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Who Are We?

My all-time favorite New Yorker cartoon is of a beagle standing among the clouds at the pearly gates of Doggie Heaven. He is looking up at a dog version of Saint Peter sitting at a desk. The beagle asks, “Is … Continue reading

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The Hajj

“Modern Mecca,” Basharat Peer, The New Yorker, 4/16/2012. I want to go on a hajj to Mecca.  I want to put on an ihram and circumambulate the Kaaba seven times.  I want to touch the Black Stone.  I want to … Continue reading

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