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We asked a Muslim: Women’s rights in Islam

"Ask a Muslim" is a monthly series, that is free and open to the public, that addresses the public's questions surrounding Islam today.

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Blood money? U.S. is world's top arms dealer

The U.S. is the top arms peddler in the world, its weapons sales to other countries far surpassing others, the Congressional Research Service reported last month.

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Jews, the civil rights movement, Israel: hot topics in Open HIllel tour

In each of the campuses where they refused Open Hillel's request that we vets be permitted to speak, the Open Hillel students arranged alternative campus venues.

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"Wicked": Boehner invitation for Netanyahu slammed from all sides

Netanyahu is once again meddling in American politics and the Republican party is siding with a foreign country over our own president.

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"Daylight" appears on Israel-Palestine conflict

J Street, the six-year-old "pro-Israel, pro-peace" liberal Jewish organization, with some 180,000 members and supporters, met in San Francisco June 7-8 in its first national summit on the West Coast.

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‘Arab Spring’ unions get top rights award

Two union federations that have been leaders in the "Arab Spring," in Tunisia and Bahrain, received the AFL-CIO's top human rights award.

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New York show of solidarity with Egypt

 Several thousand people - Egyptians, Egyptian Americans and other New Yorkers - showed up here Jan. 29  in solidarity with the pro-democracy movement in Egypt.

Jewish peace conference takes Washington spotlight

The first national conference of the surging Jewish-American peace movement, at Washington's Grand Hyatt Hotel, has drawn over 1,500 participants, exceeding organizers' expectations.