Posts Tagged ‘orthodox’

The Fascinating History of the Greek Orthodox Community of Bangor, Maine

Members of the Greek community of Bangor, Maine visiting their ancestral village of Vamvakou, Greece in 1949, including Nikos Niarchos, a member of the Niarchos shipping family, on the left. Credit: Public Domain The small but thriving Greek community in Bangor, Maine has a rich history that dates back to the 1890s. The history of […]

Fire Breaks Out in Greek Orthodox Church of Sydney, Australia

The Sydney Orhodox cathedral sustained damages during fire. Credit: Greek Orthodox Cathedral of The Annunciation of Our Lady / Facebook A fire broke out at the historic Cathedral of the Annunciation of the Theotokos, a Greek Orthodox church in Sydney, Australia on the evening of Thursday, September 30. The fire caused significant damage to the […]

USA: Orthodox Jews protest against State of Israel in NYC

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The KGB and the Russian Orthodox Church

The fourth session of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR in 1990. Patriarch Alexy II speaks to the deputies. (TASS / Dmitry Sokolov) By Vladimir Popov (Former Soviet State Security Lieutenant Colonel)July 8, 2020 Anno DominiTranslated from the RussianExcerpt At the height of World War II, on September 14, 1943, the Council for the Affairs […]

Christian Orthodox Polygamy a Growing Trend in Russia Leading to a Slavic Baby Boom

Home » Breaking News, Europe, Social » Christian Orthodox Polygamy a Growing Trend in Russia Leading to a Slavic Baby Boom     “Looking for a second wife, a Slavic woman with blue eyes from a large family, who wants to give birth to as many children as God grants,” ads like this one are […]

Moscow police discover brothel on Russian Orthodox monastery premises; abbot believed to be Putin advisor

SEVASTOPOL, RUSSIA – AUGUST 18, 2017: Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Bishop Tikhon (Shevkunov), left-right, of Yegoryevsk, superior of Moscow’s Sretensky Monastery, visit the National Preserve of Tauric Chersonesos. (Photo by Alexei DruzhininTASS via Getty Images) By Tom ParfittLondon TelegraphOctober 29, 2012Two women were arrested on suspicion of prostitution after […]

Russian Orthodox Church Claims It is a ‘Sin’ to Deny COVID Jab and Those Who Refuse Must Spend Their Lives in Repentance

The Russian Orthodox Church is claiming that it is a “sin” to deny the experimental COVID-19 vaccine, putting the experimental jab on the same level of a holy sacrament, and saying that those who refuse must spend their lives in repentance. This is just another example of modern Christianity’s complete inability to fight back against the […]

St. Demetrios, Largest Orthodox School in US, Building New Daycare

Children of the St. Demetrios School the largest Greek Orthodox school in the US. Credit: Facebook/St. Demetrios St. Demetrios School, the largest Greek school in America, has embarked on an ambitious new campaign to construct a new daycare building as a way to provide its young families with a safe environment that allows youngsters to […]

Greek Orthodox Church of Australia

Greek Orthodox Church of Australia Jewish Australian Governments using faith to push their satanic agendas again. Biggest true Christian group are the Greeks in Victoria. Which is why the Jewstralian Governments have been targeting them.

Poll: Orthodox Jews Are Overwhelmingly Republican and Growing in Number

According to a new poll from the Pew Research Center, while the majority of Jews identify as Democrat, three out of four Orthodox Jews identify as Republican. Overall, three out of four Orthodox Jews experienced at least some form of antisemitism in the past year, more than non-religious Jews. The Pew poll “surveyed 4,718 U.S. […]

New Pew Study shows 75% of Orthodox Jews Identify as Republicans

(JTA) — Among the findings of the Pew Research Center’s new survey of American Jews is one that has become increasingly self-evident in recent years: Orthodox Jews in the U.S. overwhelmingly affiliate with the Republican Party. According to the newest study, 75% of Orthodox Jews surveyed said they were Republicans or leaned Republican. In 2013, […]

New US summer camp for Orthodox Jews bars vaccinated individuals

JTA — With summer coming and COVID-19 vaccines being deemed safe for children as young as 12, some camps are talking about the possibility of a mask-free summer for vaccinated campers. But one Jewish camp being planned for the summer is taking a different approach: barring any vaccinated camper or staff from attending at all. […]

