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This year, the first day of Hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving, a coincidence that last happened in 1888 and will not occur again for 79,043 years, according to Jewish sources. Jews and Christians agree that "Thanksgivukkah" is not a contradiction but a ..
Todd Burpo, whose book Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back is set to become a full-length motion picture next year, calls the parts of the film he has seen "accurate" and well-made. Both book and movie n..
Benjamin Scot Miller filmed his son's first year, and this touching story has gone viral on YouTube. Born prematurely, Ward Miles was too small for his mother to hold, and even when she could hold him, he needed a complex medical apparatus to stay al..
Jewish Group Raises 17,000 Pounds of Food for Donations at Screenings of 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'
Last week, BBYO, a Jewish teen organization, organized prescreenings of the new film "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," but with a twist – they teamed up with local food banks and asked for food donations. Across the country, Jewish teens participati..
"Catching Fire," the new sequel to "The Hunger Games," opened this past weekend. It broke the November box office record with a staggering $161.1 million, and Christian reviewers say the sacrifices in the film prove remarkably similar to the deaths o..
Possibly signaling a national trend, The Cleveland Clinic, ranked the fourth-best American hospital by U.S. News & World Report, announced that it plans to cut $330 million from its 2014 budget, and attributed about half of those cuts, roughly $165 m..
The ridiculous viral video "The Fox" is set to become a children's book, available for Christmas. "We felt that the idea 'What does the fox say?' was a good idea for a children's book, no matter what we turned it into as a video," Bard Ylvisake, one ..
A black megachurch pastor shared the woes of African Americans whose loyalty to the Democratic Party hampers their political leverage and suggested Republicans reach out to blacks and Hispanics through faith-based policies on the family and urban dev..
Stephen Colbert's Challenge to 'Out-Donate China' in Philippines Aid Gives International Relief Organization a Push
An international Christian relief organization was helped in its efforts to distribute food in the typhoon devastated areas of the Philippines after television personality Stephen Colbert challenged his loyal viewers to raise more money than the nati..
WASHINGTON - An African-American megachurch pastor long criticized by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) shared his vision of the Civil Rights movement and announced his new life-time membership of the NAACP at the..
Satan can give the Christian Right all its goals and still destroy the church from within, Russell D. Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, declared at the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Coalition's "..
Dancing, rap music, an open mic, and Jesus Christ? A couple of Christians in Michigan use a "night club" setting to connect churches, share testimonies, and proclaim the gospel. The ministry leaders just celebrated their 1-year anniversary.
Bible Is More Accessible Now Than Anytime in History; Work to Translate Into Every Tongue Hastens Jesus' Return?
The president of the largest Bible translation organization in the world says that more people than ever before can access the Bible in their own language, that translation programs for every native language in the world will be underway in twelve ye..
Rumor has it that President Obama's Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare, may have cost students at Maryland's Bowie State University their healthcare coverage. However, the University denies any connection between the two.
Youth Mobility at 50-Year Low; Some Advocates Blame Gov't Policies, Sluggish Economy for Delays in Marriage, Family
According to new data from the Census Bureau, the proportion of young people who move is at a 50-year low. Some blame the economic crisis or government programs for the "prolonged adolescence" experienced by the Millennial generation, while a Christi..
NYPD Investigates Series of Attacks Targeting Jews; Poll Finds 81 Percent of American Jews Believe Anti-Semitism Is a Problem in the US
The New York Police Department (NYPD) is investigating a series of attacks targeting Jews in Brooklyn, and one Jewish advocacy group has found what it calls surprisingly high numbers of American adherents of the Hebrew faith fearing anti-Semitism in ..