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  • Teaching Islam in Public Schools

    10/10/2004 6:07:29 AM PDT · by tdewey10 · 90 replies · 5,012+ views
    Posted on Sat, Oct. 09, 2004 Teaching Ramadan in public schools Accurate lessons in demand after 9/11 By HOLLY LEBOWITZ ROSSI Religion News Service During the next few weeks, multicultural trainer Afeefa Syeed will bring third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students from a Muslim academy in Herndon, Va., to nearby public schools to share the practices and beliefs of their holiest month, Ramadan. Syeed and the children will present the call to prayer in Arabic, display prayer rugs and offer tastes of dates. In countless other classrooms across the country, similar efforts will be made to educate students about the time...
  • The establishment of Islam: Victory on a global and individual level

    02/06/2004 7:52:14 PM PST · by philetus · 21 replies · 546+ views ^ | 23 Jan2004 | Journal
    An article at, telling all the "peaceful Muslims" : “But whosoever turns away from My Message, verily for him is a life narrowed down, and We shall raise him up blind on the Day of Judgment. “In the manner of the people of Firaun and those before them; they disbelieved in Allah's communications, therefore Allah destroyed them on account of their faults; surely Allah is strong, severe in requiting (evil)”. [TMQ Anfal: 52] We have witnessed the destruction of Communism and we are currently witnessing the death of Capitalism. Islam, unlike Capitalism and Communism, never died. It may have...
  • Number of Muslim candidates for U.S. office may be slowly rebounding, advocates say

    11/19/2003 12:44:03 PM PST · by steppenwolffe · 13 replies · 450+ views
    AP ^ | 11-19-03 | debby kong
    <p>BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) - In his run for Congress, friends have advised Maad Abu-Ghazalah to change his name. Get rid of "Abu" because it will remind people of Osama bin Laden, they've told him. But Abu-Ghazalah can't imagine doing that, and his full name - alongside a picture of the Statue of Liberty - remains on the red, white and blue signs stacked in his campaign headquarters for this Bay Area district.</p>