Tag: Islam USA

A TERRIBLE TRIP TO MASJID

A TERRIBLE TRIP TO MASJID (Mosque- a non-fiction-story. Dear fellow American, Imagine yourself  as  a Muslim….and: You are  driving your car  to the a  place of worship ( Mosque  or Masjid  )  and in your way you see the sign of  your peaceful and beloved  place, the…

Springfield family prepares for Ramadan

Springfield resident Tahirah Amatul-Wadud is a lawyer, a wife and a mother of six. For her, the month of Ramadan, a time when Muslims fast from dawn until sunset, is all about achieving balance in her life. The fast, which…

Should we Fear Islam?

Keith Ellison Washington, DC – At a time when our nation is seeing a rise in intolerant behaviour, crossing every cultural line, whether based on race, religion or sexual orientation, we seem simultaneously stuck with a national news media that…

What if Jared Loughner were a Muslim?

By Dean Obeidallah, Special to CNN Editor’s note: Dean Obeidallah is an award-winning Arab-American comedian who has appeared on various TV shows including Comedy Central’s “Axis of Evil” special, ABC’s “The View,” CNN’s “What the Week” and “The Joy Behar Show.”…

Oklahoma's Faith-baiting Initiative

Washington Post By Michael Gerson Just to be on the safe side, voters in Oklahoma this month overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment that prevents the Talibanization of the Sooner State. Henceforth, there will be no public stonings in Ponca City,…

ISWM & Lutheran Church Dedicating a Prayer for Peace

THAT MAY COUNTRIES, GROUPS AND INDIVIDUALS STOP KILLING, PERSECUTING, DESTROYING AND MASSACRING  INNOCENT PEOPLE, NATURE AND CREATION.. ALLAAH, THE ALL MERCIFUL AND MIGHTY GOD SAYS: (“O mankind, We created you from a single (pair) of a male and a female, and made you into nations…

Smearcasting

Bigots aren’t born, and hate doesn’t spring up on its own; as the song says, “You’ve got to be carefully taught.” Thefollowing list includes some of the media’s leading teachers of anti-Muslim bigotry, serving various roles in the Islamophobic movement.…

Peace in a Small Gathering

Achieving peace, one small gathering at a time A week ago last Wednesday, I attended an event at the Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts here in West Springfield.   The event was attended by Jews, Christians and, of course, Muslims.  Our…

The Muslim Community is on Edge.

Fear among local Muslims National controversy concerns local Muslims WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Muslim community is on edge. Plans to burn the Quran at a church in Florida and controversy surrounding the mosque prosed near Ground Zero in…

To King and Queen of Burn the Qur’an Day

Dr. Terry and Sylvia Jones King and Queen of Burn the Qur’aan Day First, I would like to express my joy over your letting people know about a book called the Qur’an, for if we had the wherewithal to spend millions of millions of dollars we would not be able to garner…