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Islamic, Jewish, Christian groups express solidarity in wake of threats

Times staff report Birmingham-area Christian and Muslim communities are among those that have spoken out against bomb threats targeting the Levite Jewish Community Center on...

In Atlanta, anti-Semitism is viewed through lens of history

By Jeff Martin Associated Press   ATLANTA (AP) -- Amid a surge of bomb threats and vandalism at Jewish institutions nationwide, members of Atlanta's Jewish community have...

Congressional delegation tours Birmingham during Civil Rights Pilgrimage

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times A bipartisan delegation of Congressional members - blacks and whites; Democrats and Republicans; men and women -- on Friday  toured...

Members of Jewish community not intimidated by bomb threats

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times The Levite Jewish Community Center on Montclair Road has received three bomb threats this year, but that hasn’t deterred individuals...

Dylann Roof jurors say they ‘will forever be changed’ by their...

The Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The jurors who sentenced Dylann Roof to death for the racist massacre of nine black church members quietly...

New Hope Baptist Church to celebrate milestone anniversary

Special to The Times New Hope Baptist Church (NHBC) will celebrate their 125th anniversary on Sunday. The church will kick off the celebration with a play:...

Basketball inches closer to ending ban on religious headdresses

By Brian Mahoney and Doug Feinberg Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- The international group that governs basketball is close to eliminating a longstanding ban on...

Spiritual therapy eyed as possible treatment for PTSD

From Wire Reports AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Doctors in Augusta are exploring the idea of using spiritual therapy to treat veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress...

First woman sworn in as president of pastors council

By Corey Williams Associated Press DETROIT (AP) - The first woman elected president of the Council of Baptist Pastors of Detroit and Vicinity was sworn in...

Birmingham pastor to head Bishop Eddie Long’s congregation

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Birmingham pastor Steven A. Davis was formally named the new senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Sunday in...

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