Monday, August 23, 2010

America's First Muslim College Opens This Fall

US institution hopes to cultivate native-born Islamic scholars

Teacher Souhad Zendah leads students through a lesson at Zaytuna 
College in Berkeley, California.   
Photo: VOA - L. Shavelson
Teacher Souhad Zendah leads students through a lesson at Zaytuna College in Berkeley, California. 

A new college started classes this summer in Berkeley, California.

Zaytuna College's motto is, "Where Islam meets America." It's the first Muslim college in the United States...

"We want to manifest Islam in a way that's compatible with America," says Imam Zaid Shakir,  who founded Zaytuna and is also a professor...

1 comment:

Joe (Defend Us In Battle) said...

Not in BERKLEY!!!!!!!!!!!!


::eyeroll::