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Developer Moves To Demolish Park51, 'Ground Zero Mosque'

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK, April 8 (Reuters) - A New York City real estate developer has filed plans to raze the "Ground Zero mosque," a structure housing an Islamic...

LISTEN: In NYC Politics, Muslims Say It's Finally Their Moment

WNYC | Posted 10.24.2013 | New York

After spending years in the political wilderness, being cast as outsiders -- even un-American -- Muslim New Yorkers are in an unfamiliar position: the...

Judge Says Islamic Center Park51 Cannot Be Evicted, But Must Pay Back Rent

Posted 11.29.2011 | New York

A Manhattan Judge has blocked Con Edison from evicting Park51, the proposed Islamic Center in Lower Manhattan. The center however will need to pay hun...

Quran-Burning Pastor Compares Himself To Heman Cain

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Florida Pastor Terry Jones, who gained international notoriety last summer for his plan to burn a Quran and announced recently he was running for pres...

Park51 And ConEd In Dispute Over Rent

AP | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The developer of an Islamic cultural center near the World Trade Center site and the owner of the building are in a dispute over rent...

PHOTOS: Park51 Opens Its Doors Near Ground Zero

AP | KAREN ZRAICK and VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 11.22.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — An Islamic cultural center near the site of the terrorist attacks that destroyed the World Trade Center held its first exhibit Wednesday ...

Ground Zero Mosque Developer Regrets Not Involving 9/11 Families

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 11.21.2011 | Impact

By VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press NEW YORK — The developer of a Muslim cultural center near the World Trade Center says his "biggest mistake" wa...

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...

Summer of Tolerance NYC

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 08.06.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

As New York -- and all of America -- approaches the tenth anniversary of 9/11 there are legitimate fears that Islamophobia may re-emerge as a response.

Imam Rauf In Chapel Hill: What's Right With America

Michael Carmichael | Posted 06.15.2011 | Religion
Michael Carmichael

During the evening, Imam Rauf assured the audience in Hill Hall, "The American Muslim community is to play an important role in mediating between America and the Muslim world."

WATCH: Peter King's Constituents Defend Radical Islam Hearings

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Many have criticized Rep. Peter King's hearings on radical Islam, but, at least judging from a New York Times video, his constituents have his back. ...

WATCH: Former Park51 Imam Condemns Islam Hearings

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York Rep. Peter King has caught plenty of flack from critics who disapprove of his hearings on Muslim radicalism in America. The former Imam of t...

Park51: Election Season Is Over, and So Is the Media News Storm

Raina Wallens | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Raina Wallens

If there was any doubt that the furor over the Park51 Islamic community center was largely fueled by politicians and pundits exploiting 9/11 in the midst of election season, now we know for sure.

Is Pamela Geller Starting Judaism's Westboro Baptist Church? (VIDEO)

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

While Geller may not have the knowledge of Jewish text and tradition to become a rabbi, she is creating an edifice of hate all unto her own and building a congregation of hate-filled followers.

Pamela Geller's Anti-Islam Organization Labelled A 'Hate Group'

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Manhattan blogger Pamela Geller, the fiery and offensive Atlas Shrugs blogger who organizes vehemently anti-Islamic protests, is not just a far right-...

Mosque Approval In Southern California: Bellwether For The Rest Of The Country?

Mary Slosson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mary Slosson

The Anti-Muslim fever in this suburban Southern California community has finally broken. Late last month, the City Council definitively ruled in favor of a proposed mosque.

Combating E-Islamophobia

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

The blogosphere, and the critical mass of Islamophobes who inhabit it, now has profound consequences for politics and the public perceptions that underlie it.

Park51 Imam STEPS DOWN After Controversial Views Emerge

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Just when we were starting to get to know him, Sheik Abdallah Adhami is stepping out of the spotlight. Three weeks after being named as the imam for ...

From Ground Zero To Gays In Uganda: A Millennial Response To Modern Moral Crises

Chris Stedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Stedman

Our generation can no longer afford to cede authority to the angriest voices, whether they broadcast from down the street or across the ocean.

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf Launches Multi-City Interfaith Tour (VIDEO)

Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, chairman of the Cordoba Initiative, is launching a tour to raise awareness about Muslims in America. 2010 saw Muslims in this ...

The Religious Must Stand Up For Atheists

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

If religious affiliation is a protected category in our laws, our minds and our actions, so too must non-affiliation and atheism. The interfaith movement must lead the way.

Why the Real Threat Is Islamophobia, Not Islam

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melody Moezzi

Islamophobia is far more threatening than any Muslim could ever be, for it breeds ignorance and bigotry.

New Imam Named For NYC Islamic Center

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

NEW YORK — The imam who co-led the effort to build an Islamic community center near the World Trade Center has been given a reduced role in the ...

Where are the Moderate Muslims?

Kathy Kemper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathy Kemper

When moderate Muslims do speak out, as Imam Rauf has courageously done, we should embrace them with open arms, not condemn them with reflexive prejudice.

Saudi Prince Backs Moving Planned NYC Mosque

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Saudi prince who has aided the imam spearheading a proposed Islamic center near New York's ground zero is appeal...