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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

October 19, 2016

South Korea court frees Jehovah’s Witnesses who refused to serve in military news – JWnews

SEOUL – A South Korean appeals court on Tuesday overturned the convictions of two conscientious objectors in an unprecedented ruling hailed as a key victory by opponents of mandatory military service.

South Korea requires most able-bodied men, aged between 18 and 35, to complete two years of military service

More than 60 years after the end of the Korean War, nearly every able-bodied South Korean man between the ages of 18 and 35 must still complete around two years of military service.

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August 12, 2016

Armenia-Jehovah’s Witnesses Complete Alternative Civilian Service Program

The first generation of young Witness men in Armenia to take advantage of the alternative civilian service program are productively working to fulfill their national obligation.

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August 10, 2016

US Paints Bleak Portrait of Global Religious Freedom

The United States is painting a bleak portrait of religious freedom around the world, particularly condemning some Islamic societies that have adopted laws that harshly penalize blasphemy and apostasy.

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August 6, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses will start moving out

Watchtower workers are about to start moving out of their iconic headquarters, where their organization’s name has been glowing in red-neon light for almost a half-century.

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August 6, 2016

PHOTOS of Jehovah Witnesses Evangelizing

Every now and then I hear my doorbell ring and I refuse to answer because chances are that it is a Jehovah’s Witness are very high.

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August 5, 2016

Man broke into Jehovah’s Witness hall

A 23-year-old man police say broke into a Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom hall because the voices in his head told him to do so is a step closer to facing a jury.

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August 5, 2016

BELARUS: “Alternative service exists, not for me”

Brest Regional Court unconstitutionally rejected an appeal by 21-year-old Jehovah Witness conscientious objector Viktor Kalina against his conviction and large fine for refusing to do military service. The appeal rejection came one week before Belarus’ Alternative Service Law came into force on 1 July.

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August 5, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses group to assist cyclone victims

Update: 3:37PM JEHOVAH’S Witnesses Fiji branch office has put together a team of volunteers comprising of men and women to assist their members in Central, Eastern and Western divisions who lost their homes and other properties during Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston.

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August 5, 2016

Watchtower building in Brooklyn sells for $340M

Today, a joint venture between big-name developers CIM Group, Kushner Companies, and LIVWRK announced the acquisition of the Jehovah’s Witnesses watchtower building. Located at 25-30 Columbia Heights—and known for its iconic, red Watchtower sign

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July 28, 2016

The Cyrus Cylinder

The Cylinder is often considered by Biblical scholars as evidence of Cyrus’ policy of the repatriation of the Jewish people following their Babylonian captivity, as cited in the Book of Ezra and the Book of Isaiah. “Thus says Yahweh, our Redeemer……….who says to Cyrus:

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July 28, 2016

King Hezekiah’s Royal Seal

Measuring 9.7 X 8.6 mm, the oval impression was imprinted on a 3 mm thick soft bulla (piece of inscribed clay) measuring 13 X 12 mm. Around the impression is the depression left by the frame of the ring in which the seal was set.

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July 28, 2016

First ever? Discovery of Philistine cemetery draws criticism

A 3,000-year-old graveyard with the bones of about 200 individuals discovered in Ashkelon, Israel, is being hailed as the first (and only) Philistine cemetery ever found.

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July 25, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses’ conventions underway in Belton

The first of three conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses was held at the Bell County Center in Belton last weekend, and we are more convinced than ever that, if we want to have God’s approval, we must always imitate Him (Revelation 15:4).

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July 23, 2016

Trends in Global Restrictions on Religion

Worldwide, both government restrictions on religion and social hostilities involving religion decreased modestly from 2013 to 2014 despite a rise in religion-related terrorism, according to Pew Research Center’s latest annual study on global restrictions on religion.1

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July 23, 2016

Churches resist restraints on evangelism in Russia

Members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses have 2,500 congregations in Russia. The Russian government has shut down several Witness organizations since the beginning of the year, most recently shuttering the church’s administrative center in St. Petersburg.

