MLI, Faithwashing and Why the Palestinian Narrative Can Never be Ignored

Gaza's Red Crescent building damaged in Operation Cast Lead. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia commons

The Muslim Leadership Initiative, sponsored by the Shalom Hartman Institute, has been a topic of great controversy in the American Muslim community and beyond. Altmuslim is publishing a few perspectives, and we welcome your comments below. By Deanna Othman I’ve always been a person who has prided myself on my voice as a Muslim American. [Read More...]

The Need for Anger


By Zainab Khan Zainab Khan has joined Altmuslim as the site’s newest monthly columnist.  Let me be angry. When I ask you to let me be angry, I’m not talking of anger just to be angry. There’s an anger – for the sake of this article, let’s call it rage – that arises from a [Read More...]