May 9, 2016

Watchtower Library 2016 – JW News

The Watchtower Library is used daily by hundreds of thousands looking for specific information that is Bible based. Join with others studying in the most valuable book ever written, God’s word the Bible, by way of the Watchtower Library..

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May 28, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses’ book lists signs of extremism ? – JW News

On 5 May 2016, the Federal List of Extremist Materials once again was extended. From the update it became known that on 22 December 2015 the Smolny district court of St. Petersburg ruled the electronic version of the book “The Greatest Man Who Ever Lived,” which was posted on the Jehovah’s Witnesses’ website that was banned in 2014, to be extremist. This is an illustrated book about the life of Jesus Christ.

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May 28, 2016

Kazakhstan Jehovah’s Witness fined for inviting neighbors to meeting – JW News

Dina Sarsebekova arrived at the homes of deaf persons, introduced herself in sign language, and invited them to some activity that was supposed to occur on 23 March at the address Prospect Abulkhair Khan 73 (it is at this address that the religious association of Jehovah’s Witnesses is registered—author’s note), and then showed a video tape with religious contents on her tablet.

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May 28, 2016

Jehovah’s Witness’ display penalized in Bashkiria – JW News

As a result, the activist was fined 10,000 rubles. The prosecutor’s office emphasized that originally the fine amounted to 15,000 rubles, but the Supreme Court of the republic of Bashkiria ruled that this punishment was much too severe and reduced the amount.

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May 28, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses in the city of Ivanovo fined 100,000 rubles – JW News

Свидетели Иеговы в г. Иваново оштрафован на 100000 рублей

New approach to combating Jehovah’s Witnesses devised.

In Ivanovo province, as the result of a prosecutorial inspection, a religious organization that endangered the life and health of a great number of people was held administratively accountable.

The prosecutor’s office of the October district of the city of Ivanovo conducted a verification of compliance with legislation regarding fire safety and combating terrorism.

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May 28, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses to gather in Cornwall – JW News

Jehovah’s Witnesses will soon begin to gather in Cornwall to attend their annual conventions at the civic complex.

The first three-day convention for English speaking Jehovah’s Witnesses is scheduled from June 10-12.

“After almost 20 years, coming here (to Cornwall) is almost like coming home,” said Wayne Gratton, the local media representative with the Witnesses.

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May 28, 2016

Gaborone, Jehovah’s Witnesses ‘Imitate Jehovah’ Assembly – JW News

Jehovah’s Witnesses will hold their Circuit Assembly on Saturday at Botlhale Primary School Hall in Ledumang, Gaborone. The same programme will be repeated at Baobab Primary School Hall the following day.

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May 28, 2016

Doctors explore benefits of “bloodless” surgery – JW News

Little Madison Mason was born with Down syndrome and a heart condition that required open heart surgery.

“I was devastated. It was overwhelming,” her mother Tiffanie Mason told CBS News.

The surgery typically requires a blood transfusion, but that was against the family’s religious beliefs as Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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May 27, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses asked that they be allowed to have a literature cart – JW News

The commissioners agreed that the manned literature cart for the Jehovah’s Witnesses be allowed during the requested times and that they be located on the south side of the courthouse lawn during Farmers Markets “unless they are selling goods and are part of the Farmers Market through the Chamber of Commerce.”

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May 27, 2016

UZBEKISTAN: Fines, rape threat for Jehovah’s Witness literature – JW News

During nearly 24 hours in detention at Samarkand City Police in early February, officers hit the women and demanded that they renounce their faith, Jehovah’s Witnesses complained to Forum 18. Officers threatened one with rape.

Between January and May, at least 14 Protestants and 49 Jehovah’s Witnesses are known to have received fines of up to 100 times the minimum monthly wage.

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May 27, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses Announce Convention Series “Remain Loyal To Jehovah!” – JW News

Uplifting story of a local Gulf War Veteran, who had fallen into heavy drinking, drug abuse and a broken marriage but turned his life around.

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May 27, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses convention series returning to War Memorial Arena – JW News

Jehovah’s Witnesses are about to begin their annual conventions and public invitation campaign, held in countries around the world as well as locally.

For their fourth year at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena in Johnstown, organizers said they are expecting a total attendance of 12,000 through the events, held on three weekends in June.

