A Mosque Near Ground Zero? A Panel Discussion

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A Mosque Near Ground Zero? A Panel Discussion

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The panelists will discuss the nature and extent of American Islamophobia in the context of the ongoing controversy regarding whether an Islamic community center should be built near Ground Zero, focusing in part on the proper balance between religious freedom, the concerns and rights of the victims and survivors of the 9/11 attacks, and the needs of national security.

Panelists:
Hussein Ibish, Ph.D., senior fellow, American Task Force on Palestine
Michelle Boorstein, religion reporter, The Washington Post
Erik Love, adjunct faculty member, Sociology, Dickinson College
David Commins (moderator), professor, Middle East Studies, Dickinson College

Publication Date

9-7-2010

Keywords

Nature, American Islamophobia, Islamic community center, Ground Zero, 9/11 attacks

A Mosque Near Ground Zero? A Panel Discussion
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