Wife: Imam Fixing N.J. Buildings

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The wife of the imam who wants to build a mosque near Ground Zero said repairs were under way at the two apartment buildings that Feisal Abdul Rauf owns in Union City, New Jersey.

Daisy Khan made the assertion in court papers filed Thursday. Earlier this week, a judge ordered the couple to provide documentation that repairs are being made.

Union City was suing Rauf, alleging he’s failed to address code violations.

The Record of Woodland Park reported that Khan said city officials have delayed permits required to fix some of the violations, but Union City spokesman Mark Albiez said Friday the city would never hold up permits when the safety of residents is at stake.

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  • Rayon hu

    Why Did Cordoba Project Change It’s Name To Park 51, When It’s Address is 45 47 Park?

    Posted on 15 September 2010 03:19:50 by CharlesMartelsGhost

    Good question, huh? I’ve wondered about this for awhile.

    Cordoba House changed its name to Park 51 which is odd since the address of the location is 45 47 Park Place.

    Look to the Koran-the book of islamic conquest Qur’an CHAPTER 51, Verses 45-47 explains all:

    51:45 And they were unable to arise, nor could they defend themselves. 51:46 And [We destroyed] the people of Noah before; indeed, they were a people defiantly disobedient. 51:47 And the heaven We constructed with strength, and indeed, We are [its] expander.

    The numbered Qur’an verses celebrating the Muslim conquests match up to the Park 51: 45-46-47 address.

    Also consider this Sept. 10th NYPost article, by Amir Taheri:

    Islam center’s eerie echo of ancient terror Should there be a mosque near Ground Zero? In fact, what is pro posed is not a mosque — nor even an “Islamic cultural center.”

    In Islam, every structure linked to the faith and its rituals has a precise function and character. A mosque is a one-story gallery built around an atrium with a mihrab (a niche pointing to Mecca) and one, or in the case of Shiites two, minarets.

    Other Islamic structures, such as harams, zawiyyahs, husseinyiahs and takiyahs, also obey strict architectural rules. Yet the building used for spreading the faith is known as Dar al-Tabligh, or House of Proselytizing.

    The Ground Zero project doesn’t fit the traditional minaret. This 13-story [fifteen story if you include subgrade levels] multifunctional structure couldn’t be any of the above.

    The groups fighting for the project know this; this is why they sometimes call it an Islamic cultural center. But there is no such thing as an Islamic culture. Islam is a religion, not a culture. Each of the 57 Muslim-majority nations has its own distinct culture — and the Bengali culture has little in common with the Nigerian. Then, too, most of those countries have their own cultural offices in the US, especially in New York. Islam is an ingredient in dozens of cultures, not a culture on its own.

    In theory, at least, the culture of American Muslims should be American. Of course, this being America, each ethnic community has its distinct cultural memories — the Iranians in Los Angeles are different from the Arabs in Dearborn.

    In fact, the proposed structure is known in Islamic history as a rabat — literally a connector. The first rabat appeared at the time of the Prophet.

    The Prophet imposed his rule on parts of Arabia through a series of ghazvas, or razzias (the origin of the English word “raid”). The ghazva was designed to terrorize the infidels, convince them that their civilization was doomed and force them to submit to Islamic rule. Those who participated in the ghazva were known as the ghazis, or raiders. After each ghazva, the Prophet ordered the creation of a rabat — or a point of contact at the heart of the infidel territory raided.

    The rabat consisted of an area for prayer, a section for the raiders to eat and rest and facilities to train and prepare for future razzias. Later Muslim rulers used the tactic of ghazva to conquer territory in the Persian and Byzantine empires. After each raid, they built a rabat to prepare for the next razzia.

    It is no coincidence that Islamists routinely use the term ghazva to describe the 9/11 attacks against New York and Washington. The terrorists who carried out the attack are referred to as ghazis or shahids (martyrs). Thus, building a rabat close to Ground Zero would be in accordance with a tradition started by the Prophet. To all those who believe and hope that the 9/11 ghazva would lead to the destruction of the American “Great Satan,” this would be of great symbolic value.

