Ban on Head Scarves at Work Is Legal, E.U. Court Rules – The New York Times

An Amsterdam shop selling Islamic dresses and head scarves. A European ruling on head scarves could have far-reaching consequences for the balance between freedom of religion and the rights of companies to implement policies requiring religious neutrality. Credit Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press LONDON — The European Union’s highest court waded into the politically explosive issue of […]

Yes, the media do underreport some terrorist attacks. Just not the ones most people think of. – The Washington Post

By Erin M. Kearns, Allison Betus and Anthony Lemieux By Erin M. Kearns, Allison Betus and Anthony Lemieux March 13 at 6:00 AM President Trump addresses a joint session of Congress on Feb. 28 as Vice President Pence and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan applaud. (Pool photo by Jim Lo Scalzo via AP) At his […]

Uber Needs More Than ‘Leadership Help’ for a Churlish Boss – Bloomberg View

“This is the first time I’ve been willing to admit that I need leadership help and I intend to get it,” wrote Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of Uber, in an email to his staff the other day. In that same email, which he sent out after Bloomberg published a video showing him berating an […]

I’m an Arab actor who’s been asked to audition for the role of terrorist more than 30 times. If La La Land cleans up at the Oscars, I’m done | The Independent

Voices I’m an Arab actor who’s been asked to audition for the role of terrorist more than 30 times. If La La Land cleans up at the Oscars, I’m done My first film job at the age of 14 – Steven Spielberg’s Munich – featured me as an Islamic terrorist’s son. When I complained about […]

Muslims ‘Overjoyed’ As Donations Pour In To Repair Vandalized St. Louis Jewish Cemetery – Fast Forward – Forward.com

Getty Images Muslim activists Linda Sarsour and Tarek El-Messidi have launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the repair of a St. Louis Jewish cemetery that was vandalized over the weekend — and the response has been overwhelming. The campaign, which aimed to raise $20,000, exceeded its target in three hours — and had drawn more […]

Burned down mosque in Texas to be rebuilt after Americans donate over $800,000 in a day | The Independent

END scald=5204626 The blaze destroyed the mosque in Victoria, Texas Victoria Islamic Center People have raised over $800,000 (£638,000) in the space of a day for a Muslim community in Texas to help rebuild their mosque after the building was destroyed by a fire on Saturday. The blaze was discovered at the Islamic Centre of […]