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Title:
The Syrian Lebanese star
Alternate title:
Syrian-Lebanese star
Alternate Title:
Star
Physical Description:
v. : ill. ;
Language:
English
Publisher:
A.M. Coplan
Place of Publication:
Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date:
November 1, 2005
Frequency:
monthly
regular

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Subjects / Keywords:
Syrians -- Newspapers -- United States   ( lcsh )
Lebanese -- Newspapers -- United States   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre:
newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates:
30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )

Notes

Additional Physical Form:
Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1963.
General Note:
Description based on: Vol. 16, no. 9 (Sept. 1978).
Funding:
Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.

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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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notis - ADA7472
lccn - sn 79007351
issn - 0193-2578
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UF00028363:00045

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Material Information

Title:
The Syrian Lebanese star
Alternate title:
Syrian-Lebanese star
Alternate Title:
Star
Physical Description:
v. : ill. ;
Language:
English
Publisher:
A.M. Coplan
Place of Publication:
Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date:
November 1, 2005
Frequency:
monthly
regular

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Syrians -- Newspapers -- United States   ( lcsh )
Lebanese -- Newspapers -- United States   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre:
newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates:
30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )

Notes

Additional Physical Form:
Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1963.
General Note:
Description based on: Vol. 16, no. 9 (Sept. 1978).
Funding:
Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
aleph - 000579625
oclc - 05165391
notis - ADA7472
lccn - sn 79007351
issn - 0193-2578
System ID:
UF00028363:00045

Table of Contents
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    Florida
        page 5
    Florida/Georgia
        page 6
    Virginia/Washington, D.C.
        page 7
    Maryland/Washington, D.C.
        page 8
    Louisiana/Texas
        page 9
    Colorado/Utah
        page 10
    Arizona/Nevada
        page 11
    Southern California
        page 12
    Northern California
        page 13
    California
        page 14
        page 15
    Recommended Businesses
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Southern Federation Gives
Awards for 2005 Club of the
Year


2005
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Cedar Phoenician Club of
Birmingham. Alabama
Steve Joseph, President
and Paddy Joseph, Chair
2005 Mid-Winter Conference


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THE 1ST ANNUAL SLAG OF FL FISHING EXPO
The Syrian Lebanese American Clubs of FL (SLAC of FL) are
promoting THE 1ST ANNUAL SLAC OF FL FISHING EXPO planned
for Sat., November 19th out of Port Canaveral, FL on an 85 foot boat
called "Ms. Canaveral". This large fishing boat has an air-conditioned
galley. Everyone is welcome, including nonmembers! The cost is $65
adults and $55 kids (ages 6-17); no one under 6 years of age is
allowed. This price includes: Breakfast, Lunch, unlimited Soft
Drinks/Water, max. of 8 Beers, and fishing gear/tackle/bait. The
deadline for receiving payment will be 5 pm Fri., November 4th. All
"group rate discounts" received will be used for SLAC of FL
Scholarships. Come join us and have fun while supporting a good
cause...For more information contact: Dr. Carlos Johary (407) 862-
9545, Ray Gazil (407) 381-8281, or Joe Basila (407) 275-9443. Make
checks payable to: SLAC of FL and mail payment to C. Johary, P.O.
Box 916552 Longwood, FL 32779.
SLAC of FL provides annual college scholarships to student recipients
in good academic standing who are members of both an affiliated local
Florida club as well as the Southern Federation of Syrian Lebanese
American Clubs (SFSLAC).


Boeing, Bell, and
National Journal
Apologize For
'Mosque Attack'
Ad
Boeing: 'We consider
the ad offensive, regret its
publication and
apologize'
(WASHINGTON,
D.C., 9/30/2005) A
prominent national
Islamic civil rights and
advocacy group said this
afternoon that Boeing
Co., Bell Helicopter
Textron and National
Journal magazine have
apologized for a print
advertisement depicting
U.S.' troops attacking 'a
mosque.
The Washington-based
Council on American-
Islamic Relations (CAIR)
said it had received a
(continued on page 6)

Tunisia Risk
Summary
POLITICAL RISK
Media Pressure
Mounts
As the second phase of
the 'World Summit on tihe
Information Society
(WSIS), to be held in
Tunis in November,
draws nearer, the
government is coming
under greater
international pressure to
reform its attitude to the
media. A report released
in July by Parisbased
Reporters sans Frontieres
strongly condemned the
government's
'formidable propaganda
machine', accusing the
authorities of throwing
Cyberr dissidents' in jail
and using administrative
(continued on page 8)


