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Gerald Grudzen: ISIS and Turkey’s crumbling democracy

Gerald Grudzen: ISIS and Turkey’s crumbling democracy

The terrorist attacks Paris and now Brussels continue to undermine the life of pluralistic societies in Europe and encourage ever more repressive policies toward Muslim immigrants who have fled the...
Middle East’s Struggle for Democracy: Going Beyond Headlines

Middle East’s Struggle for Democracy: Going Beyond Headlines

Alp Aslandogan The ongoing struggle in the Middle East is not between the so-called Islamists and secularists. It’s not pro-Morsi vs. pro-military in Egypt, or even Assad vs. opposition in...
A Christian’s journey through Islam

A Christian’s journey through Islam

Jonas Yunus* Brussels – All over the globe, the Muslim community finds itself caught in the middle of strenuous societal debates. With Islamophobia on the rise in the West and extremism in the...
A Post Ramadan Lesson: Two Boys Forgo a Royal Feast

A Post Ramadan Lesson: Two Boys Forgo a Royal Feast

Rabbi Allen S. MallerOnce upon a time a King went out to hunt on a very warm day in the Fall of 2007. After a few hours he felt very hot and tired, so he decided to stop for lunch. His servants...
Ramadhan and Fasting

Ramadhan and Fasting

Özgür Koca*Ramadhan, the ninth month of lunar calendar, is a time of joy, generosity, compassion, and breaking bread with others.At the heart of Islamic belief stands the reality of God, the One,...