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Sharif El Gamal

Building Babel: An Interview With Documentary Filmmaker David Osit

Court Stroud | Posted 03.27.2013 | New York
Court Stroud

Interfaith spiritual community Sanctuary NYC will screen Building Babel, which follows a year in the life of Sharif El-Gamal, the developer behind New York's Park51, sometimes referred to by opponents as the "Ground Zero Mosque."

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...

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...

Park51 Developer Sharif El-Gamal Raising Money For Second Mosque In Harlem

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Eight years ago, Sharif El-Gamal was just another ambitious striver from Brooklyn, casting about for career leads and dreaming of a g...

My Husband Didn't Stand for Hate

Raina Wallens | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Raina Wallens

Is an extremist "human rights" organization planning a rally on the anniversary of 9/11 really concerned with honoring the memory of my late husband, Blake, and thousands of others?

The Muslim Community Center Debate -- Continuing Our Duty

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

When we signed up for service, we swore to uphold the Constitution. Some have tried to claim that the construction of the community center at its currently planned site is "anti-America." We don't believe that to the be case, at all.

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.