Morocco Risk
Summary
POLITICAL RISK
Kenya Recognises
SADR
Morocco withdrew its
ambassador to Kenya in
late June following the
latter's decision to
recognize the Saharawi
Arab Democratic Republic
(SADR). SADR claims to
be the government in exile
of Western Sahara,
annexed by Morocco in
1976. The move is a blow
to Morocco's efforts to
establish closer links with
its sub-Saharan
(continued on page 7)

Libya Risk
Summary
POLITICAL RISK
Brussels Engages
The European
Commission extended in
midJuly a EURI I mn grant
to Libya to help it tackle an
AIDS/HIV epidemic in
Benghazi. The provision of
ELI money to aid the
outbreak that has
(continued on page 8)
Statement by:
Governor Jeb
Bush Regarding
Ramadan


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"Today, Florida
Muslims join with
Muslims across the
United States and the
world to observe the
holiest season of the
Islamic faith. Muslims
(continued on page 15)


Friends, donors,
volunteers, family, staff
and Board members all
were on hand in early
June to honor retiring


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Chief Executive Officer
Richard C. Shadyac at the
ALSAC Convention:
Celebrate St. Jude 2005.


(continued on page 9)


Syrian figure in U.N. probe
dead, suicide given as cause
Brig. Gen. Ghazi
Kenaan once ran
Lebanon, whose .
prime minister was ,
killed in bomb -
blast.
DAMASCUS, Syria -
Syria's interior minister, ,
who ran Lebanon for

(continued on page 9)

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SERVING AMERICANS OF ARABIC HERITAGE
Celebrating 39 Years of Service
MEMBER ARAB-AMERICAN PRESS GUILD
ESTABLISHED IN 1963


Celebrating St. Jude,
honoring a legacy


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Jacksonville News: Weddings
Bajalia-Emran Salman-Mardini


Dr. Shayla Emran,
Jacksonville, and Mousa
Fred Bajalia, Valdosta,
Ga., were married at 4
p.m. Saturday in San Jose
Episcopal Church.
The bride, daughter of
Lillian Emran,
Jacksonville, graduated
with a doctorate degree
from the University of
South Florida,
The bridegroom, son of
Jeanette and Fuad Bajalia,
Valdosta, graduated from
Valdosta State College
and is selfemployed with
Bajalia and Associates
LLC as a commercial real
estate appraiser.
Cherie Lucia was the
maid of honor, and the
groom's father was the-
best man.
Following a trip to St.
Lucia, the couple will live
in Valdosta.


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Hala Mardini,
Jacksonville, and Dr.
Waddah Salman,
Kalamazoo, Mich., were
married at 4 p.m. Saturday
in St. George Antiochian
Orthodox Church. The
bride, daughter Of ML
and Mrs. Zohair Mardini,
Jacksonville, graduated
from Englewood High
School and was employed
by Florida Physicians and
Research Associates. The
bridegroom, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Mahran Salman,
Lattakia, Syria, graduated
from Tichreen University
School of Medicine,
Lattakia, and is employed
by the Heart Center of
Excellence, Kalamazoo,
as an interventional.
cardiologist.
The bride's sister,
Haniea Farah, was the
matron of honor, and the
groom's brother, Dr. Tamim
Salman, was the best man.
Following a trip to the
Bahamas, the-couple will
live in Kalamazoo.


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It's hard to resist 10 to 14
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gleaning expert hands-on
instruction interspersed
with unforgettable feasts.
But to a traveler with time
restrictions, that can
prove daunting. Luckily,
word has filtered back
about a culinary sorceress
named Samira Hradsky


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(continued on page 11)


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Thanksgiving


I pray the Lord may
open your spiritual eyes
and understanding to see
how short we are in
thanking and praising our
God who loves us and
gave Himself for us that
we may have eternal life.
Sorry to say that I meet
many people; they don't
know God personally.
Others believe in God but
they thank Him once a
year on Thanksgiving.
Still others deny God's
existence. Let me read to
you from the Bible briefly
where God uses an
unusual way to teach us
how worthy He is to be
worshipped and honored.
"And Moses stretched out
his hand over the sea and
the Lord caused the sea to
go back by a strong east
wind all that night, and


