Heinous act


Originally published in The Wichita Eagle The taking of innocent lives at the Jewish community center and senior living facility in Overland Park was a heinous act against mankind ā€“ and Iā€™m deeply sorry for the families that lost their loved ones. As a Muslim American, I share the same mutual respect and love the Jewish community holds for the Israelite Prophets. This week, as my Jewish friends...

Cowardly act


Originally published in The Chicago Tribune It’s quite tragic that three individuals were killed senselessly and mercilessly outside of a Jewish community center and senior center in Kansas. The suspected gunman, a former Ku Klux Klan leader, was spewing anti-Semitic responses before he went on his violent rampage and showed no remorse after being apprehended by the police. This alleged...

Terror in the Midwest


Originally published in The Orange County Register As a Muslim, I offer my deepest condolences to victims of a shooting that targeted Jews outside a Jewish community center and senior-living facility in Kansas [ā€œ3 shot to death at Jewish center, retirement enclave,ā€ News, April 14]. Terrorism has no race or religion and should be condemned in all of its ugly forms. May God give comfort to the...