Skip to comments.Newark Union Hall Houses Islamic School
Posted on 09/15/2011 4:51:36 PM PDT by DEConservative
Now, if a union hall housed a Christian school I WOULD have the same immediate reaction. Why is a union hall housing a school? So I thought, a union hall, housing an Islamic school was a little strange and since Glenn Beck has been waking America up to the radical Islamic threat teaming up with the unions overseas, I was inspired to do my own homework on the school.
Islamic tarbiyah, however, is claimed to reestablish the integrity of ummah and Islamic character of the educational system, and make Muslims the real owners of the society, dominant over the cultural and educational society of Egypt.
Within the radical Islamist discourse, the main obstacle to inculcating Islamic tarbiyah is the dominance of Western educational and scientific notions. Western domination which is one of the outcomes of Western cultural invasion is believed to be a disease undermining the Islamic character of Egypt.The Islamic tarbiyah strives to produce a complete person with rational, spiritual, and social capacities. Westernization process, however, with its secular, materialist, and individualistic emphasis, is claimed in radical Islamist discourse to threaten the tawhid notion, the all-encompassing and unified character of Islamic education.
The historical consciousness of Egyptian radical Islamists also appears to be very strong as the abovementioned moods and motives and the ensuing emic categories demonstrate the extent to which radical Islamists were affected by a traumatic anti-Western attitude. The historical imagination at the root of the radical Islamist discourse on religious education depicts Westernization as a sickness, contamination, or disaster. This imagination, we argue, stems from a trauma process in which the West is portrayed as a single, hegemonic, and harmful cultural totality which has nothing positive to offer to Muslims. In the radical Islamist discourse in Egypt, the West is an other against which the idea of Islamic tarbiyah is developed. This other is perceived as a profound threat to the integrity of Egyptian Muslim society, identity, and cultural continuity.
So the tarbiyah style schools are really a product of Egyptian radical Islamists. A look inside the schools leadership shows a deeper link to Egypt. The schools leader, Sheikh Muhammad is a graduate of Al-Azhar University in Egypt. Al Azhar is THE most influential Islamic institute for Sunni Muslims in the world and the largest Muslim learning center in the world. The school was founded in 970 AD and is the 2nd oldest degree-granting university in Egypt. Non-religious subjects werent added to the curriculum until 1961. The schools mission includes the propagation of Islam and Islamic culture (including Sharia Law). While some in the Middle East have said that the school is a bastion of moderate Islam, its also produced radicals like Hassan al-Banna (founder of the Muslim Brotherhood whose father taught at Al-Ahzar, he studied at Al-Ahzar but also attended Dar ul-Uloom in Cairo), Iss ad-Din al-Qassam (founder of the Black Hand), Sheikh Ahmed Yassin (co-founder of Hammas), Omar Abdel Rahman (currently serving a life term for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing) and countless other anti-Israel individuals. Another prominent graduate and professor at Al-Azhar is Yusuf al-Qaradawi whom Glenn Beck exposed as a radical cleric:
- video of Al-Qaradawi
It was Al-Azhar students who left their dorms to swell the numbers in Tahrir Square during the Arab Spring in Egypt and who assaulted Lara Logan, who told Egyptian troops NOT to protect their border from Palestinian refugees out of Gaza seeking to launch attacks into Israel and it was Al-Azhar who called bin Ladens burial at see a sin. 28 Al Azhar scholars said that killing large numbers of Israeli citizens was the noblest act of jihad.
Al-Azhar University Scholar Sheik Muhammad Al-Saghir Calls for Mubarak to Resign
Islamic schools are the primary reason that I have opposed education vouchers in my state. We do not have any that I am aware of, but once the government starts paying for things, we tend to get lots of those things. Reference: Unwed mothers, Dependent children, etc., etc.
It’s simple, classify Islam as a political ideology not a religion and then investigate them the same way you would a neo-Nazi organization. At the same time restrict Islamic immigration and you won’t have a problem.
Good luck with that:
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