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Sons of Abraham: A Candid Conversation about the Issues That Divide and Unite Jews and Muslims–Book Review

Name of the Book: Sons of Abraham: A Candid Conversation about the Issues That Divide and Unite Jews and Muslims Authors: Rabbi Marc Schneier and Imam Shamsi Ali Published by: Beacon Press, Boston ISBN: 978-0-8070-33074 Reviewed by: Roshan Shah This book is a collaborative venture between two friends, both based in New York, a Jewish rabbi and a Muslim imam. …

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Reflections: Borrow the best from every faith: One Muslim’s appreciation of Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism and Buddhism

“What gifts does your faith tradition bring to the table, and what gifts in other faiths do you admire and would like to adopt?” Bishop Gene Robinson at Chautauqua Institution asked me this question. My husband and I, both Muslims, were on an interfaith panel discussion on Islam. The first part of the question is easy for anyone committed to …

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(Indonesia) Muslim youth group to help guard churches during Christmas season

Nearly 50,000 churches across Indonesia, including some previously attacked by terrorists, are to be guarded during the Christmas period. The massive operation is to involve more than 90,000 police and soldiers and a moderate Muslim youth group will join the protection effort. National Police spokesperson Brig. Gen Dedi Prasetyo said that Christmas security this year will be focused on churches …

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