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“Europe’s Top Rabbi Calls for Solidarity with Muslims”

From The Guardian (UK) Jews and Muslims in Europe have a common cause in resisting attacks on minority religions and defending religious freedom, Europe’s top rabbi has said. Speaking on the eve of Passover, which begins on Monday, chief rabbi … Continue reading

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“Penn Hospital’s 1st Female Neurosurgeon is Muslim Mother of 4 Kids”

From PhillyVoice.com Dr. Zarina Ali loves the exhilaration she feels when scrubbing into brain or spine surgery knowing she has a chance to make a big difference in life and death situations for her patients. Even with the long hours … Continue reading

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“American Muslim Surgeon Awarded Ellis Island Medal of Honor”

From Dawn.com A Pakistani-American trauma surgeon in the United States has been awarded one of the country’s most prestigious awards for immigrants — the Ellis Island Medal of Honour — in recognition for his expertise in the field and his … Continue reading

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“Meet American Muslim Chef Tackling Food Cultural Appropriation”

From Teen Vogue by Mona Khalifeh In celebration of Muslim Women’s Day on March 27, Teen Vogue is highlighting the real stories of Muslim women. Abeer Najjar is a South Side Chicagoan, Palestinian, Muslim, Chef. Abeer is American. She is … Continue reading

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TEEN VOGUE: “3 Muslim Women in STEM Fields You Should Know”

From Teen Vogue In celebration of Muslim Women’s Day on March 27, Teen Vogue is highlighting the real stories of Muslim women. It’s Muslim Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the accomplishments of Muslim women around the country and around … Continue reading

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“Muslim Women Stand in Solidarity with London Attack Victims”

From The Daily Mail (UK) Muslim women stood hand-in-hand with others on Westminster Bridge in a show of solidarity with the victims of Wednesday’s terror attack. A group of women, who said they were wearing blue as a symbol of … Continue reading

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“Mililtant Monk Spreading Islamophobia Throughout India”

From Washington Post On Monday, Amnesty International released an unusual statement asking the new chief minister of India’s largest state to publicly retract his anti-Muslim statements. The last such statement by the human rights organization directed at a popularly elected … Continue reading

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“14-Year-Old Muslim Genius Hired by British University”

From The Daily Mail (UK) Yasha Asley, 14, is employed by the university of Leicester  He is having the best years of his life and is happy he no longer wears a uniform He went straight to university after primary … Continue reading

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ECONOMIST MAGAZINE: “The Destruction of Mecca”

From The Economist The Middle East’s largest building project has effaced 1,400 years of Islamic history Demolition, say officials, is the inevitable price of expansion. In 1950, before it all began, 50,000 pilgrims perambulated round the Kaaba, the heart of … Continue reading

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“Man Pulls Gun on Muslim Mother Breastfeeding Baby”

From Charlotte Observer A Charlotte Muslim mom said she feared for her life when a man pulled up to her car as she breastfed her baby at a northeast Charlotte shopping center this week, glared menacingly at her for several … Continue reading

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