Bettendorf -- a tiny fraction of americans reportedly know who emir abd el-kader was, but the 1,2000 to 1,500 residents of elkader, iowa, owe their town's name to him elkader is the only town in the us named after a muslim, abdelkader education project director kathy garms said ms garms, of. Abdelkader education project, elkader invites educators from grades 7 through college to explore local and global perspectives on muslims and islam today. Connect with elkader cinema facebook link the big sick which complicates the life that is expected of kumail by his traditional muslim.
The tiny midwestern town, settled in 1845, takes its name from an unlikely source: abd el-kader, an algerian muslim who fought against french colonialist rule. A marabout (arabic: مُرابِط , translit murābiṭ, lit 'one who is attached/garrisoned') is a muslim religious leader and teacher in west africa, and (historically) in the maghreb. Amazoncom: the compassionate warrior: abd el-kader of algeria (9781937786106): elsa marston, barbara petzon: books.
Elkader, iowa — amid an expanse of undulating farmland, deep in the steep valley carved by the turkey river, the town of elkader sits most of the year in. Iowa muslims: terror, politics hijack faith a town in iowa is named for a man who symbolizes interfaith unity elkader was named after a 19th century muslim. Abdelkader education project based in elkader iowa to explore local and global perspectives on muslims and islam today. Elkader is the only american town named after an arab hero it has a total population of 1,500 with three churches – but no muslim, arab or a mosque since 2008 elkader has been reviving his legacy, thanks largely to the 9-year-old nonprofit group, abdelkader education project (aep.
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Waterloo muslims react warily to president-elect who campaigned on a promise to ban muslim the small town of elkader may seem like an unlikely place to. Why a book about an obscure arab hero struggle to live as a good muslim class of 1915, elkader high school, iowa. In 1825, he set out on the hajj, the muslim pilgrimage to mecca, with his father the town of elkader in iowa in the united states is named after abdelkader. In elkader, iowa by jeff biggers the town also enjoys a relationship with muslims in nearby cedar rapids, iowa, home of the longest-standing mosque in the country.
Abdelkader education project (aep, inc) competition in addition to commemorate the legacy of elkader’s muslim the center for citizen diplomacy at. Lecture will explore the connection between elkader of anti-colonial resistance and namesake of elkader illustrating the diversity of the muslim.
- Bob spielbauer, an elkader native who won the essay contest in 2011, recently heard his college classmates trotting out the muslim-terrorist stereotype “it felt personal,” he said “i felt like they were attacking me.
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Emir abd el-kader, who fought for islamic values, is honored from lyon, france, to elkader, iowa. The town of elkader is getting ready for a special festival celebrating it's international relationship with algeria, a country in north africa with a muslim-majority the festivities include a big feast, with more than 100 people expected we have a halal lamb meal with a tomato sauce, we have. Special report: elkader to algeria posted: updated: written by shirley descorbeth a muslim, he saved thousands of christian lives in the 1860s.