Yusuf al-Qaradawi, a theologian known as “the spiritual head” of the Muslim Brotherhood, returned to Cairo’s Freedom Square to lead Friday’s prayers today. The Brotherhood is portraying his celebrated return as only natural, given “his role in mobilizing support for the Egyptian revolution.” Qaradawi has a controversial history in
Today, Americans for Peace and Tolerance released a video showing 6th graders from Wellesley, MA as they rise from prostrating themselves alongside Muslim men in a prayer to Allah while on a public school field trip to the largest mosque in the Northeast. Teachers did not intervene. Parents have not been
Americans for Peace and Tolerance said today that Governor Patrick’s controversial visit to the Saudi-funded mega-mosque in Boston was sponsored by Islamic Relief, a group with longstanding terrorist connections and close ties to the Gaza Flotilla. Help us by sharing our message:
Americans for Peace and Tolerance Issues Video Criticizing Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s Embrace of Islamic Radicals YouTube video shows Governor Patrick embracing the radical leadership of the Muslim American Society (MAS), including an Imam who who told followers they must “pick up the gun and the sword” in the context
This article was written by Charles Jacobs and Ilya Feoktistov, President and Research Director of Americans for Peace and Tolerance. It originally appeared in the Boston Jewish Advocate on February 11, 2010. Just last week we saw a Newsweek article describing a national “twinning project” that had brought together 100 American
Rabbi Marc Schneier is a leading exponent of Jewish-Muslim dialogue. As founder of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, he recently described in Newsweek the successes of his second annual “Weekend of Twinning of Synagogues and Mosques.” This interfaith initiative brings together “100 synagogues and 100 mosques” for a weekend of interfaith programming.
(This article was written by Americans for Peace and Tolerance President Dr. Charles Jacobs and was originally published in the Jewish Advocate on December 31, 2009.) We are a small people. We have multiple and powerful external enemies. Striving for Jewish political unity is our natural and rational impulse.
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On November 12th, Americans for Peace and Tolerance Research Director Ilya Feoktistov attended the bail hearing for Tarek Mehanna, the Sudbury man accused, among other charges, of plotting to massacre shoppers at an area mall in an act of Islamic terrorism. At the courthouse, he joined a crowd of about
Two weeks ago, a Sudbury resident, Tarek Mehanna was arrested on terrorism charges. According to the FBI, he and his friends had sought terrorist training in places like Pakistan and plotted to machine gun random shoppers at a local shopping mall. The images the headlines provoke (blood, panic,