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Close this Madrassa before opening it!!!

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Submitted by Jaladhi (United States), Aug 15, 2007 at 15:08

I would agree with you to stop the opening of this madrassa because nothing good is going to come out of it. If the idea is to teach American students Arabic so that it will be useful in future for our homeland security services, then Arabic can be offered as a language in high schools just as other languages are offerd. But, how can the New York City justify opening an Arabic school which will only teach about Islam and also proselytize the students in the process on taxpayers' money. There is absolutely no justification for it and perhaps the judicial courts of the state will agree on this. If opening of this school is justified, why not open schools for Jews, Hindus, Christians, pagans ,and followers of withcraft , etc., etc. There is not end to it.

One question though: Who is going to send their kids to this school besides only Muslims?? I would not send my kids to this school.

Bottom line: Do not open this school. Period.

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