What psychological dangers do refugees face throughout their journey and during their time searching for safety and a new home?
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What are refugees, why are they in European countries like Bulgaria, and how is the United Nations involved? Continue reading “Refugees and Human Rights in Bulgaria”
I bought my tickets almost the minute that Southwest Airlines announced direct service between Tampa, my home base, and Havana, Cuba. Continue reading “March 11, 2017: Havana, Cuba – “This city may be beautiful to you, my friend, but not to me.””
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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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?”
Who was Muhammad, and how did the Arab world of the seventh century shape his teachings? Continue reading “Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam”
According to The Qatar Tribune, Qatari customs officials destroyed some 31,000 bottles of wine seized after routine inspections of incoming shipping containers in the nation’s port. Continue reading “November 22, 2016: Haram in Qatar, or How I Learned Not to Cast the First Stone”