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April in Cairo

We’re in that Spring/Summer transition here and I have some serious cabin fever. At least on the hot days. It hit 100 degrees last week and all I wanted was to be on a beach somewhere. 832 more words


NEWS ITEM: Egyptian Antiquities Ministry Destroys Archaeological Site

This is astonishing. Now the Egyptian Antiquities Ministry is in the business of destroying archaeological sites. Most likely this is a case of corruption, in which contractors pressured local authorities to direct the Ministry to destroy the site. 19 more words


In Their Words

In Their Words

The day after Thanksgiving may be “Black Friday” to some, but to others it is unofficially known as the “National Day of Listening.” It’s a day when we are encouraged to set aside some time to listen and record the stories of our family, friends, and neighbors. 137 more words

The Psalm Rendered by the Strange, Furious Tongues of the Goyim

Kurk, this is in many ways brilliant, particularly in its conveying so much information in so little space, and being simultaneously a translation of the Hebrew (crossed out) and the Greek. 800 more words


Choosing The Best Marriage Celebrant

To really comprehend marriage celebrants, what they are similar to and what you should expect, you will need to comprehend that not every single wedding celebrant are literally the same. 602 more words


Court Rules Judge Lacked Authority Over Yelp information

RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia judge lacked authority to order the website Yelp to reveal the names of people who posted negative comments about a carpet cleaning business, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled Thursday. 288 more words


Judge Weighs Lawsuit Filed by Deaf Inmate at Arlington Jail

UPDATED: April 16, 2015 9:22 p.m.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Deaf inmates should be given regular access to sign language interpreters when needed, lawyers argued Thursday in a lawsuit over one inmate’s six-week stay at a county jail. 438 more words