Tag: israel

Pastor Dr. Dillon Burgin views Israel-Hamas War as ‘distraction, red herring’

Pastor the Rev. Dr. Dillon Burgin.

Apr. 23, 2024 By Nelson A. King As the conflict continues to unfold between Israel and Hamas as part of what is commonly referred to as “end-time prophecies”, Pastor the Rev. Dr. Dillon Burgin views the war more as “a distraction and a red herring” than prophetic. “However, it is not as much a direct […]

Dr. Peter Bonadie: Israeli-Hamas War ‘a very deep spiritual problem’

Dr. Peter Bonadie makes a point during a panel discussion, in February 2019, at Trinity Methodist Church on Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, on the ‘Currency of Freedom’ for Black History Month, organized by the St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Ex-Teachers Association of New York.

Apr. 15, 2024 By Nelson A. King Dr. Peter Bonadie, the chief executive officer of Kingdom Life Ministries International in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, says that the current war between Israel and Hamas is “a very deep spiritual problem and cannot be resolved by the United Nations or international opinions or sanctions.” “Because […]

Food or politics? Palestinian and Israeli restaurants in Queens choose both 

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Dec. 22, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan You can’t go inside King of Falafel and Shawarma on Broadway in Astoria without first stepping on the face of Benjamin Netanyahu, the prime minister of Israel.  Floor stickers with headshots of highly criticized world leaders who some have accused of crimes against humanity greet customers at the front…
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Queens’ Jewish community hurts for loved ones in Israel 

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Oct. 10, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan New York City is home to one of the largest Jewish communities in the world, with a population of 1.6 million totaling greater than the Jewish population in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem combined. Each borough has its enclaves where that concentration is felt and seen. While Brooklyn is known…
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Queens community stands united in support of Israel at Kew Gardens vigil

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Oct. 9, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan More than 100 people gathered outside of the Queens Public Library in Kew Gardens Hills to show their support and stand in solidarity with Israel while mourning the lives lost as a result of Hamas’ surprise attack this past weekend.  Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, who gathered numerous politicians…
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