November 6, 2016

Circuit Assembly of Jehovah’s Witnesses – JWnews

Looking for an assembly or convention location near you ? Click on the link below to view an interactive page where you can highlight a date, location and language for information about your convention.

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November 15, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses hold conference Nov. 19 in Johnson City

Sponsored by the Circuit Assembly of Jehovah’s Witnesses from the greater Tri-Cities area and from areas nearby in Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia, the assembly will be held at Freedom Hall Civic Center, 1320 Pactolas Road, on Saturday, Nov. 19. It will begin at 9:40 a.m. and end at 4:15 p.m. with a break for lunch.

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November 15, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses Sharing Bible-Based Hope in Paris – JWnews

At the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP21), held from November 30 to December 12, 2015, delegates from 195 nations met in Paris, France, to discuss how to reduce the impact of human activities on the global climate.

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November 15, 2016

New Zealand Pummeled by Magnitude 7.8 Quake and Scores of Aftershocks

Just after midnight on Monday, November 14, 2016, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake shook New Zealand’s South Island. Initial reports indicate that two people were killed in the quake. Hundreds of aftershocks, including several at magnitude 6.0 or higher.

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November 12, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses and planted prohibited literature – JWnews

In Dzerzhinsk, under the pretext of security forces and fire inspection MOE seized in a closet of the building of Jehovah’s Witnesses extremist literature. Believers say that the literature they were planted.

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November 12, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses Office and Tour Information – JWnews

Before making travel arrangements for your visit to our United States offices, please submit a tour reservation. Use the links below to reserve a tour for each location you plan to visit. Note that no more than two complexes can comfortably be toured in one day.

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November 12, 2016

KYRGYZSTAN: State permission to exist still denied, Torture permitted – JWnews

Kyrgyzstan continues to deny all belief communities permission to exist without state control, Protestants stating they “live and exercise freedom of religion and belief with constant fear.” Officials refuse to explain why officials’ torture of Jehovah’s Witnesses meeting for worship is not seriously investigated.

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November 12, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses build houses with love ( FIJI ) – JWnews

SIXTY-seven-year old Soloveni Turogo and his wife, Amelia, are proud owners of a three-bedroom cyclone-proof home, complete with an adjacent kitchen and bathroom, thanks to a group of volunteers who descended on their Delakavula settlement in northern Viti Levu for three months to live and rebuild their home for free.

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November 12, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses hold conference Nov. 19 in Johnson City – JWnews

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Circuit Assembly of Jehovah’s Witnesses are holding a conference, “Increase Your Faith in Jehovah,” is the Biblical theme of the semi-annual event.

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November 12, 2016

Do Jehovah’s Witnesses Believe in Creationism? – JWnews

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November 9, 2016

A Watchtower Brooklyn real-estate watch list

The day will come when the Jehovah’s Witnesses no longer own real estate in Brooklyn Heights, which was their home base for a century.

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November 7, 2016

FYI – The four-legged snake ?

The strange-looking fossil was hailed as a once-in-a-lifetime find: a rare snapshot of the way snakes evolved from four-legged lizards. But barely more than a year after it was unveiled, a fresh look at the animal suggests that it is no snake.

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November 7, 2016

SHOULD ANYONE BE GIVEN A BLOOD TRANSFUSION?

This is the second part in a three-part series, “Medicine Without Blood,” about the ways that Jehovah’s Witnesses have changed the way that doctors think about blood transfusion. Read the first and third installments, “How Jehovah’s Witnesses Are Changing Medicine” and “The Ethics of Bloodless Medicine.”

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November 7, 2016

FYI – Many struggles won religious freedom

“If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by word or act.”

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November 7, 2016

Russia’s war on Jehovah’s Witnesses

Война России на Свидетелей Иеговы

News about the merciless war “law enforcement” agencies with peaceful believers has long fallen to the level of routine reports, but there is an impression in the fall, that this war is taking on new faces. Qualitative changes are three: a) the security forces stopped trying to conceal its methods, such as the toss of compromising; b) they have ceased to properly execute investigations and began to behave like ordinary bandits; c) war flows from the provinces to the capital.

