Sharif el-gamal: i am going to do everything humanly possible to make this project happen the bit of the story where you hooked up with imam rauf, were you clear about what you were. Later, the imam leading the project introduced some ambiguity by again referring to the project as cordoba house  the park51 website then clarified that park51 is the community center, while cordoba house is the interfaith and religious component of the center. Recall our nation's checkered history with religious bigotry o'reilly pushes fake controversy over imam rauf if the cordoba house/ park 51. Feisal abdul rauf, ms, imam and leader of the religious component of park51, stated in his sep 7, 2010 new york times article building on faith: we are proceeding with the community center more important, we are doing so with the support of the downtown community, government at all levels and leaders from across the religious spectrum, who. Jeff merkley shows dems how it's done on mosque george bring it on bush sent imam rauf on goodwill tours in the muslim world for crying out loud.
Guest hosting fox's o'reilly factor (12/21/09) last year, ingraham told daisy kahn, one of the center's developers and imam rauf's wife, i like what you're trying to do, referring to the project's spirit of tolerance and outreach. Later, the imam leading the project introduced some ambiguity by again referring to the project as cordoba house the park51 website then clarified that park51 is the community center, while cordoba house is the interfaith and religious component of the center. Material about the proposed convent from an outside group implied the intention to convert imam rauf, has spent years trying to offer a liberal interpretation. Later, the imam leading the project introduced some ambiguity by again referring to the project as cordoba house  the park51 website then clarified that park51 is the community center, while cordoba house is the interfaith and religious component of the center.
It has been reported by a number of publications including cnn, npr, and reuters that imam feisal abdul rauf has been replaced by the park51 leadership and a new imam will take his place on that project, imam abdallah adhami. As ground zero mosque imam rauf said the project creates an environment where students from a muslim background would feel singled out and/or harassed. Imam rauf was the chairman of the cordoba initiative, an organization dedicated to improving understanding and building trust among people of all cultures and faith traditions the park51 community center was a cornerstone of this project. Wtc muslim center proconorg aka park51 project) according to imam feisal abdul rauf, if park51 were moved .
Debate: ground zero mosque from debatepedia its investors subsequently renamed the project park51 imam feisal abdul rauf, describes himself as a sufi. Imam feisal abdul rauf, one of the leaders of the park51 project, said that the center would be modeled after the 92nd street y and the jewish community center in manhattan, and would be open to. Talk:park51/archive 4 jump to navigation jump to search this is an archive of past discussions do not edit the contents of this page if you. Park51 seems to be cordoba house again—and the project will be going forward at the proposed location, rauf says in his piece we assume the good intentions of imam rauf and his associates. I'll entertain the possibility that this could be some kind of a move to create this perception that imam rauf can prevent the quran burning if he just moves the park51 project and dr jones.
Frank j gaffney, jr imam feisal abdul rauf, one of the project's lead organizers, has worked with new york city, the fbi, and the state department to combat. Park51 history park51 encyclopedia background plans to build then the new york post states that initially imam abdul rauf said the project would be funded. Feisal abdul rauf ( arabic : فيصل عبد الرؤوف , born 1948) is a kuwaiti american sufi imam , author, and activist whose stated goal is to improve relations between the muslim world and the west. There were rumors just before 9-11 that imam rauf was going to back down and announce at the last minute that the park51 project would be moved to another location when i read those reports, i thought, of course — what a brilliant move.
Imam rauf is also the founder and director of the sharia index project whose mission is to create an index to measure the degree of shariah governance in all nations as a scholar, imam rauf understands that all sharia obliges the islamic community to wage jihad until the entire world is under islamic rule. It's about the community, stupid in the new york times that the organizers of the park51 project, americans not lump imam rauf with osama bin laden. Imam rauf has been leading prayer services in one of the buildings since 2009 politifact rated a claim that the mosque would be at ground zero barely true. 7) when asked why they changed the name from mosque to a prayer space, daisy khan, imam rauf's wife and partner, in august 2010 said: we insist on calling it a prayer space and not a mosque, because you can use a prayer space for activities apart from prayer.