Imam Muhammad Musri

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The Imam Who Fought the Fire

What compelled Muhammad Musri, the leader of Central Florida’s Muslim community, to approach a radical preacher threatening to burn 200 Qurans? …


Culture and Crisis Centers Share Their Reactions to Post-Election Spikes in Hate Crimes

Amazingly enough, the Trump administration is inadvertently bringing Jews and Muslims together.<p>In the first ten days after Donald Trump's unprecedented Presidential win, the Southern Poverty Law Center reported that nearly 900 hate crimes were reported around the country. Immigrants, Muslims, Jews, …

Hate Crimes

Trump, campaign vitriol boosts Muslim voter outreach

Despite supporting Bernie Sanders, first-time voter Aqeel Khanani initially cheered Donald Trump's entry into the GOP primary; he figured the former …


Imam: Trust Obama view on Muslims

Barack Obama visited a mosque — the Islamic Society of Baltimore — this month for the first time since becoming president. Afterward, the president …


Local Imam says Muslims are being targeted following terror attacks

Raw video: Surveillance video released of fatal hit-and-run in Orange County<p>Raw video: Markeith Loyd appears in Orange County court<p>Raw video: Port …


The Three Wise Guys | "Good Religion Radio"

October 31, 2017 – Faith & Community: Natural Disasters, Our Response<p><i>With Ms. Lynette Fields</i><p>Season 10, Episode 44<p><b>Are you feeling a little overwhelmed</b> …


ISIS Beheadings of Journalists Are Nothing Short of Barbaric

When a couple of weeks ago I heard about the barbaric beheading of American photojournalist James Foley, strong-but-inadequate words rushed through my mind -- words such as "despicable," "diabolical," "deplorable." Yet I recognized immediately that even such strong words fall far short of …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Stop the Violence -- for the Sake of the Children

As a Muslim Imam born in the Middle East, I've watched from afar with a deep and growing concern as the region (which holds so many wonderful memories from my childhood and youth) is being decimated by an assortment of animosities that are pitting Muslims against Jews, Jews against Muslims, and …


Islamic society builds bridges of understanding

ORLANDO — Valencia’s Peace and Justice Initiative helped organize an educational outreach event in partnership with the Islamic Society of Central …


The Newsroom

Featured Story<p>Clergy panel focuses on democracy and religion<p>From left: World religions Professor Bassem Chaaban, Rabbi David Kay, Imam Muhammad Musri …


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Theology Thursdays: The Challenge Of Being Both Black And Muslim by Mark I Pinsky<p>One by one, at sundown, they trickle into the simple building in the …


GMA interview with Imam Muhammad Musri

The confusion continues over whether a Gainesville pastor will go through with a plan to burn copies of the Quran on Saturday, 9/11. <b>« Less</b>


Muslims in US fear backlash

<b>WASHINGTON, May 15: Muslims across the United States fear a backlash following the arrest of two Florida imams for their alleged link with the</b> …

Irfan Khan

Role of Muslim prayer leaders in America transforming to meet community needs

A Lebanese man living in Syria, Muhammad Musri chafed under that nation's restrictive laws. Then he heard a Voice of America broadcast about the …


Health care forum sheds \xe2\x80\x98light' on reform debate

JENNIFER POWERS | FLORIDA CATHOLIC CORRESPONDENT<p>Posted: 09.08.09<p>ORLANDO | The bulletin board at Good Shepherd Parish here read in bold, black …

Health Care


All panel discussions are free, and do not require tickets. Seating on a first-come, first-served basis.<p>Panel Discussion: Peace Pitch<p><b>Wednesday,</b> …