Introduction: “If you live, live free or die like the trees, standing up.” – Mahmoud Darwish The quote above was written by the Palestinian national poet, Mahmoud Darwish. Seventy-three years have passed since the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, and to this day, the...
“Flying while Muslim is nerve-racking in itself. Every time I prepare to fly, I have to make sure the anxiety I feel from all the stares I get from the moment I walk into the airport doesn’t show on my face. This is what every woman in a hijab or bearded Muslim...
In our modern nuclear era, it has become extremely important for all religions to publicly respond to the moral questions of the use of nuclear weapons, using religious texts that were written in a time when nuclear weapons did not exist. Most Muslim scholars agree...
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...
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