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Hidden Away From the Hustle and Bustle of New York Is This Amazing Church

It was a few days before Christmas and I found myself in the heart of Manhattan along New York’s famous 5th Avenue.

‘The Division’ News, Update: Ubisoft Massive Talks Sequel Possibilities and How Long They Plan to Support Current Game

While Ubisoft Massive does not plan to end its support on “The Division” anytime soon, the studio has started to entertain the possibility of creating a sequel.

Xbox Games With Gold January 2018 Free Games: ‘The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III,’ ‘Tomb Raider Underworld’ and More

The new year will be chock-full of free games and Microsoft’s kicks off 2018 with a set of compelling freebies for members of its Xbox Games with Gold program.

‘My Hero Academia: One’s Justice’ News: Producer Explains Subtitle’s Meaning

“My Hero Academia: One’s Justice” producer Aoba Miyazaki has revealed how the upcoming game based on the hit anime got its name.

‘Dragon Ball FighterZ’ DLC News: Anime Music Pack Release Date, Content Detailed

One of the downloadable content (DLC) packs coming to the highly anticipated fighting game “Dragon Ball FighterZ” is the anime music pack.

‘Project Re Fantasy’ News, Release Date: Director Provides Update on Game

Studio Zero has provided an update on the “Project Re Fantasy,” the highly anticipated fantasy role-playing game from the studio, along with a second concept video.

‘Soulcalibur VI’ Release Date, News: Game Not Planned for Nintendo Switch ‘for Now’

It looks like “Soulcaliber VI” will not make its way to the Nintendo Switch for its initial launch.

‘The of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ News: No More DLC Planned, but New Installment Already in the Works?

Those who were holding out hope for more downloadable content (DLC) for “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” are in for a bad news.

‘Catherine: Full Body’ Release Date: Atlus Clears Up Nintendo Switch Launch Rumor

“Catherine: Full Body” is coming to the west, but the platforms it will release in are yet to be announced. One thing fans can count on is that it is not coming to the Nintendo Switch.

Sony Xperia XZ1 2018 Specs, Release Date: Benchmark Listing Reveals a Powerhouse

Exciting new details have been revealed about one of Sony’s next-generation flagship, the follow up to the Sony Xperia XZ1.

Missionary Pilot Shares The Rest of the Auca Martyrs’ Story

Growing up the home of missionary parents in Ecuador, Gene Jordan has always known the story of five men—Nate Saint, Jim Elliot, Ed McCully, Peter Fleming, and Roger Youderian—who gave their lives in the jungle to reach an isolated Indian tribe. But for Gene, it wasn’t a far-off story. The five martyrs and their surviving […]

ICC Helps Build a Well for Persecuted Christians in Iraq

By Linda Jones 12/28/2017 Washington, DC (International Christian Concern) – In 2014, ISIS invaded the town of Qaraqosh in Iraq, forcing most Christians to flee the area. The perpetrators were very clear about their intentions toward Christians, forcing them to either convert, pay special taxes, or be killed. The extremists were finally chased out in […]

Christmas Violence Shakes India’s Christian Community

ICC Note: A series of attacks on and arrests of Christians celebrating Christmas has left India’s Christian community shaken this holiday season. The violence started two weeks ago when over 30 Christians out caroling were attacked and arrested because Hindu radicals claimed the carolers were attempting forcefully convert people to Christianity. Attacks on Christians and their […]

Christians Prepare for their first Christmas back in Qaraqosh

ICC Note: Most Christians fled their homes after ISIS took over their towns in Iraq. After the extremist were defeated and kicked out, many Christians decided to return to the place they called home. Now that is Christmas season again, many of these Christians are looking forward to celebrating it again. 12/24/2017 Iraq (Christian Today) […]

South Sudan Church Leaders Give Road Map to Peace

ICC Note South Sudan’s Church leaders have issued a report that they say is a roadmap to peace in the war torn country. They are trying to end the country’s 4 year long civil war that has killed many and left the country devastated. They have long been a unifying force as they stand for […]

