Tag: Muslim

Demystifying the Other: Tools for International Educators

Our session was described as follows: “Muslim”, “Israeli”, “African”, and “American” – the labels that we use to describe others come with heavy baggage and a tremendous burden.






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Park 51: Imam Fiesal Abdul Rauf and Daisy Khan’s Roles Change

A press release from Park 51 announced that Imam Fiesal Abdul Rauf and his wife, Daisy Khan, will no longer be speaking on the organization's behalf. Imam Fiesal will begin his personal speaking tour next week. He and Ms. Khan will also not be raising funds for the project on this speaking tour.






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Top 5 facts about Park 51, NYC’s proposed Islamic Center

I heard an interesting interview with Michel Abboud, the architect for the proposed Islamic cultural center known at Park 51. (I suppose we could also call it "the Islamic cultural center formerly known as the Cordoba House and incorrectly called the World Trade Center mosque.)






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The Ninth Anniversary of 9/11 and our Profound Responsibility to Work Toward Peace

The 9th anniversary of 9/11 - an opinion from a New Yorker and international educator.






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