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Wellesley schools chief apologizes for students' role in Muslim prayer service
Boston.com ^ | September 16, 2010 | Erica Noonan

Posted on 09/16/2010 5:22:39 PM PDT by La Lydia

Edited on 09/16/2010 5:25:37 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

WELLESLEY — Wellesley’s school superintendent apologized today for allowing middle school students to participate in a prayer service during a field trip to a Roxbury mosque last spring. The apology to parents came after a group critical of the Islamic Society of Boston Community Center — New England’s largest mosque and Muslim cultural center — released a 10-minute long video featuring footage of Wellesley students bowing their heads during a prayer service.


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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: apologizes; chief; islam; mosqueandstate; muslim; muslims; noaccountability; obama; palin; politicallycorrect; prayer; publicschools; role; school; schools; service; students; wellesley
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Guess the girls learned something that day.
1 posted on 09/16/2010 5:22:43 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

apologized...????...resign you bone head


2 posted on 09/16/2010 5:23:43 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: La Lydia

Apology unnaccepted! This went on with everyone’s full knowledge and should not be tolerated! Of course, most of the parents will let it slide because there’s no better babysitter than public screwl.


3 posted on 09/16/2010 5:24:37 PM PDT by albie
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To: Doogle

If he had forced them to pray in a church or synagogue he’d already be fired.


4 posted on 09/16/2010 5:26:32 PM PDT by hometoroost (Somewhere a community is missing its cruise director)
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To: hometoroost

she


5 posted on 09/16/2010 5:27:56 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

So they can do anything they want so long as they apologize afterwards? I think someone needs to lose their job. Where was the ACLU?


6 posted on 09/16/2010 5:28:05 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: La Lydia
‘‘came close to proselytizing,’’ he said.

BS. I saw the video.

You should resign now or be sued for everything you own. That is probably the only way jackasses like you will learn. So, make it easy and quit.

7 posted on 09/16/2010 5:29:12 PM PDT by RedMDer (Throw them all out in 2010... Forward with Confidence! Forward!)
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To: La Lydia

Wong said the mosque visit took place as part of the sixth grade social studies course, ‘‘Enduring Beliefs in the World Today,’’ which includes segments on Judaism, Hinduism, Christianity, and Islam. As part of the class, students also visit a synagogue, a gospel musical performance, and meet with Hindu religious representatives, she said.

Why is the ACLU not all over this? They really don’t mean separation of church and state - just separation of Christianity and state.


8 posted on 09/16/2010 5:31:24 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Doogle

Yes, that is correct. That makes it even worse. Why would any woman support Islam?


9 posted on 09/16/2010 5:31:54 PM PDT by hometoroost (Somewhere a community is missing its cruise director)
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To: La Lydia

MS.WONG

10 posted on 09/16/2010 5:32:23 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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No one at the mosque asked the Wellesley students to participate in the prayers, said Bilal Kaleem, president of the Muslim American Society of Boston, which manages and runs the cultural center.

‘‘Certainly in our tours we do not invite kids to take part, but if someone wants to come pray and take part, we shouldn’t prevent them,’’ said Kaleem. ‘‘It’s more an issue with the school.’’


According to the narration on the video, which the New York Times Boston.com didn't mention, the boys were invited to join the prayer.
11 posted on 09/16/2010 5:32:36 PM PDT by Inappropriate Laughter (Obama: Another illegal alien living in public housing)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Where was the ACLU?

Rhetorical question, I know, but the ACLU has been against Judeo-Christian thought and belief for a really long time.

12 posted on 09/16/2010 5:34:49 PM PDT by RedMDer (Throw them all out in 2010... Forward with Confidence! Forward!)
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To: La Lydia

Apology unnacceptable!

Resign you Frank’n Useful Idiot!

Fire all responsible parties!

Now what are administrators going to do to correct the damage done and violation of the supposed holy separation of “Church and State” which is always touted by Government Education.

So is the school district going to hire the knowledgeable educators to teach them about what Islam is and its history of Hate and Death?

Start here:

All one would have to do is know history…yet if that was also missed the only item to read is, “The Prophet of Doom,” its free and they’ll even read it to you through MP3:

http://prophetofdoom.net/Prophet_of_Doom_Islams_Terrorist_Dogma_in_Muhammads_Own_Words.Islam

Further for those that have a hard time with critical thinking, here is a well produced video of 3 Basic Things one you should know about Islam and Shari’a Law;

http://www.thewall.net/view/1332/islam-three-things-you-didnt-know-1/

Its only 8 minutes or so and very worth it. If you have others who would be interested, this should be sent to them.


13 posted on 09/16/2010 5:36:15 PM PDT by ntmxx (I am not so sure about this misdirection!)
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To: hometoroost

“…Why would any woman support Islam?”

The genetic need for domination and beatings. /S

Well, really...Liberal is a Mental Disorder!


14 posted on 09/16/2010 5:40:58 PM PDT by ntmxx (I am not so sure about this misdirection!)
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To: ntmxx

I definitely don’t think it should end there. I think there ought to be some accountability, ie, reassigned teachers.


15 posted on 09/16/2010 5:43:41 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Doogle

Well, at least she admitted she was Wong.


16 posted on 09/16/2010 5:44:05 PM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll protect your rights?)
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To: La Lydia

WELLESLEY, MA used to be the most upper crustiest place to live. Recently though, they let in some libtard and riff raff...and now its a wasteland. yuk.


17 posted on 09/16/2010 5:48:00 PM PDT by MissyMack66
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To: AuH2ORepublican

:).....it’s her name


18 posted on 09/16/2010 5:52:05 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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Well, at least she admitted she was Wong.

Ice tea out my nose. You owe me a new key board.

19 posted on 09/16/2010 5:53:01 PM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: ntmxx

Liberalism truly is a mental disorder. For decades they call Southerners and Christians intolerant, racist, misogynistic, violent, homophobic, and intolerant. Then when they meet a religion that actually is all that they can’t wait to give them a big hug and sing Kumbaya with them.


20 posted on 09/16/2010 5:53:59 PM PDT by hometoroost (Somewhere a community is missing its cruise director)
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