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Americans sign letter to Saudi Arabia, offer to take lashings for "blasphemy" blogger

I found this little bit of news interesting for one reason, one of the signatories of a letter from the American Islamic Forum for Democracy to the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the US is former Asst. 410 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

Opportunity for Musicians: One Beat Fellowship, by Feb. 14 2015 @1beatmusic

OneBeat 2015 fellowships are now open until Saturday, February 14!

– You should be aged between 19 and 35 years,
– Country: Kenya is an eligible country… 94 more words


Washington Post does the warm and fuzzy Syrian refugee story, so what else would you expect?

Reporter Julie Zauzmer does the stereotypical report on a Syrian family in fear of Assad who have just managed to be in the first batch of Syrians “welcomed” to America. 820 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

Fun with numbers! How many Somali refugees have come to your city in FY 2015, so far?

In the previous post we gave readers the tiny Syrian resettlement numbers (so far!), but check out the Somali numbers—2,801 new Somalis have arrived in America in just the first three months of Fiscal Year 2015!  220 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

Refugee contractor Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society re-brands, drops the "Hebrew" ....

.…and moves its headquarters closer to Washington so as to be closer to the federal money it depends on for survival.  It will also boost its advocacy role with Congress and federal agencies. 722 more words

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Syrian Muslims headed to North Dakota, Nebraska and Kentucky

Kentucky refugee contractor:  I think it’s time that all those Arabs we are bringing to Kentucky have their own newspaper!

Unless you have been living in a cave over the last few months, you know that the… 612 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

How the State Department Annually Perpetuates Palestinian Misery

by Asaf Romirowsky and Alexander H. Joffe
December 19, 2014

One definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. 49 more words

Israel & Middle East