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Jacob Wirtschafter, J Wirtschafter, Amr El Tohamy

Jacob Wirtschafter, J Wirtschafter, Amr El Tohamy is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Jacob Wirtschafter, J Wirtschafter, Amr El Tohamy

Egyptian seminary renews its claim as arbiter of Islam’s true meaning

March 28, 2019

CAIRO (RNS) — With Islam under global scrutiny and ISIS projecting power over the internet, Al-Azhar University’s observatory has set out to counter terrorist messaging.

Threatened with an end to Shariah divorce, Egypt’s imams work to save marriages

January 23, 2019

CAIRO (RNS) — Egypt’s skyrocketing divorce rate has spurred a debate between religious leaders and government officials about how best to keep families together.

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