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made the sea dry land,
and the, waters were
divided. And the children
of Israel went into the
midst of the sea upon the
dry ground; and the
waters were a wall unto
them on their right-hand,
and on their left. And the
Egyptians pursued, and
went in after them to the
midst of the sea, even all
Pharaoh's horses, his
chariots, and his
horsemen. And it came to
pass, that in the morning
watch the Lord looked


(continued on page 12)

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Thank you to ALL my Syrian &
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St. Jospeh, a
Reflection on
the Gospel
Silent, Believing,
Prayerful
At every manifestation
of a desire from heaven,
Joseph surrendered
himself, ready to answer
every .call, every
undertaking, every
sacrifice. The whole
ordering of his life He had
placed in the hands of
God. He listened always;
always he obeyed.
He did not know where
God would lead him. It
was enough that God
knew. Never once was he
wanting in submission.
He did not argue. He did
not look back. He did not
object. He did not ask for
explanations. To be
treated with no
consideration, to be given
no hint beforehand, did
not cause him to
acquiesce less promptly.
Nothing even to the very
end held him back.
His only pride lay in
fulfilling God's designs-
quietly, peacefully, so
silently that the
Evangelists can give us
no word of his. In all the
strange situations in
which God placed him, he
remained calm and silent.
He knew the duty of a


By Brother John
Samaha, S.M.
servant was not to speak
but to listen to his
Master's voice, and-that
silence is the necessary
condition for leading a
life of union with God, of
close contact with Him.
This quiet self-
effacement was but an
expression of Joseph's
homage rendered to
divine magnificence. He
remained breathless in
wonder at the sign of what
God had done to him. He
felt himself so
overwhelmed by glory
that only silence could
express the depth of his
gratitude, his immersion
in the presence of this
mystery taking place
around him. He needed
more and more, deeper
and deeper silence and
recollection in order to
meditate on the graces,
the mysteries hidden in
his heart.
As if in praise of the
incomparable holiness,
(continued on page 13)


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Eid is an Arabic word
which means 'happiness'
that comes again and
again. The word 'Fitr'
refers to 'Fitrana', a
compulsory charity,
which is a fixed amount
on behalf of each member
of the family, and must be
paid at least, before the
Eid congregational
Prayer. The Fitrana
collected is distributed
under the administrative
set up,among the poor, for
them to enjoy the Eid
festivities. In addition to
Fitrana another
contribution, called 'Eid
Fund' is also expected
from each household.
Eid-ul-Fitr is also a day
of thankfulness after the
successful completion of
'spiritual uplift' at end of
Ramazan. The hardships
of Ramazan being over,
Eid is joyfully celebrated
by millions of Muslims,
throughout the world.
Eid-ul-Fitr invariably
occurs on the First of
Shawwal, the tenth month
Lunar year of Muslim
calendar. As -the lunar
year is shorter by eleven
days than the solar year,
Eid-ul-Fitr arrives eleven
days earlier rhan the
previous year. As such,


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Barkatullah
Eid-ul-Fitr rotates
through every season, in
turn, throughout the
countries of the world.
This year, subject to
the appearance of the
moon, Eid-ul-Fitr is likely
to be celebrated on
November 4, 2005, that's
1426 Hijri of Muslim
calendar.
The moon having been
sighted, preparations
begin to celebrate the Eid
Festival on the following
day that is the First of
Shawwal. The
announcement about the
Eid moon having been
sighted is made-on Radio,
TV, with loud speakers
and trumpets as well. In
Muslim countries guns
are fired, a welcome
gesture to the Eid moon.
Buildings are well
illuminated, houses have
been well cleaned and
decorated with colorful
flags. Sometimes houses
and other buildings have
(continued on page 13)





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Cedars Club of Memphis
Holds Annual Elections















Kin. Ii ose h. Sere.. ti, Sule...iman Bah.. m a Trenasurr.
Karvn .losreh Secretar n. Suleiman Bihouth Treasurer.


The Cedars Club of
Memphis met at the
Butcher Shop in Memphis
for elections of new
officers. After the Club
members had hours
d'oeuvres -and dinner,
President James Gattas
held the elections. The


newly elected officers are:
President Tommy
Ashker, Vice President -
Paula Buttress, Secretary
- Karen Joseph, Treasurer
-Suleiman Bahouth,
Parliamentarian Fred
Harris, Sergeant at Arms -
Wes Kraker.


