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  • Gunman kills three young Muslims; motive disputed

    February 11, 2015 | 9:08 am

    A gunman who had posted anti-religious messages on Facebook and quarreled with neighbors was charged with killing three young Muslims in what police said on Wednesday was a dispute over parking and possibly a hate crime.

    Craig Stephen Hicks, 46, a full-time paralegal student from...

  • Jewish groups join coalition against anti-Muslim subway ads in D.C.

    October 16, 2012 | 2:18 pm

    Some national Jewish organizations joined a coalition of religious groups calling on the Washington Metro system to donate profits from an anti-Islam ad to charity.

    “The placing of offensive, anti-Muslim ads in the D.C. Metro system is an important opportunity to affirm our...

  • Anti-Muslim filmmaker not “Israeli Jew”

    By Tom Tugend

    September 13, 2012 | 11:25 am

    An anti-Muslim film, which has triggered riots in Muslim countries and the death of four American diplomats, was apparently the work of a Christian Coptic in California, rather than an “Israeli Jew,” as first reported.
    Nakoula Basseley Nakoula identified himself to the...
  • U.S. envoy to Libya killed over anti-Muslim movie

    September 12, 2012 | 7:38 am

    The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other American diplomats were killed, and the U.S. embassy in Cairo was attacked over an anti-Muslim movie.

    Amb. John Christopher Stevens and three unnamed diplomats were killed Tuesday night in a rocket attack on their car in Benghazi, the...

  • Tiny Super PAC targets circumcision, Islam, red-light cameras, cremation

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    February 8, 2012 | 3:22 pm

    Something about the description of the American Phoenix Super PAC made me all but certain that the person behind it had some Jewish connection. It was two things, actually, both included in the Super PAC’s 23-item “statement of purpose”:

    2. Ban circumcision before the age of 18...

  • ADL: Anti-Muslim sentiment ‘significant’

    March 29, 2011 | 3:57 pm

    Anti-Muslim bigotry in the United States is “significant,” according to the Anti-Defamation League.

    “A significant level of anti-Muslim bigotry has surfaced in a variety of public forums over the past year,” said an ADL statement accompanying a letter and background information the...

  • D.C. interfaith summit denounces anti-Muslim bigotry

    September 7, 2010 | 5:16 pm

    An interfaith summit of Jewish, Christian and Muslim leaders denounced anti-Muslim bigotry.

    In a statement released by the group, which represented the majority of the country’s Jews, Muslims and Christians, participants announced that they came together Tuesday in Washington,...