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Engage Our Youth in Promoting Non-Violence

February 4, 2007

Author: Shakila T. Ahmad

Source: The Enquirer

http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070204/EDIT02/702040348/1021/EDIT

In a world of ever-increasing violence, Muslim Mothers Against Violence (MMAV) was founded at the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati to stand up for and to collaborate with others in not just condemning but also taking action against violence through sponsorship of peaceful methods...

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India-Born US Filmmaker Amazed by Hindu-Muslim Harmony in Sindh Province

February 3, 2007

Source: Daily India

http://www.dailyindia.com/show/110400.php/India-born-US-filmmaker-amazed-by-Hindu-Muslim-harmony-in-Sindh-province

Hyderabad (Pakistan), Feb 3 (ANI): An Indian-born US filmmaker Sarah Singh was amazed by the communal harmony between the Hindu and Muslim communities at the Sindh province in Pakistan.

She said that the two communities here were indistinguishable. "It's only in Sindh...

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India-Born US Filmmaker Amazed by Hindu-Muslim Harmony in Sindh Province

February 3, 2007

Source: Daily India

http://www.dailyindia.com/show/110400.php/India-born-US-filmmaker-amazed-by-Hindu-Muslim-harmony-in-Sindh-province

Hyderabad (Pakistan), Feb 3 (ANI): An Indian-born US filmmaker Sarah Singh was amazed by the communal harmony between the Hindu and Muslim communities at the Sindh province in Pakistan.

She said that the two communities here were indistinguishable. "It's only in Sindh...

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India-Born US Filmmaker Amazed by Hindu-Muslim Harmony in Sindh Province

February 3, 2007

Source: Daily India

http://www.dailyindia.com/show/110400.php/India-born-US-filmmaker-amazed-by-Hindu-Muslim-harmony-in-Sindh-province

Hyderabad (Pakistan), Feb 3 (ANI): An Indian-born US filmmaker Sarah Singh was amazed by the communal harmony between the Hindu and Muslim communities at the Sindh province in Pakistan.

She said that the two communities here were indistinguishable. "It's only in Sindh...

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Surf's Up for Australian Muslims

February 2, 2007

Author: Nick Bryant

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6324213.stm

On a beach in south Sydney, a group of young Australian Muslims is about to take a highly symbolic cultural leap.

For the past 10 weeks, they have learned how to rescue stranded swimmers from the foaming surf, discovered more about the undertows and rip currents which can make even the most inviting sea so very perilous, and taken part in gruelling...

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Women In Islam Present Important International Forum on Crisis in Darfur, Sudan

January 29, 2007

Source: Muslim American Society Press Release

http://www.masnet.org/news.asp?id=3998

WASHINGTON, DC - Jan. 29, 2007 (MASNET) How is the world responding to a crisis which has, to date, killed some 400,000 people, made 300,000 more homeless, and resulted in countless incidents of rape and other horrendous human rights violations? An important forum on January 25th in Harlem, New York offered some important insights on this question from three individuals with first-hand expertise on this...

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Religious Leaders Find Fulfillment

January 29, 2007

Author: Anna Sudar

Source: The Post Online

http://thepost.baker.ohiou.edu/articles/2007/01/29/features/17258.html

Bethany Fulton wanted to be a writer. She never thought she would become a Presbyterian pastor.

After graduating from Chatham College in Pittsburgh, Pa., with a bachelor of arts in English communication and media technology, Fulton said she had her life all planned out: “Poet laureate of the U.S. by 25....

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Stripped of Religion, Yoga Enters Public Schools

January 28, 2007

Source: The Dallas Morning News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/religion/stories/012907dnlifeyoga.6971e3.html

SAN FRANCISCO - In Tara Guber's ideal world, American children would meditate in the lotus position and chant in Sanskrit before taking stressful standardized tests.

But when she asked a public elementary school in Aspen, Colo., to teach yoga in 2002,...

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