Islam

Toledo Muslims "Good Citizens and Good Neighbors"

September 10, 2006

Source: Toledo Blade

http://toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060910/NEWS28/60908069

On September 10, 2006 the Toledo Blade reported, "Local Muslims are still feeling the repercussions from the World Trade Center’s collapse, fearing that they have a long way to go to overcome ignorance and stereotypes about their faith. 'I don’t think people understand Islam,' said Najwa Badawi of Toledo. 'They listen to talk-show hosts...

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Sikhs in Stockton Seek Civic Engagement Post-9/11

September 10, 2006

Source: RecordNet.com

http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060910/SPECIALSECTIONS98/609100324/1001/NEWS01

On September 10, 2006 RecordNet.com reported, "To some, their long beards and colorful turbans illicit thoughts of Taliban and al-Qaida jihadists bent on destroying the United States. But members of San Joaquin County's thriving Sikh community say they are Indian, with a religion far different from...

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Yakima Muslims Wary in Post-9/11 Climate

September 10, 2006

Source: Yakima Herald Republic

http://yakimaherald.com/page/dis/297409116285787

On September 10, 2006 the Yakima Herald Republic reported, "When a Yakima Herald-Republic reporter approached a group of local Muslims to ask them how the community has changed since Sept. 11, 2001, their actions said it all.

Realizing they might be quoted in the newspaper, they recoiled at having their names published.

One grabbed the reporter's notebook and scribbled...

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In Leicestershire, an Interfaith Cricket Match with Hindu and Jewish Umpires, Muslim and Christian Players

September 10, 2006

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/leicestershire/5332070.stm

On September 10, 2006 BBC News reported, "An inter-faith cricket match is being held in Leicestershire to mark the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Local Christian clergy and Muslim imams will play each other in a Twenty20 cricket match at Grace Road, home of cup winners Leicestershire.

In addition to the Christians and Muslims on the pitch, the match...

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After Bombing Attacks at a Malegaon Mosque, Rising Anger and Division

September 9, 2006

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/5330832.stm

On September 9, 2006 BBC News reported, "The BBC's Zubair Ahmed visits the town of Malegaon in India a day after it was hit by bomb attacks to find residents seething with anger. 'What goes around comes around,' said a local police officer. The tongue-in-cheek remark was meant to be an off-the-record comment. But that just summed up the reputation of Malegaon, a dusty town of 700,000 people, two-...

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In Wichita, Interfaith Interest in Islam Tapering Off Five Years Later

September 9, 2006

Source: Witchita Eagle

http://www.kansas.com/mld/kansas/living/15474263.htm

On September 9, 2006 the Witchita Eagle reported, "In the weeks and months following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, learning about Islam was high on the agenda of many non-Muslim congregations in the Wichita area. Five years later, interest seems to have diminished. 'There are still requests, but it's definitely not like before,' said Nabil Seyam, a member of the Islamic Society of Wichita...

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Nurturing an "American Brand of Islam" with Community Outreach

September 9, 2006

Source: The Record

http://www.northjersey.com/page.php?qstr=eXJpcnk3ZjczN2Y3dnFlZUVFeXk3MDImZmdiZWw3Zjd2cWVlRUV5eTY5ODk5NDEmeXJpcnk3ZjcxN2Y3dnFlZUVFeXky

On September 9, 2006 The Record reported, "It was in many ways a typical day at a New Jersey soup kitchen. Members of a suburban religious congregation arrived one morning last month in cars and SUVs, entered the church hall through the...

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Religion in the Workplace: Rights, Responsibilities - and Respect

September 9, 2006

Source: Charlotte Observer/ Orange County Register

http://www.charlotte.com/mld/observer/living/religion/15477263.htm

On September 9, 2006 the Orange County Register reported, "Attorneys Richard Streza, Dave Brown and Tim Voorhees, partners at Brown and Streza LLP in Irvine, Calif., hold weekly Bible study in the office. Farmers Insurance broker Belal Dalati has a sign of Allah on his Anaheim office wall and pauses from work five times a day to pray....

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In Cincinnati, Diverse Responses and Dialogue Mark 9/11

September 9, 2006

Source: The Enquirer

http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060909/NEWS01/609090365/1056

On September 9, 2006 the The Enquirer reported, "Five years ago on Sept. 11, 100 people were at Madeira-Silverwood Presbyterian Church at noon after just a few phone calls. That night, more than 350 gathered for prayer after seeing a sign in the church yard. The church, 8000 Miami Ave., has been opening its doors every year on the...

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After 9/11, Muslim-American Identity "Still a Work in Progress"

September 8, 2006

Source: Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/front/la-me-muslims8sep08,1,2754049.story

On September 8, 2006 the Los Angeles Times reported, "A Muslim homemaker from La Habra Heights, assuming authorities monitor her charity donations, has stopped giving to 'any Muslim charity that touched my heart' and now contributes to less-suspected organizations. In Sacramento, a young imam has broken with an ancient tradition...

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Khatami, in Speech at the National Cathedral, Calls for Dialogue

September 8, 2006

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/07/AR2006090700850.html

On September 8, 2006 The Washington Post reported, "Amid noisy protests and tight security, former Iranian president Mohammad Khatami issued a call at the Washington National Cathedral yesterday for leaders in both the West and the Islamic world to launch a historic dialogue to 'rescue life from the claws of the warmongers and...

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Redding Mayor Marks 9/11 at "One Nation Under God" Event; Describes Shiite Muslims as "Wing Nuts"

September 8, 2006

Source: Record Searchlight

http://www.redding.com/redd/nw_local/article/0,2232,REDD_17533_4977583,00.html

On September 8, 2006 the Record Searchlight reported, "Local elected officials and a pastor Thursday used a commemoration of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to wage spiritual warfare against those who would attack America.

In a ceremony on the Shasta County Courthouse steps titled 'One Nation Under God,' Redding Mayor Ken Murray...

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