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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

Keith Ellison’s Message to His Minnesota Constituents

As we wrap up 2012, I want to reflect on the year’s events and update you on my work on behalf of Minnesota’s 5th District in Congress.

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December 27, 2012

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

Time for Islamophobic Evangelicals to Choose

I was raised as an evangelical Christian in America, and any discussion of Christian-Jewish-Muslim relations around the world must include the phenomenon of American Islamophobia, for which large sectors of evangelical Christianity in America serve as a greenhouse…

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September 20, 2012

What is Love?

One of the most controversial issues about Islam is the topic of Marriage and Divorce.

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September 13, 2012

Eagle Elementary

… it is something of a body blow to see a bigoted and unfair anti-Muslim crusade launched from behind the doors of a synagogue…

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September 6, 2012

Family of Murdered Peace Activist Seeks Justice

Rachel Corrie case conclusion, as expected, absolving IDF

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August 30, 2012

Summit: King Abdullah’s Vision

Summit: Abdullah offers vision and action plan

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August 23, 2012

Business Owners: Do You Have an Exit Plan in Place for Your Business?

It is one of the most overlooked components to a business – the exit strategy.

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August 16, 2012

Bachmann, Gaffney, and the GOP’s Anti-Muslim Culture of Conspiracy

Whatever it was that prompted Gaffney to buy into a conspiracy, he embraced it wholeheartedly.

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July 26, 2012

The Freedom of the Hijab

Prior to becoming a hijabi, I did not expect myself to go down this road. Although I knew modesty was encouraged in my culture and by my faith, I never saw the need nor had the opportunity to explore the reasons behind it.

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July 19, 2012

Islamophobia: A Bipartisan Project

Deep in the Times article, another shocking revelation that hasn’t received as much attention as the “kill list” is the Obama administration’s effort to erase the deaths of some innocent victims by categorizing “all military-age males in a strike zone as combatants.”

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July 12, 2012

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