‘US Still a Great Place to Practice Islam’

November 7, 2007

Author: Sameen Tahir-Khan

Source: Arab News


COLUMBUS, Ohio, 7 November 2007 — The Interfaith Association of Central Ohio held a public forum on the “Many faces of Islam” at the Ohio State House. A large number of people from different religions attended. Four panelists shared their experiences and challenges of being a Muslim in America especially after Sept. 11.

The panelists included Dr. Robert Crane, a former adviser to Nixon, Dr. Anisa Abd El Fattah, founder and chairperson of the National Association of Muslim American Women, Dr. Zulfiqar Shah, an executive member of the Fiqh Council of North America, and Imam Mostafa Al-Qazwini, director of the Islamic education center of Orange County, California.