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  • Hebrew Union College funds Muslim scholar’s rescue

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    February 21, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Students at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) were surprised to learn last month that for the first time their professor for a course in contemporary Islam was, in fact, a Muslim.

    Ismail Bardhi had arrived as a refugee a few weeks before through the...