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Ruth Nasrullah

Ruth Nasrullah is an author at Religion News Service.

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Ramadan in the quiet spaces

By Ruth Nasrullah — May 1, 2020
(RNS) — We don’t need a crowd and we don’t need the vast expanse of the prayer hall. God is with us wherever we pray.

4 Muslim vets on life in the military

By Ruth Nasrullah — August 19, 2016
(RNS) Four military veterans shared their experiences as Muslims serving in the armed forces.

Arsalan Iftikhar on the answer to Muslim scapegoating

By Ruth Nasrullah — May 17, 2016
(RNS) A new book, “Scapegoats: How Islamophobia Helps Our Enemies and Threatens Our Freedoms," offers a summary of the phenomenon of Islamophobia.

How Trump and Cruz cause neighbors to eye each other warily (COMMENTARY)

By Ruth Nasrullah — March 25, 2016
HOUSTON (RNS) In a presidential primary marred by explicit suspicion of Muslims, Ruth Nasrullah wonders what her neighbors think of her.

As a Muslim, I refuse to call myself a victim after the San Bernardino shootings (COMMENTARY)

By Ruth Nasrullah — December 8, 2015
(RNS) After the San Bernardino massacre I, like other Muslims, worried about my safety, given that I’m easily identifiable in my hijab. And that, I have decided, is ridiculous. I was not a victim that day.

Ahmed Mohamed is owed an apology (COMMENTARY)

By Ruth Nasrullah — September 17, 2015
(RNS) Irving, Texas, may not be the best place to live if you’re Muslim. For someone like Ahmed Mohamed, it can be downright dangerous.

How a proposed Muslim cemetery became a battleground for America’s soul (COMMENTARY)

By Ruth Nasrullah — August 10, 2015
(RNS) That's what Islamophobia is really about: You don't belong here. This is our land, our water, our beliefs, our country.
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