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Moving Beyond Our Comfort Zones: Seeking Signs of Peace in Israel and Palestine

Dr. Saud Anwar | Posted 08.26.2016 | Politics
Dr. Saud Anwar

While religion has been used as a tool to divide people, it can become a bridge that unites them. That is why my colleagues and I spent several days studying the Talmud and attending synagogue. It had the effect of deepening both our understanding and respect for the people, their culture and heritage.

The "Warm Communities" Project

Dr. Saud Anwar | Posted 05.26.2016 | Good News
Dr. Saud Anwar

The winter of 2015 was relentless, in New England. Record cold and unprecedented snowfall sent even the heartiest souls in search of shelter. On February 16, 2015; the high temperature was 14 degrees.

The Role of American Muslims in International Peace

Dr. Saud Anwar | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics
Dr. Saud Anwar

As Americans, we are concerned with protecting our people and resources, as well as providing humanitarian assistance whenever possible. It is not always that the 'mightiest of sword' that wins the wars; it is the 'truest of heart.'

Having Faith in a Community

Dr. Saud Anwar | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Dr. Saud Anwar

When I took the oath of office, as the newly elected mayor of the South Windsor, CT, the fact that I am the first mayor of the Muslim faith in CT, was the last thing on my mind.