Orthodox Jewish camp to ban kids, staff vaccinated for coronavirus

With summer coming and COVID-19 vaccines being deemed safe for children as young as 12, some camps are talking about the possibility of a mask-free summer for vaccinated campers. But one Jewish camp being planned for the summer is taking a different approach: barring any vaccinated camper or staff from attending at all. Advertisements for […]

Israelis should treat their ultra-Orthodox neighbors as normal people

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Honor extended to Jonathan Pollard by Australia’s Orthodox Jewish community stirs controversy

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Israel’s ultra-Orthodox spare their leaders soul-searching in wake of Mount Meron disaster

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Greek-Orthodox Patriarch performs ‘washing of the feet’ in Jerusalem

The Greek-Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem on Thursday performed the traditional “washing of the feet” ceremony outside the Holy Sepulchre. The ritual, conducted by Theophilos III before the clergy and this year because of the pandemic, only a small crowd of local pilgrims, symbolises humility. It is performed on the last Thursday before Easter at the […]

Top NYC mayoral candidates vie for haredi Orthodox endorsements

Two frontrunners in the race for New York City mayor are vying for endorsements from leaders of the city’s haredi Orthodox communities. Andrew Yang, the businessman and former Democratic presidential candidate, announced endorsements Wednesday morning from Orthodox leaders in the Borough Park neighborhood of Brooklyn. They included community activists from the Belz, Bobov and Satmar Hasidic […]

NJ township faces lawsuit for discriminating against Orthodox Jews

The Jackson Township of New Jersey is being called out by the state’s attorney-general for discriminating against Orthodox Jews, according to  an official statement.The civil rights lawsuit was launched at a few public officials who are being accused of enforcing zoning laws to “make it harder” for Orthodox Jews from praying or living in the […]

U.S. charges extremist Orthodox Lev Tahor sect with exploiting, kidnapping children

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Feds charge extremist Orthodox sect Lev Tahor with exploiting, kidnapping

Federal authorities filed child exploitation and child abduction charges against leaders of  an extremist haredi Orthodox sect that has been accused of forcing girls as young as 12 years old into marriages with much older men within the sect. Five leaders of the Lev Tahor group were charged by the United States Attorney for the […]

Orthodox Union to launch grant program to return to synagogue life

With the reopening of synagogues on the horizon amid the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic dying down, the Orthodox Union (OU) has launched a challenge grant intended to reinvigorate synagogues and encourage congregants to return to synagogue life.The grants will be awarded to congregations who create innovative programs or services to encourage a return to […]

Financial Scandal Envelops Greek Orthodox Church in Australia

Archbishop Makarios was accused of leading a life of luxury in the ABC report. Credit: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese The Greek Orthodox Church in Australia was accused of taking millions of dollars from taxpayer-funded aged care homes in a shocking report aired by the Australian Broadcast Corporation on Thursday. The scathing report, which also targets Archbishop Makarios […]

Why are so many North American Orthodox rabbis silent on aliyah?

Over the years, as I take part in the annual festive celebration of Yom Ha’atzma’ut and the Divine restoration of Jewish sovereignty that Independence Day embodies, I have found myself increasingly troubled by a question that may be simple yet is anything but simplistic. To put it bluntly: why are so many North American Orthodox […]

Orthodox Jewish couple accuses NYC of religious discrimination

An Orthodox Jewish coupled has filed a federal lawsuit accusing two New York City agencies of discrimination in affordable housing lotteries, according to The Associated Press. Chaim and Chana Katz said they faced discrimination when they applied for a three-bedroom apartment on Manhattan’s Lower East Side in 2017. The lawsuit names the city’s Department of […]

Israel election results: Ultra-Orthodox leader says better to work with Arab parties than left

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Leader of extremist haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor arrested in Guatemala

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Israel election results: Some ultra-Orthodox leaders back Netanyahu, but parties face a dilemma

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US’ Largest Greek Orthodox School Holds Parade on Greek Bicentennial

St. Demetrios School in Astoria, Queens, celebrating the Greek Bicentennial on Thursday. Credit: Facebook/St. Demetrios School The pupils of St. Demetrios, the largest Greek Orthodox school in America, held a gala celebration of the Greek bicentennial on Thursday including its traditional parade, live-streamed over the internet. Unfazed by the coronavirus restrictions that called for them […]

Ultra-Orthodox man says young Israeli attacked him for ‘spreading COVID’

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