Tag Archive: Sephardic Judaism

Bosnian Jews — Serbia’s Forgotten Victims by Stephen Schwartz

OpEdNews September 5, 2018 The Spanish (Sephardic Jewish) Cemetery in Sarajevo. Serbian terrorists occupied the monument, leaving it filled disastrously with unexploded ordnance. Our founder supported its renovation. On August 4, 1992, I wrote in the San Francisco Chronicle, under the…
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John McCain 1936-2108 by Ashk Sylejman [Stephen Schwartz] and L Schwartz

CIP August 26, 2018 Our founder, Ashk Sylejman, sponsored this video in memory of McCain. Something to Talk About Curated by L Schwartz. We mourn. On the path of Our Beloved Baba Faja. The example of Baba Faja, Bektashi and…
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Jewish Salonica Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece by Devin E. Naar Stanford University Press, 400 pp., $14.72 (Kindle ed.) Reviewed by Stephen Schwartz

Middle East Quarterly Summer 2017 19th c. Salonika. The Selanik White Tower, symbol of the Exalted Ottoman State. Naar, professor of Sephardic Jewish studies at the University of Washington with a family background in Salonica, has achieved something of signal…
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Jewish Salonica Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece by Devin E. Naar Stanford University Press, 400 pp., $14.72 (Kindle ed.) Reviewed by Stephen Schwartz

Middle East Quarterly Summer 2017 http://www.islamicpluralism.org/2679/jewish-salonica Share 19th c. Salonika. The Selanik White Tower, symbol of the Exalted Ottoman State. Naar, professor of Sephardic Jewish studies at the University of Washington with a family background in Salonica, has achieved something…
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Mueller Releases Indictments, While Our Founder Is Silenced on Anti-Social Media by Luciana Zana Trëndafilazezë

CIP February 16, 2018 Today, US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein disclosed the indictment of 13 Russian nationals and three entities accused of breaking US laws to interfere with the 2016 presidential election. Our founder, Ashk Sylejman, born Stephen Schwartz,…
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Our Founder and Social Media A Message For Milad an-Nabi Isa Aleyhisalem by Luciana Zana Trëndafilazezë

CIP December 25, 2017 Our founder, Ashk Sylejman, born Stephen Schwartz, has been barred from U.S. social media. Our Ashk with our common “father.” Thank YOU, U.S. President William Jefferson Clinton, for saving Kosova! We all know our Ashk is…
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Earthly Beauty Statement on Mass Martyrdom of Egyptian Sufis by Ashk Sylejman

quora.com November 26, 2017 Our founder grants permission to post this poem in response to the mass martyrdom of Sufis in Egypt. Please review our guidance here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GF0IrZA_tjs. Luciana Zana Trëndafilazezë, International Director Our Zana. The flag of the Bektashi…
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Against Fascism, CIP Publishes on Muslim Jewish Life by Luciana Zana Trëndafilazezë

CIP October 30, 2017 GOD BLESS AMERICA. The Centre for Islamic Pluralism calls on Muslims, Jews, and Christians to unite NOW! This is our jihad! Death to Russian imperialism! Remember Afghanistan, Bulgaria, Azerbaycan, Vainakh, the Balkans, Crimea! STOP Putin inciting…
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Smart Jews The Construction of the Image of Jewish Superior Intelligence by Sander L. Gilman University of Nebraska Press, 246 pages, $40.00 ($15.00 paper). Reviewed by Lauren Weiner

Society February 21, 2017 [CIP Note: In the current global crisis, Muslims of all descriptions must contend with stereotyping as uniformly extreme, and self-hatred on the part of those who try to appease prejudice by distorting the heritage of Islam…
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Meet America’s Foremost Advocate of Islamic Pluralism Stephen Schwartz heads the Center for Islamic Pluralism and is the author of several books on Islam and Saudi sponsorship of Wahhabist extremism by Elliot Friedland

Clarion Project April 12, 2016 Note: Biographical Information and Illustrations included at the Clarion website with this interview may be accessed by clicking the “Clarion Project” link above.] 1. Clarion Project: What first drew you to Islam? Stephen Schwartz: Paradoxically,…
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