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Tag: Islamic Center
March 15, 2011 | 6:39 pm
August 23, 2010 | 10:45 am
The head of the Manhattan JCC is advising the effort to build an Islamic cultural center two blocks from Ground Zero.
Rabbi Joy Levitt, executive director of the Jewish Community Center in Manhattan, is calling on Jewish and Christian institutions to accept the couple behind the...
August 3, 2010 | 3:28 pm
Few issues illustrate the fractured, contradictory and disputatious nature of the American Jewish community better than the debate over whether to build an Islamic community center at the site of Ground Zero.
This week, a New York City commission ended the landmark status of the...
May 7, 2010 | 6:44 pm
Seventh-grade students and faculty from Sinai Akiba Academy in Westwood filed into the Islamic Center in Los Angeles at noon May 7 for a lecture on Muslim culture and to observe an afternoon prayer session.
Jihad Turk, director of...
November 2, 2000 | 6:59 pm
Bevy of Jewish-Directed Films
They're hot, they're Jewish, and they all have new movies out this weekend. At your local cineplex, you'll find four films directed by Jewish filmmakers: There's "Requiem for a Dream," the latest from stylish filmmaker Darren Aronofsky, a bleak,...