    Faced with the anger of New Yorkers, the promoters of the project have started calling it the Cordoba House, echoing President Obama’s assertion that it would be used to propagate “moderate” Islam.

    The argument is that Cordoba, in southern Spain, was a city where followers of Islam, Christianity and Judaism lived together in peace and produced literature and philosophy.

    In fact, Cordoba’s history is full of stories of oppression and massacre, prompted by religious fanaticism. It is true that the Muslim rulers of Cordoba didn’t force their Christian and Jewish subjects to accept Islam. However, non-Muslims could keep their faith and enjoy state protection only as dhimmis (bonded ones) by paying a poll tax in a system of religious apartheid.

    If whatever peace and harmony that is supposed to have existed in Cordoba were the fruit of “Muslim rule,” the subtext is that the United States would enjoy similar peace and harmony under Islamic rule.

    A rabat in the heart of Manhattan would be of great symbolic value to those who want a high-profile, “in your face” projection of Islam in the infidel West. This thirst for visibility is translated into increasingly provocative forms of hijab, notably the niqab (mask) and the burqa. The same quest mobilized hundreds of Muslims in Paris the other day to close a whole street so that they could have a Ramadan prayer in the middle of the rush hour.

    One of those taking part in the demonstration told French radio that the aim was to “show we are here.” “You used to be in our capitals for centuries,” he said. “Now, it is our turn to be in the heart of your cities.”

    Before deciding whether to support or oppose the “Cordoba” project, New Yorkers should consider what it is that they would be buying.

  • Fatima

    Coming to YOUR Nation: Muslims Forcibly Take Over French Street for Prayers

    -By Warner Todd Huston

    One of the more insidious ways that Muslims try to impose their sharia laws on western nations is to use the west’s liberal laws against them by warping that law to install sharia by stealth. Such is the case in a section of France where Muslims, sometimes appearing in the hundreds, choke a French street to perform their daily prayers. They have no permits, they have not asked for legal permission, they simply congregate by the hundreds and do it, breaking the law as they do so.

    Sadly, the French government has told the police to stand idly by and allow it to happen showing that France is being pulled both ways on Islam.

    On one hand they are strictly a secular government even going so far as to make religious expression uncomfortable — especially for Christians. France has banned the veil and many Frenchmen have spoken out against radical Islam.

    Yet on the other hand there are great swaths of France that naturally born Europeans cannot go as these sections have been cordoned off by invading immigrant Muslims. Even French police won’t dare enter some of these towns and housing complexes for fear of their lives.

    This street activism is yet another example of this arrogant, illegal activity by Muslims who are attempting nothing less than a physical take over of France. These Muslims intend to conquer and change France, not join her to become French citizens and accept her as she is.

    These Muslims are acting against French law. Not only that but they are acting against all of the west’s tolerance for religion and respect for individuals by choking off the flow of business and transportation as well as the freedom of movement of French citizens while these scofflaws jam the streets to perform their prayers.

    Muslims are showing their intolerance of all of France’s citizens by interfering in such a gauche manner. But this is a show of force, an example of Islam being imposed by force on France.

    Make no mistake, America. This is the same underhanded actions that Muslims intend to continue to impose on the United States. This Ground Zero mega mosque is only the latest example. They will take victory by any means and they expect to convert us or destroy us.

    • KPMc

      So… you’re referencing an article written by a fat glutton that advocates the murder of millions of people and somehow we are supposed to take this as a legitimate opinion in 21st century America?

      I know you people are scared but please put some thought into your opinions and don’t let the fear rule you.

  • lulu

    or jewish attorneys

  • Dan Te

    Another lying mu-slime? That’s news?

    • Amanda

      Most slum lords in America are rich white Christians.

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