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Alaska prison sued for ‘starvation’ of Muslim inmates

Alaska prison sued for ‘starvation’ of Muslim inmates

Update: This article has been updated to include comment from the Council on American-Islamic Relations Legal Defense Fund (CAIR). The Alaska Department of Corrections was… Continue reading

Alaska prison sued for ‘starvation’ of Muslim inmates

As-Salam-u-Alaikum (‘Peace be unto you’)

For those of you who may not know how the “Living and Growing” column works, the various faith communities in Juneau are asked to provide… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2018
  • By CHAVA LEE
Mohamed Labidi, the vice-president of the mosque where an attack happened, is comforted by Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, left, and Quebec City mayor Regis Labeaume, right, during a news conference Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, about the fatal shooting at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre on Sunday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Couillard both characterized the attack at the mosque during evening prayers as a terrorist act. Jacques Boissinot | The Canadian Press)

Police now say 1 suspect in Canada mosque shooting

QUEBEC CITY — A shooting at a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers left six people dead in an attack that Canada’s prime minister called… Continue reading

Mohamed Labidi, the vice-president of the mosque where an attack happened, is comforted by Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, left, and Quebec City mayor Regis Labeaume, right, during a news conference Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, about the fatal shooting at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre on Sunday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Couillard both characterized the attack at the mosque during evening prayers as a terrorist act. Jacques Boissinot | The Canadian Press)

Living & Growing: The 15-second sound bite

Years ago the Israeli Consul General was in town and my friend Nat and I were talking to him about employing the 15-second sound bite.… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2016
  • By CHAVA LEE
From left to right, freshman Briannah Letter, senior Rebecca Hassler, and junior and Palestinian exchange student Yara Dgeish practice a short reader's theater play for Drama, Debate and Forensics at Thunder Mountain High School. Dgeish is one of four students in Juneau this year with the YES program, which brings students from countries with significant Muslim populations to the US.

Different place, same world

The four Muslim high school students on exchange in Juneau for this academic year from Indonesia, Palestine, Egypt and Turkey have gotten at least one… Continue reading

From left to right, freshman Briannah Letter, senior Rebecca Hassler, and junior and Palestinian exchange student Yara Dgeish practice a short reader's theater play for Drama, Debate and Forensics at Thunder Mountain High School. Dgeish is one of four students in Juneau this year with the YES program, which brings students from countries with significant Muslim populations to the US.