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Now More Than Ever: Lesson Plans on the Basics of Islam and the Modern Middle East
Some of these girls are refugees from Syria and Iraq. Now, through the mercy and compassion of others, they are safe, fortunate enough to attend school in Bahrain. But there are many more just like them still hoping to escape the conflict and war that continues unabated in their homeland.
If only the United States – self-proclaimed greatest nation on Earth – could hold itself to the same standard as Bahrain.
The President of the United States – acting from fear, ignorance, and prejudice, in defiance of the America’s best virtues, of tolerance, inclusion, and mercy – has unilaterally decided that Islam is the enemy.
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New Mini-Documentary: What Happens in a Mosque?
Our new Open Ended Social Studies video has gone live. Use it in your classroom to supplement your lessons on Islam. Kick start a conversation about salat and the Five Pillars. Answer the question: What happens in a mosque?
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Five Pillars to Hold Myself Up: What do Muslims Believe?
What are the basic teachings of Islam, and what does it mean to be a Muslim? Continue reading “Five Pillars to Hold Myself Up: What do Muslims Believe?”