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Scottish Muslims, Jews Unite Against Hate

GLASGOW – Jewish and Muslim community leaders have joined forces in a landmark challenge to hate crime in Scotland.

Members of both faith groups unveiled a communique which lists aims that include challenging hate online and prejudicial reporting by the media, as the government reviews hate crime legislation in the country.

“We stand together determined to end the hatred and extremism that affects us all,” a statement by the Muslim Council of Scotland and the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities said, The BBC reported...

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American Interfaith Youth Summit Inspires Unity, Service

NEVADA – A sum of 80 teenagers from over ten different faiths including Muslim American youth concluded their activities at the ‘Voices for Change’ Interfaith Youth Summit which was organized by Nevada Interfaith Association since mid-November, ThisisReno reported on December 1.

“The interfaith youth summit paved the way to establish our future diverse leaders. It was eye-opening to most of them. They aren’t aware of the challenges facing our community and the choices they should make to start facing them,” expressed Sherif Elfass, Northern Nevada Muslim Community president.

The event started on November 17 at Joe Crowley Student Union building in the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) in collaboration with the university’s Student Life Center.

One of the attendees said: “I learned that more things bring religions together than separate them. It was great because I talked to many different kids and learned there are all different ways to solve problems.”

Michele Gehr, one of the panel’s non-profit leaders appreciated the youth’s service focus by saying: “It’s encouraging to see young people come together and seek solutions to improve our community.”...





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Irish Muslims to Open Mosque Doors This Weekend

LAOIS, Leinster – The Muslim community in Laois, in the Irish South Midlands in the province of Leinster, are set to open the doors of their mosque this weekend, inviting local people to tour the worshipping house.

“This is also an opportunity for people to come and ask the questions that they may have regarding Islam and Muslims,” organizers of the event said, Leinster Express reported.

“The open day will be complete with information, history, artworks, artifacts and literature about Islam and Muslims.”

In the event hosted at Rehman House, Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Muslims invited the local community to meet Irish Muslims who live in town and surrounding areas.

Along with getting more information on the Islamic faith, people will also be able to experience some other cultural aspects associated with the religion.

These include calligraphy, face painting, henna, and artifacts.

Traditional food will also be served to visitors to give them a ‘taste’ of the lifestyle which is part of being Muslim.

“There will also be short discussion forums where members of the public will be able to discuss and ask questions about Islam and Muslims,” said the organizers...

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‘Muslims in Brooklyn’: New Oral History Project at Historical Society

NEW YORK – The Brooklyn Historical Society in the USA will launch its newest oral history project ‘Muslims in Brooklyn’ on December 6 to discuss the lives of 50 Muslims in the borough, Brooklyn Paper reported.

“The recordings highlight the impact that American Muslims have had on Kings county, and will ensure that their memories are preserved for history,” the project’s director said.

Zaheer Ali, the Society’s oral historian spent a year working on the project, recording the stories of aged 24 to 74...




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Jewish & Muslim UK Students Discuss Gender & Faith

BRISTOL – Thirty young Jewish and Muslim women gathered at Bristol University in the UK for a unique gender and interfaith conference to discuss ‘difficult ideas and topics’. Jewish News reported on December 6.

Organized by Bristol Students Union and Nisa-Nashim, the students shared their inspiration and their struggles when taking on leadership roles in their faith communities and beyond.

The event was conceived and chaired by the union’s equalities, liberation and access sabbatical officer Sally Patterson. She worked with Saha Habib, who’s focused on changing the negative portrayal of Muslims in the media...

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Scottish Author Urges Fellow Muslims to Join Xmas Celebrations

GLASGOW – A Scottish Muslim author and historian has encouraged fellow Muslims to join Christmas celebrations, saying that shared respect for Jesus (peace be upon him) should bring people together.

“Muslims who truly understand the Koran should see Christmas celebrations as an opportunity to show that Jesus is mentioned and respected in the Qur’an,” Paigham Mustafa, a Pakistani-born publisher and businessman, told Scottish Sun.

“Believers share this respect with those who follow Christ.

“Muslims everywhere should focus on making a world community of peace and respect.”

Mustafa urged Muslims to send festive cards, decorate their homes in tinsel, and wear Santa hats.

“Sending greeting cards and wishing each other Merry Christmas should be an opportunity to foster and strengthen good community relations,” he said.

“Wearing a Santa hat or pulling a festive cracker isn’t going to weaken anybody’s beliefs.”...

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Canadian Muslims, Christians Launch Campaign against Discrimination

LONDON – In an Ontario city where more than one-fifth of the population is comprised of immigrants, five churches and a mosque are sending a targeted message that they embrace everyone in the community regardless of faith or ethnicity, London Free Press reported on December 10.

“The purpose of the campaign is to change the conversation among Londoners about racism and discrimination and open their eyes to even small acts of hidden discrimination and then start to create an atmosphere that encourages co-existence,” said Jill Tansley, co-chair of the immigration partnership in London, Ontario.

The campaign of the six local faith groups displays “All are welcome here” on their bulletin boards to combat discrimination and racism.

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