Archive for the ‘Muslims’ Category
The Muslims, like other religious groups in the city, divide between those who put politics at the center of their social involvement, and others, who put the cultivation of the soul as their first civic duty.
Sarsour’s energy starts to rise as she talks about the acceptance of Muslims in New York City. She hopes to discover a kindred spirit in Pope Francis at the Memorial.
Muslims are deeply religious and regularly pray and a third are immersed in mosque culture. Part of series Mosque City NY
Imam Muddasar Hussain, 29, the leader of Masjid Noor Al-Huda near Gun Hill Road in north central Bronx.
Malcolm X received a vision of a different kind of Islam when he saw the global and racial diversity of pilgrims streaming into Mecca. Today, he would not have to go to Mecca to see the global diversity of Islam.
Imam Shamsi Ali is chairman of the Al-Hikmah Mosque in Astoria and the director of Jamaica Muslim Center in Queens.
Immigration of Muslims to the United States has picked up pace. Part of series Mosque City NY
Retrospective on Mosque City NY, Part 5
Part of the Mosque City NY series
First day of Ramadan. Retrospective on Mosque City NY, Part 4