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Buffalo Religious Leaders Organize Interfaith Rally Against Racism

October 15, 2001

Source: The Buffalo News

http://www.buffalonews.com/editorial/20011015/1021485.asp

On October 15, 2001, The Buffalo News reported that "the interfaith 'Banners Against Racism' rally Sunday afternoon united about 30 local faith leaders and hundreds of others in an unprecedented community-wide effort to confront racism in the Buffalo Niagara region...Before singing a powerful song of peace, Cantor David Goldstein of Temple Beth Zion noted that 'racism - in its...

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Masjid Al-Rahman

Information about this center is no longer updated.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

Phone: 401-729-0745
Email: masjidalrahman@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.masjidalrahmanri.com/
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Activities and Schedule

Five Daily Prayers and Lecture/Discussion Group after Isha prayer Friday: Jum'ah prayer and Khutba, 1:00 P.M.

History

There is perhaps no better evidence for the rapid growth of the Muslim community in the Providence area than Masjid Al-Rahman. Established at the end... Read more about Masjid Al-Rahman

Masjid Al-Islam

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 27 August 2015.

Phone: 401-762-0107
Email: askamufti@aol.com
Website: http://masjidalislam.wordpress.com/
[flickr_set id="72157621942628930"] Activities and Schedule Daily: Five prayers and lecture for adults after Isha prayer Friday: Jum'ah prayer and Khutba, 1:00 P.M.; Sunday: children's school from 10:00 A.M.-12:00 noon Wednesday: communal visits to other Muslims. History Now entering its eighth year of existence, Masjid Al-Islam was communally... Read more about Masjid Al-Islam

Murder Of Palestinian American Raises Questions of Motive

October 13, 2001

Source: Los Angeles Times

On October 13, 2001 The Los Angeles Times reported the death of Abdullah Nimer "a Palestinian American and father of six who was murdered while selling clothing door-to-door in working-class South Los Angeles. The funeral was traditional, yet tinged with a new ambiguity that seems likely to plague any violent death of a Muslim living in America: No matter how explicitly the police say otherwise, family members cannot let go of the conviction that Nimer died because of his religion or race."

Muslim Scholar and Civil Rights Leader Notes Changes in America

October 13, 2001

Source: The San Francisco Chronicle

On October 13, 2001, The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Agha Saeed has received a tremendous number of invitations to speak on Islam since the terrorist attacks of September 11. "As a professor at the University of California at Berkeley...he teaches a full load of courses...; as the head of the American Muslim Alliance, Saeed runs a civil rights organization that has 7,000 members and 95 chapters...Born and raised in Pakistan, Saeed says he has seen two examples of U.S. character in the month since the Sept. 11...

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Milwaukee's Islamic Center Hosts Interfaith Forum

October 13, 2001

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

http://www.jsonline.com/religion

On October 13, 2001, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that "about 180 people of many faiths and ethnic backgrounds gathere ...at Milwaukee's Islamic Center for the first of four forums the Milwaukee Association for Interfaith Relations is holding in response to the Sept.11 terrorist attacks...Panelists from Islamic, Jewish, Buddhist and Christian traditions each spoke for 15 minutes on their faith's teachings about...

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San Diego Muslims Educate about Islam

October 12, 2001

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune

On October 12, 2001, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that "San Diego Muslims are discovering an antidote to the fear and suspicion surrounding their faith: education ...Despite their numbers, Muslims remain largely strangers among us. There are an estimated 6 million to 7 million followers in this country, including approximately 100,000 in San Diego County...'We as a Muslim-American community have been here for over 100 years, but we've been living in a cocoon,' said Mohamad Nasser, chapter director of the Muslim...

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San Diego Muslims Troubled by Lack of Response from Mayor

October 12, 2001

Source: Los Angeles Times

On October 12, 2001, the Los Angeles Times reported that "leaders in San Diego's Muslim community are perplexed by Mayor Dick Murphy's delay in meeting with them to discuss vandalism against the Islamic Center and alleged harassment of Muslim children in school."

Muslims of US Navy Aid Search to Understand Islam

October 12, 2001

Source: The Arizona Republic

On October 12, 2001, The Arizona Republic reported that after the terroist attacks of September 11 on board the USS Enterprise "crewmates stared, silence replaced greetings and life for some of the 50 or so Muslims aboard this U.S. aircraft carrier changed. Soon enough, the giant ship's Muslim chaplain said, there was curiosity, questions and a search for understanding. 'More questions have come up, and people want to understand how, why and what is Islam about as a religion,' said Lt. Muhiyyaldin, the chaplain. 'I applaud them...

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