Tag: education

Matilda J. Gage Woman, Church And State

“While this darkness of Christian Europe was so great that history knows less of it a thousand years since than it does of Egypt 5,000 years ago, one corner of that continent was kept luminous by the brilliance of Mohammedan learning. The Arabs alone had books from the eighth to the thirteenth centuries of the… Read More ›

‘It’s Pork Or Nothing’, French Mayor Tells Schoolchildren

DTT Comment: Muslims are not the only people that don’t eat pork, there are religious and non-religious that don’t eat pork. They’re not asking for any special treatment. Nor are they asking for Halal or Kosher food, all they asking for is that they be given a ‘meal with substitute protein’. By TheLocal.fr A mayor in… Read More ›

Israeli Teenagers: Racist & Proud Of It

By Or Kashti – Haaretz.com Ethnic hatred has become a basic element in the everyday life of Israeli youth, a forthcoming book finds. “For me, personally, Arabs are something I can’t look at and can’t stand,” a 10th-grade girl from a high school in the central part of the country says in abominable Hebrew. “I… Read More ›

Why I Left The Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Community: ‘As Kids We Were Told That The Outside World Hated Us’

By Louise Scodie – The Independent Contact between Charedim and the rest of the world is mainly non-existent, with children taught to fear the non-Charedi world Moishy grew up in the ultra-orthodox (‘charedi’) Jewish community in Stamford Hill, which he describes as “like living in a different world – it’s like the Middle Ages –… Read More ›

Teacher Called Sixth-Grader, “He was a terrorist” & “That (his) religion was fake” – “That (he) needed to go home and pray to Jesus”

By KEVIN KOENINGER – Courthousenews.com Wednesday, June 25, 2014      GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (CN) – A middle-school substitute teacher berated a sixth-grader for nearly an hour, calling him a “terrorist” with a “stupid” and “fake” religion, after overhearing him discussing his religion – Islam – with a classmate, the boy’s parents claim in court. Semir and Elma… Read More ›

Al-Ikhlaas [Muslim] Primary School ranked ‘outstanding’

By Tyrone Marshall – lancashiretelegraph.co.uk Thursday 12th June 2014   A MUSLIM primary school that has only been open four years has been rated ‘outstanding’ by inspectors. Al-Ikhlaas Primary School, in Norfolk Street, Nelson, received the glowing report from the Bridge Schools Inspectorate, who are appointed by the Government to inspect schools belonging to the Christian… Read More ›

Swarn Kaur Birdee, middle, of the Sikh group, speaks as Lalli Singh, a Sikh, left, and Rhonda Gilmore of the Christian group listen during a meeting of Sikhs, Muslims and Christians at the Islamic Center of Williamson County. / Sanford Myers / The Tennessean

Sikhs, Muslims & Christians meet at Franklin Mosque to Educate, Understand

By Vicki Travis FRANKLIN — Three groups of three Sikhs, three Muslims and three Christians met Sunday to share their faith and then, like any good gathering, share a meal. The session was the final in a series of interfaith scripture dialogue circles — a structured time to share scriptures from each tradition. “This was very powerful,”… Read More ›

Does Islam Prohibit Educating Women?

Kaleef K. Karim The answer is no! There is a gross misunderstanding in the West that women in Islam are not allowed to seek education. The frenzy media most often show a poor village in a Muslim country, where Muslim girls are not allowed to seek education. Then, they connect it to Islam. They portray… Read More ›