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Daisy Khan

Words Of Resilience: Quotes From Women Touched By 9/11

Posted 11.08.2011 | Women

We’ve been so impressed and inspired by the number of stories about women coming out this week in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of 9/11: S...

Andrea Stone

The 'Ground Zero Mosque': One Year Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics

As political firestorms go, few have consumed more oxygen than last summer's "ground zero mosque" controversy in lower Manhattan. Though it was nei...

Daisy Khan, the "Ground Zero Mosque" -- And 700 Million Muslim Women

Jesse Larner | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics
Jesse Larner

Khan is a warm, thoughtful, and charismatic person, who very clearly explained her commitment both to democracy and open society.

Jewish Activists Support Ground Zero Mosque

AP | MARC BEJA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A group of Jewish activists and community leaders voiced their support for a planned mosque near ground zero and said opponents, incl...

An Imam, a Pastor and a Circus

Parvez Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Parvez Sharma

Feisal Rauf would not make much if any sense to most Muslims who live outside the "first world". Pastor Jones is a marginal figure within Christianity. Both of them hanker after fame with little regard to the consequences of their actions.

Ground Zero Mosque Divides Generations

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

The Muslim community center being built in New York has sparked debate around the world, including within my own home.

America's Imam and His Problematic Mosque: A Muslim Viewpoint

Parvez Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Parvez Sharma

I, a mosque-loving Muslim, am against this mosque. The mostly tolerant fabric of the city, which is now my home, is being damaged, irrevocably perhaps, in this discussion.

Daisy Khan: 'When Will Muslims Be Accepted?'

The Washington Post | Sally Quinn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Daisy Khan is shocked. In a phone conversation with her minutes ago she said she couldn't believe that what had started out as "a community center for...

The 'Ground Zero Mosque' Conundrum: Lessons From The Convent at Auschwitz

Sister Joan Chittister, OSB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sister Joan Chittister, OSB

The world has been here before on this one. And Christians, of all people, should know what it means to be rebuffed by those who perceived our attempt to make peace as just another kind of wound.

Republicans Attack the Peaceful Imam

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

Rumors linking Imam Feisal to terrorism have fallen on their face. Every day since 9/11, Feisal has worked with US law enforcement agencies to "eradicate terrorism."

Jewish Vigil for Cordoba House

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

On August 5, the Shalom Center brought Jewish leaders from around New York in a vigil at the site of the proposed Muslim cultural center and prayer space in Lower Manhattan, supporting the plan for Cordoba House there.

Ground Zero Mosque Moves Forward After Landmark Vote

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS and BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A city panel Tuesday cleared the way for the construction near ground zero of a mosque that has caused a political uproar over religi...

Ground Zero Religious Freedom

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Carmichael

The United States of America rightly prides herself on her constitutional tradition for the Constitution clearly and starkly defines individual freedo...

Roy Sekoff On Ground Zero 'Mosque' Uproar: The Key to Pissing People Off: Location Location, Location (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Huff TV

Plans to build a "mini-mosque" and Islamic community center near the site of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks have been received with praise and ...

Disappointed, But Not Surprised: What One Downtowner Thinks About the Reaction to Cordoba House

Chelsea-Lyn Rudder | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chelsea-Lyn Rudder

As a community, we can not allow our well intentioned and peaceful Muslim neighbors to be equated with extremists.

Women Get Respect - Part 1

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

On the evening of May 21st, women in New York City had the opportunity to come out and support two events that proved achievers of the female gender were getting their due.