Wednesday, February 8, 2012

A Struggling Bronx Synagogue Finds Free Housing—in a Mosque – Tablet Magazine

Via Imam D

Chris Hedges: The Cancer in Occupy

This is a struggle to win the hearts and minds of the wider public and those within the structures of power (including the police) who are possessed of a conscience. It is not a war. Nonviolent movements, on some level, embrace police brutality. The continuing attempt by the state to crush peaceful protesters who call for simple acts of justice delegitimizes the power elite. It prompts a passive population to respond. It brings some within the structures of power to our side and creates internal divisions that will lead to paralysis within the network of authority. Martin Luther King kept holding marches in Birmingham because he knew Public Safety Commissioner “Bull” Connor was a thug who would overreact.

NYT Editorial: Another Campaign for Sale

NYT: Radical U.S. Muslims Little Threat, Study Says

His [Charles Kurzman] new report is based on the continuation of research he conducted for a book he published last year, “The Missing Martyrs: Why There Are So Few Muslim Terrorists.”

Schedule for the Islamic Center at NYU Conference 2012 (this weekend) Now Available

Ivy Muslim Conference at Yale (February 17-18)

Abd El-Kader Education Project

The project was born from Commander of the Faithful: The Life and Times of Emir Abdelkader, a Story of True Jihad (Monkfish Books) launched in Elkader, Iowa in 2008.

via Yusuf