Hijab Handout Clears US Misconceptions

CAIRO – Fighting misconceptions associated with Muslim headscarf, Muslim students at California State University arranged a hijab handout to their colleagues to educate them about criticism and negative image drawn by media over the past decade.

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Celebrating Religious Freedom: Murfreesboro Mosque Opens Up

by John Shaheen There were two victories recently for many in the Muslim American community. As we know a significant percentage of Muslim Americans voted for the incumbent Democrat President Barack H. Obama, with some estimates showing the number to be as high as 90%. The other victory was the opening of the Murfreesboro...

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Islamic Society of North America Announces Parenting Awareness Campaign

Beginning in December 2012, ISNA Parenting Awareness Campaign will launch a series of 20 Parenting Seminars to be held in various locations in the United States including Virginia, Maryland, Michigan, California, Texas and Florida. Programming is designed to address the needs of Parents, Mental Health Professionals, Youth...

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“The Grand Deception” of Steven Emerson and the Investigative Project on Terrorism

by Jacob Hausner The Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT), founded by Steven Emerson in 1995 claims to investigate “the operations, funding, activities and front groups of Islamic terrorist and extremist groups in the United States and around the world.” It’s unclear why a non-governmental agency, headed by...

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The Counterintuitive Jihad

Beyond the headlines and debates about militancy lies a spiritual and essential truth about Jihad that remains covered in seemingly perpetual mindlessness. Abukar Arman seeks to correct such errors in his Foreign Policy article: by Abukar Arman Gone are the days when avoidance of religious and political discussions was...

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Eid ul-Adha Mubarak 1433/2012

Everyone at ISNA wishes you a blessed and happy Eid ul-Adha! While we celebrate and fulfill our obligations to God, let us remember and act to help all those suffering across the world. May the meat we sacrifice and distribute to the poor go a long way in easing not only their hunger but also strengthen our belief and...

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