Souheila Al-Jadda

Souheila Al-Jadda


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Souheila Al-Jadda

Souheila al-Jadda is the Editorial Director at The Islamic Monthly


Souheila al-Jadda is the Editorial Director at The Islamic Monthly



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Syria’s shockwaves

Did you hear about the two Shaikhs and the Shi’ite? This sounds like the start of a bad joke. Far from being funny, th


Did you hear about the two Shaikhs and the Shi’ite? This sounds like the start of a bad joke. Far from being funny, these three men may be all that it takes to plunge the Middle East into a regional inferno. That is, if the international community, particularly the United States, fails to intervene in […]

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Interview: New Muslim Cool

Interview with Jennifer Maytorena Taylor: Producer of New Muslim Cool THE ISLAMIC MONTHLY: What sparked the idea of maki


Interview with Jennifer Maytorena Taylor: Producer of New Muslim Cool THE ISLAMIC MONTHLY: What sparked the idea of making this documentary? JENNIFER TAYLOR: The documentary evolved from a project I was working on at the San Francisco PBS affiliate KQED, where I’ve worked on and off as a producer for a long time. It was […]

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The State of Niqab in Europe

In 2010, the French ban of the niqab (also known as the burqa or face veil) worn by Muslim women underscored an alarming


In 2010, the French ban of the niqab (also known as the burqa or face veil) worn by Muslim women underscored an alarming trend of Islamophobia, now dubbed “burqaphobia,” that has resurged in Europe. The niqab debate in Europe is merely a symptom of a greater ailment afflicting various Western societies: fear of Islam. Throughout […]