Purim is the Jewish Mardi Gras. Traditionally, on Purim, Jews dress in masks and costumes, get drunk (it’s ritually required) and dance to celebrate the biblical story of how Queen Esther of Persia intervened to prevent a massacre of the Jews.
The Crucible by Arthur Miller, Directed by Richard Eyre, Starring Liam Neeson and Laura Linney, Virginia Theatre, New York City
Concerned by the recent disclosure that the Denver Police Department kept secret and illegal files on hundreds of organizations, the AFSC urged a complete and thorough review of the activity, calling it a “new McCarthyism.”
The fight for amnesty for nine million undocumented workers in the United States was put on hold, like many other struggles, by Sept. 11.
Last December, after many years of very hard work and sacrifice, my family celebrated the graduation of my wife Sandra from the University of Arizona (U of A). She received a Master’s degree in bilingual library science.
TUCSON, Ariz. – Thirteen Southern Arizona organizations joined hundreds of others across the country on March 14 to call for dignity and amnesty for all workers.
CHICAGO – Meeting in the context of the continuing U.S. bombing of Afghanistan and the danger of expansion of the war into Iraq, intensified Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people and mounting danger of use of nuclear weapons, some 70 peace and justice activists from 14 states met here March 16-17 to chart a fightback against the increasingly reckless actions of the Bush administration. For the entire article, click on the headline. To visit the official site of the Stop The War march, click here.
After being told they couldn’t chant on the grounds of the Congress building, hundreds of students from around the country gathered near the Capitol to advance their policy agenda for 2002.
The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs this week again proposed agreements for U.S.-Cuban cooperation in fighting drug trafficking, illegal immigration and terrorism.
On April 20 people of goodwill from across our beautiful land will gather in our nation’s capital and demand in one voice that the reckless hand of the warmakers in the White House and elsewhere be stayed.