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November 6, 2016

HOW JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES ARE CHANGING MEDICINE

In the Book of Acts, the apostle Paul urges congregants to abstain “from things sacrificed to idols, from blood, from what is strangled, and from sexual immorality.” Jehovah’s Witnesses, apparently alone among Christian groups, believe this verse . . .

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November 4, 2016

Witnesses Repair 60-Year-Old Dam in Warwick

Jehovah’s Witnesses finished the construction of their new world headquarters in Warwick, New York, in August 2016. In conjunction with the construction plan, the Witnesses have also completed the rehabilitation of the Blue Lake Dam, with the assistance of SUEZ Water New York Inc.

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November 4, 2016

WC hospital providing bloodless transfusions (video)

A new medical technique is providing an alternative to surgeries that go against the religious beliefs of some residents.

So-called bloodless medicine and surgery is providing patients with an alternative to blood transfusions. New York Presbyterian-Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville is the only medical center in the Hudson Valley to offer it.

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November 4, 2016

Blood and Jehovah’s Witnesses


Medical Alternatives to Blood Transfusions

Blood Transfusions—What Doctors Are Saying Now

Why Don’t Jehovah’s Witnesses Accept Blood Transfusions?

Blood Transfusions—How Safe?

Medical Information for Clinicians

November 4, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses sell Adams Street development site

The Jehovah’s Witnesses have sold another development site in Dumbo, but are keeping mum on the selling price and the buyer.

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November 1, 2016

Nearly 2K Northlanders Attend Jehovah’s Witnesses Assembly

An assembly of Jehovah’s Witnesses was held Sunday at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. The theme was “Do not lose the love you had at first.”

Although the event was organized by the Jehovah’s Witnesses, it was opened to the entire Northland public.

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November 1, 2016

History of Jehovah’s Witnesses legal struggle in Russia

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November 1, 2016

Over 7K Attend Costa Rica Jehovah’s Witness Gathering

This weekend’s 3-day gathering of over 7,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses from the San José metropolitan area was held in La Guácima, Alajuela.

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November 1, 2016

Witnesses Organize Disaster Relief After Back-to-Back Typhoons Hit Philippines

ehovah’s Witnesses are assisting their fellow members as well as other victims of Typhoon Sarika (locally known as Karen) and Typhoon Haima (locally known as Lawin), which buffeted the island of Luzon, in the northern Philippines, on October 16 and 19, 2016, respectively.

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November 1, 2016

More charges filed in Jehovah’s Witnesses van wreck

(Stokesdale, N.C.) — More charges could be filed against 35 year old Diadra Rachel Shaffer, the woman who was driving the wrong way on a N.C. highway and struck a church van from Martinsville. Troopers now say Shaffer was . . .

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October 31, 2016

Banning of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Jewish Autonomous Region, goes beyond the bounds of absurdity

The news of the ban in Russia Jehovah’s Witnesses, and even the court the Jewish Autonomous Region for the distribution of some kind of “extremist literature”, goes beyond the bounds of absurdity.

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October 31, 2016

Inhabitant of Karachay-Cherkessia prosecuted for possession of publications of Jehovah’s Witnesses

In 2012 Kurdzhinovo local congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses were fined for possession of extremist materials.

We believe the ban illegal literature of Jehovah’s Witnesses and the persecution of believers for its distribution and perceive the actions of the authorities as a religious discrimination.

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October 31, 2016

17 injured after Jehovah’s Witnesses van, SUV collide on NC highway

A van carrying a Virginia church group crashed into an SUV that crossed into its lane on a North Carolina highway early Sunday, sending 17 people to hospitals, the State Highway Patrol said.

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October 31, 2016

Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs raided a Jehovah’s Witness home

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According to the FSB believes the woman had intended to distribute prohibited publications among members of the organization “Jehovah’s Witnesses” and other citizens “. . .

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October 31, 2016

How to eliminate the community of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Elista

Как ликвидировали общину Свидетелей Иеговы в Элисте

Как ликвидировали общину Свидетелей Иеговы в Элисте

October 25, 2016 the Federal Service of Court Bailiffs of Kalmykia reported confiscation of liturgical Jehovah’s Witnesses building located in the city center on the street. Chkalov, 32. Modest building was erected faithful hands in 2000.

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