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Philadelphia (band)

Philadelphia was a Christian metal band from Shreveport, Louisiana. The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music describes them as having been unjustly condemned by "the slings and arrows of fundamentalist bigotry" for their musical style and lyrics, their name is a reference to the church of Philadelphia in Revelation 3 verses 7-10. Musically, the band was characterized as being "Harder than Rez and more intense than Daniel Band and Barnabas." The band was a general market band called Survivor. After breaking up in 1981, the members found Christianity through independent experiences, they reunited in 1982 as a Christian band and produced their first LP, Tell The Truth in 1984. Their styling was not well received by the entire Christian community, for which metal was still a fringe sound. While one publication found that the band emphasized "ministry and outreach through their direct and hard hitting lyrics," others saw the same as inappropriately descriptive and judgmental. For their lyrics and style the band garnered the scorn of some national religious media.

In 1985 the band released a second album entitled Search and Destroy. Its lyrics were controversial as well, as the release tackled social issues such as child abuse, drug abuse and runaways through the eyes of a character named Bobby. One reviewer called the result an "overly serious tone and melodramatic feel." Brian Clark responded to the bands critics, stating that "Bobby is part and parcel of all these American tragedies, Jesus is shown to be real and relevant."A third project entitled Warlord was planned, tracks recorded, but never released. Some tracks from the project, along with a few newly recorded ones, were rereleased by M8 Records along with their studio albums in 2000. In 2016, Warlord was released on Philly Music. Members are the original core trio, Brian Martini on drums, Phil Scholling on guitars and Brian'Wulfie' Clark on bass and vocals; the title track is the same one written 30 years ago, recorded in the studio for the first time, with the balance of the release all new material written by Scholling and Clark.

Brian Martini - drums Brian Clark - bass, vocals Ronn Flowers - guitar Phil Scholling - guitar 1984: Tell The Truth 1985: Search and Destroy 2016: Warlord Hale, Mark. "2205 Philadelphia". Headbangers. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Popular Culture, Ink. p. 262. ISBN 1-56075-029-4

Jamil Jivani

Jamil Jivani is a Canadian social entrepreneur and community organizer. He went to Newman Creek Sr. Public School, he is the founder of the Policing Literacy Initiative, co-founder of Teachers Beyond the Classroom, a 2014-15 articling student at Torys LLP. Jivani was born in Toronto and raised in the Greater Toronto Area. After high school Jivani attended York University. In 2013 he earned his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School. Before attending law school, Jivani worked as a dishwasher and line cook in local Toronto area restaurants. While a student at Yale, Jivani was Program Director of the Yale Chapter of the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project and President of the Yale Black Law Students Association, he was part of the Innovations in Policing Clinic, in which he authored a case study of police-community relations in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He contributed to the 2012 anthology, Jamaica in the Canadian Experience: A Multiculturalizing Presence, has written about youth and equality issues for Huffington Post.

In 2013 Jivani founded the Policing Literacy Initiative, a youth-driven public education and advocacy group focused on community safety issues. Jivani stated to CBC Metro Morning that the purpose of PLI is to spotlight progressive voices among police and community groups and work with them to find common solutions. Jivani wrote an editorial for the National Post in February 2014 about his experience with Toronto Police and the Office of the Independent Police Review Director and the use of mediated conversations for citizen complaints. In March 2014 Jivani advocated for Toronto Police Services Board policy changes to police-community contacts and "carding." In April 2014 Jivani co-produced with Dan Epstein a documentary about police-community relations titled "Crisis of Distrust: Police and Community in Toronto."Jivani was a 2013-14 Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance DiverseCity Fellow. As a Fellow he co-founded Teachers Beyond the Classroom, which seeks to "help thousands of unemployed teachers transfer their skills to non-school employment opportunities across the Greater Toronto Area."

He serves on the Board of Directors of the Children's Aid Society of Toronto. On February 13, 2014, Jivani was named Yale Alumni Magazine's Newsmaker of the Week. In 2019, Jivani published Why Young Men: The Dangerous Allure of Violent Movements and What We Can Do About It. On December 11, 2019, the Government of Ontario appointed Jivani as the province's first Advocate for Community Opportunities. In this role, as a Special Advisor to the Premier, Mr. Jivani will open lines of communications between communities and the government to empower community members and enable them to increase their participation in government decision making

Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences

The Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences is one of eight federally recognized Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences. It comprises the following Departments: Department of Business and Management Department of Health Department of Music Department of Law - Kalaidos Law School The Kalaidos UAS is one of the two Swiss UAS organized according to private law; as such, it does not receive federal or cantonal subsidies, but is less constrained by bureaucratic rules and regulations. The Department of Business and Management focuses on current and practice-oriented knowledge and learning is not confined to the classroom; the school offers undergraduate programs in Business Administration and Business Information Systems, master's degree programs with different areas of specialization such as Master of Advanced Studies executive master's courses, as well as a Doctor of Business Administration program from the University of Gloucestershire. Guided self-study courses are combined with classroom teaching.

