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In Kansas City, a Muslim and a Hindu Discuss Faith

January 24, 2004

Source: Kansas City Star

http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascitystar/living/religion/7780791.htm

On January 24, 2004 the Kansas City Star published an editorial by Rushdy El-Ghussein, former president of the Islamic Society of Greater Kansas City, on how individuals should participate in public debates concerning religion: "Discussions and debates should bring understanding between people without them being pressured or forced to adopt each other'...

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History of Diversity in Southern New Jersey

January 24, 2004

Source: The Press of Atlantic City

http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/lifestyle/012404J24OLDCHURCHES.html

On January 24, 2004 The Press of Atlantic City reported on the diverse history of religious migration to Southern New Jersey. The article traces the migration of Quakers, Baptists and "Separatists" from the Church of England in the late 17th century, Welsh Baptists, Presbyterians, African-American Christians, Catholics, Jews, and the...

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Muslim Student Told to Remove Headscarf in Johannesburg School

January 23, 2004

Source: News24.com

http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_1473729,00.html

On January 23, 2004 News24.com reported, "A Johannesburg school has briefly barred a Muslim pupil from wearing a headscarf - a non-issue in other schools - but its governing body is set to review the matter, press reports said on Friday. Thirteen-year-old Lamiah Khan was told by the principal of her new school in Johannesburg to remove the scarf as it was...

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NYPD Previews Training Film to South Asian, Muslim, and Arab Communities

January 23, 2004

Source: Muslims Weekly

http://www.indypressny.org/article.php3?ArticleID=1232

On January 23, 2004 Muslims Weekly reported that "the New York Police Department (NYPD) unveiled its newest officer training film to leaders and community activists from local Arab, South Asian, and Muslim communities last Tuesday. The video, created by Jonathon Silberberg, is a training aid for newly appointed officers, after they have been on the beat for about eight weeks. The 6 p.m. Jan...

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Muslims Flex Political Muscle

January 23, 2004

Source: BBC

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3422685.stm

On January 23, 2004 the BBC reported that groups like the CAIR are trying to get one million more Muslims to register as voters in the upcoming presidential election. Muslims believe that if the election again comes down to the wire, then their votes can make a crucial difference in swing states, particularly Ohio. "They now have the ear of Congressman Dennis Kucinich, who is running for the Democrat nomination for...

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Jewish Groups Call Gibson Film Anti-Semitic

January 23, 2004

Source: The Associated Press

http://www.indystar.com/articles/2/113969-8752-010.html

On January 23, 2004 The Associated Press reported that "representatives of two Jewish groups who attended screenings of Mel Gibson's upcoming movie 'The Passion of the Christ' said Thursday it contained offensive stereotypes about the Jewish role in the crucifixion. The American Jewish Committee said the movie contained 'unnecessary and destructive imagery of Jews' and 'represents a...

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Plans Move Forward for First Muslim State School in Scotland

January 22, 2004

Source: The Muslim News

http://www.muslimnews.co.uk/news/news.php?article=6790&PHPSESSID=5b25e4e7d9f97f981761cee3e57ccbf3

On January 22, 2004 The Muslim News ran an article from The Scotsman that reported, "A commitment to open Scotland’s first state school for Muslim children has come a step closer with the revelation that a council has included one in its future building plans. East Renfrewshire began informal...

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