Category: Interfaith

ISNA Responds to the 2015 State of the Union Address

PUTIN: FIRST SOVIET GOVERNMENT WAS MOSTLY JEWISH

Russian President Vladimir Putin at Moscow’s Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, June 13, 2013.Putin was referencing the library of Rabbi Joseph I. Schneerson, the late leader of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement. The books, which are claimed by Chabad representatives in the United States, began being moved to the museum in Moscow this month. According to the official transcription of Putin’s speech at the museum, he went on to say that the politicians on the predominantly Jewish Soviet government “were guided by false ideological considerations and supported the arrest and repression of Jews, Russian Orthodox Christians, Muslims and members of other faiths. They grouped everyone into the same category….MORE:  JPost

“This most beautiful system of the sun, planets, and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being”. Isaac Newton
 

The Independent: You don’t need to look much further than the Quran for proof that Islam is a peaceful religion


“Here are the reasons why the Quran doesn’t support the actions of terrorist groups both in the reasons for waging war and what it is appropriate to do when there is defensive justification for war.
To be frank, God does give conditional permission for Muslims to wage war; however there are strict guidelines for this which jihadists do not adhere to…. more .independent

Majority of terrorists who have attacked America are not Muslim, new study finds

“Nope. Not new news. The FBI has *been* stating this [in its most understated way]. There’s a 2015 bulletin by the FBI acknowledging that the extreme right wing is the biggest threat to the United States of America”Tahirah Amatul Wadud

Most of the designated terrorist groups in the US are right-wing extremists, not Muslim, according to a new report. A joint project by the Investigative Fund at the Nation…MORE: INDEPENDENT.CO.UK

Why the BJP has no incentive to stop the lynching of Muslims in India | Opinion

BJPThere is no doubt that a form of medieval madness has taken over India in the shape of Islamophobia and regular lynching of Muslims in different states. The situation has moved quickly from not renting out homes to Muslims to refusing to tolerate their presence in public spaces. Muslims are being taunted on trains and streets, fights initiated and lynched. The lynchings have become so common that we do not know which one to respond to…more:  hindustantimes

Statement by the Prime Minister on Eid al-Fitr

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Eid al-Fitr:“Tonight at sunset, Muslims in Canada and around the world will celebrate Eid al-Fitr,also known as the festival of breaking of the fast….more: PM.GC.CA