who made aliya to Israel in 1981 and enjoyed a distinguished legal career in his adopted country. Our paths crossed in the mid-1980s when Justus was a visiting professor at Boston University Law […]

Mourning Iraq’s last Jewish doctor, Iraqis reconnect to Jewish history

Thafer Muallem, one of Iraq’s last remaining Jews, passed away this week. His death has brought out a large number of memories and emotions for Iraqis who seek to reconnect to the 2,600 years of Jewish history in the country. He is remembered as a “healer of the poor” in Iraq. Edwin Shuker, a friend […]

Why do we cover the mirrors in a house of mourning?

March 8, 2021 by Rabbi Raymond Apple Read on for article Ask the rabbi. Rabbi Raymond Apple MIRRORS IN A HOUSE OF MOURNING Q. Why are mirrors covered in a house of mourning? A. Not only Jews but some other groups have this custom. The usual Jewish explanation is that mirrors represent human vanity, an […]

Jews in mourning are finding unexpected comfort in virtual minyans

As soon as New York state began recognizing same-sex marriages in 2011, Judith Trachtenberg married her partner of decades. They were the first such couple to be wed by a rabbi from their beloved synagogue, B’nai Jeshurun on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. It was also around that time that Trachtenberg’s partner, Renie Rutchick, showed signs […]

Azeri Jews to skip Purim as chag coincides with national day of mourning

The Azeri Jewish community canceled all Purim celebrations this year, as the Jewish holiday coincides with Azerbaijan’s national day of mourning recognizing the Khojaly Massacre.It is the first time the two dates have matched up with one another. Instead Azeri will be opting to celebrating at home with their families.“We are citizens of this multinational […]

30-day mourning period for Israeli Esther Horgen to be observed online

Browse > Home / News / 30-day mourning period for Israeli Esther Horgen to be observed online January 20, 2021 by Josh Hasten – JNS Read on for article Family and friends of Esther Horgen, the 52-year-old Israeli mother of six who was murdered by an Arab terrorist last month, are organizing a Zoom event […]

Mourning and Joy — At The Same Time

There are passages of the Talmud that you learn in the sacred books and are purely theoretical, and then there are pieces of Torah that become your reality in the blink of an eye. The famous teaching from Masechet Ketubot, for example, instructs, “If a funeral procession and a wedding procession meet at an intersection, […]

Lucian on Mourning

By Lucian of Samosata THE behaviour of the average man in a time of bereavement, his own language and the remarks offered him by way of consolation, are things that will reward the attention of a curious observer. The mourner takes it for granted that a terrible blow has fallen both upon himself and upon […]

Mourning Saeb Erekat: The indefatigable, media savvy Palestinian peace negotiator who rejected violence

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Hamas is mourning Trump’s defeat, Abbas is celebrating and the Saudis are sulking

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Mourning and masks: Shiites in Iran mark Ashoura amid coronavirus restrictions

Shiite Muslims in Iran observed the solemn holy day of Ashoura on Sunday in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic. The country has recorded the largest number of virus-related deaths in the region and authorities only allowed limited mourning rituals to take place, with those involved urged to keep their distance. Iran banned mourning ceremonies […]

Mourning and masks: Shiites in Iran mark Ashoura amid coronavirus restrictions

Shiite Muslims in Iran observed the solemn holy day of Ashoura on Sunday in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic. The country has recorded the largest number of virus-related deaths in the region and authorities only allowed limited mourning rituals to take place, with those involved urged to keep their distance. Iran banned mourning ceremonies […]

Mourning and masks: Shiites in Iran mark Ashoura amid coronavirus restrictions

Shiite Muslims in Iran observed the solemn holy day of Ashoura on Sunday in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic. The country has recorded the largest number of virus-related deaths in the region and authorities only allowed limited mourning rituals to take place, with those involved urged to keep their distance. Iran banned mourning ceremonies […]

Mourning and masks: Shiites in Iran mark Ashoura amid coronavirus restrictions

Shiite Muslims in Iran observed the solemn holy day of Ashoura on Sunday in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic. The country has recorded the largest number of virus-related deaths in the region and authorities only allowed limited mourning rituals to take place, with those involved urged to keep their distance. Iran banned mourning ceremonies […]

Mourning and masks: Shiites in Iran mark Ashoura amid coronavirus restrictions

Shiite Muslims in Iran observed the solemn holy day of Ashoura on Sunday in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic. The country has recorded the largest number of virus-related deaths in the region and authorities only allowed limited mourning rituals to take place, with those involved urged to keep their distance. Iran banned mourning ceremonies […]

Mourning and masks: Shiites in Iran mark Ashoura amid coronavirus restrictions

Shiite Muslims in Iran observed the solemn holy day of Ashoura on Sunday in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic. The country has recorded the largest number of virus-related deaths in the region and authorities only allowed limited mourning rituals to take place, with those involved urged to keep their distance. Iran banned mourning ceremonies […]

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