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We know exactly what Muslims have in their mind for opening this madrassa in NYC - victim of 9/11 atrocity!!!

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in response to reader comment: Are we overreacting or misunderstanding the purpose of the school?

Submitted by Jaladhi (United States), Aug 17, 2007 at 14:51

Sophia. you ask : "I would for myself, however, be more comfortable with a school that was, and openly stated as its purpose, teaching about "Middle Eastern" culture and languages, including Arabic but also Turkish, Hebrew, Persian, etc., because in fact the Middle East is rich and richly interwoven tapestry of many people, many languages, histories and narratives; many of its beauties have been created by minorities; and it's also very old, and this should be reflected in any school focused on such studies.

I'm curious what other people think about this?"

Just one question for you : "who do you think will send their kids to this school besides Muslims?"

I doubt if Christians, Jews, Hindus, and other non-Muslims will send their kids to this school. So essentially NYC is opening this school for Muslims at tax payers' expense. Is this justified and legal?

Muslims are getting a good dose of their "culture" in the mosques and there is no need for we taxpapayers to foot the bill for their cultural and religious education. If this is done for Muslims, why not do it for other non-Muslim people also?

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