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WATCH: The First Woman To Recite The Quran At Major Muslim Conference

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 09.09.2013 | Religion

Tahera Ahmad delivered a beautiful Quran recitation to open the 50th annual Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) convention on August 30, becoming ...

A (Possibly) Significant Development In Muslim-Christian Relations

Aaron Taylor | Posted 11.20.2012 | Religion
Aaron Taylor

In July of 2012, the Islamic Society of North America convened a small multilateral forum of scholars in Mauritania to discuss challenges faced by religious minorities in Muslim-majority communities around the world.

HuffPost Religion Round-Up: July 4-10

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 09.08.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Massive Peace Meditations, Bible Literalism, Muslim Quiz, Harry Potter Theology, Evangelical Feminism, Gay Catholics, More Wisdom, And Bahai Martyrdom - it has been a busy week on HuffPost Religion.

Jaweed Kaleem

Muslims Gather At Largest Islamic Convention In North America

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.02.2011 | Religion

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- If Muslims want to improve their image America, they have to get involved in their communities and proactively talk Islam before con...

Jaweed Kaleem

Mohamed Magid: A Portrait of An American Imam

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 08.31.2011 | Religion

STERLING, Va. -- In the middle of the night a few years ago, Imam Mohamed Magid got a peculiar phone call from a young man who attended his Northern V...

Islamophobia A Critical Topic At Muslim Convention

Posted 08.24.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) With the 10th anniversary of 9/11 looming, attendees at North America's largest Muslim gathering next...

The Peter King Hearings: Let's Get Serious About Radicalization

Ingrid Mattson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ingrid Mattson

My message to Peter King and to the witnesses who have been called to testify is this: why don't you ask us what we have done?

Va. Imam Named Head Of Largest Muslim Group

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) The Islamic Society of North America, the largest Muslim group in the U.S. and Canada, on Tuesday (Sept....

A Tale of Two Terrors: Times Square vs. Jacksonville

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ahmed Rehab

The total lack of attention and concern in response to a recent attack on a mosque in Jacksonville, Florida reveals a troubling double standard in how we address terrorism in this nation.

Iran Sentences 3 To Death In Postelection Mass Opposition Trial

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Three defendants in Iran's mass trial of opposition figures accused of fueling the country's postelection unrest have been senten...

In Search of the "Muslim World"

John Milewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Milewski

Journey Into America portrays the experiences of Muslim-Americans, providing much food for thought about how we think about any designated group of Americans.

Discovering America

Frankie Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Frankie Martin

In every country that we visited, the idea that Americans harbored negative opinions of Muslims was named as the "number one threat to the Muslim world" in surveys we distributed.

Obama and the Dialogue of Civilizations

Frankie Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Frankie Martin

One of the questions we asked was "what is the greatest threat to the Muslim world?" In each country, the most common answer was: "American negative perceptions of Islam.