There used to be about fifteen Muslim schools in Sweden. Now, only two remain. The other ones have disappeared.
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For a while, it seemed that tensions with Islam in Europe had come to a conclusion. But the war in Israel moved Islam back to the centre of European politics.
Denmark has a new Church Minister. Morten Dahlin succeeds Louise Schack Elholm. However, he receives a lot of criticism.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali was born a Muslim in Somali. She turned atheist after she had fled to the Netherlands. Now, she says she has converted to Christianity.
In a diverse city where people believe in a diversity of things, it is nice to mark holidays, says Oslo city councillor Eirik Lae Solberg. Therefore, he pleads for Ramadan decorations to celebrate the Islamic holiday next to the existing Christian ones.
The Israeli representative at the UN in New York put on a yellow star last Monday. His photo was used all over the world, confirming the observation that the conflict between Israel and Hamas still dominates all the news. Why is that?
Just to be honest. Have you heard anyone say in recent weeks that if Israel had exterminated the nations of ancient Canaan, there would be no war with the Palestinians today?
"May Allah grant success to the brave Palestinian resistance." "We congratulate from the bottom of our hearts the brotherly Muslim Palestinian people for their effort to liberate their holy ground, and we console them with their honourable fallen martyrs."
The start of the new school year in France was marked by a public debate about the so-called abaya. Gabriel Attal, the recent young Minister for Education, has made the garment a national cause in defence of French secularism. But by doing that, he caused a debate in our own family as well.
Girls who wear a long dress, a so-called abaya, over their regular clothes may not enter the classroom in France. Yet, it is wrong to force students to go against their conscience as a requirement to receive education.