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Drones aren’t the murky moral subject we pretend they are

Reuters photo When a new technology develops, society must sometimes rush to catch up to its ethical ramifications. Take drones, … Continued

Russia’s Chechnya: A breeding ground for terror

MOSCOW — Chechnya, the Russian republic believed to be connected to the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects, has been the … Continued

Going in “Muslim garb” for Halloween

By Shahed Amanullah I have been scaring people with Muslim garb all my life, and I can remember the first … Continued

Living Judaism in the West Bank

By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach Israel is a magical country, but to experience one of its greatest wonders you have to … Continued

The spiritual convergence of Rosh Hashanah, Eid al-Fitr and 9/11

By Rabbi Marc Schneier and Imam Shamsi Ali As American Muslims observe the last days of Ramadan and American Jews … Continued

Suicide bombers in heaven? Imam Rauf won’t say no

By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach When you detonate explosives attached to your torso, simultaneously decapitating people on a bus or disemboweling … Continued

What would George Washington say about Islam in USA?

JUST LAW AND RELIGION MICHAEL KESSLER With all the loud clamoring about the proposed Islamic Center to be built near … Continued

What will we gain by allowing this to happen?

A mosque near ground zero? The New York City community board endorsed the Cordoba House, a community center and mosque … Continued

A peace-making mosque is NECESSARY near Ground Zero

The New York City community board endorsed the Cordoba House, a community center and mosque planned for construction near Ground … Continued

The new wannabee jihadis

By Eboo Patel and Samantha Kirby Ten years ago in South Africa, the biggest, baddest gangs in Cape Town were … Continued

Change the vocabulary of war

War–when the diplomatic arbitrators have failed and fundamental conflicts are unresolved–is, it seems, an eternal reality. War, indeed, contravenes every … Continued

Mumbai Revival

Mumbai, India — Night is falling and I can see the Gateway of India from my Sea View room at … Continued

Domestic Violence and Islam in America

“The best among you is the one who is the best towards his wife” — Prophet Muhammad If yesterday was … Continued

Bush’s Tortured Morality

It may seem contradictory to many that President Bush thinks America’s moral standing in the world has not been harmed … Continued

Enough of Heaven and Hell

Oh, for heaven’s sake. This question irritates the…inferno out of me. Of all the pointless, utterly childish notions associated with … Continued

The Problem Is Not Faith, but Faithful

I have often said the problem is never the faith – it is the faithful, and how they behave towards each other.