In the Muslim world, the weekend of January 27, 2017, was almost impressively awful. President Donald Trump proclaimed a travel ban on Muslims into the United States. “It’ll make America safer,” they say.
A mosque in Texas was burned to the ground hours later. “It might be a hate crime,” they say.
A mosque in Quebec City was shot up by a terrorist. A French-Canadian terrorist. Six dead. “A lone wolf,” they say.
Our school, a private Islamic parochial school, held an assembly this morning. Our headmaster, a kind, wise, gentle, and proud Muslim man, spoke to the high school students... Read More