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Muncie Interfaith Roundtable

November 14, 2001

Source: The Star Press

http://www.thestarpress.com/Local_News/1114faith.html

On November 14, 2001, The Star Press reported, "Tragedy brings varied faiths together." It reported on a gathering of local Jews, Christians, Muslims, and Hindus: "The Muncie Interfaith Roundtable event was the first time in recent years that members of such varied religions in Muncie [IN] had gathered to share their beliefs and feelings about current events. This time they had good reason to...

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Zumratul Jannat Mosque

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 20 December 2013.

Phone: 401-461-8452
Email: amakorede@yahoo.com
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Activities and Schedule

Five daily prayers Friday: Jum’ah prayer and khutba: 12:30 P.M. Sunday: children’s school and adult classes from 6:30-8:30 P.M.

Description

Immediately adjacent to a carwash, Masjid Zumratul Jannat was established in 1994 by buying part of an office building. The community began in the early 1990s as a part of... Read more about Zumratul Jannat Mosque

Steven Emerson: Controversial Terrorism Expert

November 13, 2001

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A24457-2001Nov13.html

On November 13, 2001, The Washington Post featured an article about Steven Emerson, "The man who gives terrorism a name: Expert's finger-pointing troubles Muslim groups." It reported, "His slashing accusations that some Muslim groups in the United States tolerate terrorism draw denunciations from groups like the Council on American-Islamic Relations...which...

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Masjid Sabiqun

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 21 October 2005.

Phone: 504-346-1511 [office], (225)387-6916 [office]
Email: sabiqun@bellsouth.net1
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Masjidul Islam

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 13 November 2001.

Contact Information

Address: 5241 Prescott Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70805

Op-Ed: "Christian in a Muslim World," by Julia Duin

November 12, 2001

Author: Julia Duin

Source: National Review Online

http://www.nationalreview.com/comment/comment-duin111201.shtml

I first met Imad Shehadeh at a press conference — and an uncomfortable press conference at that. Several of us in the media, along with some Christian clergy, were sitting in a hotel room in Amman earlier this year listening to a Catholic and three evangelical Protestants talk about being Christian in overwhelmingly Muslim...

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National Council of Churches Faces Challenges

November 12, 2001

Source: The San Francisco Chronicle

On November 12, 2001, The San Francisco Chronicle reported that "the greatest challenge facing the nation's largest ecumenical agency is not getting along with U.S. Muslims -- although terrorism, humanitarian relief and Muslim/Christian cooperation will be on the agenda when its General Assembly meets this week in Oakland..In recent years, the group has been struggling to reinvent itself, broaden its membership base and stay out of debt. Although the National Council of Churches encompasses 36 Protestant denominations and...

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Orange County: Construction of New Religious Centers Expands

November 11, 2001

Source: Los Angeles Times

On November 11, 2001, the Los Angeles Times reported that "within the next few years, construction of more than a dozen major buildings in various religious communities will give Orange County's spiritual skyline a more cosmopolitan feel, complete with a Buddhist monastery, one of the country's largest mosques and a $65-million Jewish community center."

Muslim Women Find Empowerment and Fear in Hijab

November 11, 2001

Source: Newsday

On November 11, 2001, Newsday reported that after Sept. 11, many American-Muslim women experienced their own kind of 'profiling.' Some put aside the hijab out of fear. Some had it pulled off their hair by angry strangers. Others were merely labeled... In our own country, where some wear the hijab out of tradition or identity or as a daily connection to religion, there are endless internal and external debates among educated Muslim women...But the intense feelings that surround what the women wear reflect and echo the enormous symbolic...

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Atlanta Mixed-Faith Couples Influenced by Terror Attacks

November 11, 2001

Source: The Atlanta Journal and Constitution

On November 11, 2001, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution featured an article on "Atlanta couples where one partner is Muslim and the other is of a different faith. In interviews with four such couples, all said the events of Sept. 11 had a profound influence on their relationships. They've questioned each other about their cultures. Two couples said the attacks have brought them closer."

Ramadan In America 2001

November 11, 2001

Source: The Seattle Times

On November 11, 2001, The Seattle Times reported that "the Islamic holy month begins later this week, and a community gathering in Redmond explored the event in words, song and food...About 250 people -- many of them families with children -- attended the event, organized by the Council on American-Islamic Relations' Seattle chapter. The event was designed to help people gain a better understanding of Islam."

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