The Inquirer ran it. Muslims aired their objections. Along the way, the foundation of a bridge was set.By Amanda Bennett, Editor of The Inquirer

Last Friday, Joe Natoli and I met with a group of Muslim leaders. They were led by Imam Asim Abdur-Rashid, president of the Majlis Ash Shura of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley; it included Umar Abdur Rahman of the Islamic Circle of North America; Adeeba Al-Zaman and Iftekhar Hussain of the Council on American-Islamic Relations; Adil Woods of the United Muslim Movement; and Mohamed Habib, Alawy Mohamed, Essom Latif, Soukrey Kourshied, and Jihad Kanawaty, all local business owners, many of them doing business with us.

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