Posts Tagged “Islam”

Ray Hanania speech to Inland Press Assn after Sept. 11, 2001

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Ray Hanania speech to Inland Press Assn after Sept. 11, 2001

Ray Hanania speech to Inland Press Assn after Sept. 11, 2001 A year after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, I was quickly signed by Creators Syndicate to distribute my column, which I described as “defining the moderate Arab Voice.” The column was tough on governments, tough on extremists and tough on “truth”. On…

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Macy’s announces new line of Muslim clothing

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Macy’s announces new line of Muslim clothing

Macy’s announces new line of Muslim clothing Muslims continue to grow as a community and its not surprising that Muslims are not only being targeted as voters by politicians, but also as retail consumers by businesses. One of the latest businesses to appeal to Muslims is Macy’s one of the nation’s largest retail department stores…

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A letter from a reader on the Brannigan controversy

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A letter from a reader on the Brannigan controversy

A letter from a reader on the Brannigan controversy A reader writes asking about the protests by Muslims in suburban Chicagoland against Republican Palos Township trustee Sharon Brannigan and comments she has made in the past criticizing Muslims. By Ray Hanania Sharon Brannigan has published views and opinions that have angered many Muslims in the…

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Prominent Muslim group denounces AJC-led coalition

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Prominent Muslim group denounces AJC-led coalition

Prominent Muslim group denounces AJC-led coalition The American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) Monday called on the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) “to sever ties with the faith-washing Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council,” which was launched on Nov 14 to address Muslim-Jewish relations. By Ray Hanania The American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) Monday called on the Islamic Society…

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How “Trump-Muslims” debate chokes Palestine rights

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How “Trump-Muslims” debate chokes Palestine rights

How “Trump-Muslims” debate chokes Palestine rights More harm was done to Palestinians under the administration of President Barack Obama than under any previous president. Home demolitions, killings of civilians, racist Jewish only settler expansion, and anti-Palestinian legislation to curb American Arab rights adopted or proposed in 19 US states. Thanks but no thanks Obama! Published…

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Data on anti-Muslim racism being distorted for politics

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Data on anti-Muslim racism being distorted for politics

Data on anti-Muslim racism being distorted for politics American Muslims are being exploited like pawns in a giant political football game between the left and the right. The data is being twisted to reflect the needs of the political groups at the expense of Muslims and Arabs in America. Just look at the statistics  By Ray Hanania…

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Reason not emotion with Trump can save Palestine

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Reason not emotion with Trump can save Palestine

Reason not emotion with Trump can save Palestine Many Muslims and Arabs have made the mistake of approaching the 2016 Presidential election with their emotions rather than common sense, reason and an understanding of the American political system. Instead of attacking President-elect Donald Trump, Muslims and Arabs should be working to meet with him, work…

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Mayor Emanuel celebrates Iftar with Muslims

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Mayor Emanuel celebrates Iftar with Muslims

More than 275 Muslims attend Iftar hosted Tuesday night by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in honor of the breaking of the fast by Muslims during the Holy Month of Ramadan. Emanuel vowed his administration is open to people of all religions, ethnicities and heritage and said Chicago was a city of inclusion. The mayor’s remarks…

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اللوبي الداعم لإسرائيل يُظهر لأمريكا من له اليد العليا في هذه العلاقة

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اللوبي الداعم لإسرائيل يُظهر لأمريكا من له اليد العليا في هذه العلاقة

اللوبي الداعم لإسرائيل يُظهر لأمريكا من له اليد العليا في هذه العلاقة بقلم راي حنانيه ProIsrael Lobby shows whose boss in this relationship تلقّى الأمريكيون خلال الأسبوع الماضي درسا صعبا بخصوص الحدود المفروضة على “حرية التعبير” في مجال العرق والسياسة. كان الوزير كيري يتحدث عن التحديات القائمة في طريق تحقيق سلام بين الاسرائيليين والفلسطينيين. وكان…

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أمريكا تعتمد الكراهية حتى عند إحياء ذكرى حزينة

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أمريكا تعتمد الكراهية حتى عند إحياء ذكرى حزينة

أمريكا تعتمد الكراهية حتى عند إحياء ذكرى حزينة بقلم راي حنانيه America still embraces hate even at its memorials ككل الأمريكيين توقفتُ هذا الأسبوع لأتذكر حادثة العنف المأساوية التي حصلت خلال سباق المراطون في مدينة بوسطن السنة الماضية، تحديدا في الـ15 من أبريل/نيسان، والتي أودت بحياة 3 أشخاص وجرحت 263 آخرين. ولكني أصبتُ بخيبة كبيرة…

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