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Islamophobia: A Threat to American Values?

August 10, 2010

Author: John L. Esposito

Source: The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-l-esposito/islamophobia-a-threat-to_b_676765.html

We are passing through difficult and dangerous times. The impact of staggering economic crisis and fears of a continued terrorist threat have spawned a culture of hate that threatens the future of our American way of life and values.

The legacy of the 9/11 and post 9/11...

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Islamophobia: A Threat to American Values?

August 10, 2010

Author: John Esposito

Source: The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-l-esposito/islamophobia-a-threat-to_b_676765.html

We are passing through difficult and dangerous times. The impact of staggering economic crisis and fears of a continued terrorist threat have spawned a culture of hate that threatens the future of our American way of life and values.

 

The legacy of the 9/11 and...

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Muslim Youth Gather for Networking Program

August 9, 2010

Author: William O'Brien

Source: The Edmond Sun

http://www.edmondsun.com/opinion/x1388783941/Muslim-youth-gather-for-networking-program

The Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium of Oklahoma recently had its networking dinner program at the Meinders School of Business at Oklahoma City University. The event was sponsored by the Oklahoma Chapter of the American Council on American Islamic Relations that is known by the...

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Far From Ground Zero, Opponents Fight New Mosques

August 9, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Google News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jru2qo91uO-7sLpy1Zr0aoZRAn6wD9HFGVP80

Muslims trying to build houses of worship in the nation's heartland, far from the heated fight in New York over plans for a mosque near ground zero, are running into opponents even more hostile and aggressive.

Foes of proposed...

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Far From Ground Zero, Opponents Fight New Mosques

August 9, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Google News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jru2qo91uO-7sLpy1Zr0aoZRAn6wD9HFGVP80

Muslims trying to build houses of worship in the nation's heartland, far from the heated fight in New York over plans for a mosque near ground zero, are running into opponents even more hostile and aggressive.

Foes of proposed...

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Muslim Youth Gather for Networking Program

August 9, 2010

Author: William O'Brien

Source: The Edmond Sun

http://www.edmondsun.com/opinion/x1388783941/Muslim-youth-gather-for-networking-program

The Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium of Oklahoma recently had its networking dinner program at the Meinders School of Business at Oklahoma City University. The event was sponsored by the Oklahoma Chapter of the American Council on American Islamic Relations that is known by the...

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Sharing the Faith, Splitting the Rent

August 6, 2010

Author: Sarah Maslin Nir

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/08/realestate/08cov.html?emc=eta1

Apartment hunters always have a wish list of things that will help them call a new place home — doormen, laundry rooms, southern exposures.

But for some people, faith guides real estate choices. Instead of bay windows and an in-house gym, their must-have may be a kosher kitchen, a short walk to church, room...

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Sharing the Faith, Splitting the Rent

August 6, 2010

Author: Sarah Maslin Nir

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/08/realestate/08cov.html?emc=eta1

Apartment hunters always have a wish list of things that will help them call a new place home — doormen, laundry rooms, southern exposures.

But for some people, faith guides real estate choices. Instead of bay windows and an in-house gym, their must-have may be a kosher kitchen, a short walk to church, room...

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2010 Aug 04

Pluralism Project Moderates Panel at “Women2Women International Conference”

(All day)

Location: 

100 Malcolm X Blvd, Boston, MA 02119
On August 4, 2010, Pluralism Project Assistant Director Kathryn Lohre moderated a panel of local women leaders in a discussion on women’s roles and leadership in faith-based and interfaith organizing at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center. The event was part of Empower Peace’s “Women2Women International Conference,” a yearly conference for over 100 teenage women from the United States and the Arab and Muslim world who come together in order to build “much-needed bridges of understanding and trust between improbably allies, uniting them across shared interests and purpose.” The... Read more about Pluralism Project Moderates Panel at “Women2Women International Conference”

Mayor Lowe: Dove World Is 'an Embarrassment'

August 4, 2010

Author: Chad Smith

Source: The Gainesville Sun

http://www.gainesville.com/article/20100804/ARTICLES/8041009/1002?tc=ar

With mounting news coverage about a Gainesville church's plan to hold a Quran burning on Sept. 11, Mayor Craig Lowe released a statement Monday condemning the church, dismissing it as a "tiny fringe group and an embarrassment to our community."

"They are opposed (to) Gainesville's true character as a...

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In Saudi Arabia, a Landmark Welcome Of a Christian Scholar

August 3, 2010

Author: Caryle Murphy

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Middle-East/2010/0803/In-Saudi-Arabia-a-landmark-welcome-of-a-Christian-scholar

In a country that endorses Islam as the official religion, bans conversion to other religions, and forbids Christian proselytizing, Saudi Arabia's recent welcome of an American Christian scholar is a landmark.

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