Tag: Murfreesboro

Betty Werthan, from Temple Congregation Ohabai Sholom, shows Ziaun Fakhruddin, from the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro, members of her family during a tour of the Temple on Sunday. / Sanford Myers / The Tennessean

Jewish and Muslim communities unite for peaceful cause

By Kevin Walters Groups stand together for religious freedom as they exchange visits in Murfreesboro, Nashville They held hands. They shared a meal. They laughed and joked. And for a few hours Sunday in Nashville, more than 200 members of the Temple Congregation Ohabai Sholom and members of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro shed the… 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 ›