Islamic Center of the Twin Ports

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.

Islamic Center of the Twin Ports

Since 9/11, extremist Muslims have been using their faith to justify jihad.  Other Muslims have protested against what they say is a distortion of Islam. Non-Muslim people, in many cases, know only what they read in the news and tend to lump all Muslims - and all poorly understood interpretations of the Quran - together. So whose job is it to educate people - those who are misunderstanding or those who are misunderstood?