Daily Archives: May 3, 2011

Computer programmer unknowingly live-tweets Osama raid

Read the tweets here–fascinating.

A Pakistani computer programmer, startled by helicopters, took to Twitter to complain about the noise Sunday — but inadvertently gave a play-by-play of the high-stakes capture of the world’s most-wanted man.

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Posted in * Culture-Watch, * Economics, Politics, * International News & Commentary, --Social Networking, Asia, Blogging & the Internet, Defense, National Security, Military, Pakistan, Science & Technology

(RNS) Jews, Evangelicals Search for Ways to Discuss Israel

American Jews and evangelicals need a formal mechanism to discuss their differences and similarities on support for Israel, leaders from both sides said Thursday (April 28) at the American Jewish Committee’s Global Forum 2011.

Rabbi Julie Schonfeld, executive vice president of the Conservative movement’s Rabbinical Assembly, spoke alongside Gary Bauer, president of American Values and a board member of Christians United for Israel, about Jewish groups’ concerns over evangelical support for Israel.

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Posted in * Religion News & Commentary, Evangelicals, Inter-Faith Relations, Judaism, Other Churches, Other Faiths