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  • Asking the Qur’an

    By Mahim Maher

    June 6, 2014 | 7:53 am

    I was born in London and from 1976 to 1984 I thought I was a Christian. I know the Lord’s Prayer, which remains one of my favourites till today. Whenever I am sick or someone I love is sick, I get down on my knees with Head Nurse Maria at South City Hospital where my father works...

  • Sultan’s new Sharia laws prompt Jewish groups to shun Beverly Hills Hotel

    By Jared Sichel

    May 8, 2014 | 4:31 pm

    Some of Southern California’s largest Jewish organizations plan to stay away from the Beverly Hills Hotel, suspending future events at the landmark venue owned by the state-run Brunei Investment Agency.

    Their boycott was spurred by recent Sharia additions to the tiny Muslim...

  • 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...

  • NATO says ‘Our bad’ over Quran burnings in Afghanistan

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    February 22, 2012 | 10:44 am

    NATO officials have apologized for disposing of unwanted copies of the Quran in Bagram, Afghanistan, by burning them. Talk about a mea culpa, via the New York Times:

    About 2,000 Afghans descended on the largest American air base in their country in the bitter cold to protest what is...

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  • Quran’s description of Jews as ‘apes’ and ‘swine’

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    July 21, 2008 | 10:43 pm

    Ali Eteraz writes a really good blog. At least, he did. His Internet home went dark last month. He can still be found writing for Jewcy and has a new site under construction, but that is taking a back seat to his book, “Children of Dust,” which is about freedom and fundamentalism in...

  • VIDEO: This just in—Saudis are Jews in disguise!

    June 22, 2008 | 1:26 am

    Former Lebanese Minister Wiam Wahhab: The Saudi regime Is used by the Jews to avenge the defeat of the Qaynuqa Tribe by the Prophet Muhammad.

    Huh?

    In other words, The House of Saud are Jews in disguise.

     

  • ‘Yeah, But:’ 2 Words Lead to Dark Side

    By Hesham A. Hassaballa

    July 21, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    In the wake of the terrorist attacks in London, I can't help but despair at the ever-spiraling violence in our world today. And it pains me even more deeply that a significant portion of that violence occurs at the hands of Muslims in the name of Islam.

    Of course, we have all...

  • Bowers Explores the Mystery of Sheba

    By Andrea Adelson

    October 7, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    She arrived in the Jerusalem court of King Solomon with camels weighted by gifts of gold, incense and precious stones. She was armed with questions to test the king's legendary wisdom. She eventually was thought to be his consort.

    But who was the Queen of Sheba?

    Using the...

  • Community Briefs

    April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Opera Collaboration Continues to 2005

    The New Israeli Opera of Tel Aviv and the Los Angeles Opera will extend their ongoing collaboration with a production of Camille Saint-Saens' "Samson et Dalila" during the 2005 season.

    Academy Award-winning film director William Friedkin...

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