11,291Mar 9, 2011
Radicalization in the U.S. Muslim Community, Congressional Panel
Representatives John Dingell, Keith Ellison, and Frank Wolf testified at a Homeland Security hearing on the threat of radicalization among U.S. Muslims. Democratic Congressman Keith Ellison ...
9,982Sep 7, 2010
Interfaith News Conference
Christian, Jewish, Muslim and other religious leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions about attitudes toward Muslims in the U.S. They also talked about the country’s reaction to a ...
7,280Mar 9, 2011
Radicalization in the U.S. Muslim Community, Organizations Panel
The Los Angeles County sheriff and Islamic community representatives testified at a House Homeland Security hearing on the threat of radicalization among U.S. Muslims. Chairman Peter King ...
5,571Sep 13, 2010
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf Remarks
Imam Rauf talked about his efforts to build an Islamic center near the site of the September 11, 2001, World Trade Center terrorist attacks. In his remarks he said that he was surprised and ...
4,070Mar 9, 2011
News Conference on Radicalization in the U.S. Muslim Community Hearing
Republican House Homeland Security members and three witnesses spoke to reporters about the committee’s hearing on radicalization in the U.S. Muslim community.
3,937Jul 22, 2011
Coptic Christians in Egypt
The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known as the U.S. Helsinki Commission, held a hearing on the plight of Coptic Christians in Egypt and the political future of the country.
2,502Apr 13, 2011
The Muslim Brotherhood
Witnesses testified about unrest in the Arab world and the role of groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. Witnesses included an Egyptian born Islamic scholar who was granted political ...
2,498Apr 26, 2009
Book Discussion on Nazi Nexus
Edwin Black talked about his book Nazi Nexus: America’s Corporate Connections to Hitler’s Holocaust (Dialog Press; February 25, 2009). In his book Mr. Black looks at the U.S. ...
2,436Aug 31, 2010
Image of Muslims in the U.S.
Panelists talked about the image of Muslims in the U.S. Topics included the controversy surrounding the Islamic Center near Ground Zero in New York City. They also talked about increasing ...
2,372Mar 29, 2011
Civil Rights of Muslim Americans
Witnesses testified on discrimination and hate crimes against Muslim Americans. Among the topics they addressed were hate speech, law enforcement practices, anti-Muslim legislative efforts at ...
2,336Mar 10, 2011
Representative Jackson Lee on U.S. Muslim Radicalization Hearing
Representative Sheila Jackson Lee talked about her views on the House Homeland Security hearing on the threat of radicalization among members of the U.S. Muslim community. She responded to ...
2,028Oct 6, 2012
Book Discussion on Knowing too Much
Author Norman Finkelstein talked about his book, Knowing Too Much: Why the American Jewish Romance with Israel Is Coming to an End, in which he argues that the decades-long support for Israel ...
1,766Sep 10, 2009
Book Discussion on Why Are Jews Liberals?
Norman Podhoretz talked about his book Why Are Jews Liberals? (Doubleday; September 8, 2009). In his book the former editor-in-chief of Commentary magazine attempts to answer the ...
1,614Apr 29, 2013
U.S. Holocaust Museum 20th Anniversary Tribute
Former President Bill Clinton and Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel spoke at an event marking the 20th anniversary of the Holocaust Museum. Both recalled the dedication ceremony for the museum, ...
1,575Mar 9, 2011
Council on American-Islamic Relations News Conference
Members from Muslim and civil rights groups commented on their concerns about the March 10, 2011, House Homeland Security hearing on Muslim radicalization in the U.S. They also took questions from ...
1,562Dec 8, 2010
Book Discussion on Jews and Money: The Story of a Stereotype
Abraham Foxman provides a critical assessment of the ancient but persistent stereotype about Jewish people and their love for and control of money. He spoke at an event hosted by the Los ...
1,362Apr 18, 2012
Book Discussion on When General Grant Expelled the Jews
Jonathan Sarna recounts General Ulysses S. Grant’s order to expel the Jewish population in his commanding territory on December 17, 1862. The order, quickly revoked by President Abraham ...
1,170Jul 10, 2010
Book Discussion on Journey into America: The Challenge of Islam
Akbar Ahmed and his team of American assistants visited Muslim communities in 75 towns and cities in the U.S. to find out the views of people there on various topics including religion, terrorism, ...
942Sep 13, 2011
Book Discussion on Allah, Liberty and Love
Irshad Manji talked to John Avlon about the impact of Islam in the United States over the next ten years. They examined how a new generation, both Muslim and non-Muslim, can re-shape ...
904Mar 22, 2007
Civil Rights Issues
Witnesses testified on the work of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. Topics included electoral redistricting in Texas and its effect on representation of minorities, ...
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