The US economy: Lessons from the last caliphate

People together in a common enterprise, an energetic, vibrant, and deep agreement that, historically speaking, comes only so often. When those achievements are undone, they are not easily recovered. [Read more...]

Uncommon alliances: Muslim and Jew, left and right

In October, the Dutch Senate will consider the ban on ritual slaughter enacted by the parliament’s lower house in June 2011. Jewish and Muslim communities are unhappy with the legislation, and are working together to overturn it. [Read more...]

Sharing Ramadan: Breaking bread (not signs) in Murfreesboro

While Murfreesboro has been the focal point of negative press over the past year, hear the story of reconciliation that the media will never show you. [Read more...]

2011 Gallup Poll: American Muslims most tolerant in America

I hope that those Americans who are being misled by the so-called anti-sharia initiatives in the United States read this report. It casts serious doubts on the assertions that Muslims – members of America’s most tolerant religious community – aspire to impose their faith on others. [Read more...]

Reflections: Lessons from a Medina graveyard

If we work on making every prayer count as if it’s our last and set aside time from our busy schedules, to unwind the thoughts and worries entangled in our minds, we may become better humans and will indeed have a greater chance of living with peace [Read more...]

Jews & Muslims in America: More in common than we think

A new Gallup poll shows that American Muslims and Jews – in addition to having a shared religious minority experience – share a great deal of political and social views, as well as a deeper than expected affinity. [Read more...]