Debunking stereotypes of Muslim Americans

Gallup asks Americans of different faiths about terrorism, prejudice and foreign policy -- with surprising results On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, Gallup has released a major new study on attitudes of the Muslim community in the United States, as well as views of [...]

2017-10-27T01:58:13+00:00 September 1st, 2011|Uncategorized|

Why Islam on CNN

(CNN) – Want to learn more about Islam? There’s a hotline for that. And, through the end of the month, lots of roadside billboards to get the word out about it. Two 48 foot-tall billboards towering over the New Jersey Turnpike bear the messages "877-Why-Islam — Get the Facts” and [...]

2017-10-27T01:58:33+00:00 August 16th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Picture Gallery: Ramadan Around the World

The Islamic world celebrates Ramadan 2011: Boston Globe "Monday denoted the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Throughout the month devout Muslims must abstain from food, drinks, and sex from dawn-to-dusk. Muslims across the world consider the ninth month in the Muslim lunar calendar as the holiest. It [...]

2017-10-27T01:58:41+00:00 August 16th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Relief for a hot month of Ramadan – Dishes reward both memory, faithfulness

As the son of a goat, sheep, and cow herder in the tiny northeastern Turkish village of Rize (REE-za), Osman Kiranoglu grew up making and eating lots of yogurt. Today, Kiranoglu parlays his fluency in yogurt as the chef-owner of the Boston Kebab House in Liberty Square. Kiranoglu counts on [...]

2017-10-27T01:58:50+00:00 August 16th, 2011|Uncategorized|

In time for Ramadan, Toll-free hotline seeks to educate NJ residents about Islam

Like many Muslims, Asim Khan is tired of the prejudice against his religion. The president of the Islamic Circle of North America New Jersey chapter welcomes curiosity. But he wishes those with questions about Islam would ask him or other Muslims before jumping to conclusions. "Rather than absorb knowledge from [...]

2017-10-27T01:58:58+00:00 June 2nd, 2011|Uncategorized|