January 31, 2006

Muslim girls playing basketball; and Jewish girls assimilating

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In Monday’s RNS report Jeff Diamant writes about a team of Muslim girls who play high school basketball. There are fewer than a half-dozen girls basketball teams at Islamic schools in the country: Each afternoon before basketball practice, Hiba Hussain swaps her regular polyester Muslim head scarf for a cotton one. The cotton better absorbs […]

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