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Local Media Cannot Keep Ignoring the Muslim Vote

February 11, 2007

Author: Syeda Abbas

Source: The Student Operated Press

http://www.thesop.org/index.php?id=4297

The word was out in mosques, community parties and Islamic schools, Ramadan feasts all over Pittsburgh: get the vote out. Why would a normally sleepy Muslim community thrust itself into the forefront of the most crucial election in recent history? Would it matter? Apparently it did.

The Muslim community of Pittsburgh, estimated at about 10,000, worships...

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Religions Unite for Conference

February 11, 2007

Source: Asian Image

http://www.asianimage.co.uk/display.var.1183613.0.religions_unite_for_conference.php

The European Council of Religious Leaders, tackles the topic of Muslims and terror in Birmingham in its first UK conference.

The ECRL event 'Muslims in Britain' takes place at Birmingham's Sikh temple, Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha, and Soho Road's Civic Centre.

With sessions entitled 'Terror and Fear' and 'Muslims in...

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Religions Unite for Conference

February 11, 2007

Source: Asian Image

http://www.asianimage.co.uk/display.var.1183613.0.religions_unite_for_conference.php

The European Council of Religious Leaders, tackles the topic of Muslims and terror in Birmingham in its first UK conference.

The ECRL event 'Muslims in Britain' takes place at Birmingham's Sikh temple, Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha, and Soho Road's Civic Centre.

With sessions entitled 'Terror and Fear' and 'Muslims in...

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Religions Unite for Conference

February 11, 2007

Source: Asian Image

http://www.asianimage.co.uk/display.var.1183613.0.religions_unite_for_conference.php

The European Council of Religious Leaders, tackles the topic of Muslims and terror in Birmingham in its first UK conference.

The ECRL event 'Muslims in Britain' takes place at Birmingham's Sikh temple, Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha, and Soho Road's Civic Centre.

With sessions entitled 'Terror and Fear' and 'Muslims in...

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Identity Search: to be Muslim in America

February 11, 2007

Author: Eric Gorski

Source: The Denver Post

http://www.denverpost.com/headlines/ci_5203373

The food pantry occupies a storefront between a beauty salon and auto shop, a nondescript location off East Colfax Avenue that gives no indication the people volunteering inside symbolize a faith community in transition.

Shirley Anderson doesn't know who is helping her, doesn't notice the framed Arabic calligraphy or the headscarf worn by one woman. She...

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Identity Search: to be Muslim in America

February 11, 2007

Author: Eric Gorski

Source: The Denver Post

http://www.denverpost.com/headlines/ci_5203373

The food pantry occupies a storefront between a beauty salon and auto shop, a nondescript location off East Colfax Avenue that gives no indication the people volunteering inside symbolize a faith community in transition.

Shirley Anderson doesn't know who is helping her, doesn't notice the framed Arabic calligraphy or the headscarf worn by one woman. She...

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Identity Search: to be Muslim in America

February 11, 2007

Author: Eric Gorski

Source: The Denver Post

http://www.denverpost.com/headlines/ci_5203373

The food pantry occupies a storefront between a beauty salon and auto shop, a nondescript location off East Colfax Avenue that gives no indication the people volunteering inside symbolize a faith community in transition.

Shirley Anderson doesn't know who is helping her, doesn't notice the framed Arabic calligraphy or the headscarf worn by one woman. She...

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San Bernardino Festival Centers on Religious Diversity, Peace

February 11, 2007

Author: Bettye Wells Miller

Source: The Press-Enterprise

http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_H_peace12.2641186.html#

SAN BERNARDINO - Under threatening skies Sunday afternoon, more than 300 residents enjoyed dances, chants and songs reflecting the community's religious diversity, then prayed for peace in their city.

The Interfaith Festival for Peace in Our Community, sponsored by the San...

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San Bernardino Festival Centers on Religious Diversity, Peace

February 11, 2007

Author: Bettye Wells Miller

Source: The Press-Enterprise

http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_H_peace12.2641186.html#

SAN BERNARDINO - Under threatening skies Sunday afternoon, more than 300 residents enjoyed dances, chants and songs reflecting the community's religious diversity, then prayed for peace in their city.

The Interfaith Festival for Peace in Our Community, sponsored by the San...

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San Bernardino Festival Centers on Religious Diversity, Peace

February 11, 2007

Author: Bettye Wells Miller

Source: The Press-Enterprise

http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_H_peace12.2641186.html#

SAN BERNARDINO - Under threatening skies Sunday afternoon, more than 300 residents enjoyed dances, chants and songs reflecting the community's religious diversity, then prayed for peace in their city.

The Interfaith Festival for Peace in Our Community, sponsored by the San...

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Sacrifice of Animals Spurs Dispute

February 10, 2007

Author: Michael Grabell

Source: The Dallas Morning News

http://www.kentucky.com/mld/kentucky/living/religion/16658847.htm

DALLAS - The city of Euless, Texas, has asked a federal judge to dismiss a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by a Santeria priest who wants to sacrifice animals at his home.

The priest, JosŽ Merced, sued the city in December after police and permit officials told him he couldn't kill goats for an...

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Congressman’s Imam Is Taking a Lead in Interfaith Efforts

February 10, 2007

Author: Samuel G. Freedman

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/10/washington/10religion.html?ref=politics

MINNEAPOLIS - On the evening after Minnesota’s Democratic primary last September, Makram El-Amin picked up his ringing cellphone to hear the raspy, exhausted voice of Keith Ellison. The men had known each other for a decade, long enough for Mr. El-Amin to become the imam of a mosque in their North...

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Congressman’s Imam Is Taking a Lead in Interfaith Efforts

February 10, 2007

Author: Samuel G. Freedman

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/10/washington/10religion.html?ref=politics

MINNEAPOLIS - On the evening after Minnesota’s Democratic primary last September, Makram El-Amin picked up his ringing cellphone to hear the raspy, exhausted voice of Keith Ellison. The men had known each other for a decade, long enough for Mr. El-Amin to become the imam of a mosque in their North...

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Congressman’s Imam Is Taking a Lead in Interfaith Efforts

February 10, 2007

Author: Samuel G. Freedman

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/10/washington/10religion.html?ref=politics

MINNEAPOLIS - On the evening after Minnesota’s Democratic primary last September, Makram El-Amin picked up his ringing cellphone to hear the raspy, exhausted voice of Keith Ellison. The men had known each other for a decade, long enough for Mr. El-Amin to become the imam of a mosque in their North...

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Sacrifice of Animals Spurs Dispute

February 10, 2007

Author: Michael Grabell

Source: The Dallas Morning News

http://www.kentucky.com/mld/kentucky/living/religion/16658847.htm

DALLAS - The city of Euless, Texas, has asked a federal judge to dismiss a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by a Santeria priest who wants to sacrifice animals at his home.

The priest, JosŽ Merced, sued the city in December after police and permit officials told him he couldn't kill goats for an...

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