Islam

Pa. Mosque Opens Peacefully Near Synagogue, Church

September 10, 2010

Author: Kathy Matheson

Source: Google News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hbRVaR3Zb_4XPI02qnpnFK97SovgD9I4VSI00

A new mosque recently opened in this well-to-do suburb of Philadelphia, but not many people noticed.

That was fine with leaders of the Islamic Society of Greater Valley Forge. Amid a tense national climate for U.S. Muslims, they...

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Quran Burning Suspended For Now, But Red-Hot Story Remains

September 9, 2010

Author: Liz Halloran

Source: National Public Radio

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129758571

The Rev. Terry Jones of Gainesville, Fla., had gotten the world's attention with his vow to burn Islam's holy book on Saturday, the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

And despite Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's musings (accompanied by a rueful laugh) that a patriotic media could choose to pay no...

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Quran Burning Suspended For Now, But Red-Hot Story Remains

September 9, 2010

Author: Liz Halloran

Source: National Public Radio

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129758571

The Rev. Terry Jones of Gainesville, Fla., had gotten the world's attention with his vow to burn Islam's holy book on Saturday, the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

And despite Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's musings (accompanied by a rueful laugh) that a patriotic media could choose to pay no...

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Imam Says Moving Center Could Spur Radicals

September 8, 2010

Author: Anne Barnard

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/09/nyregion/09mosque.html?ref=religion_and_belief

The imam Feisal Abdul Rauf said on Wednesday night that if he had known how much strife would arise over his plan for a Muslim community center and mosque two blocks from the World Trade Center site, he would not have proposed it.

“If I knew that this would happen, that...

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New College Teaches Young American Muslims

September 8, 2010

Author: Barbara Bradley Hagerty

Source: National Public Radio

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129607436

I don't know what I expected to find when I arrived at Zaytuna College in Berkeley, Calif., the country's brand new Muslim liberal arts college. Women in headscarves? Yes, for the most part. Men with heavy beards? No. A lot of prayer and fasting, since it's Ramadan? Absolutely.

What I didn't expect was 24-...

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Halal Foods Expand Reach In France

September 8, 2010

Author: Maia de la Baume

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/09/world/europe/09france.html?emc=eta1

For years, Anissa Benchamacha bought her meat in a parking lot, from vendors hawking near-expired products to Muslims eager to find food that met their religious requirements.

But on a recent afternoon, Ms. Benchamacha stood in quiet wonderment before the tidy rows of packaged cold cuts in Hal’Shop...

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Imam Says Moving Center Could Spur Radicals

September 8, 2010

Author: Anne Barnard

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/09/nyregion/09mosque.html?ref=religion_and_belief

The imam Feisal Abdul Rauf said on Wednesday night that if he had known how much strife would arise over his plan for a Muslim community center and mosque two blocks from the World Trade Center site, he would not have proposed it.

“If I knew that this would happen, that...

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New College Teaches Young American Muslims

September 8, 2010

Author: Barbara Bradley Hagerty

Source: National Public Radio

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129607436

I don't know what I expected to find when I arrived at Zaytuna College in Berkeley, Calif., the country's brand new Muslim liberal arts college. Women in headscarves? Yes, for the most part. Men with heavy beards? No. A lot of prayer and fasting, since it's Ramadan? Absolutely.

What I didn't expect was 24-...

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Halal Foods Expand Reach In France

September 8, 2010

Author: Maia de la Baume

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/09/world/europe/09france.html?emc=eta1

For years, Anissa Benchamacha bought her meat in a parking lot, from vendors hawking near-expired products to Muslims eager to find food that met their religious requirements.

But on a recent afternoon, Ms. Benchamacha stood in quiet wonderment before the tidy rows of packaged cold cuts in Hal’Shop...

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