In case you hadn’t heard, it’s the holiday season! Hanukkah begins tomorrow (Tuesday, Dec. 16) at sundown. If you’re in Asheville, consider attending Chanukah Live! at the Crowne Plaza Expo Center from 4:30-7:30PM. Our mayor will be lighting the menorah. And don’t forget the Solstice on Sunday, Dec. 21st. And now for my top 5 news picks from the last several days.
As we all know, social media can be viewed either positively or negatively. This first article talks about the benefits; the second article talks about the downsides.
Hashtag I’ll Ride with You Trends on Twitter
Pope Francis did not Say All Pets Go to Heaven
And in other news from around the world…
Atheists Often Targeted for Non-Belief
Islamic Face Veil Banned in Public in Capital of China’s Xinjiang Region
Denmark Treats Jihadists as Wayward Youths who Deserve Second Chance