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Bullying Is A Problem We Must Address – Now

Nationwide, we are facing an epidemic. Between a quarter and a third of students report having been bullied at school, and one-quarter report being bullied on a regular basis. Bullying, which may take the form of physical assaults, verbal abuse, or cyberbullying, can lead to depression, anxiety, decreased ability to function at school or elsewhere,...

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When a human being dies, good deeds come to an end except for three: ongoing charity (sadaqah jariya), knowledge which benefits others, and a righteous child who prays for him or her. (Sahih Muslim Hadith)   Endowment (Waqf) A waqf is an Arabic term which refers to assets that are donated, bequeathed, or purchased to...

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The 2013-2014 academicyear is off to a great start ING is the kind of organization whose impact is self-evident, but the report below should help explain in greater detail the value of ING’s work in the community wherever our affiliates are located. On any given day in the academic year, ING speakers are presenting 2-3...

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ING-Muslim Americans and Law Enforcement

       Help us build online training for law enforcement officers Hear from a 20-year veteran officer who admits to having believed the stereotypes about Muslims until an ING cultural diversity seminar gave her a different perspective. Post-9/11: The Environment for Muslims After 9/11 many groups and individuals suddenly started calling themselves experts on...

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ING-Stand Up to Bullying in Schools

       Help us build an iPad app for educators How can we stop bullying before it starts? Education about Muslims and their faith is one of the most powerful tools for preventing bullying of Muslim youth. ING wants to build an iPad app for educators that includes lesson plans that supplement required curriculum...

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A Muslim-Jewish Dialogue for Women and Girls

       A Muslim-Jewish Dialogue for Women and Girls   On Saturday, November 16, 2013, over fifty Muslim and Jewish women gathered together for a morning of prayer, conversation, and a shared meal. Part of an international weekend of Muslim-Jewish twinning sponsored by the Foundation for Mutual Understanding, the South Bay Muslim-Jewish Dialogue for Women...

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  ING Presents FaithNews, an iOS app that helps you navigate our religiously diverse world Did you ever want to wish your neighbor happy holidays, but weren’t sure when his or her religion has holidays or what to say? Have you ever blanked on the Hebrew word for charity? Are you planning a luncheon and...

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Get more news and info – follow ING on social media   ING maintains an active presence on multiple social media platforms. We use these channels to inform our followers of the latest news relating to issues of interreligious understanding, education, and the First Amendment.                    ...

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Born Again Muslim: The Rite of Passage Not Talked About “Born again” is often made in a Christian context. But this Muslim say says it was later in life her shahada became meaningful, making her a “born again Muslim.” Homeland Security Chief Hears Skepticism on Effort to Identify Extremists Advocates also said that deep-seated suspicion...

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What you don’t know could be a matter of life and death for patients.      As the population of the United States becomes increasingly diverse, the challenge of providing quality services also becomes more difficult. Nowhere is this more evident than in the social services and mental healthcare sectors, where one’s health or life itself...

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