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July 23, 2016

U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Condemns Enactment of Anti-Terrorism Laws

Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 7 signed into law a package of anti-terrorism measures the Russian State Duma passed in late June. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) strongly condemns these measures.

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July 23, 2016

Russia: Church reacts as ‘anti-missionary bill’ becomes law

On 7 July, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law a bill referred to by one Christian organisation as an “anti-missionary bill”.

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July 23, 2016

RUSSIA: Putin signs sharing beliefs, “extremism”, punishments

Accusations have been made against Jehovah’s Witness communities in suits to have them liquidated as “extremist” (alongside more specific allegations of distribution of “extremist” literature), based on their refusal of blood transfusions and conscientious objection to military service

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July 23, 2016

Russia’s Ban on Evangelism Is Now in Effect

The “Yarovaya package” requires missionaries to have permits, makes house churches illegal, and limits religious activity to registered church buildings, among other restrictions. Individuals who disobey could be fined up to $780, while organizations could be fined more than $15,000.

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July 21, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses to hold convention for Arabic speakers

شهود يهوه لعقد اتفاقية لالناطقين باللغة العربية

A Jehovah’s Witnesses convention for Arabic speaking members will be held Aug. 5-7

سيتم عقد اتفاقية شهود يهوه لأعضاء الناطقة بالعربية 05-07 أغسطس

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July 21, 2016

St Lucia, Jehovah’s Witnesses hold conventions

Hundreds of local Jehovah’s Witnesses will on Friday, July 22, 2016 begin the first in a series of two three-day regional conventions.

The second convention will be held from July 29-31.

The events are being held under the theme ‘Remain Loyal to Jehovah’ at the Witnesses assembly hall at Bexon.

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July 18, 2016

New articles at JW.org

• Life Story: Endeavoring to Mirror Fine Examples

• “Train a Boy in the Way He Should Go”

• Spread the Good News of Undeserved Kindness

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July 18, 2016

Moscow court to Hear Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Appeal

The Tver District Court of Moscow accepted the Witnesses’ appeal against the Prosecutor General’s warning letter threatening to liquidate their national office.

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July 18, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses Provide Assistance in Wake of Flooding Rains in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka—In the central hills of Aranayaka, Sri Lanka, approximately 100 kilometers (62 mi) outside the nation’s capital, Colombo, a series of mudslides plowed through villages, killing over 100 people and affecting some 350,000.

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July 18, 2016

UK: Family opening door to refugees

Although originally Muslim, Mehdi Mardali, his wife Homeria Davarnia and their son Pourya Mardali converted to become Jehovah’s Witnesses in Iran.

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July 18, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses convention in Reading, Johnstown, Philadelphia and Wilkes-Barre.

Santander Arena will once again host over 25,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses visiting Reading beginning in late July for an annual convention celebrating service, faith and their community.

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July 18, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses wait for God to punish evil

Outside, the world was raging. But inside, they were safe.

Outside, there were wars, known and unknown. There were men with guns and hearts full of hate. There were trials and temptations, liars and blasphemers. There were squabbles over earthly things — money, oil and power — that brought nations to their knees.

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July 16, 2016

Jehovah’s Witnesses reaches out to deaf congregants

The theme of this weekend’s convention series held by the Jehovah’s Witnesses in Richmond is “God’s Word Is Truth!”
On Friday at an opening event at the Assembly Hall on Midlothian Turnpike in Richmond, the audience of 1,600 did not hear any words. And on the podium, no words were spoken.

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July 16, 2016

Jehovah’s Witness conference offers American Sign Language (ASL) program

Gloria and Gilbert Dante drove from Spokane, Washington. Jose and Marites Calma flew in from Hawaii.

Both couples were among the 1,300 people in the Jehovah’s Witnesses assembly hall Friday for the first day of a three-day annual regional convention for the deaf, blind and those with impaired hearing.

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