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CHRISTMAS, LET IT BE
January 7th, 2006 | Catalyst Online, Essay

Jackie Mason and Raoul Felder Editor’s note: Jackie Mason, the comedian, and Raoul Felder, the noted New York attorney, had the courage to directly confront those who have joined the culture war against Christmas. They are both founding members of Don Feder’s group, Jews Against Anti-Christian Defamation (JAACD). Having people of this quality in... [Read more...]


THERE ARE NO CHRISTMAS WARS?
January 7th, 2006 | Catalyst Online, Features

The next time someone tells you that the war on Christmas is exaggerated, have them read the following. All of these events/remarks were made at Christmastime 2005: The Palm Beach Post said that in South Florida malls, “There are dangling ornaments, Christmas trees, but no crosses or angels, certainly no Mother Mary cradling her newborn son”... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS VANDALS GO BERSERK
January 7th, 2006 | Catalyst Online, Features

Vandals destroyed everything from nativity scenes to secular Christmas displays, and they did so from coast to coast. The following places were hit by vandals at Christmastime in 2005: Birmingham, AL; Homewood, AL; Montgomery, AL; Bella Vista, AR; Van Buren, AR; Eureka Springs, AR; Little Rock, AR; Covina, CA; Fremont, CA; Newport Beach, CA; Fresno,... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS CENSORS BAN 4TH OF JULY
January 7th, 2006 | Catalyst Online, Features

To show how fair she is, Patricia Sonntag, director of the office of Services to Students with Disabilities at California State University, Sacramento, banned 4th of July celebrations, along with Christmas, from her office. Here is what her directive said: “With the new year, we will now celebrate the seasons and holiday without decorations in... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS PANIC AT FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIV.
January 7th, 2006 | Catalyst Online, Features

Here is what we told the press about the panic over Christmas that hit Florida Atlantic University (FAU): “On most campuses, the night before finals is when students cram until they’re exhausted, but not at FAU this term: last Thursday, many attended an ‘EMERGENCY’ meeting about the controversy surrounding the school’s... [Read more...]


The War on Christmas

October 26 New York, NY—In 2005, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan honored holidays for Hispanics, Jews, Muslims and African Americans, but not for Christians. In October the museum featured Hispanic Heritage Month, as well as a Ramadan in New York City Festival; the latter event meant that children were read stories about Islamic traditions.... [Read more...]


THERE ARE NO CHRISTMAS WARS?
December 22nd, 2005 | Latest News Releases

The following events/remarks were made at Christmastime 2005: The Palm Beach Post said that in South Florida malls, “There are dangling ornaments, Christmas trees, but no crosses or angels, certainly no Mother Mary cradling her newborn son” (our italics).  Senior citizens were told by government officials in Winter Park, Florida that they were... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS VANDALS GO BERSERK
December 20th, 2005 | Latest News Releases

Here’s what Catholic League president Bill Donohue said today about the rash of vandalism this year at Christmastime: “From nativity scenes to secular Christmas displays, vandals have hit the following places: Homewood, AL; Montgomery, AL; Bella Vista, AR; Van Buren, AR; Eureka Springs, AR; Little Rock, AR; Covina, CA; Fremont, CA; Newport Beach,... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS CENSORS BAN 4TH OF JULY
December 14th, 2005 | Latest News Releases

Patricia Sonntag, director of the office of Services to Students with Disabilities at California State University, Sacramento, has banned 4th of July celebrations, along with Christmas, from her office.  Here is her directive: “With the new year, we will now celebrate the seasons and holiday without decorations in the public areas and hallways. ... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS PARTY ETIQUETTE
December 13th, 2005 | Latest News Releases

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on Christmas party etiquette: “This is a big week for Christmas parties in the workplace, so be careful.  Monster.com doesn’t mince any words: ‘A Christmas party may alienate some staff.’  Unfortunately, it doesn’t give any advice on who these anti-Christmas party people might be. ... [Read more...]