Category: Interfaith

ISNA Responds to the 2015 State of the Union Address

The Latest: Best Buy founder denounces anti-Islam ads

Related imageThe founder of Best Buy has directed his investment firm to cut off any further donations to a conservative non-profit group that distributed inflammatory anti-Muslim videos on social media.

Olympus Ventures said in a statement Friday that Richard Schulze was unaware the organization, Secure America Now, had distributed the ads when the firm made a 2016 contribution to the group. Olympus Ventures, which manages Schulze’s investments, says he has strongly condemned the group’s ads….more: /nationalpost

‘Love a Muslim Day’ list in response to hate letter

Love a Muslim Day letterThe man who created a ‘Love a Muslim Day’ list in response to letters promoting hateful acts hopes his idea will “bring people together”.

It was sparked by reports that ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ letters had been sent out in several cities, calling on people to verbally and physically attack Muslims……more:  bbc.com

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Crusades

You’re no idiot, of course. You know the Crusades were a war between Christian and Muslims for control of the Holy Land. However, these bloody conflicts raged over centuries, under changing circumstances…more:Crusades!google.com/books
sunnis and westOn March 21, 2012, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned that some countries in the region will want to establish Sunni rule in Syria following the fall of the tyrant of Damascus.  This statement raised a storm in the Arab world, and I dubbed it a “gaffe” in my column “Mullah Lavrov” published on March 22, whilst the Russians, of course, raised an “official” objection to this article! …more:  .alarabiya