The WE'G University of Health was founded in 2006 as part of the Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences and has established itself by the end of 2011 with about 400 students in bachelor's and master's degree programs. Since January 2012, it is located in the Health-Center Zurich on the Careum campus and the school is since named Kalaidos Department of Health; the Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences is the only recognized private multi-disciplinary University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland. Since 2010 it has been offering advanced study courses in music education, its professional mandate embraces a Bachelor of Arts curriculum in Classical Music and in Jazz & Popular Music, administered by the Foundation of the Swiss Academy for Music & Music Education. The Kalaidos Law School of the Kalaidos University of Applied Science was founded on 1. July started in November 2017 with the first students in its Bachelor of Law program; this Institute of Tax Law was founded in 2007 and was run at the department of economics at Kalaidos University of Applied Science.

Since July 2017 it is affiliated with the newly founded Kalaidos Law School. The Institute of Tax Law is running Master of Advanced Studies and Master of Business Administration programs with the focus on tax law, value added tax and customs law. List of Swiss universities by enrollment Official website Website of the Kalaidos Swiss Education Group, the UAS parent corporation The Swiss government's official list of recognized Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences

Oswald Rufeisen

Shmuel Oswald Rufeisen, better known as Brother Daniel, O. C. D. was a Polish-born Jew who survived the Nazi invasion of his homeland, in the course of which he converted to Christianity, becoming a Catholic and a friar of the Discalced Carmelite Order. He moved to Israel, where he sought citizenship under the Israeli Law of Return, but was refused by the Israeli government. Rufeisen was born to a Jewish family in Zadziele near the Polish town of Oświęcim. During his youth, he belonged to a religious Zionist youth movement. Hillel Zeidel, a Liberal Party Knesset member, who broke ranks and joined Menachem Begin’s Likud in 1977, was a childhood friend from the movement. In 1941, during the war, he helped to save hundreds of Jews in the town of Mir from deportation to concentration camps. While in hiding in a convent of the Sisters of the Resurrection, he was baptized by the nuns. After the war, he joined the Carmelite Order, became a Discalced Carmelite friar and a Catholic priest. In the 1950s, under pressure from a wave of antisemitism by the Polish government, Rufeisen applied for Israeli citizenship under the Law of Return, which entitles Jews to immigrate to Israel.

He maintained that although his religion was Catholicism he was still a Jew: "my ethnic origin is and always will be Jewish. I have no other nationality. If I am not a Jew, what am I? I did not accept Christianity to leave my people. I added it to my Judaism. I feel as a Jew."Different branches of Judaism treats Jews who convert to other religions differently. In Orthodox and Conservative Judaism converts are still regarded as Jews but not in Reform Judaism; the Israeli government denied Rufeisen's request, on the grounds that he had converted to Christianity. Rufeisen appealed the case to the Supreme Court of Israel, in 1962 the Court upheld the government's decision: any Jew converting to another religion would lose their preferential access to Israeli citizenship. Rufeisen was able to immigrate to Israel, acquired Israeli citizenship through naturalization, lived the rest of his life at the Stella Maris Carmelite Monastery in Haifa as a Carmelite friar; the novel Daniel Stein, Interpreter by renowned Russian writer Lyudmila Ulitskaya was inspired by the life of Oswald Rufeisen.

Cholawski, Oswald Rufajzen in Encyclopaedia of the Holocaust vol. 3, p. 1311. Tec, Nechama. In the Lion's Den: The Life of Oswald Rufeisen. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-538347-8. Biography of Brother Daniel on the site of the Hebrew Speaking Catholics in Israel The strange case of'Brother Daniel' Aharon Lichtenstein Brother Daniel and the Jewish Fraternity

Tonino Benacquista

Tonino Benacquista is an award-winning French crime fiction author, comics writer, screenwriter. He wrote the novel Malavita, adapted into a film by Relativity Media and EuropaCorp titled The Family. 1992 Grand Prix de Littérature Policière for La Commedia des ratés 1998 Angoulême International Comics Festival René Goscinny award for L'Outremangeur. 2005 César Award for Best Writing – Adapted, for The Beat That My Heart Skipped, shared with Jacques Audiard Tonino Benacquista fansite