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Having trouble hearing? This global group helps deaf Muslims embrace their faith But the 38-year old Ghanaian-born Virginian, who has been deaf since contracting meningitis at the age of 10, also made a promise to other young Ghanaians before moving to America at age 19 that he would establish an organization for deaf Muslims. Read more on Deseret News Religious Influence on America's Identity Americans know little to nothing about Islam. Few non-Muslims have read the Qur'an or the Hadith. If they had, they would know Islam is neither peaceful nor a religion as the West defines either of these terms. The Qur'an, unlike the Bible, was written … Read more on Christian Post ISIS recruiting children to kill Christians, Shiite Muslims [VIDEO] the interviewer asked. "To fight the Russians… America. The infidels," he answered. "Those under 15 go to Sharia camp to learn about their creed and religion," Islamic State Press Officer Abu Mosa explained. "Those over 16, they can attend the … Read more on ChristianToday American Muslims evolving with the times The shift comes as young American Muslims work to reshape the faith they grew up with so it fits better with their complex, dual identity, with one foot in the world of their parents' immigrant beliefs and one foot in the ever-shifting cultural … Read more on The Augusta Chronicle

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Clarification: Progressive Muslims story Akersim, 26, is part of a small but growing number of American Muslims challenging the long-standing interpretations of Islam that defined their parents' world. They believe that one can be gay and Muslim; that the sexes can pray shoulder-to-shoulder … Read more on Washington Times The Spirit of Shanti and Salaam (Part 2): American Sikhs, Muslims and Hindus … Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs together make up less than 3 percent of the American population, but they have become increasingly prominent in the American social fabric, thanks to the advocacy efforts of all three groups in the wake of 9/11 and the similar … Read more on Huffington Post (blog)

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Are The Jews Helping Muslims Take Over The West? America is also unique in that it has always combined secular government with a society based on religious values. Along with the belief in liberty—as opposed to, for example, the European belief in equality, the Muslim belief in theocracy, and the … Read more on American Muslim WWI Centenary: What should Muslims learn? What are these lessons to be learnt? As the centenary approaches, new books, TV shows, school trips and websites about the war are developed. But what story will be told? What narrative? More importantly, for us as Muslims, what should we learn from … Read more on MuslimMatters

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BREAKING – IS to Declare Beginning of 'Jihad Against America' … asked his followers to adopt the Hashtag #AmessagefromISIStoUS, and to use it to issue threats to the US,” MEMRI said. “He also called for English-speakers to translate pro-IS tweets, including those instigating American Muslims to carry attacks … Read more on HSToday

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American Muslims evolving with the times The shift comes as young American Muslims work to reshape the faith they grew up with so it fits better with their complex, dual identity, with one foot in the world of their parents' immigrant beliefs and one foot in the ever-shifting cultural … Read more on The Augusta Chronicle

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Young Muslims turn progressive American Muslim Omar Akersim, 26, poses for a photo on his prayer rug at his home in Los Angeles Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Nearly 40 percent of the estimated 2.75 million Muslims in the U.S. are American-born and the number is growing, with the Muslim … Read more on Northwest Arkansas News Film Project Empowers Muslim Youth To Tell Their Own Stories A 2011 study found that the majority of U.S. Muslims felt it was difficult to be a Muslim in America after the attacks on 9/11, and that a significant number of Muslim Americans reported negative experiences, like being called offensive names or being … Read more on NBCNews.com Sanity Prayers for American Jews and American Muslims The conflict between Israelis and Palestinians is a humanitarian one, and it would be wrong to label it as Jewish and Muslim or between Judaism and Islam. We have to guard ourselves from labeling each other as enemies which we are not, and we shouldn't … Read more on OpEdNews