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The star of the annual Muslim convention was a Jewish man from Brooklyn

Why calling Bernie Sanders a 'radical' is nonsenseThis Labor Day weekend, thousands of Muslim Americans descended on Houston, Texas, for the annual three-day Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) convention. This year’s ISNACON featured many well-known figures, such as Trevor Noah, who shared his story of growing up in South Africa and joked about the ups and downs of “The Daily Show.”

Noah wasn’t the only draw. Well-known Muslim Americans, including Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Women’s March organizer ….more CNN

‘Hero’ Muslim cop, her son harassed by bigot in Brooklyn who shouted ‘I will cut your throat’

A Muslim off-duty NYPD officer, hailed by the mayor as a hero, and her 16-year-old son became the city’s latest hate crime victims Saturday when a bigot in Brooklyn yelled at them to “go back to your country,” police sources said.

Officer Aml Elsokary, who was off duty and wearing her hijab, dropped off her 16-year-old on Ridge Blvd. and 67th St. in Bay Ridge just before 6 p.m., the sources said.

NYC Anti-Muslim Postal Worker Arrest: Woman Was Spit On, Shouted At In Brooklyn, Police Say

A New York City postal worker was arrested Tuesday for allegedly spitting on, threatening and shoutingRTX1VIPV

Coley allegedly confronted the woman — was who wearing a hijab, a head scarf worn by some Muslim women — as she was walking in front of a deli Friday with her sister and pushing a stroller, and made anti-Muslim comments, using Jamaican expletives. After he allegedly spit on the woman multiple times, …more at: ibtimes




Not Always Hate

  ‘Hate’ firebombings an insurance scam, cops say Anti-Semitic messages in Midwood, Brooklyn, attack were a ruse By Reuven Blau AND Rocco Parascandola / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Police say November firebomb attack that burned cars in Midwood, Brooklyn, was…