Iran’s Christians celebrate Christmas — Al-Monitor com

As Christians around the world celebrate Christmas, the holiday season is also observed in Iran, a predominantly Muslim nation where Christians make up less than 1% of the country’s approximate population of 77.5 million.   Summary Many of Iran’s Christians celebrate Christmas on Jan. 6, but the holiday is becoming popular across Iran and many…

Muslim bulletin on Muslim Christmas, Establishing America Together Foundation, Holocaust, Islam through lens of Pluralism and two upcoming Films — World Muslim Congress Blogspot de

(…) CONTENTS OF THIS BULLETIN Upcoming film Sacred, global release Holocaust and Genocides commemoration in Washington DC Establishing America Together Foundation Islam through the lens of Pluralism A Muslim’s Christmas “PK” the film Donation A. SACRED, THE FILM Sacred Film is about a successful real life event set in Mulberry, Florida coupled with a compelling…

Occupy Chanukah and Christmas – by Rabbi Michael Lerner at Tikkun org

by Michael Lerner December 16, 2011 Chanukah was the first recorded national liberation struggle against Greek imperialism, and Christmas celebrates the birth of a hoped-for messiah to free the Jewish people from Roman imperialism. What would a non-consumeristic Christmas look like? Here’s one vision: a “Christmas Peace Tree” made from post-consumer recycled plastic installed by…

Christmas joy sweeps Lebanon – Press TV News and Video

Click to view video >> Serena Shim, Press TV, Beirut Lebanon, which is home to some 18 different religious sects, is in a festive mood for Christmas. Even in mainly Muslim areas Christmas trees are adorning the streets. Sunni Prime Minister Saad Hariri lighted the huge Christmas tree in downtown Beirut, some 120 other Christmas…