Posts Tagged ‘mourning’

‘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 […]

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 […]

Pakistanis take part in Muslim mourning processions

Thousands of Shiite Muslims marched amid tight security in the streets of Pakistan’s capital city Islamabad on Saturday. They gathered to commemorate Ashoura, the festival of mourning for the seventh-century martyrdom of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Muhammad who Shiites claim to be the prophet’s rightful successor.

Putin declares March 28 a day of mourning for Kemerovo shopping mall fire victims

READ MORE: ‘One wants not to cry, but wail’: Putin visits scene of Kemerovo mall inferno (VIDEO) On Wednesday, flags across Russia will be flown at half-mast to commemorate more than 60 people who perished in the blaze at the busy shopping mall. “Expressing sorrow for the dead and condolences to their families and friends, I order […]

Photos: Pres. Rouhani attends Ashura mourning at Shah-Abdol-Azim shrine

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on September 28 Iran Front Page- IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday, September 28, and picked headlines… Source Article from http://theiranproject.com/blog/2017/10/01/photos-pres-rouhani-attends-ashura-mourning-shah-abdol-azim-shrine/

Photos: Muharram mourning ceremonies in Iran’s northern historical village

ISNA l Ashkan Shabani, Sajjad Yousefi, Mehdi Motamed & Mona Hoobehfekr: Millions of Shia Muslims across Iran, including Masouleh in Iran’s northern Gilan province, are mourning the anniversary of martyrdom of the third Imam, Hussein bin Ali (AS), and his companions in the 680 AD Battle of Karbala.   Source Article from http://theiranproject.com/blog/2017/09/29/photos-muharram-mourning-ceremonies-irans-northern-historical-village/

Photos: Muharram mourning ceremonies in Tehran

Tasnim | Mohammad Hassan Aslani: Millions of Shia Muslims across Iran, including Tehran, are mourning the anniversary of martyrdom of the third Imam, Hussein bin Ali (AS), and his companions in the 680 AD Battle of Karbala.   Source Article from http://theiranproject.com/blog/2017/09/27/photos-muharram-mourning-ceremonies-tehran/

Rabbi Rosen’s final mourning

This is part of Marc H. Ellis’s “Exile and the Prophetic” feature for Mondoweiss. To read the entire series visit the archive page. What to do with a rabbi who, for the upcoming Tisha B’Av. a Jewish fast day commemorating the destruction of the ancient Temples in Jerusalem, uses the Biblical Book of Lamentations as […]

George Nelson: Mourning a 9-11 Truth Teller

  June 18, 2017 Source Article from https://www.henrymakow.com/2017/06/george-nelson.html

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