Or at least 8% is owned by one Druze. Fascinating result of the sabbath laws in Leviticus. Economics trumps politics it seems.
(Note: I’ve only recently become aware of what’s going in Sudan because of The Head Heeb. Read some of his background pieces (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), and continue to read him for the latest news. I want to throw in my two cents now, but don’t have the resources to give it the coverage it deserves on a regular basis.) Sudan is known as a failed state – the type that gives a base of operations to terrorist organizations; Sudan was in fact home, briefly, to Osama bin Laden, and was bombed in 1998 by the US for allegedly…
Here is a Reuter’s video on the exhibit America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far, at The Children’s Museum of Manhattan, for which I was the lead academic advisor. I had no idea the tie was rakishly crooked. The Muslim Culture Exhibition on TRT Showcase from Reuters Content Solutions on Vimeo. The Muslim Culture Exhibition on TRT Showcase
Gordon Atkinson (Real Live Preacher) has a story about his daughter. It’s not about religion per se, but it is incredibly moving. What are the things we expect of our children? for our children? Their joy is our joy, and their sorrow is our sorrow. How they respond to the challenges in their lives helps us with the challenges in ours. children