London van driver shouts anti-Semitic rant in road rage incident

(JTA) — A van driver let loose an anti-Semitic rant during a road-rage incident in north London’s Stamford Hills neighborhood. The incident took place on Friday afternoon as the Jewish Sabbath was approaching, over a parking space. Stamford Hills is home to a large population of haredi Orthodox Jews. The driver repeatedly said “Hitler was […]

Netanyahu promises to lead tour of holy sites in Israel next Christmas in video greeting

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted Christmas greetings on Facebook. “It’s a pleasure for me, on Christmas eve, to be here, standing in Jerusalem, the holy city,” Netanyahu said in a video greeting, standing on a balcony overlooking the city. “I’m very proud to be the Prime Minister of Israel. A country […]

2-day-old Syrian refugee baby flown to Israel for life-saving surgery

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A two-day-old baby born to Syrian refugee parents in Cyprus was flown to Israel to fix a severe heart defect. The baby, who was born in a refugee camp in Cyprus, was airlifted to Israel on Friday night for the life-saving operation at Sheba Medical Center in Tel HaShomer. He arrived with […]

Federal judge partially lifts Trump refugee ban after Jewish groups’ challenge

(JTA) — A federal judge in Seattle has partially lifted the latest Trump administration ban on refugees. U.S. District Judge James Robart of the federal court in Seattle on Saturday ruled that the federal government must process refugee applications for people “with a bona fide relationship to a person or entity within the United States.” The […]

Denmark will limit funding to Palestinian NGOs following investigation

Palestinians hanging posters with pictures of Dalal Mughrabi in Ramallah, March 13, 2011. (Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images) (JTA) — Denmark will limit the number of Palestinian NGOs that it supports and increase oversight of the ones that it does fund following an investigation. Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen announced on Friday that his ministry would halt […]

‘Kosher’ and ‘hummus’ added to official Spanish language dictionary

Hummus (Shutterstock) BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) — The Royal Spanish Academy added the words “kosher” and “hummus” to the latest update of the online version of its official dictionary. The words will appear in the next print edition of the Dictionary of the Spanish Language to be published next year. Spanish is the most common […]

Lorde cancels Tel Aviv concert after pro-Palestinian fans’ backlash

Lorde performing at the Glastonbury Festival in Glastonbury, England, June 23, 2017. (Ian Gavan/Getty Images) (JTA) — Pop star Lorde has cancelled a summer concert in Tel Aviv announced less than a week ago after pro-Palestinian fans in her native New Zealand criticized her. Israeli concert organizers announced the cancellation Sunday night, according to local […]

Planned exhibit about art dealer Max Stern reinstated by German mayor

(JTA) — A planned exhibit about world-renowned Jewish Montreal art dealer Max Stern has been reinstated by the mayor of Dusseldorf, Germany, after he canceled it last month. Due to open in February after more than three years of planning by Dusseldorf’s Stadtmuseum, the exhibit – titled “Max Stern: from Dusseldorf to Montreal” – also […]

Two Bedouin Israelis indicted for killing Israeli soldier in terror attack

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Two Bedouin Israelis were indicted for the stabbing death of an Israeli soldier in Arad in southern Israel. Ron Yitzhak Kokia, 19, of Tel Aviv, was stabbed while waiting for a bus on Nov. 30. The stabbing was a nationalistically motivated terror attack, the Israel Security Agency determined at the time of the attack. The […]

Teenage boy shoots, kills girlfriend’s parents who thought he was a neo-Nazi

(JTA) — A teenage boy shot and killed the parents of his girlfriend after they convinced her not to see him anymore because he was an “outspoken neo Nazi.” The boy, 17, of Lorton, Virginia, on Friday shot and seriously injured himself after killing his girlfriend’s parents in their home. He was charged on Saturday […]

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