HARVARD LAW REVIEW ELECTS 1ST MUSLIM PRESIDENT

From Reuters by Nate Raymond | February 5, 2021 BOSTON (Reuters) – The Harvard Law Review has named a Los Angeles-born Egyptian-American as what it believes is its first Muslim president in its 134-year history, elevating him to the top of one of the most prestigious U.S. law journals. Harvard Law School student Hassaan Shahawy said he hoped his election represented “legal academia’s growing recognition…

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AIR FORCE GRADUATES 1ST FEMALE MUSLIM CHAPLAIN

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. (AFNS) — First Lt. Saleha Jabeen, the U.S. military’s first female Muslim chaplain, graduated from Air Force Basic Chaplain Course Feb. 5 at Maxwell Air Force Base. The graduation ceremony for BCC Class 21A was a historic event as the Air Force aims to foster a more diverse and inclusive service. Jabeen, a native of India, said she was grateful for the opportunity…

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MUSLIM WOMEN CARE FOR IRELAND’S HOMELESS

From The Irish Times (Ireland) It’s 6pm on a Friday in February and Met Éireann has issued a snow and ice warning for most of the country, urging people to stay inside as temperatures plummet nationwide. Flecks of snow blow across O’Connell street as a biting cold wind roars under the arches of the GPO. Around the corner, on Prince’s Street North, Lorraine O’Connor is coordinating the transfer of…

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NEWSWEEK: “MINNESOTA MOSQUE VANDALIZED WITH ‘DEATH TO ISLAM’”

In the middle of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, a mosque in Minnesota was vandalized with anti-Muslim graffiti. Early Sunday morning, police officers in Moorhead, Minnesota, were dispatched to the Islamic Society of Fargo-Moorhead Mosque on a report of vandalism to the building. According to a press release from the Moorhead Police Department, officers found hate messages directed toward the Islamic faith and its…

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