Tag : Santa Claus
Christmas title : German school in Istanbul, Turkey 'Bans Christmas' - in Santa Claus' Hometown
summary : According to the BBC, Istanbul Lisesi, a high school that has existed for more than a century, has 35 German teachers, funded by the German government. Last week, the teachers received an email from the National Ministry of Education reading, "According to a decision by the Turkish authorities, from now on nothing is to be taught or celebrated about Christmas and the Christian festival in the classroom."
date : Dec 20, 2016 03:07 PM EST
David Grisham title : Preacher Shouts 'No Santa' to Children in Mall, 'Jesus is Reason For Christmas'
summary : David Grisham, an evangelical street preacher from Anchorage, Alaska, decided to inform a line full of unsuspecting children at a mall in Texas they were being lied to about Santa Claus. "Kids, I want to tell you today that there is no such thing as Santa Claus," Grisham told people waiting in line for Christmas photos at the Westgate Mall in Amarillo, Tex. "Santa Claus does not exist. The Christmas season is about Jesus."
date : Dec 14, 2016 06:17 PM EST
sarah silverman title : Comedian Sarah Silverman Under Fire From Christians Again: She Called Jesus What?
summary : Sarah Silverman called Jesus "gender fluid" on her Christmas tweet and naturally drew flak from the Christian community. Gender fluidity is the concept referring to how an individual's gender can change over time.
date : Dec 29, 2015 10:25 AM EST
Santa Claus title : Santa Claus Field Trip Canceled after Jewish Mom Complains, Parents Confront San Jose School board
summary : An annual "Dear Santa" assignment and field trip at Sartorette Elementary School in San Jose, Calif., was canceled after one parent complained the school district was favoring one religion over others. The mother, who is Jewish, objected to school board directors and told them the district should "teach about all holidays," reported San Francisco station KPIX-TV. Other parents are sounding off the trip should be held as planned.
date : Dec 19, 2015 04:31 PM EST
Santa Claus title : Christmas Miracle: Little Girl Reunited With Blind Dog with Santa's Help
summary : Miracles do happen. For Isla Kerr, she gets to experience her first miracle at the tender age of seven. After she lost her blind dog earlier this month, a letter to Santa allowed her to find her beloved pet.
date : Dec 11, 2015 12:47 PM EST
Christmas is all about Jesus title : 'Christmas Is All About Jesus' Yard Sign To Be Distributed to All 95 Counties in Tennessee By Clarksville Pastor
summary : Pastor Terry wants to make the entire December a celebration of Jesus by printing 17,000 yard signs that read "Christmas is all about Jesus."
date : Dec 02, 2015 01:03 PM EST