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Muslims offer ‘wonderful’ gesture of support to local synagogue after…

etz-chaim-synagogue-0.pngA group of Muslim men have offered a “wonderful” gesture to their local Jewish community, after a synagogue was targeted with racist graffiti.

The swastika and a racial slur were daubed on the sign outside the Etz Chaim synagogue in Leeds on Tuesday night, shocking the community.

In response, four local Muslim men brought flowers to show support and solidarity, where they were welcomed by the synagogue. ….more:  independent.co.uk

Click here to support Girls who survived Portland’s MAX Attack

On Friday night, Portland witnessed a horrific attack that left two men dead and another victim wounded. These men died defending two girls who could have been victims of a hate crime. The girls, 16 and 17-years-old, are suffering immense trauma in the aftermath of this tragedy. Although they survived, their lives will never be the same as they were being the targets of hate. In order to help them heal from this traumatic event we are raising funds to help girls to move on and feel safe in the future.  …Click here to support Girls who survived Portland’s MAX Attack

Germany will support those affected by US travel ban, says Merkel

Germany will support those affectedGerman opposition leader Katja Kipping, who serves as chairperson for the Left Party, said on Monday that the party is exploring legal routes to challenge Trump’s immigration order.
In a tweet, she called on Merkel to summon the US ambassador to Germany and make a complaint to the UN via the EU.
“This is a crusade against Muslims, but also a crusade against civil rights,” Kipping told German broadcaster N-TV….more: cloudsovereurope

Click to support Gus Yacteen’s Medical Support

 On Thursday, January 5, 2017, Gus was wrestling with a friend when he accidentally slammed his head into the ground, ultimately breaking his neck. The hit caused a vertebrae in his neck to break into 3 pieces. This has caused partial paralysis for the time being, and is going to require Gus to go through a considerable amount of rehab to get him back on his feet. Next week Gus will be transported from Baystate Medical Center to a facility in Connecticut for rehab to begin his healing process. Thsi will involve him building up his strength and movement abilities to hopefully get him to walk again. This could take a very long time, up to a year or longer, but we are hopeful for a speedy recovery..more:.  Click here to support Gus Yacteen’s Medical Support 

Media stereotypes fuel support for anti-Muslim action, new research shows

AMES, Iowa – Craig Anderson is no political scientist. But the Distinguished ProfessCraig Andersonor of psychology at Iowa State University could have predicted voter support for the presidential candidates taking a strong anti-Muslim stand.

Months before the presidential campaign, Anderson and his colleagues conducted a series of studies to gauge the influence of media coverage portraying Muslims as terrorists. According to their results, published in the journal Communication Research, there is a link between negative media stories of Muslims and support for military action and restrictions against Muslims.  ..more:  news.iastate.

 

16 Ways You Can Support American Muslims in 2016

Looking forward, the only way we — Muslims and non-Muslims — are going to conquer misinformation and extremism, is by working together. We can build peace, but we must build it together. If you are ready to build, then here are 16 simple ways you can support your fellow American Muslims in 2016…more:  huffington