Showing posts from June, 2008

Islamic School Closed for Teaching Hate

After 9/11 and the many terrorist attacks throughout the world since then, it is reasonable to ask whether practitioners of Islam in the United States are a threat to our society.  One reasonable emeasure of the long-term threat is:  What values are they teaching their children?  Can we trust that Islamic schools are teaching the children our values of tolerance and love of one's neighbor, even if the neighbor is different from you?
Well, it seems the genie (jinn?) is out of the bottle, so to speak: updated 8:45 p.m. ET,Wed., June. 11, 2008 McLEAN, Va. - Textbooks at a private Islamic school in northern Virginia teach students that it is permissible for Muslims to kill adulterers and converts from Islam, according to a federal investigation released Wednesday....The commission said it obtained 17 of the academy's textbooks through a variety of channels, including from members of Congress. The texts did appear to contain numerous revisions, including pages that were removed or pas…