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Religious Stereotyping

Violence Has No Religion: New Rules For Bill Maher On Islam

Marwan Bishara | Posted 07.07.2013 | Religion
Marwan Bishara

I enjoy watching Real Time with Bill Maher whenever I can, and I especially appreciate the wittiness and humor of his New Rules. Alas, whenever the subject of Islam and the Middle East pops, the show turns ugly.

Appreciating Islam's Contribution To Civilization

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 09.04.2012 | Religion
Parvez Ahmed

Criticism of Muslims, when warranted, is a legitimate exercise in public discourse. But our national interests are ill-served if we only criticize and never appreciate.

Bucking Stereotypes At The Bergen Mall

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shira Hirschman Weiss

With stereotyping in general, it is the classic case of "it takes one to know one." If the person in front of you falls into a category, then you will too.

What's In A (Muslim) Name?

Dilara Hafiz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dilara Hafiz

Although it may seem harmless to assume someone's religion based upon their name, it's becoming apparent that this type of judgment is unnecessary and irrelevant, especially for Muslims in America.