Islam

Masjid an-Nur

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 29 October 2006.

Contact Information

Address: 311 Bellevue Ave, Trenton, NJ 08618

Uproar Over Wiccan Chaplain Hired at Wisconsin Prison

January 7, 2002

Source: Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-000001664jan07.story?coll=la%2Dheadlines%2Dnation

On January 7, 2002, the Los Angeles Times reported that in Wisconsin, "a state representative from... West Salem is leading a drive to yank funding for Witch's $32,500-a-year post, saying taxpayers 'shouldn't be forced to accept this hocus-pocus.' Two other lawmakers have joined him in outrage; one...

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Interfaith Gathering for Peace Held in Orlando, Florida

January 7, 2002

Source: The Orlando Sentinel

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/orl-locinterfaith07010702jan07.story?coll=orl%2Dnews%2Dheadlines

On January 7, 2002, The Orlando Sentinel reported "World's faiths converge to urge peace, harmony." The article noted, "In the ballroom of the Rosen Plaza Hotel on International Drive in Orlando, the faces and families reflected the changing religious complexions of Central Florida...

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Arab American Secret Service Agent Denied Access to Flight

January 4, 2002

Source: The Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/front/la-000000898jan04.story?coll=la%2Dheadlines%2Dfrontpage

On January 4, 2002, The Los Angeles Times reported "Airline Defends Banning Bush Guard From Flight." The article noted that the events of the American Airlines Flight 363 are now "the focus of a Secret Service investigation and a threatened lawsuit--a tangle of events that offers a glimpse...

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Arab American Secret Service Agent Denied Access to Flight

January 3, 2002

Source: American Airlines

http://www.amrcorp.com/news/january02/03_safety.htm

On January 3, 2002, American Airlines issued a press release entitled "American holds firm on protecting the safety of its passengers" in reference to the removal of a secret service agent from a flight. The release stated, in part: "American carries out its security obligations according to the guidelines provided by the Federal government. Those guidelines are applied equally among all passengers,...

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Mosque Vandalized in Columbus, Ohio

January 3, 2002

Source: The Associated Press

http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/ap/20020103/us/vandalism_mosque_2.html

On January 3, 2002, the Associated Press reported "Aid After Mosque Vandalized in Ohio." The article noted that "Non-Muslims have offered space, money and other support for worshippers after vandals drilled holes in the floors of the city's oldest mosque, ripped up copies of the Quran and pulled water pipes from walls." Offers of space and support have come from the...

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Bay Area Muslim School also Educates Visitors

January 2, 2002

Source: The San Francisco Chronicle

On January 2, 2002, The San Francisco Chronicle reported that the Granada Islamic School in Santa Clara, CA is a place stuents learn about Islam and get a good education. "Lately, it's also become the place where they explain to visitors from the press and the neighboring community just what it's like to be both Muslim and American... Students said they didn't feel different until after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, when school closed for four days. Families, worried about being blamed, kept women and children indoors...

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