May 15, 2015

Watchtower Library 2014/2015 | JWnews . . .

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May 18, 2015

FYI – The lost city in the sands | JWnews

This is the lost city of Meroë in Sudan, with beautifully maintained pyramids as impressive as their more famous counterparts in Egypt.

However, unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is largely deserted.

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May 17, 2015

Christianity Crumbles in America | JWnews

Here are highlights from the US Religious Landscape Study, conducted among more than 35,000 adults in English and Spanish, of how American religion has changed from 2007 to 2014:

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May 17, 2015

Florida, Jehovah’s Witnesses New American Sign Language Translation Office | JWnews

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May 17, 2015

Chile, Jehovah’s Witnesses Mobilize For Flood Relief | JWnews

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May 17, 2015

Jehovah’s Witnesses distributing LITERATURE IS NOT proselytizing | JWnews

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May 17, 2015

Jehovah’s Witnesses gathering in Portland May 22 | JWnews

The local Regional Convention will be attended by 62 congregations of Jehovah’s Witnesses from Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont and is scheduled for three-day weekends on May 22-24 and May 29-31 starting at 9:30 a.m. every day

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May 16, 2015

Jehovah’s Witnesses take tax exemption in Fishkill | JWnews

FISHKILL – The Jehovah’s Witnesses have obtained a partial tax exemption for the Rivercrest luxury apartments that the religious group bought last year, and have now purchased an adjacent waterfront property, both in the Town of Fishkill.

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May 15, 2015

What’s New on JW.ORG? | JWnews

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May 15, 2015

Russia added to watch list | JWnews

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom reports Russia is now a country to watch. The USCIRF issued their report April 30.

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May 15, 2015

Jehovah’s Witnesses website, books declared “extremist” in Russia | JWnews

Сайт Свидетелей Иеговы, книги заявил «экстремистскими» в России – JWnews

Russia’s Supreme Court has declared the website and three books of the Jehovah’s Witnesses extremist, the court’s press service told RAPSI on Wednesday.

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May 15, 2015

FYI – Georgia: Orthodoxy in the classroom | JWnews

Since then, “collective prayers, preaching and indoctrination in public schools have been on the rise,” says Eka Chitanava from Georgia’s Tolerance and Diversity Institute, which recently conducted a survey of 33 religious minorities. All said their children are facing pressure at school, especially Muslims and Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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May 15, 2015

USCIRF , Religious Freedom Report With a Peculiar Omission | JWnews

In addition to identifying such discriminatory measures, recent USCIRF reports have also detailed government monitoring of disfavored religious groups, including Jehovah’s Witnesses, a Baptist Bible college and several Evangelical Christian churches.

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May 14, 2015

Westchester Residents Learn About Bloodless Medicine In New Rochelle | JWnews

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — More than 1,000 attended NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital’s forum on bloodless medicine at Beckwithe Pointe in New Rochelle on Saturday.

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May 13, 2015

Estonia, 8,000 Jehovah’s witnesses to gather in Tallinn | JWnews

Jehovah’s witnesses are planning a mass gathering in Estonia at the end of July, with over 8,000 expected to take part in the event at the A. Le Coq national football stadium.

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May 13, 2015

Korean Court rules in favor of Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

Three Jehovah’s Witnesses have been found not guilty of refusing conscription.

Judge Choi Chang-suk of Gwangju District Court, on Tuesday ruled in favor of the three men who were charged with violating the Military Service Act.

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May 13, 2015

Amnesty International calls on South Korea to free conscientious objectors | JWnews

Song In-ho, 25, is waiting for a court ruling on his decision to refuse military service in South Korea, and will be jailed once his claim is rejected. To mark the International Day of Conscientious Objectors on 15 May, he tells Amnesty how his religious beliefs have shaped his life.

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May 8, 2015

FYI – Pravda, Has the human race become demonic? | JWnews

What is wrong with the human race? We have governments nowadays arming terrorists, sending terrorists into civilian areas to run amok, to cut people into pieces, set fire to them, cut their lips off, rape them, impale them with iron bars, steal, loot, torture . . .

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May 8, 2015

Today’s quote | JWnews

We probably wouldn’t book the Jehovah’s Witnesses with the sake festival.

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May 8, 2015

Estonia, 8,000 Jehovah’s witnesses to gather in Tallinn | JWnews

Jehovah’s witnesses are planning a mass gathering in Estonia at the end of July, with over 8,000 expected to take part in the event at the A. Le Coq national football stadium.

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May 8, 2015

Guatemalan Schools Address Youth Violence; Request Publications From Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

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May 8, 2015

Jehovah’s Witnesses Assist Victims of Flooding in Angola | JWnews

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May 7, 2015

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May 6, 2015

Oldest Complete Copy of the Ten Commandments Is Going on Display in Israel \ jwNEWS

The world’s oldest complete copy of the Ten Commandments is going on rare display at Israel’s leading museum in an exhibit tracing civilization’s most pivotal moments.

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May 5, 2015

FYI – Feathery fossils peg early birds to even earlier date | JWnews

Maybe someday science will realize that dinosaurs were really birds all along – ed

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May 5, 2015

Jehovah’s Witnesses at Gladstone Entertainment and Convention Centre

ABOUT 800 people are expected to attend a bible convention at Gladstone Entertainment and Convention Centre later this month.

Local families of Jehovah’s Witnesses will meet on Sunday, May 17, from 9.30am for a day of bible instruction.

May 5, 2015

FYI – World’s Forests Disappear (video) | JWnews

Deforestation is a tricky problem to nail down. We know forests are shrinking, but knowing exactly where and by how much often means compiling locally reported data that can be shoddy, incomplete, or outdated, according to University of Maryland geographer Matthew Hansen.

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May 5, 2015

FYI – Dead Zones Recorded in Atlantic Ocean | JWnews

The Atlantic Ocean is teeming with life, but for the first time researchers have discovered dead zones in these waters — areas low in both oxygen and salinity — off the coast of Africa. Fish can’t survive in the dead zones, and researchers don’t yet fully understand how microorganisms will react.

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May 5, 2015

CORNWALL, Ontario Jehovah’s Witness convention | JWnews

It’s nearly time for the annual pilgrimage to Cornwall for thousands of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

The faithful will start converging in Cornwall on June 12 for the first of three Watch Tower conventions being held at the Cornwall Civic Complex in the Ed Lumley Arena.

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May 3, 2015

Protesters stage mass prayer at Jehovah’s Witness baptism | JWnews

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About a thousand people, religious and secular alike, staged a mass protest prayer on Saturday outside a sports arena in Raanana where Jehovah’s Witnesses were holding a baptism.

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