MARIAM MOSKEEN: In 2015, Syrian-Finnish Danish Sherin Khankan decided to start a women-led mosque in Copenhagen. Instructor Marie Skovgaard has followed her struggle between personal vision and the challenges of creating community.
Hundreds of European youth have traveled to join the war in Syria – some have since returned. In the book The Returned, the French journalist David Thomsons claims that many of them bring jihad back home and try to explain how and why.
This month's support mark in honor of an Islamist killer is rooted in an obscure and brutal history – and also shows the deep divide that characterizes many Pakistani communities. It is important not to make the divisions bigger.
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