As people of conscience, the editors of Engage Minnesota deplore the violence consuming the Gaza Strip. We denounce violence by the Israeli government and its military, as well as that perpetrated or allowed by Hamas. However, a factual accounting shows that the retaliation carried out by the former party far outweighs, by a
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Since Katherine Kersten’s column regarding Tariq ibn Ziyad Academy (TIZA) in yesterday’s Star Tribune, the Minnesota Department of Education has been inundated with negative calls. Kersten’s column claims that TIZA is violating its charter and the “church and state” separation. She bases this largely on the observations of one short-time substitute teacher who was immersed
The Runaway Scarf, a new book by Twin Cities-based writer Corey Habbas, is a story about human justice and freedom inspired by an Islamic hadith. The 52-page illustrated children’s book is set to be available at the end of February. Habbas is also a regular contributor to EngageMN.com. “I was mad after watching that movie
Engage Minnesota is now a content partner with the Twin Cities Daily Planet, a pioneering web portal that brings together a wide array of Minnesota’s community and neighborhood news publications. The Daily Planet invited us to contribute columns from our web site to theirs in exchange for them linking back to us. We felt it