This week, I was proud to be the guest of Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation on their Radio Azad program. I had a great hour-long interview with Halima Leak Francis, on the topics of interfaith cooperation, the current concerns about hate against Muslims in the community, and the 2nd Community series that Northaven hosts. You can […]
Yesterday was “Muslim Day” at the State Capital. Hundreds of Muslims gathered peacefully and exercised their constitutional right of speech and assembly. But, right in the middle of their peaceful gathering, this happened: A question, a comment, and a request… First, a question: Why was this woman not arrested?!! Second, a comment: If you want […]
As I left yesterday’s interfaith gathering at Northaven, I was filled with joy, peace, and hope. Everything about it exceeded our expectations. There were double the number of folks that we assumed would come (around 420). There were wonderful surprises that even I didn’t know would happen (“This Land Is Your Land,” played on Middle […]
The following was the interfaith statement read at yesterday’s gathering. Dozens of clergy from all traditions stood with us, as this statement was read. An Interfaith Statement We have gathered here today out of our mutual concern over vitriolic language and protests last weekend in our community. We were deeply disturbed by images and video […]
Friends, Northaven is honored to be hosting an event, Sunday afternoon, supporting our Muslim brothers and sisters, in the wake of vitriolic protests last weekend in Garland. It will be at 4 pm Sunday in our sanctuary. I know this is last minute. But our Muslims friends were eager for a quick response, so we […]
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