The Oslo Opportunity, Part 3: ‘Counter-jihad’ crusaders

The terror attacks in Norway occurred on foreign soil, but they have a disturbing connection to our own country and those who perpetuate fear of Islam here. To understand the link, we need to look no further than Anders Behring Breivik’s anti-Muslim 1,500 page manifesto, which cites a number of leaders active in the Islamophobia …

9/11 Hate-Crime Victim Seeks to Save His Attacker

After 9/11, Rais Bhuiyan was targeted in a hate-crime--shot in the face--because he is Muslim.  Now, his faith is motivating him to save the life of the man who attacked him. Listen to the NPR interview with Rais here.  We all must learn from his ability to forgive.

Why I’m scared

In my last post, I said I'm not sure that America is beyond the kind of bigotry and intolerance that led to the internment of Japanese Americans several decades ago.  And I think the following video proves my point. Last month, in Orange County, California, Muslim families were attending a dinner hosted by Islamic Circle …