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Islamic Leaders Urge Respect for Diversity

Islamic Leaders Urge Respect for Diversity

 January 22, 1995|LARRY B. STAMMER | TIMES RELIGION WRITER Religion: Worries arise that anti-Muslim feelings will increase after Jewish groups ask government to crack down on terrorism.  Worried that calls by two Jewish organizations for a government crackdown on...
As Peace Nears, The Spirit Of Kahane Rears

As Peace Nears, The Spirit Of Kahane Rears

March 06, 1994 | By Lisa Anderson, Chicago Tribune Staff Writer. NEW YORK — Neither a deadly hail of bullets in the pre-dawn darkness of a February morning nor a historic handshake under a bright September sun is any match for the passions of the human heart,...
Area Muslims Fight 'False Stereotypes'

Area Muslims Fight 'False Stereotypes'

September 03, 1993 | By Stephen Franklin, Tribune Staff Writer. They pour into the large meeting room, filling almost every inch, and silently take their places three floors above the midday roar of downtown Chicago. They are businessmen on a fast lunch break, and...
Muslim Rally on Mall Urges U.S. Action in Bosnia

Muslim Rally on Mall Urges U.S. Action in Bosnia

May 16, 1993 | Hamil R. Harris Chanting “Stop the killing, Stop the slaughter,” thousands of Muslims from a cross section of ethnic backgrounds marched through the nation’s capital yesterday to urge air strikes against the Bosnian Serb military and...
Islam Rising: Muslims Enter American Mainstream

Islam Rising: Muslims Enter American Mainstream

The second generation is at home with U.S. social and political norms and proud of its heritage. But it’s worried about prejudice and misunderstanding. April 06, 1993|LARRY B. STAMMER and SOMINI SENGUPTA | TIMES STAFF WRITERS   First came the thunderous...
MUSLIMS PROTEST TREATMENT IN MEDIA

MUSLIMS PROTEST TREATMENT IN MEDIA

The Record (Bergen County, NJ) March 21, 1993 | HUGH R. MORLEY, Record Staff Writer JERSEY CITY — Hundreds of Muslims rallied Saturday to fiercely denounce the media portrayal of their religion, the demonstration taking place near the mosque where a...
1,000 Muslims Gather To Protest News Coverage Of NY Bombing

1,000 Muslims Gather To Protest News Coverage Of NY Bombing

  March 21, 1993|By New York Times News Service.   JERSEY CITY, N.J. — More than 1,000 Muslims, according to police estimates, gathered outside a mosque Saturday to protest what they said was unfair news coverage of the investigation into the Feb. 26 bombing...
Protesters, Fans Flock To "Last Temptation"

Protesters, Fans Flock To "Last Temptation"

August 13, 1988 | By Jorge Casuso and Charles Mount. “The Last Temptation of Christ” opened in Chicago and eight other cities Friday, with protesters contending that the movie’s portrayal of Jesus is blasphemous, while some movie-goers praised it as...
Yusuf Islam at ICNA Convention 1988

Yusuf Islam at ICNA Convention 1988

Nine years ago, Cat Stevens abandoned his career as a pop singer and moved to the Middle East to follow the teachings of Islam. But over the weekend, the British-born Stevens, now known as Yusuf Islam, traveled to the State University of New York College of Technology...