Syrian Lebanese American
Clubs of Florida Installs
Officers, Awards Scholarships

SLAC of FL held its President, Dr. C.F. Johary;
Annual Scholarship Vice President, Gary
Banquet at Cafe Annie's Skaff, Recording
Restaurant on Sat., May Secretary, Anita Fekany;
28,2005. Samir Hilmi Corresponding Secretary,
provided the live (continued on page. 14)
entertainment; Eddie
Betros was the M.C.; Dan
Bushrui installed the new
officers; Ray Gazil
(Outgoing President)
acknowledged the
officers with whom he
served.
Two Scholarships of $
1,000 each were awarded.
Recipients were: Ms.
Michelle Hawkins,
member of SLAC of
Orlando and David
Ramski, member of the
Salaamr Club of
Jacksonville.
The incoming officers.
for 2005-2006 are:


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FLORIDA / GEORGIA


Mosque Ad
(continued from page 1)
statement of apology from
Boeing, which sponsored
the ad along with Bell.
Boeing wrote: "The
CV-22 advertisement that
appeared in the National
Journal is clearly
offensive, and did not.
proceed through the
normal channels within
Boeing before production.
"'We consider the ad
offensive, regret its


publication and apologize
to those who like us are
dismayed with its
contents,' said Mary
Foerster, Vice President of
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Communications.
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despite our best efforts to
have the ad replaced, a
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National Journal resulted
in its publication this
week.'"
Representatives of Bell
Helicopter and National
Journal also contacted
CAIR to express regret for
the publication of the ad.
National Journal
Executive Vice President
Elizabeth Baker Keffer


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VIRGINIA / WASHINGTON, D.C.


Mosque Ad
(continued from page 6)
CAIR said in part: "We
recognize that some
organizations and
individuals may have
been offended by its
content and regrets any
concerns this
advertisement may have
raised. Bell and our
partners are evaluating
creative processes to
prevent this from
happening again."
The ad for the CV-22


Morocco Risk
(continued from page 1)
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appointed a new personal
envoy of the UN Secretary
General to the Sahara.
Attempts to find a solution
to the problem have stalled
since Morocco's rejection
of the second Baker plan
last year.
Our short-term
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to 66.0 (from 65.0 last
month), thanks to a fall in
the level of unrest in the
Western Sahara.
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The successful flotation


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rappelling onto the roof of
a building, labeled
"Muhammad Mosque" in
Arabic. The building has a
dome, crescent moon and
minaret, all common
features of a mosque.
CAIR sent a letter
yesterday to top officials
of Boeing, Bell and
Textron asking the
companies to withdraw
the advertisement and
conduct an investigation


of Moroccan water utility
Lydec on the Casablanca
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Morocco-All Shares Index
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of the health of the
economy as a whole, as the
index excludes the crucial
agricultural sector. This
year's poor cereal harvests
are largely responsible for
a reported 3% y-o-y fall in
Moroccan GDP in Q 105,
with agricultural


into how it was approved
for publication. (Bell
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owned subsidiary of
Textron.)
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for their swift and
decisive response to our
concerns," said CAIR
Executive Director Nihad
Awad. "Mistakes can
happen, but the true test of
a company's integrity
comes in acknowledging
and dealing with those


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Our


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mistakes." He said CAIR
will follow up with'all
parties involved to
determine how the ad was
produced and, to help
prevent similar incidents
in the future.
Awad added that
American Muslim groups
are always ready to
consult with corporations
and media outlets on
issues related to religious
diversity and culturally-
sensitive advertising.


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Tunisia Risk
(continued from page 1)
censorship to prevent the
creation of independent
media outlets. The WSIS
will focus more attention
on Tunisia's shortcomings
in this area and must be
regarded as a cause .for
increasing concern. Our
short-term rating remains
constant at 76.0, with
downside risks from the
increasing international
attention paid to the
country's lack 'of
openness.


Libya Risk
(continued from page 1)
reportedly affected more
than 400 people in the town
is a sign that the EL) is
looking to beef up its
influence inside Libya.
Western diplomats have
said that the decision to
extend the grant is related
to the trial and conviction
earlier this year on
dubious premises of the
Bulgarian and Palestinian
medics charged with
deliberately infecting
children with the virus. The
EU move may be a ploy to
halt the proposed execution
of the defendants.


