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Nada sorprende…

Hoy en día nada sorprende, el tamaño del ipod, el acceso rápido a Internet, los cruceros con pista de hielo y los implantes cocleares. Por desgracia, esto también es verdad en el terreno del odio. El pasado 26 de marzo Richard Falk, profesor emérito de la Universidad de Princeton en Derecho Internacional, fue designado como el sucesor comisionado en asuntos de derechos humanos por las Naciones Unidas para Israel, Gaza y Cisjordania. Posteriormente, el Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores del Estado de Israel anunció que no permitirá la entrada de Falk a Israel para realizar esta labor. La razón de esta decisión fueron los comentarios de Falk donde comparó el trato de los israelíes a los palestinos con el de los nazis a los judíos durante el holocausto en su artículo titulado "Slouching Toward a Palestinian Holocaust".

Latino women finding a place in Islam

UNION CITY, N.J. - On a hot summer day, Stefani Perada left work for the day in West New York, N.J., and stepped outside in her long jilbab, the flowing clothes worn by many...

Latinos face kin’s fears over Islam

Latino Muslims say it's a lot easier to convert to Islam than to convince family members it's a good idea. Some Latino Muslim converts gathered in Denver on Saturday to discuss problems they have...

Latino Muslims Growing in Number in the US

Over the Fourth of July weekend, several hundred American Muslims came together in Dallas, Texas for the south-central regional conference of the Islamic Society of North America. Among them were many Spanish-speaking people who...

Latinos Turning To Islam

WORCESTER - On the door outside Juan Perez's home, a hand-written sign asks visitors to respect the Islamic custom of removing shoes before entering. The sign is one of the only indicators that this...

Latinas Embrace Islam

TAMPA - As a child, Amy Perez attended different Christian churches, praying at Catholic Masses and singing at Baptist revivals. But she never felt satisfied with the answers those faiths provided to her questions. ...

US Latinas seek answers in Islam

UNION CITY, N.J. - Jasmine Pinet sits on the steps outside a mosque here, tucking in strands of her burgundy hair beneath a white head scarf, and explaining why she, a young Latina, feels...

Dile a mamá cuánto la quieres, regálale el libro: “Mujer Actual, Mujer de Valor”,...

El libro “Mujer actual, mujer de valor”, escrito por  nuestra colaboradora y amiga Becky Krinsky, es un llamado de atención a todas las mujeres del mundo, sin importar su edad, su estado civil o...

Latinos find simplicity in Islam

Every morning, Jackie Avelar wakes up to a predicament. On one side of her bed is a clock that sounds the Islamic call to prayer five times a day. On the other side is...

Latinos & Islam Conversion

Hugo Hernández put aside the saints, the host and the confessions. Nineteen years of Catholic religious traditions were left behind when he decided to convert to Islam. A teacher and political science graduate, Hernández,...