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May 27, 2016

Turkey violated religious freedoms of Jehovah Witnesses: ECHR – JW News

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that Turkey violated the right to freedom of religion of a group of Jehovah Witnesses in İzmir and Mersin through “direct interference” by refusing to grant them appropriate places of worship.
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May 27, 2016

‘Remain Loyal!’ theme of Jehovah’s Witnesses conference – JW News

Jehovah’s Witnesses invite both members and non-members of the denomination to a regional convention being held west of Detroit.

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May 27, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses put former Brooklyn Heights hotel up for sale – JW News

Attention nostalgic Brooklyn Dodgers fans!

The Jehovah’s Witnesses are selling the former Brooklyn Heights hotel where the forever-missed baseball team stayed during home games.

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May 27, 2016

JEHOVAH”S WITNESSES PORTFOLIO ‘BETTER MAINTAINED THAN THE WHITE HOUSE,’ – JW News

21 Clark St, a 16-story, 314k SF building dating to the 1920s, was bought by the religious group in 1975. They’ve since used it as a dorm for members.
It was built as a hotel and opened in 1928 as the Leverich Towers Hotel. It was known Continue reading
May 26, 2016

Jehovah’s Witness Regional Convention coming to Rabobank

The annual Jehovah’s Witness Regional Convention will be presented by the Christian Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses at the Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield Continue reading
May 25, 2016

Why are Jehovah’s Witnesses persecuted in Russia? – JW News

THEY ARRESTED THE BIBLE

Persecution of the Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia proceeds with such consistency and geographic scope that the campaign already seriously violates the right to freedom of religious confession, that is, the constitution of the Russian federation. Continue reading
May 25, 2016

Belleville, Jehovah’s Witnesses host 3-day convention – JW News

Jehovah’s Witnesses feel that all, including non-Witnesses, will benefit from the positive message and practical suggestions that will be highlighted at the 2016 “Remain Loyal!” Regional Convention May 27 at the Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 43777 Ecorse Road in Belleville. Continue reading
May 24, 2016

Jehovah’s Witness convention brings 3,000 to Penticton – JW News

Hotels in Penticton are looking forward this June to the return of one of the biggest annual conventions hosted at the South Okanagan Events Centre.
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May 24, 2016

RUSSIA: Jehovah’s Witnesses face possible liquidation – JW News

If prosecutors proceed with their threat to liquidate the Jehovah’s Witness headquarters near St Petersburg, thousands of local congregations across Russia could also face prohibition of their activities and individuals could be vulnerable to Continue reading
May 24, 2016

Jehovah’s Witness Convention opens in Salt Marsh – JW News

Hundreds of members of the Jehovah’s Witness faith are expected to gather at the group’s Assembly Hall in Salt Marsh, Trelawny, tomorrow, for the beginning of a series of three-day regional conventions which will be held under the theme: ‘Remain Loyal to Jehovah!’

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May 24, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses sing for the last time in the TT Hall – JW News

Jehovah’s Witnesses put an end to a long tradition. They hold this weekend for their last day meeting in Assen. The biannual conference, thousands of Jehovah’s Witnesses together in the TT Hall.

Next year’s meeting in a new hall in Continue reading

May 23, 2016

Kingdom Halls for a Million Witnesses – JW News


Salones del Reino por un millón de Testigos – JW Noticias

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May 23, 2016

New Kingdom Hall in Neosho – JW News

“Starting in the morning, we will have an open house, everyone is invited to come out and we will give a brief tour of the Kingdom Hall, the grounds and just to show what we did,” said Jonathan Finley, coordinator of the local congregation. “And then starting at 2 p.m. Continue reading
May 22, 2016

Spanish Speaking Regional Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Español Convenio Regional Hablando de los testigos de Jehová

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May 22, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses to convene in Lowell

Jehovah’s Witnesses are holding a series of four annual conventions at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell, on Memorial Day weekend and during the summer. Continue reading
May 21, 2016

A Day in History – Jehovah Witnesses’ convicted of belonging to an illegal organization – JW News

An Edmonton couple and a second man were convicted in Edmonton police court of belonging to an illegal organization.

Jean Van Oene, Garrett Van Oene, and John W. Ketter, a steam engineer, were Continue reading

May 21, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses List Another Dumbo Development Site – JW News

Ahead of the religious organizations move to Warwick, NY from its longtime Brooklyn headquarters, the Jehovah’s Witnesses have Continue reading
May 21, 2016

FYI – Mexico wants to ban evangelization “door to door” – JW News

Mexico’s Senate vote on a new law that will take care of the household privacy and religious freedom in the country. The aim would be to Continue reading
May 21, 2016

FYI – Jehovah’s Witnesses to sell all 34 buildings – JW News

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