Muslim-Jewish exhibit explores shared immigration stories

A colorful embroidered textile piece — made from silks from around the world and inscribed with “Welcome” in Hebrew — hangs at the entrance of an art exhibition by Jewish and Muslim artists. “It’s always a Jewish tradition to welcome the stranger into your home,” said the shawl’s creator, Shirley Waxman. “I felt that the ...
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Eid traditions in the United States

By Amirah Ismail After a month of fasting for Ramadan, Muslim Americans enjoy the Eid holiday with family, friends and — finally — food during daylight hours. Islam is the fastest-growing religion in the United States. The number of  mosques in the United States  is also increasing, with nearly 3,000 across the country, according to the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding. ...
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