May 17, 2012
“Still reaching out to America” – Haaretz
By Natasha Mozgavaya
WASHINGTON – Following the 9/11 attacks, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf took on the thankless task of trying to explain to the American public that Islam is not about blowing up infidels in highrise office buildings, stoning adulterers or chopping off thieves’ hands. But his message of moderate Islam didn’t win acceptance; criticism against the Islamic center project, Cordoba House, 12 blocks from Ground Zero, brought… Read more.