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Islam in Germany

Interfaith house of prayer to be built in Berlin

Source : IINA / 04 Aug 2014

An imam, a rabbi, and a priest start praying together under the same roof. It may sound like the start of a joke, but hopes are high it will become reality in Berlin, The Associated Press reported.


German engineer embraces Islam

Source : Saudi Gazette / 23 Jul 2014

A German engineer embraced Islam after he was convinced its teachings and its suitability for all times.

The 69-year old engineer changed his name to Sami Shafeeq.


The temple of three religions to be built in Berlin

Source : ee24.com / 06 Jun 2014

The campaign to raise funds for the construction of a religious center House of One was launched in Berlin on the 3rd of June. Muslims, Jews and Christians will be able to pray under one roof. Construction of the building which doesn't look similar to mosque or synagogue or cathedral will cost €43.5 million, according to ee24.com citing thelocal.de.


Germany From Xenophobia to Islamophobia

Source :  OnIslam & Newspapers / 9 Jan 2013

Giving a freaking image of anti-Islam sentiments in Germany, a new study has revealed that Islamophobia has become culturally acceptable in the country and that the society is shifting its attention from xenophobia to religious bias against Muslims, The Local newspaper reported.

“It's no longer 'the Turks' but 'the Muslims',” Wilhelm Heitmeyer, head of the institute for research of interdisciplinary conflict and violence at Bielefeld University, told the Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung, The Local reported.


German universities move to train next generation of Imams

By Isabelle de Pommereau | Christian Science Monitor | Übingen, Germany | 19 May 2012

For years Aysen Yüsra Yilmaz, the daughter of Turkish immigrants who came to Germany as guest workers, looked for a way to ground her religion in the German culture she has adopted as her own.


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