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Teaching the Islam religion in public schools, and using civil service agencies to promote Islam

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Submitted by Rachel Garber, Philadelphia (United States), Sep 5, 2007 at 22:41

I thought it rather strange that the madrassa in New York was named after Khalil Gibran; I understood him to be a Lebanese Christian., and I know that Christians are considered infidels as much as Jews and other religions are. Read Brigitte Gabriel's book, Because They Hate, which details the many ways the Muslim religion has infiltrated even the colleges and universities and colleges of our country.

I'd also like to comment that as recently as five years ago, the Department of Human Services, Children and Youth (I left in 2002) was permitting the "celebration" of the end of Ramadan. When I first started working at DHS, there had been a morning minyan, which was permitted, because we were in a building that had private attorneys offices, and that is where the services were held. However, a few years later, the city moved us to another building, and there were no private offices, so the minyans had to stop. Yet I would see notices near the elevators on many of the floors "advertizing" the Ramadan celebration.

Of course, they had a Christian prayer group too, so I guess this was all in the name of ecumenism. But the minyan was never re-instituted.

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