When I attend services of other faiths, I try to participate as much as my knowledge and my own faith commitments allow. I do not speak the language of Islamic prayer (Arabic) but I was generally familiar with what is…
A majority of registered voters in a new a new Hill-HarrisX poll say Muslims and Jews face more discrimination than other religious groups in the U.S.
Eighty-five percent of respondents said Muslims face discrimination, while 15 percent said they face almost no discrimination or no discrimination at all in the U.S. Seventy-nine percent also said Jews face discrimination, with 21 percent disagreeing…more: the hill
The alleged gunman who reportedly shouted “all Jews must die” before opening fire in a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday appears to have regularly posted antisemitic conspiracy theories on an extremist social media site, including accusing Jewish people of trying to bring “evil” Muslims into the United States….MORE: theguardian
The Prophet Muhammad and Constitution of Medina In comparison with the British Magna Carta By Fulla al-Ahmar* I- Introduction Though Arab communities comprised a majority of the population among the people of Medina yet their resources were depleted and their…
In a German Prisoner of War (POW) camp in 1944, the American Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds called upon all of the captured soldiers to stand with the Jews of the camp despite Nazi orders to separate. Edmonds, a Christian, feared for the fate of the Jewish soldiers if the Nazis were able to identify them, and he put his own safety on the line to protect them. He saved their lives…MORE: forward
The most notable case of the mosque refuge was Simon Hilali, a Sephardic Jew who survived the Holocaust by pretending to be an Arab named Salim with the assistance of Benghrabit and later went on to become the most popular Arab-language singer of the time. According to Hilali’s obituary, Germans were so suspicious of the Jewish musician that Benghabrit had the name of Hilali’s made-up Muslim grandfather carved on a headstone in a Parisian Muslim cemetery….more: messynessychic.
“Ms Khan, served as a wireless operator during World War II and was recruited to spy for the Allied forces in Nazi-occupied France. Until her arrest she provided critical support to the resistance movement and was executed at the Dachau Concentration Camp.”
The Righteous Muslim Exhibition is being launched at the Board of Deputies of British Jews in Bloomsbury, central London.
Photographs of 70 Muslims who sheltered Jews during World War II will be displayed alongside stories detailing their acts of heroism…more: bbc
LONDON — Muslims give more money to charity than people of other religions, according to a new British poll.
More than three in 10 Muslims, Catholics and Jews donated money during 2012, ICM Research found. Followers of Islam gave an average of $567 compared to Jewish givers who donated around $412, according to the survey of just over 4,000 people in the U.K…more: nbcnews
“An audience in Wales will be told tonight of one of the most extraordinary acts of humanitarianism seen anywhere in wartime Europe – the rescue of 2,000 Jews from Nazi persecution by a group of Albanian Muslims. Martin Shipton reports…