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Funding For Ground Zero Mosque Still In Question

Religion News Service | By Ankita Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Ankita Rao Religion News Service (RNS) A major political clash is brewing in New York over a planned mosque near Ground Zero, with Republicans dem...

Staten Island Mosque: Can We Have a Real Exchange This Time?

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

There is an old adage in combat which teaches that the longer one engages an enemy, the more alike the two sides become. While it may not always be true, it seems to be the case here.

1,000 Protest World Trade Center Mosque Plans | Daily News Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

More than 1,000 people turned out Sunday to protest an Islamic community center and mosque planned near Ground Zero. Waving U.S. flags and signs th...

Hey, That's Sacred Ground: Let's Talk About Where to Build that Mosque

Rabbi Justus N. Baird | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Justus N. Baird

As a rabbi, I'd like to offer two things that seem to be missing from the now public discussion of Cordoba House: a pastoral voice, and a piece of wisdom from the past.

Ground Zero Mosque Overwhelmingly Approved By NYC Community Board: 'It's A Seed Of Peace' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — After hours of contentious public comment, a New York City community board voted late Tuesday to support a plan to build a mosque and...

Ground Zero Mosque Tripped Up By Landmark Status

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City officials say a plan to tear down a building and put up a mosque near the World Trade Center site will need the approva...

What Distinguishes the United States Is Our Pluralism and Tolerance

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

Understandably, but nevertheless wrongly, there are those who object to the construction of a mosque near Ground Zero, believing its presence would insult the memory of the victims of terror.

People Who Cry 'Mosque Madness' Are Tools of Fear

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

September 11 caused all New Yorkers great fear. But it did not make us tools of fear. It's time to welcome Cordoba House to the city, or at least voice our concerns with respect.

Proposed Muslim Community Center Near Ground Zero: 'A Slap in the Face' or 'Repairing the Breach?'

Nancy Fuchs Kreimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Nancy Fuchs Kreimer

To my sensibility, the image of a Muslim community center going up in lower Manhattan is a sign of hope, a very real manifestation of faith in the future of America and of Islam.

Is a Giant Mosque at Ground Zero Justified?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Tempers are heating up in New York over plans to build a $100 million, 13-story, Islamic cultural center and mosque just two blocks from Ground Zero, to be inaugurated on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

The Mosque by Ground Zero: A Lesson from the Crusades

Kamran Pasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kamran Pasha

How we Americans choose to react to the planned Islamic center near Ground Zero will reveal who we are as a people. And the judgment of history will place us either in the company of villains like the Crusaders or noble heroes like Saladin.

Muslim Cultural Center: Great American Monument to 9/11

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

The Muslim Cultural Center will be the greatest threat to the religious extremists who conducted the 9/11 attacks. The center will be a base from which to combat destructive ideologies -- not with bombs, but with better ideas and more successful programs.