Category: Interfaith

ISNA Responds to the 2015 State of the Union Address

Gaza’s Dying of Thirst

Mohammed Nimnim carries the water for his family. On a scorching late morning last summer, the 15-year-old pushed an old wheelchair piled high with empty plastic jugs through Gaza’s Shati (Beach) refugee camp. He rattled past modest groceries, makeshift tire shops, and graffiti praising Gaza’s martyrs, down broken concrete lanes, and toward the local mosque, where sputtering taps provide the family’s only source of drinking water. …more:  thedailybeast 

Related image“True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.” —Clarence Darrow

9 11 Tragedy

13 Thoughtful Quotes to Remember 9/11“If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate.” —Sandy Dahl, wife of Flight 93 pilot Jason Dahl

Mandragora gets blasphemy ban

Udinese midfielder Rolando Mandragora has been given a one-game ban for using “blasphemous expressions” which were caught on camera. In Italian, a blasphemous phrase is considered to be the worst kind of swearing, so the authorities take a hard line on such words being uttered by players and officials. ….more:  football-italia

Propane Tank Fire On Liberty Island Prompts Evacuation

Some Muslims were planning to visit the area but  Al Hamdulilah– they did not. You may ask why?

Answer: Because the Islamophobic organizations,Media and men had shown that: Everyone charged with a penal offence has the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty, unless he is a Mulsim….

Terrorism not a clash between Christian West and Islam: David Cameron

Terrorism not a clash between Christian West and Islam: David CameronFormer British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday said terrorism should not be seen as a battle between the Christian countries of the West and the Islamic countries in the Middle East. It is all about identifying and wiping out a small section that believes in extremism.

Criticizing US President Donald Trump’s view on terrorism, he said it is more of an intellectual battle against those who believe in the “perverted view” of the Islamic religion…more: siasat.com/