Byline: By ROBERT AZZI

On 9/11 I was transformed. Until that date I had quietly, and comfortably, lived as an American – a Muslim, a Semite, an Arab, son of immigrants...

The bride was Hindu. The bridegroom was Muslim. The celebrant was an ordained Itinerant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. The best...

“My grandmother lives on the other side of the earth,” Naomi Shihab Nye writes in Sitti’s Secrets. “She eats cucumbers for breakfast, with yogurt...

I remember listening, on Nov. 11, three days after the 2016 presidential election, to Professor – and Prophet – Eddie Glaude Jr., chair of...

At sunset next Saturday, Aug. 10, most of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims will mark the end of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca – Hajj – and...

In our quest for a more perfect union we often deceive ourselves into believing that America can rise – because we allegedly share common values...

‘Let it pass.”“You can’t personally respond to every affront,” I’m told by friends when I take critiques and challenges personally.“Let it pass...

On Jan. 12, 2016, two U.S. Navy riverine command boats were seized by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Navy after they, due to...

It was always a fresh, unlined, single sheet of paper. It was always white. While in college I lived with a university family not far off-campus...

In August 1964, Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, authorizing President Lyndon Johnson to “take all necessary measures to repel any...

I grew up in Manchester, and central to my life was the city library. Weekly, I and my younger brother, accompanied by our mother, stocked up on...

(Author’s note: Ramadan begins today. The following column, here modified, was originally written in 2013.)Dark. Slightly after 3 a.m. Still air...

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