Sharif El-Gamal told The New York Times that further decisions would be made only after consultation with lower Manhattan residents and Muslims in New York City.
The message on the door of the Masjid el Ber of Astoria is not a violent one. It prays that peace be upon the messenger of Allah. It’s through that lens that people here viewed the life and death of bin Laden.
Rep. Peter King’s hearings took an emotional turn when Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress, tried to speak of the heroism and patriotism of Mohamad Salman Hamdani, a New York City EMT who died on 9/11.
“The reasons the hearings are focusing on the Muslim community, the president’s own national security advisor said al Qaeda is attempting to radicalize the Muslim-American community,” King said.
A coalition of over 100 interfaith, nonprofit and governmental organizations plans to rally in New York City against a planned congressional hearing on Muslims’ role in homegrown terrorism.
Pastor Terry Jones — who backed down from a threat to burn the Koran on Sept. 11 — has led a few dozen protesters to the site of a proposed mosque near ground zero.
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Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said Thursday a community center and mosque planned near Ground Zero should be built because Muslims were among those of many faiths who died in the Sept. 11 attacks.
There was a change of heart Monday from one of the most vocal supporters of the proposed Islamic center near ground zero.
American Muslims who support the proposed mosque and Islamic center near ground zero are facing some skeptics within their own faith.