(RNS) — Nazita Lajevardi’s new book, ‘Outsiders at Home,’ takes stock of the political toll two decades of Islamophobia has had on American Muslims.
(RNS) — The Vermont senator received an endorsement from Muslim Caucus in America and its advisory committee member Rep. Ako Abdul-Samad, a Des Moines native.
It's not about how they hate us. It's about how God loves us. That is the lesson for Jews on Rosh Ha Shanah.
(The Conversation) — The president’s recent tweets have capitalized on a tension embedded within two paradigms of the place of Israel in American Jewish life.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump's claim triggered an uproar from critics who said the president was trading in anti-Semitic stereotypes amid an ongoing feud with Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan.
(RNS) — On Tuesday, President Trump said, 'I think that any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat, I think it shows either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.' Of the two, I have to choose disloyalty — and I'm proud of it.
(RNS) — We did not create Israel so that she could resemble a ghetto — physically, mentally and politically.
(RNS) — I believe one day U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib will be able to visit her grandmother without forfeiting her commitment to justice to do so. That day is hastened when we see Israel for what it is: not a flawed democracy, but no democracy at all.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's interior minister said that Tlaib had requested and been granted permission to enter the West Bank to see relatives, including her 90-year-old grandmother.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The move comes shortly after President Trump tweeted that "it would show great weakness" if Israel allowed them in.
American Jews — let’s not get played. By anyone.
(RNS) — Divisive rhetoric is a serious threat to our dignity, but when people tell me to 'go back' to where I came from, my response is simple: I ask them what they have against Texans.
“Have you no sense of decency?” No, he doesn’t. Some of us don’t have it, either.
Perhaps Rep. Tlaib was trying to say something different. Let's give her the opportunity to clarify her words and thoughts.
(RNS) — Reasserting an earlier tradition of strong female voices, Muslim high school and college students are dedicated to making change inside and outside Islam.
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