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Firms
The onset of the EL)
association agreement in
2008, leading to the end
of customs duties, will
result in the collapse of
about onethird of Tunisian
companies, a senior figure
at Tunisia's inward
investment agency told a
conference in London in
early July. The
government will hope that
the success Of its mise a
niveau.programme, aimed


The political risk rating
remains constant at 81.0,
with upside risks from the
improving prospects for a
positive resolution of the
Bulgarian HIV case.
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Prime minister Shukri
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Shadyac Honored
(continued from page 1)
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fiscal year.
Shadyac was honored
throughout the week as


Syrian Suicide
(continued from page 1)
many years and was one of
several top officials caught
up in the U.N. probe of the
slaying of that nation's


part of the ALSAC
National Staff Meeting
and the ALSAC/St. Jude
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Governors convention
meetings. Dinners, roasts,
dedications and awards
ceremonies were all part
of an emotional week, in
which Shadyac's many
years of service to St. Jude
and to founder Danny
Thomas were celebrated..
"I am truly a lucky and


former prime minister,
died Wednesday. The
country's official news
agency said he committed
suicide in his office.
(continued on page 10)


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COLORADO / UTAH


Syrian Suicide
(continued from page 9)
The death of Brig. Gen.
Ghazi Kenaan just days
before the final U.N.
investigation report is due
- was a new and startling
sign of turmoil in Syria,
whose authoritarian
regime is girding for the
chance that the U.N.
report might implicate
high-ranking officials in
the assassination of
former Lebanese premier
Rafik Hariri. Hariri was
killed by a bomb in
February as his convoy
drove through Beirut.
Information Minister
Mahdi Dakhlallah told Al-


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would not affect political
stability in Syria. He said
the "painful incident" was
under investigation.
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stations broke into regular
programming with the
news, Prime Minister
Fuad Saniora said he had
no details on the death of
Kenaan, who effectively
controlled Lebanon as
Syria's intelligence chief
there for about 20 years.
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on him," Saniora said.
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officials.
President Bashar Assad
told CNN earlier
Wednesday before
Kenaan's death was
announced that if the U.N.
murder probe had any


material proof of Syrian
involvement, those
involved would be
charged with treason and
could be handed over to
an international court.
Lebanese newspapers
have reported that Kenaan
was among seven senior
Syrian officials
questioned last month by
the U.N. team
investigating the death of
Hariri. The other officials
included Syria's last
intelligence chief in
Lebanon, Brig. Gen.
Rustum Ghazale, and his
two aides.
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named as suspects four
Lebanese generals who
are close to Syria; they are
under arrest. The U.N.
report is due by Oct. 25.

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Chef Samira
(continued from page 2)
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unfussiest chef this side of
Jupiter, proposes to turn
any 98-pound sauce ling-
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This sounds like a
kitchen version of the
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more skeptical after some
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with Chef Hradsky. "Meet


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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA


Massabni
(continued from page 3)
unto the host of the
Egyptians through the
pillar of fire and of the
cloud, and troubled the
host of the Egyptians. And
took off their chariot
wheels, that they drave
them heavily: so that the
Egyptians said, Let us flee
from the face of Israel; for
the Lord fighteth for them
against the Egyptians.
And the Lord said unto
Moses, Stretch out thine
hand over the sea,. that the
waters may come again
upon the Egyptians, upon
their chariots, and upon
their horsemen. And
Moses stretched forth his
hand over the sea, and the
sea returned to his
strength when the
morning appeared; and
the Egyptians fled against
it; and the Lord overthrew
the Egyptians in the midst
of the sea. And the waters
returned, and covered the
chariots, and the
horsemen, and all the host
of Pharaoh that came into
the sea after them; there
remained not so much as
one of them. But the
children of Israel walked
upon dry land in the midst
of the sea; and the waters
were a wall unto them on
their right hand, and on
their left." Ex 14:21-29


