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Posts from the ‘Cordoba House’ Category

22
Aug

For Imam in Muslim Center Furor, a Hard Balancing Act | NYTimes.com

Feisal Abdul Rauf speaks to Muslim worshippers in Muharraq, Bahrain. (Photo Hasan Jamali/Associated Press)

According to Anne Barnard 2010, “Not everyone in the Cairo lecture hall last February was buying the imam Feisal Abdul Rauf’s message. As he talked of reconciliation between America and Middle Eastern Muslims — his voice soft, almost New Agey — some questioners were so suspicious that he felt the need to declare that he was not an American agent.” Continued here > http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/22/nyregion/22imam.html?_r=1&hp #cordoba #imam #feisalabdulrauf #nymosque #muslim #islam @hashimmusic @jerrycallistejr

11
Aug

Top American Rabbis Rally Behind the ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ | Huffington Post

According to Joshua Stanton 2010, “When I told a friend that I had helped found Religious Freedom USA to affirm the right to build the Park 51 community center in Lower Manhattan (often mislabeled the “Ground Zero Mosque”), he responded with a cautionary note: “What about the risk you are taking in your future career as a rabbi?” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joshua-stanton/top-american-rabbis-rally_b_675066.html #ramadan #ramadanmubarak #ramadan2010 #huffingtonpost #judaism #park51 #religiousfreedomusa #groundzeromosque