Muslims

Dialogue
M.L. SCHULTZE / WKSU

Sunday marks the culmination of one discussion among Jews and Muslims in Northeast Ohio -- and the start of another one. As WKSU’s M.L. Schultze reports, the local dialogue predates Charlottesville, the Muslim travel ban and the election of Donald Trump. But all of those developments have lent an urgency to the effort to get the Children of Abraham – and beyond -- talking.

KEVIN NIEDERMIER / WKSU

With President Donald Trump preparing to unveil a revised travel ban on residents from seven mostly Muslim countries, Congresswoman Marcia Fudge visited a Cleveland mosque to voice her continued opposition.

Mosque vandal
Ahlul Bayt Islamic Center

The Council on American Islamic Relations is pushing investigators looking into vandalism at a Columbus-area mosque consider it a hate crime. Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler reports on reaction to the graffiti discovered Friday.

Jawid Ahmadzai
M.L. SCHULTZE / WKSU

Early reports on the executive order President Donald Trump is expected to sign today do not include specific references to banning Muslim refugees. But it does drastically cut the number of refugees overall and puts special limits on those coming from Muslim countries. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze spoke with one recent Muslim refugee now settled in Akron about his experience and Trump’s proposal.