Subscribe to RSS feed


Imam Abdul Rauf breaks his silence

The head of the Cordoba Initiative is now back in the U.S. assuring his commitment to continue on with building the community center and mosque near Ground Zero. I’ve been anticipating this announcement since talking to his wife Daisy last week, and glad there weren’t really any surprises in his New York Times Op-Ed: […]


Is today’s Islamophobia part of America’s history of fear?

NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof yet again sheds an interesting perspective on the today’s hysteria about Islam. Historically, unreal suspicions were sometimes rooted in genuine and significant differences. Many new Catholic immigrants lacked experience in democracy. Mormons were engaged in polygamy. And today some extremist Muslims do plot to blow up planes, and Islam […]