The vast majority of people across 15 countries in Western Europe and in the United States say they would be willing to accept Muslims as neighbors. Slightly lower shares on both sides of the Atlantic say they would be willing to accept a Muslim as a family member. At the same time, there is no consensus on whether Islam fits into these societies. Across Western Europe, people are split on Islam’s compatibility with their country’s culture and values, according to a 2017 Pew Research Center survey. …more: pewresearch.org
It’s awkward to find yourself in a police state interviewing people about their leader’s penchant for starving children, torturing women or dismembering critics. The result is nervous smiles. And long pauses in the conversation. It’s sad because on this visit, I found Saudi Arabia truly is changing under Crown Prince ..more:NYT
Eid Prayer Place: Clark’s Field located behind the West Springfield High School the address is 425 Piper Road , West Springfield, MA 01089.
Handicapped and Elders closer access (with limited parking) available at the back entrance 550 Amostown Road.
There are no food, drinks, gum or shoes allowed on the field. Please bring your own prayer mats.
Follow Eid Rules and the most important is to treat others (including environment ) kindly, Forgive and be Fair and Merciful .