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  • An accidental theologist tackles Muhammad bio

    By Roberto Loiederman

    August 7, 2013 | 10:33 am

    In 2010, Lesley Hazleton was asked to give a brief talk about the Quran. 

    “As far as I was concerned, I was talking to those several hundred people in the hall,” Hazleton said in a recent phone interview. “I certainly had no idea that a nine-minute video about reading the Quran...

  • Criticism is not Islamophobia

    By David Suissa

    April 22, 2013 | 3:26 pm

    Criticism is the oxygen of journalism. Here at the Jewish Journal, we will criticize anything that we believe deserves criticism, including religion. We will criticize preachers who use Christianity to express hatred and bigotry toward gays as much as we will criticize religious...

  • Living in a mash, not a ‘clash,’ of civilizations

    September 27, 2012 | 12:15 pm

    Karl Marx once said that history repeats itself: first as tragedy, then as farce. The riots and Iranian fatwa calling for the death of Salman Rushdie, which forced the British-Kashmiri author into hiding for 13 years, can only be described as tragic — for him and for the cause of...

  • Writing about the Prophet Muhammad still off-limits

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    August 11, 2008 | 5:00 pm

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    Before it was junked

    After the jump is the opening passage of Sherry Jones’ “The Jewel of Medina,” a fictional biography of the Prophet Muhammad’s young wife, Aisha. The racy book was set to be published tomorrow, but in May Random House halted production, afraid “Jewel” would be the...

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  • Muslim woman punches Christian preacher

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    August 6, 2008 | 6:48 pm

    This isn’t going to be good for anybody.

    The video begins with a Muslim woman questioning a Christian street preacher about the divinity of Jesus. He insults her, and she doesn’t appear to want to hear his answer. As he tries to explain, she gets in his face and grabs for his...

  • Cartoon Tension at UC Irvine

    By Marc Ballon

    March 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    The showing of three cartoons of the prophet Muhammad at a conference last week on radical Islam at UC Irvine attracted a near-capacity crowd of about 400, including leaders of some local Jewish groups, while protesters demonstrated outside.

    A palpable tension descended on the...

  • Don’t Ignore the Quiet Majority of Muslims

    By Salam Al-Marayati

    February 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Most Muslims -- and especially American Muslims -- cannot fairly be accused of hypersensitivity when it comes to the Danish cartoons depicting the prophet Muhammad. That's because most Muslims have not overreacted, despite the stereotypic images served up by the media. In fact, most...

  • Muslim Messages

    By Tom Tugend

    February 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Amid the profusion of billboards along Southern California freeways, motorists are being startled by a new one. It features seven smiling faces of various ethnicities, with one, a woman wearing a black headscarf, holding a small American flag.

    Underneath, in bold letters, are the...