Responding to Ignorance

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Jews hand Muslims keys to synagogue after Texas mosque burns

<b>(CNN) —</b> The congregation of the Victoria Islamic Center in Texas was devastated. Its mosque was destroyed over the weekend in a fire, the cause of which is unknown.<p>Then an act of kindness revived their spirits -- the leaders of the local Jewish congregation gave them the keys to their synagogue so …

Islam

It turns out many ISIS recruits don’t know much about Islam

A recent trove of documents linked to the Islamic State reveals an increasingly pronounced phenomenon: Many of the young recruits to the extremist organization don't know much about Islam.<p>In a report published this week, the Associated Press analyzed the entry form documents of some 4,030 foreign …

Terrorism

Ben Carson: U.S. shouldn't elect a Muslim president

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Ben Carson says the United States should not elect a Muslim president.<p>"I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation. I absolutely would not agree with that," the retired neurosurgeon and Republican presidential candidate said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press."<p>…

Elections

Islamophobia: Understanding Anti-Muslim Sentiment in the West

<b>Introduction</b><p>A <i>phobia</i>, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is an exaggerated, usually inexplicable and illogical fear of a particular object, …

Campbell Brown asks: "When Did 'Arab' and 'Muslim' Become Dirty Words-the Equivalent of Dishonorable or Radical?"

What if he were muslim? Colin Powell on Muslim Americans.

Ben Affleck defends Arabs

SRK On CNN : World's Biggest Star On Islam

Muslim’s ‘walk in his shoes’ charity act goes viral

Acts of kindness come in different shapes and sizes and a Muslim man in Canada has had photos of his act go viral after he gave his shoes to a needy …

Aslan: Maher 'not very sophisticated' - CNN Video

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