Archive | September, 2010

“Offensive Ideas” – Campaign for Free Expression

September 25, 2010

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IRSHAD supports freedom of speech and the right of descent.  Islamically, IRSHAD sees that the movement of the mind is respected even if it leads to change of one’s religion or faith.  IRSHAD sees, through the historical context of jurisprudence, that the Islamic stance against apostasy was one against political treason and not against change […]

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America is Existentially Divided by Wissam Charafeddine

September 23, 2010

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Is there an issue that Americans agree on as a whole today?! If there is logic and facts, why not? But the problem is, America is Existentially divided today, and polarized by partisan politics, between those who respect science and live in reality, and those who believe in miracles and live in a delusion! Well, […]

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Internet Levels Intellectual Confrontations

September 22, 2010

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In West Bank, corruption-busting teenagers shake up local government – CSMonitor.com

September 20, 2010

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In West Bank, corruption-busting teenagers shake up local government – CSMonitor.com. By Christa Case Bryant, Staff writer / September 18, 2010 Ramallah, West Bank Fatmeh Abu Afifeh doesn’t look like someone who could intimidate tough bureaucrats. Demure and only 17, she had never even spent a night away from her family until now.

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Every body is against everybody, who is for them?

September 19, 2010

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The Baqi Question by Wissam Charafeddine

September 16, 2010

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The Imams (may peace be upon them) buried each other in the bakee in the way exactly that you see today there. These were the graves made by the imam. It is as original as it gets, …and frankly I felt very spiritual to see the original state of the grave as it was built […]

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Becareful Using Social Network Sites! An Important Reminder

September 15, 2010

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If the ‘Mosque’ Isn’t Built, This Is No Longer America by Michael Moore

September 14, 2010

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OpenMike 9/11/10 Michael Moore’s daily blog I am opposed to the building of the “mosque” two blocks from Ground Zero. Muslims in Iran hold vigil to honor those killed on 9/11 and to support America (September, 2001 – back when the world supported us) I want it built on Ground Zero. Why? Because I believe […]

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Protected: Executive Board Meeting Minutes 9-12-10 by Chairman

September 13, 2010

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Islam must turn other cheek | detnews.com | The Detroit News

September 12, 2010

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“this is a culture [Muslims] with a serious anger management issue” Islam must turn other cheek | detnews.com | The Detroit News. How absurd is it that the deranged pastor of a tiny Florida church can make the entire world hold its breath just by threatening to burn a book?

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IRSHAD Appreciates the message of coexistence of President Obama: “Muslims are our friends”

September 11, 2010

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Muslims are our friends,’ President Obama says on eve of 9/11 anniversary BY Thomas M. Defrank and Richard Sisk DAILY NEWS WASHINGTON BUREAU Saturday, September 11th 2010, 4:00 AM Walsh/AP President Barack Obama delivers impassioned plea at a press conference Friday. President Obama delivered a forceful plea for tolerance Friday, saying Muslim Americans should be […]

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IRSHAD AGREES: Obama: Quran Burning Would Benefit Al-Qaida.

September 9, 2010

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Obama: Quran-Burning Would Benefit Al-Qaida: http://www.npr.org/129745938

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New Moon Sighting – A word by Wissam Charafeddine, Chairman of IRSHAD

September 8, 2010

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CAIR ‘We Have More in Common than We Think’ PSA, Interfaith (30-Second)

September 8, 2010

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Phantoms In the Brain – Religious Experience can be caused by Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

September 5, 2010

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This is a special program hosted by neurologist V.S. Ramachandran that explains his key findings in certain instances of brain damage that have long been viewed as mere curiosities by the scientific community. This episode focuses on prosopagnosia, the Capgras delusion, and temporal lobe epilepsy.

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The Different Faces of Dangerous Extremism and Intolerance (Videos and a word)

September 3, 2010

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Extremism and Intolerance show themselves in different faces.  No matter what religion is expressed, when expressed in irrational fundamentalism, it becomes a dangerous delusion! IRSHAD invites the open minded scholars of all religions to speak loud against such

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Hip Hop … talks Ramadan!

September 1, 2010

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Now, hip hop, which began in the South Bronx of New York city in the 1970s, and was a high light of the American experience, especially the African-American one, is manifesting itself in some Muslim’s expression of identity and eagerness to coexist. Music, since it is a common

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Fordson Highschool, a Symbol for Coexistence and International Pluralism

September 1, 2010

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Fordson High School is a symbol for coexistence and assimilation of Muslims into the American society without the loss of culture, heritage, or identity. IRSHAD encourages to make Fordson a case study for coexistence and pluralism in the World.

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End of Combat Mission in Iraq – A Letter from President Barack Obama

September 1, 2010

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Tonight marks the end of the American combat mission in Iraq. As a candidate for this office, I pledged to end this war responsibly. And, as President, that is what I am doing.

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