"And the Lord said unto
Joshua, Fear them not: for
I have delivered them into
thine hand; there shall not
a man of them stand
before thee. Joshua
therefore came unto them
suddenly, and went up
from Gilgal all night. And
the Lord discomfited
them before Israel, and
slew them with a great
slaughter at Gibeon, and
chased them along the
way that goeth up to Beth-
horon, and smote them to
Azekah, and unto
Makkedah. And it came to
pass, as they fled from,
before Israel, and were in
the going down to Beth-
boron, that the Lord cast
down great stones from
heaven upon them unto
Azekah, and they died:
they were more which
died with hailstones than
they whom the children of
Israel slew with the
sword. Then spake Joshua
to the Lord in the day
when the Lord delivered
up the Amorites before
the children of Israel, and
he said in the sight of
Israel, Sun, stand thou
still upon Gibeon; and
thou, Moon, in the valley
of Ajalon. And the sun
stood still, and the moon
stayed, until the people
had avenged themselves
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this written in the book of
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still in the midst of
heaven, and hasted not to
go down about a whole
day. And there was no day
like that before it or after
it, that the Lord hearkened
unto the voice of a man:
for the LORD fought for
Israel" Joshua 10:8-14
Only God by Christ can
perform these unusual
miracles. The Bible spirit
and life. It is the greatest
miracle. Read it to be
wise. Believe it to be safe.
It contains light to direct
you to know that Christ
and God are one.
In the New Testament,
we see Jesus raised
Lazarus after he had been
dead four days. He
changed the water to
wine. He walked on
water. He calmed the
waves and wind. He came
from Heaven and died for
our sins. He said, "I even I
am the Lord and beside
me there is no Saviour." is
43: 11 In John 8:24, Jesus


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that I am he (God), ye
shall die in your sins." "I
and my Father are one."
God said in Is 4 1:25-26,
Is 46:9-10, and Is 48:16,
there is one God. This is
the Holy Trinity working
in unity: one God, 3 in 1.
As we are body, soul, and
spirit: 3 in 1. Jesus is
continuing to say I am
Alpha and Omega, the
first and the last. Rev 1:8
"0 come, let us sing
unto the Lord: let us make
a joyful noise to the rock
of our salvation. Let us
come before his presence
with thanksgiving, and
make a joyful noise .unto
him with psalms," Ps
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how excellent if thy name
in all the earth! Who hast
set thy glory above the
heavens." Thou art worthy
to receive power and
riches and wisdom and
strength and honor, and
glory and blessing: He is
(continued on page 13)


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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA


Massabni
(continued from page 12)
the One we should thank
Him, adore Him, and
praise Him day and night
for what He is. "When
thou hast eaten and art
full, then thou shalt bless
the Lord thy God for the
good land which he hath
given thee Beware that
thou forget not the Lord
thy God, in not keeping
his commandments, and
his judgments, and his
statutes, which I command
thee this day: Lest when
thou hast eaten and art
full, and hast built goodly
houses, and dwelt therein;
And when thy herds and


Barkatullah
(continued from page 3)
been recently painted too.
Early in the morning on
Eid day, every one must
take bath; put on best or
new clothes; new shoes.
The use of perfume
lavishly, for every
member of the family, is


thy flocks multiply, and
thy silver and thy gold is
multiplied, and all that
thou hast is multiplied,
Then thine heart be lifted
up, and thou forget the
Lord thy God, which
brought thee forth out of
the land of Egypt, from
the house of bondage;"
Deut 8:10-14 Since 1938,
I have not seen even one
family kneel down after a
meal and give thanks to
the Lord and pray for
others. Yes, they ask God
to bless the food, but they
don't thank Him after their
meals as we were
commanded. We should.
thank Him not because we


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always because of His
love. We- should never ask
Him why or murmur.
When He gives us the cup,
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'Eidee' to spend at one's
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receive power and riches
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sophisticated way called
'Sheer Khurma.' The
(continued on page 14)

Samaha
(continued from page 3)
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CALIFORNIA


Barkatullah
(continued from page 13)
breakfast dishes, however,
are prepared differently
according to local
customers. Hazrat Ahmad,
once offered 'Zarda' to
every one who came to
say the congregational
prayer of the Eid.
(Malfoozat,Vol.4,P.336)
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tradition, people proceed
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place designated to offer
Eid Prayer. Usually,
people reach Eid Gah
from one direction and.

SLAC in Florida
(continued from page 4)
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happiness. It is not an
occasion to indulge in any
sort of frivolity. All sorts
of alcoholic drinks, illegal
drugs, gambling and
vulgarity are strictly
prohibited. Muslims are
urged to spend the Eid
Day in righteousness,
piety, Praising and
Glorifying
Allah the Almighty.
are members of both a
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Andrew Albert
Son of Jimmy and Patty Albert
Direct Affiliate -ASLAC
Ronald V. Kamel Memorial Scholarship
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