The Proposed Mosque Near Ground Zero

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Controversial N.Y. Mosque Loses Another Leader

Date: 02/07/2011

(RNS) The proposed Park51 Islamic community center and mosque project near Ground Zero is again looking for a top imam after Sheik Abdallah Adhami resigned the post less than one month into the job. Adhami, 44, said in a statement he was leaving to devote more time to writing his book, "which assists English readers in understanding and facilitating the language of the Quran." The American-born ...

Related Topics: Imam, Islam, Mosque At Ground Zero, Muslim, New York, Park51, Sheik Abdallah Adhami, Blog 140


Thousands of Muslims risk their lives defending Coptic Christians from terrorists

Date: 01/08/2011

One of the most depressing recent blots on the increasingly blotched American character was the ignorant and infantile outrage by so many over the "Ground Zero Mosque" (which was none of the above). To make their case they had to demonize the Muslim community as a whole.  This outrage continues to be promoted by bigots and monsters masquerading as Christians and patriots. I regret that e ...

Related Topics: Interfaith, Spirituality


a muslim Cosby Show?

Date: 01/03/2011

Happy new year, everyone - be it 2011, or 1432 :) My resolutions for this year are to be a better muslim, a better husband, a better father, a better son, a better brother, and a better friend. I feel like performing Hajj gave me resolve, and the closing of the first decade of the 21st century has given me an opportunity. Unfortunately, the decade past was a dark one, especially for muslims a ...

Related Topics: Denounce, Humor, Islam, Media, Muslims, News, Politics, Republicans


The Biggest Jewish Story of 2010

Date: 12/31/2010

As I wrote about yesterday, I would not necessarily agree with the religion writers of America who have declared that Park 51, also known as the Ground Zero Mosque, was the biggest religion story of the year. But having been so declared, it's hard to ignore ─ especially given that this story certainly got the attention of lots of Jews from across the ideological and theological spectrum. And y ...

Related Topics: Biggest Jewish Story Of 2010, Clinton-Mezvinsky Wedding, Ground Zero Mosque, Judaism, Judaism In America, Park 51

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