For the last two-and-a-half years, congregants and clergy from Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum’s synagogue, Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, have shown up every Friday in front of the Islamic Center at NYU in Manhattan. With warm smiles and holding handwritten signs sporting “Shalom/Salaam,” Kleinbaum and friends greet Muslim worshipers arriving for the afternoon Jummah prayers.Continue Reading
Tucker Carlson has delivered some abhorrent, racist, dangerous rants over the years but his latest against Rep. Ilhan Omar might genuinely be his absolute worst ever.
Since taking office, Rep. Omar has not held back when talking about the aspects of the country she sees as needing improvement. In a recent profile in the Washington Post, she describes the racism, classism, and Islamophobia she’s seen since she first came here as a child and a refugee. She talks about the disappointment in realizing firsthand the difference between America the myth and America the reality.Continue Reading
A Syrian girl fled her war-torn country with her family, only to be met by students who allegedly bullied her into taking her own life.Continue Reading
Dozens of Islamophobic attacks are being recorded in London every week as the city faces a rising wave of hate crime, figures released exclusively to Arab News show.Continue Reading
In the Trump era, whether to support Israel or not is becoming an increasingly partisan issue in American politics. Israel’s designation as a partisan issue has highlighted a bizarre association: white nationalists vocally supporting Israel, even calling themselves Zionists of sorts. Richard Spencer, in an interview with an Israeli journalist, called himself a “white Zionist” because he believes white people should have a homogenous homeland in America.Continue Reading