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Beyond Iran: The threat to Israel

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Tarek Fatah in The Jerusalem Post: “In meeting with leading Jewish intellectuals in North America and some in Israel itself, I am struck by the lack of knowledge they have about Pakistan.” The possibility of a future Iran armed with…

Hijab is elephant in the room

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The government of Quebec has made the Sikh turban and the Jewish kippa their sacrificial lambs –  BY TAREK FATAH ,TORONTO SUN   Avi and Rebecca (not their real names) are a secular Jewish couple in Montreal who wanted to…

Islamic Banking: Is It Really Kosher?

March/April 2007 Muslim scholars say the Qur’an prohibits collecting interest on loans. But many banks, both global and local, have found clever ways to meet religious strictures. It’s a system that may be hypocritical, but also profitable.By Aaron MacLeanThe AmericanThe…

Why the rush to execute Saddam?

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January 3, 2007 Second trial might have proven too embarrassing to the White House, notes Tarek Fatah The Toronto Star Four days after the ugly and degrading execution of Saddam Hussein, neither Prime Minister Stephen Harper nor any other Canadian politician…