Tag: Islamic center

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 ›

Anti-Muslim messages found in books left at Bothell mosque

Christine Willmsen Worshipers at the Islamic Center of Bothell are fearful of what may happen next after discovering 10 books with hate-motivated language in the mosque’s parking lot Saturday. Bothell police are investigating the incident and other incidents that have happened at the mosque in recent months. Sunday, the Washington chapter of the Council of… Read More ›

Liberty And Justice For Some?: Mosque Controversies Reveal Limited Definitions of Religious Freedom

by Sarah Jones Opponents of an Islamic center in Murfreesboro, Tenn., are trying to take their fight to the Supreme Court – even though their losing battle has so far cost them $343, 276. It’s the latest twist in a costly legal saga that has trickled through the courts for nearly four years. As reported by The Wire, the… Read More ›

Muslim developer to rebuild old Ground Zero synagogue

El-Gamal’s had also been hired to build the Islamic center in 2010, but has now undertaken the mission of rebuilding the 83-year-old Jewish synagoge, after buying the building with his partner, Murray Hill Properties, for about $61.5 million from Parsons the New School for Design. World Bulletin / News Desk After a bid to build… Read More ›