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Anti-Semitism Envoy Post To Be Filled: State Department – The Forward

(JTA) — The Trump administration will appoint a special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism, according to State Department spokesman Mark Toner.

The envoy post has been vacant since Trump took office in January. On Thursday, JTA reported that the envoy’s office staff could be eliminated soon due to new State Department employment rules. The envoy is responsible for keeping tabs on global anti-Semitism and advising other countries in fighting it.

Source: Anti-Semitism Envoy Post To Be Filled: State Department – The Forward

Attacks on Christians in Egypt Undercut Sisi’s Promise of Security – The New York Times

TANTA, Egypt — Rattling a country already wrestling with a faltering economy and deepening political malaise, two suicide bombings that killed 44 people at Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday raised the specter of increased sectarian bloodshed led by Islamic State militants.

Source: Attacks on Christians in Egypt Undercut Sisi’s Promise of Security – The New York Times

Quran Stolen from NC Airport Chapel; Note Found Criticizing Islam – World Religion News

PEOPLE KEEP STEALING FROM CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA AIRPORT CHAPEL.

Copies of the Quran were stolen from the interfaith chapel at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Co-director of the chapel, Reverend Alice White, a Pentecostal minister discovered the theft, which happened when she was busy at work in the chapel office.

Source: Quran Stolen from NC Airport Chapel; Note Found Criticizing Islam – World Religion News

Muslim Community Supports Victims of London Terror Attack – World Religion News

MUSLIMS LAUNCH CAMPAIGN IN SOLIDARITY OF WESTMINSTER ATTACK VICTIMS.

Muslims in London are coming together in solidarity with the victims of the terrorist attack outside the UK parliament on Wednesday, March 22. The Launchgood campaign was started on Wednesday night by Muddassar Ahmed to raise money to support families of victims of the Westminster terror attack. Mr. Ahmed was one of the attack witnesses. He was inside the Parliament building attending a meeting when the attack happened.

Source: Muslim Community Supports Victims of London Terror Attack – World Religion News