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An Israeli Rabbi Speaks Out Against Racism in Israel

Like many other Israelis (and non-Israelis), we at ICCI were horrified and saddened to hear of the two violent attacks…

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March 21, 2013

Imran Khan: Square of Fortune or Messiah?

I don’t think anyone can ever question about Imran Khan’s dignity and morality.

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March 14, 2013

Pressure Mounts on Israel as Protests Escalate

On February 23, Mohammed Al Namrooti from Gaza doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire in the street Tibet-style to protest the Israeli blockade of Gaza.

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February 28, 2013

Violence Against Shi’as: An Assault on Islam

Against infighting

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February 21, 2013

Can We Teach a Dual Narrative?

The report of a new study of Israeli and Palestinian textbooks commissioned by the Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land is causing quite a stir, especially in Israel

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February 14, 2013

Jewish Law and its Similarity to Islamic Law

like Jewish law, Islamic law is worthy of protection in the United states

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February 7, 2013

The Golden Rule and the Gold Standard

In his book, “The Gold Dinar and Silver Dirham: Islam and the Future of Money,” Imran Hosein makes a compelling argument in favor of returning to the Gold Standard, a concern shared by many non-Muslim economists.

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January 31, 2013

The Golden Rule and the Gold Standard

In his book, “The Gold Dinar and Silver Dirham: Islam and the Future of Money,” Imran Hosein makes a compelling argument in favor of returning to the Gold Standard, a concern shared by many non-Muslim economists.

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January 31, 2013

Hagel Can Reveal the ‘Real’ Obama

In Spanish, they say Dime con quien andas y te dire quien eres – “Tell me with whom you walk and I will tell you who you are.”

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January 19, 2013

Confronting the Needs of the Elderly

Now imagine that each penny is one year of your life. 52 weeks go by so quickly. It’s no time at all. Holiday after holiday. Season after season. It all keeps going by, into the sunset.

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January 10, 2013

Palestine’s New Status: Prospects and Challenges

Dajani worked for the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO’s) Negotiations’ Support Unit from 1999 to 2001, before moving on to become a political adviser to the U.N.’s Special Coordinator Terje Roed-Larsen, until 2003.

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December 13, 2012

Gaza, 2012

“At this time, it is critical that American Muslims claim their voices to assert the truth about the horrendous crimes being leveled at unarmed civilians in Gaza…”

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November 21, 2012

Women, Mother Earth & the Environment

Hijab – beyond religion – is a political statement saying, “I will not be commodified.”

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November 15, 2012

A New Vision for America

Republican Pundits had predicted a landslide for Romney.

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November 8, 2012

The Other Peace Process: Interreligious Dialogue and Peace

Kadi Zahalka is a Palestianinan, Arab, Muslim, Israeli citizen and a respected judge in our country. I am a Reform rabbi who moved to Israel 33 years ago, to “go up” to live in the land and state of Israel and have served in educational and communal positions in Jerusalem for over three decades.

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November 1, 2012

Islam or Hislam?

The other day while our children played together, I chatted with a couple of Arab Muslim men about problems facing people living in America.

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October 25, 2012

Halloween Descends Upon America

At all Hallow’s Tide, may God keep you safe

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October 18, 2012

Is a Nuclear Deal With Iran Possible?

In diplomacy, always leave your adversary an honorable avenue of retreat.

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October 11, 2012

The ‘Pro-Israel’ Network Behind the Innocence Video

As violent protests spread, the consequences continue to roll in….

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September 27, 2012

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