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Entries by Qanta Ahmed, MD from 03/2010

Lessons From the IDF in Haiti: Opportunities in Global Health Diplomacy for the Muslim World

| Posted 03.07.2010 | World

Just as the Talmud values compassion in followers of Judaism, so Islam preaches Raheem. Raheem means compassion or mercy.

In Search of the Moderate Muslim: It Takes an Ummah

| Posted 03.08.2010 | Religion

Until moderate Muslims find each other, 'find the other hand,' and start a global response, nothing less than a cacophony of figurative clapping, we will remain as we are now: voiceless.

On Pesach Eve: The Muslim and Her Inner Jew

| Posted 03.29.2010 | Religion

This is the prize which each of my Jewish loves - my Jewish teachers, my Rabbi and my Rebbetzin, my Jewish friends, my special Jewish Navigator and every Jewish patient has ultimately taught me: inside every Muslim is an inner Jew.

Poetic Justice in a Pint Sized Pistol: Hissa Hillal, Live! from The Land of Invisible Women

| Posted 03.29.2010 | Religion

This is why Hissa Hillal's poetry is such a colossal cultural moment: not merely because one Saudi woman has had the courage to speak out, but because of the cascading, tumultuous conversation this will certainly uncork. Like a gathering storm, a cloudburst of cultural rebellion is mounting.