Thursday, May 26, 2011

Islamic speakers understanding, harmony-Fort Morgan times community fosters the goal

Janice Rhyne, translator and United States Department of justice community relations service in Denver Monday night held at the Fort Morgan high school, and with the audience at the event in General beyond the Arab cultural values. OneMorgan County and Ministerial Alliance, the event was created to help Morgan county Morgan area residents understand the American sponsored Muslims and Arabs, many local immigrants from Somalia. America's melting pot or culture mixed salad as you can see, if the port Morgan is really a microcosm of both.

Port Morgan in the United States long ago, residents in the whole family, but it is also people who have come here very recently, who mostly the city's most other speak the language when it comes to faith and worship, and who have different beliefs.

Culture and some of these more recent immigrants of Islamic religion and learning about the focus of the event is one of thesponsored by Morgan County, Morgan area Ministerial Alliance, United States Department of Justice and social service Monday night in the port Morgan high school.

He showed best practices [NULL] about 45 Morgan County residents to law enforcement authorities for people in other cultures when dealing with video for Christopher Schalberg, coordination experts and United States Department of justice community relations service, says Islam the Arab-American immigrants. Established practices in the video for law enforcement officials by others than many can be applied to the situation, Schalberg said. He is a member of the mounting behind panels, left-to-Janice Rhyne, Jamillah Rehman, such as CRS, Dr. Hussein Khalifa representing all Monday night talk at the event.

Approximately 45 people where they are means of Islam and cultural values in the three Muslim heard from the speakers to present at the event. The audience is also a question to them.

"It is an important discussion," OneMorgan County Director Brenda Zion said. "We have a cohesive community actively participated in the making."

Christopher Schalberg, CR, along with adjustment was one of the professional speakers. He United States and around the World Muslim population of people of faith to talk about.

He is also a stereotype and prejudice and to discuss how the formation in Africa or South Central Asian heritage of Islamic faith and practice more and more people in the United States the Arab intellectual not from the United States most of the Muslims. He is also the majority of Arab Americans, Muslim rather than Christian, noted.

Panel doctor Hussein Khalifa, Colorado about 11 years; Egypt has been practiced, who was born radiation consists of a victim's advocate and former professional women's basketball player Jamillah Rehman; And Denver translator Janice Rhyne, who a few years ago I converted to Islam.

Khalifa-Islam and it is not about the meaning of the story.

"Islam is a religion means surrender, submission, dedication and peace," he said.

He said Islam is a religion, and Muslims who its practitioners.

He also pointed out that Muslims "God" in the Arabic word Allah, worship a God called

"Islam came, it did not come to cancel or force" other religions, Khalifa said. "It's a live social system. Democracy plays a big role in Islam, believe it or not. "

Khalifa was one of the focus of Islam is prayer said.

"We all pray five times a day? No, we're supposed to be, but "Khalifa said."That is what makes you a better human being. "

Prayer, Rehman said, "one thing we try

Dr. Hussein Khalifa, Egypt living in Colorado-United States radiation port Morgan high school building cultural knowledge event Monday night to attend to people who are part of the history and beliefs of Islam. Khalifa asked the audience "moderate Muslims. See Islam through life "do we have to stand before God. "

That's where Mecca and hand washing face and clean of customs that come from, as well as worship and modest rules that control the separation of men and women.

Rhyne and each Muslim women, Rehman they head covering, or hijab, which choose to wear a scarf, a reason for including a story about what.

"This is what we are, our identity," Rehman said. (Muslim) women a lot if they cover their heads naked naked feeling.

"Millions of women cover themselves in different ways," Rhyne said. "It is a personal decision. Wear a scarf, but 10 years after the conversion it didn't wear. It is faith's came to me on my path. Plus, I like being identified with Islam. "

"However, who's back cover (Islam) and sisters have found a picture ID is recognized," Rhyne added.

They also wear tight clothes, so men cannot, in who knees belly, kafiya prayer, or head covering be worn when modesty rules is noted.

Women cultural considerations [NULL] talking about the difference, how Muslim women and the same is not usually or touch handshake in the hands of men like rude is considered law enforcement officers visible.

Also, if someone close to the Muslim woman, she can get offended, Rehman said.

Rhyne said what the audience or Muslims are comfortable for questions on how to "show a lot of respect", and a sense of community toward building can go a long way.

In the end the audience from the Khalifa and said, "we are all different, but in the end we are all the same,". "People through the media (Muslim), we would like to see through. If you understand them, we better, we will help you better integrate United States society. "

One of the event and how an item from the law enforcement can better communicate with Muslim immigrants and cultural differences that may exist.

"I believe that it is very educational," port Morgan police chief Keith Kuretich said. "I'm historically, law enforcement (has been too) we have regular contact with a culture opposed to learning more."

He said "a better understanding of the trust as well as instilling road" offering one such event among the immigrant community in law enforcement.

"It's kind of Islamic culture, you need to know that how to see it, Islam [NULL] to know more about the" Hussein Karshe, who live in the Fort Morgan Sommali immigration Abdinasser Ahmed interpreter said of the event. "Here people Fort Morgan, maybe they don't know what these people are who are Islam."

"I will have more people in this type of meeting would wish to attend the" audience Sandy Harrell later said. "I think if they understand each other, our community would help."

Good chance very qualified Panel questions for those who are in it, said of the Zionist event.

Jenni jgrubbs@fmtimes.comGrubbs contact us.

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