Children Of Abraham: Three part (Religious History Documentary) | Timeline

In the post 9/11 world, entrenched religious belief is often seen as a key factor in a “clash of civilisations” – Christians, Muslims and Jews locked into an age-old struggle. In this thought-provoking three-part series, Mark Dowd, a Catholic who trained to be a Dominican Friar, embarks on a very personal journey to the Holy…

Jews United against Zionism and Israel in annual convention at Chicago, USA | Opposed occupation of Palestine and US recognition of Jerusalem as Zionist Capital

Jews United Against Zionism & Israel.Many Jews participate in an annual Convention in Chicago. Rabbi Dovid Feldman said Anti-Zionist Orthodox Jews are opposed to U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and opposed to Zionist Occupation of #Palestine. pic.twitter.com/sIf7HcfeGm — Abbs Winston (@AbbsWinston) December 29, 2017 nual

Street Food – A taste of conflict: The politics of food in Jerusalem

The ancient city of Jerusalem is sacred to three different faiths: for Jews it is the site of their first holy temple; for Christians it is the scene of Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection; and for Muslims it is the location of the Prophet Muhammad’s ascent to heaven. A site of vast historical and religious…

UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem: Better late than never — Gulf News com | Watch videos on ‘Jerusalem’

Dubai: The resolution of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) which on Tuesday described Jerusalem as “occupied” and declared Israel’s sovereignty over the city “null and void” is expected to raise the Palestinian spirit, Arab political analysts and human rights advocates said. “It is a good decision,” said Jamal Eid, lawyer and…

In Secular Germany Religions must organise on State Standards which are tailored toward the structures of Christian religion writes Alexander Goerlach

 “Islam in Germany- A poor second”  — A commentary by Alexander Goerlach on  Qantara de Germany is a secular country, but the German legal framework approves of institutionalised religions in a biased way. The religions must organise themselves according to state standards and those standards are tailored toward the structures of the Christian religion. A…

Rouhani accommodates Iran’s Jewish students — Al Monitor com

Thanks to the government of President Hassan Rouhani, as of Feb. 4, Jewish students officially no longer have to attend school on the Sabbath. This is an important step by the Rouhani administration to welcome Iranian Jews.   Homayoun Sameyah Najaf Abadi, head of Iran’s 8,500-strong Jewish community, poses in front of a new memorial…

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…

‘Tolerance in Islam’ — Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan’s letter to the Times of London on 6 November 1951 about unfair allegations against Islam and the Muslims in a leading article of 22 October 1951

H.R.H. Prince Aga Khan’s reply to TIMES, London, when it attempted to malign Islam. Even a little knowledge of Islam will show that its religion is not only tolerant of other Faiths, but most respectful, and indeed, fully accepts the divine inspiration of all theistic Faiths that came before Islam. It does not only teach…

“The Physician” by Noah Gordon The Long Road from International Bestseller to Film — “It’s about religion and friendship between people of different religions,”– Director Philipp Stölzl

Source: Deutsche Welle / Qantara de Article in German language: “Der Medicus” von Noah Gordon: Der lange Weg vom Weltbestseller zum Film ***** The novel “The Physician” was one of the biggest international successes of the last few decades. So it’s all the more surprising that it wasn’t made into a film years ago. A…