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Suicide Bombing and Pakistan’s Double Standard

Why have you never heard of Muzaffar Ahmad? Because Pakistan’s government endorsed the suicide bomber he took down.

Mental illness, Islam or revenge?: Understanding terrorism from the Navy Yard to Pakistan to Kenya

Sept. 16, 2013Police personnel near the Navy Yard.Matt McClain / The Washington Post September 2013 has been a cruel month. … Continued

Poll: U.S. Muslims more moderate than Muslims worldwide

Muslims in America are much less inclined to support suicide bombing than other Muslims abroad, and are more likely to … Continued

Jews worldwide see an ally in Pope Francis

WASHINGTON — Jews worldwide welcomed newly elected Pope Francis as a friend on Wednesday (March 13), and pointed in particular … Continued

‘Can I still drive over there?’

EPA Noam Hachmon, 9, sits in her sister’s room in their house in the southern city of Beersheba, Israel on … Continued

Romney, Obama and the elephants in the room

A previous version of the blog entry misspelled author Vishal Mangalwadi’s and Rabbi Daniel Sperber’s name. I could see Anwar … Continued

Syrian Christians live in uneasy alliance with Bashar Assad

DAMASCUS, Syria — Hani Sarhan is a Christian who says none of his relatives works with Bashar Assad’s regime or … Continued

The view of the UN from Israel

Last week, on business in New York, I phoned home to learn that Spencer Platt GETTY IMAGES Prime Minister of … Continued

Egypt’s top Muslim leader responds to suicide bombing

Dr. Ali Gomaa, the Grand Mufti of Egypt and the Co-Chairs of the of the C-1 World Dialogue A statement … Continued

Terry Jones is not the enemy

By David French I’ve been defending free speech and religious liberty for virtually my entire legal career. Nineteen years ago … Continued

Fear of Islam violates our traditions

By: Rabbi Jack Bemporad, Center for Interreligious Understanding Professor Marshall Breger, Catholic University of America Suhail A. Khan, Institute for … Continued

Jewish wisdom on mosque debate

By Abraham Cooper The debate over the 9/11 ‘Cordoba’ mosque continues to spawn raw emotions and white– hot rhetoric from … Continued

Converting to Islam today

By Alison Lake This essay is the second in a series about religious conversion. Click here to read Alison’s first … Continued

Why — and How — We Need to Talk About Islam and Terrorism Together

The only way to defeat terrorists is to promote a faith that is not threatened by other beliefs.

Appeal to Presbyterians on Israel: “First, Do No Harm”

By David J. MichaelsDirector, United Nations and Intercommunal Affairs B’nai B’rith International On July 3, the biannual General Assembly of … Continued

Gaza, Israel, and a new way forward

Q: In a statement Monday, Vice President Biden said the U.S. is consulting with other nations “on new ways to … Continued

The new wannabee jihadis

By Eboo Patel and Samantha Kirby Ten years ago in South Africa, the biggest, baddest gangs in Cape Town were … Continued

Why are we obtuse when dealing with Muslims?

In the past few months, we have witnessed a serious of bizarre but terrifying episodes of violence, hate crimes and … Continued

Children before doctrine

Q:Should Pope Benedict XVI be held responsible for the escalating scandals over clerical sexual abuse in Europe? Should he be … Continued

Suicide bombings: Crimes against humanity

By Abraham Cooperassociate dean, Simon Wiesenthal Center As Jews the world over prepare for the our Passover Seder and Christian … Continued