Quote of the Day: Anti-Defamation League National Director Abe Foxman

“It is vulgar and offensive for anybody to use the death of 6 million Jews and millions of others in the Holocaust to make a joke, but this is especially true for someone who is Jewish and who proudly and publicly wears her Jewishness on her sleeve.” – Abe Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League, after comedian Joan Rivers joked about supermodel Heidi Klum’s dress: “The last time a German looked this hot was when they were pushing Jews into the ovens.”


‘Not Today’ Launches in Theaters Nationwide April 12
“Not today is definitely a movie that you have to see.”
Kari Jobe
 YORBA LINDA, Calif. – Feb. 27, 2013 – Grammy-nominated and Dove Award-winning Christian recording artist Kari Jobe—along with an impressive list of global partners—is lending her support to the exciting new film NOT TODAY in the fight against human trafficking. Gripping, entertaining and ultimately redemptive, NOT TODAY helps audiences put a human face on the worldwide problem of modern slavery and exploitation. “We all have to play a role and do our part to fight against the plague that affects 27 million people and growing,” Jobe said.

Image quoted from here: http://bit.ly/SCFR07

Am I a “liberal?” On the responsible use of labels

Call me postmodern, but I am no fan of labels. I accept that they are often unavoidable, helpful, sometimes even necessary. Labels are printed on our food packages and sewn onto the necks of our t-shirts. They are displayed on the front of our businesses and, in some professions, attached to the end of our names like a caboose. I can’t imagine anyone would argue for getting rid of such labels.


Journalists, editors eligible for $5,000 scholarships for religion courses

Study Islam, Religion and Politics, War, Theology—on us! (Columbia, Mo.) — RELIGION | NEWSWRITERS invites journalists to apply to its Lilly Scholarships in Religion Program. The scholarships give full-time journalists up to $5,000 to take any college religion courses at any accredited institution at any time. Religion headlines are dominating news coverage—politics, religion, Islam in America — now is the perfect time to dig deeper into today’s hottest stories. More than 260 people have already taken advantage of RELIGION | NEWSWRITERS’ Lilly Scholarships in Religion Program for Journalists.