Islam

Opinion: U.S. Less Likely to Produce "Home-Grown Muslim Violence" Than Europe

November 13, 2005

Source: Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-almaryati13nov13,0,1238658.story?coll=la-news-comment-opinions

On November 13, 2005 the Los Angeles Times ran an opinion piece by Salam Al-Marayati, executive director of the Muslim Public Affairs Council, on concerns over "home-grown terrorists." Al-Marayati writes, "As the death toll rises from the suicide bombings in Amman,...

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Islamic Center of Boston Hosts Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

November 13, 2005

Source: The Islamic Center of Boston

http://www.icbwayland.org/include/MetroThanksgiving.pdf

On November 13, 2005 The Islamic Center of Boston reported, "Representatives from diverse faiths will mark Thanksgiving during a service next week at the newly expanded Islamic Center of Boston... [Rev. Frank Silva, co-chairman of the Wayland Clergy Association], who serves as pastor of the Catholic St. Ann's Parish, said the service will present readings from Jewish,...

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Twenty-Five Immigrant, Civil Rights, and Religious Groups Demand Kirk Apology

November 13, 2005

Source: Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chicago/chi-0511130362nov13,1,3901056.story

On November 13, 2005 the Chicago Tribune reported, "Twenty-five immigrant and civil rights groups on Friday joined a Muslim organization in demanding U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) apologize for remarks he made condoning discrimination against some Arabs.

During a technology conference Nov. 5 at Northwestern University,...

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Muslim Becomes Mayor of NJ, Despite Fliers Alleging Terror Links

November 13, 2005

Source: Newsday

Wire Service: AP

http://www.newsday.com/news/local/wire/newjersey/ny-bc-nj--muslimmayor-flier1113nov13,0,5973136.story

On November 13, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "The anonymous flier mailed to households days before a new mayor was to be chosen was direct and devastating in its claims: A Muslim council member, one of three candidates for the post, was 'a betrayer...

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New Islamic Center Opens in Green Bay

November 12, 2005

Source: Green Bay Press Gazette

http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051112/GPG0406/511120388/1886/GPGlife

On November 12, 2005 the Green Bay Press Gazette reported, "About a year ago, Maroof Shah was driving to the mosque in Neenah to pray for Ramadan. It was winter and snowy, he said. 'I got to thinking about all the families that drive to Neenah or Appleton to pray and decided to call them...

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Falls Church Muslims Mourn the Deaths of Family in Jordanian Bombings

November 11, 2005

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/11/10/AR2005111002221.html

On November 11, 2005 The Washington Post reported, "After thousands of Jordanians took to the streets of their capital yesterday to protest hotel bombings that killed 59 people there, Muslims gathered in Falls Church last night to offer condolences to two local families that lost at least 17 relatives in the attacks.
...

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Reorganized Kansas City Interfaith Group Draws Diverse Crowd

November 11, 2005

Source: The Kansas City Star

http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/13137514.htm

On November 11, 2005 The Kansas City Star reported, "[Reverend Wallace Hartsfield], a longtime area Baptist minister, looked out from a podium Thursday at the more than 600 people who gathered for the [Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council's] inaugural luncheon at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

Represented were American Indian spirituality, Bahai, Buddhism,...

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Editor Tests Muslim Taboos With Cartoon Depicting Muhammad

November 10, 2005

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/1110/p01s01-woeu.html

On November 10, 2005 The Christian Science Monitor reported, "When Flemming Rose heard last month that Danish cartoonists were too afraid of Muslim militants to illustrate a new children's biography of Islam's Prophet Muhammad, he decided to put his nation's famous tolerance to the test. The cultural editor of Denmark's largest newspaper, Jyllands-Posten, then recruited...

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Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 December 2014.

Phone: 202-687-8375
Email: acmcu@georgetown.edu
Website: http://acmcu.georgetown.edu/

Overview

Relations between Christians and Muslims in the West continue to be a critical social issue in the public square, particularly as the private media and government foreign policies shape general imaginings of the "other." One organization in particular, Georgetown’s Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding (CMCU), stands out...

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European Court of Human Rights Backs Turkish Headscarf Ban

November 10, 2005

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/4424776.stm

On November 10, 2005 BBC News reported, "Turkey can ban Islamic headscarves in universities, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled. The court rejected an appeal by a Turkish woman who argued that the state ban violated her right to an education and discriminated against her. Leyla Sahin had brought the case in 1998 after being excluded from class at Istanbul University. But the judges ruled...

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Seattle Interfaith Group Raises Money for Pakistani Earthquake Victims

November 9, 2005

Source: The Seattle Times

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/eastsidenews/2002612366_dinner09m.html

On November 9, 2005 The Seattle Times reported, "What began here four years ago as a modest idea � to understand different faiths a little better � has grown, gained momentum, and now faces an urgent mission: get help while there's still time to survivors of the Pakistani earthquake.

On Sunday, local Muslim, Christian and Jewish...

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Hillsborough School Board Reverses Decision

November 9, 2005

Source: St. Petersburg Times

http://www.sptimes.com/2005/11/09/Hillsborough/Board_reverses_field_.shtml

On November 9, 2005 the St. Petersburg Times reported, "After listening to passionate speeches about God, country, children and tradition, the Hillsborough School Board restored several religious holidays to next year's school calendar, reversing a 2-week-old decision that garnered national attention. By a 5-2 vote Tuesday night, the board...

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