When Mona El Baba was in high school, a teacher told her that she was “too stupid” to take a course in legal studies and that she was destined to be “another Muslim housewife”. “He said, ‘If my mother saw you, she would spit on your hijab,’ El Baba said. “I never forgot that”. According …

By DONNA KINGCaroline’s Diary Some state universities have announced that they will require the COVID vaccine for students returning to campus. Public universities in the UNC system do not require, but encourage, the vaccine. Some private schools, including Duke and Wake Forest, require it. Wake Forest sent a warning letter to students last week. “As …

SRINAGAR, Kashmir – Manmeet Kour Bali had to defend her marriage in court. A Sikh by birth, Ms. Bali converted to Islam to marry a Muslim. Her parents opposed a marriage outside their community and filed a complaint with the police against her new husband. In court last month, she testified that she married for …

NEW YORK, July 20, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Rabbi Steven Blane to once again conduct his Jazz Quartet for High Holiday Services at the iconic Bitter End in the West Village on Rosh Hashanah Tuesday September 7, and Yom Kippur Thursday September 16 at 10:30. Here is a link to High Holidays at The …

It is becoming increasingly clear that secularism as a public creed in the Western world has failed to meet the deepest needs of human beings and of society at large. The signs of failure are evident in the increasing levels of mental distress, loneliness, social exclusion, racism, aggression against the truth, declining confidence in democracy, …

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Join a network of entrepreneurs, leaders and business owners to grow your faith and your career. Are you running a business? Running a small business? You might be an ideal candidate for the annual SENT scholarship. SENT Ventures calls on Catholic leaders and entrepreneurs to apply for their one-year virtual scholarship. Among other things, the …

Less than two weeks after the commander of the 55th Parachute Brigade, Lieutenant General Mordechai (Motta) Gur announced that “the Temple Mount is in our hands” at the height of the Six Day War of 1967, the Defense Minister Moshe Dayan determined that in fact, in terms of religion authority, this was not the case. …

On the occasion of the Eid al-Adha Movement for a Democratic Society, TEV-DEM issued a statement in which it congratulated all components of Syrian society: With the advent of Eid al-Adha, we express our warm congratulations and blessings to the families of the martyrs and the wounded, our fighting people and all of Syrian society, …

JAs soon as Mohammad wants to speak, which will come as no surprise to observers of this most ubiquitous broadcaster. After all, he’s a man who, in addition to being the main presenter of the BBC’s final score and the occasional host of the Day 2 match, has long been involved in the company’s coverage …