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New York public school accused of radical Islamist agenda

September 4, 2007

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NEW YORK (CNN) — A public school in New York that will teach Arabic language and culture opened Tuesday amid accusations that it will impose a radical Islamist agenda in its classrooms. Please click here to view CNN video on the Khalil Gibran Academy. Carmen Colon enrolled her son in Khalil Gibran Academy, but pulled […]

All Expenses Paid Imam Training Program

September 4, 2007

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The Government of the United Arab Emirates, UAE is sponsoring a first of its kind unique training program for American Imams and those aspiring to become Imams. Program participant will receive a certificate from the UAE Ministry of Awqaf & Islamic Affairs. The courses will consist of a six-week program. Program curiculam will focus on […]

Islamophobia 101: Episode 19–Group Targets Middle Eastern Textbooks

September 4, 2007

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By Special to the Sun September 4, 2007 As schools citywide open their doors today, a group critical of a new Arabic-language public school is stepping up its opposition efforts, broadening its campaign to target national school curricula. The group, a coalition of community members, parents, and organizations called Citizens for American Values in Public […]