Ibrahim Al-Qudah

Ibrahim Al-Qudah

Ibrahim Al-Qudah stood up in front of the television cameras, news media, Superior Mayor Bruce Hagen and his wife and the other 200-some people last Saturday at the Islamic Center of the Twin Ports potluck and told the crowd it was not about politics or religion ... it was about enjoying a good meal and coming together: humans to humans.

Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

Fear of Muslims.  Fear of refugees.  Fear of immigrants – we’ve heard it all and then some on the news in recent months, with wildly differing ideas of how to cope with that fear.