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2010-09-14 18:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today announced a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for defacing a billboard image of Omri Casspi, the Israeli-born Sacramento Kings forward, with a swastika. The swastika, painted on the forehead of Casspi's likeness, was reported on September 8, the eve of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Dan Sandman, Director of ADL's...

2008-10-18 15:00:02

The Rev. Louis Farrakhan says he is planning "a new beginning" for his Nation of Islam movement with the re-dedication of its Chicago mosque headquarters. Farrakhan, who met with local Chicago reporters this week in an outreach effort, says Sunday's Mosque Maryam re-dedication will symbolize his efforts to battle "mischaracterization" of the Nation of Islam as a militant group and to further open its membership to Caribbean blacks, Asians and Latinos. The "new beginning" for the Nation...

2008-10-02 12:03:50

To: RELIGION EDITORS Contact: Myrna Shinbaum, +1-212-885-7747, or Todd Gutnick, +1- 212-885-7755, adlmedia@adl.org, both of ADL NEW YORK, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of the collapse of major investment banks and the government's proposed bailout of financial institutions, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is reporting a dramatic upsurge in the number of anti-Semitic statements being posted to Internet discussion boards devoted to finance and the economy. Hundreds of...

2006-03-20 20:09:47

HAVANA (Reuters) - Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan is visiting communist Cuba to learn about disaster relief, a visit prompted by the failure of the U.S. government to cope with Hurricane Katrina, he said on Monday. The controversial Nation of Islam leader, who is visiting Cuba for a week, criticized Washington for refusing a Cuban offer to send doctors after Katrina devastated New Orleans last August, flooding neighborhoods mainly populated by blacks and the impoverished....


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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