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October 15, 2010

Observing the Midterm Elections - Election Experts from Germany

Election Experts from Germany observe the Midterm Elections more…

October 15, 2010

Afghanistan- Pakistan's Role

Imtiaz Gul: Journalist from Pakistan. Author of: The Most Dangerous Place - Pakistan's Lawless Frontier more…

October 6, 2010

Myanmar/Burma: Inside Challenges, Outside Interests

Event Announcement Myanmar/Burma: Inside Challenges, Outside Interests Thursday, October 7, 2010, 12:30 – 2:00 pm The Brookings Institution, Somers Room, 1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC more…

September 27, 2010

Midterm Elections: Referendum über die Politik von Präsident Obama

Am Dienstag, 2. November 2010, werden in den USA Zwischenwahlen stattfinden. Zur Wahl stehen die 435 Mitglieder des Repräsentantenhauses, 37 (34 für sechs Jahre, 3 für kürzere Perioden) der 100 Senatoren, 37 Gouverneure von Bundesstaaten sowie zahlreiche weitere Positionen in Bundesstaaten, Kreisen und Städten. more…

September 9, 2010

Statement of Muslim American imams & community leaders on Holocaust denia

On August 7 - 11, eight of the most influential Imams and Muslim leaders in the U.S. made an historic trip to concentration camps in Germany and Poland. The trip was led by Rabbi Jack Bemporad of the Center for Interreligious Understanding (NJ) and Prof. Marshall Breger, Catholic University of America; co-sponsored by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (Germany). The Holocaust is a stark reminder for everyone -- of the dangers of prejudice and religious intolerance. more…

August 31, 2010

Rumors sully Jewish response to imams’ trip to Auschwitz

Eight imams bowed in prayer before a sculpture at Dachau vividly representing the Jewish dead of Europe. It's a picture worth a thousand words of reconciliation and understanding. Yet even before its appearance in the Jewish media -- on the front page of the Forward for a story about American imams visiting two concentration camps in Europe -- it was muddied by internecine Jewish sniping and rumor-driven misapprehensions. more…

August 27, 2010

ʻModerateʼ Muslim Tag Ever-Murky For Community

An Islamic leader from the United States gives a lecture about the founding of Israel in the wake of the Holocaust. He recommends a book that denies that mass murder of Jews took place during World War II, calls the Holocaust a hoax and declares that “All this [information about six million Jewish deaths] is false propaganda.” Hitler, the leader says, “never intended to mass-destroy the Jews.” more…

August 23, 2010

Muslim leaders visit concentration camps as part of effort to combat Holocaust denial

The trip to Dachau and Auschwitz was meant to combat the rise in Holocaust denial that has popped up in various Muslim and non-Muslim circles around the world -- and online -- in recent years. more…

August 20, 2010

Imams join U.S. officials at Nazi sites

U.S. officials participated in a trip of eight Muslim-American clerics to the sites of the former Dachau and Auschwitz concentration camps last week in what one official called a transformative experience. more…

August 20, 2010

U.S. Muslim leaders condemn Holocaust denial

American Muslim leaders who recently returned from visiting Dauchau and Auschwitz have released a statement condemning Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism, the Associated Press reports. more…