Aziz was kind enough to allow me a guest post on City of Brass while he travels. I’ve written on Ashura here.
The Revealer has been doing a section on religion in Iraq. It’s a necessary thing because I think many of the mistakes we are making there relate to the fact that we don’t understand the religious issues at play. Even better news is that I think they are doing a great job, particular on the Muqtada as-Sadr mayhem as witnessed by this recent post.
We are now listed on muslim.alltop.com, part of the Alltop news aggregation service. Their mission is: We help you explore your passions by collecting stories from “all the top” sites on the web.… We import the stories of the top news websites and blogs for any given topic. So here’s our cool badge: The really cool part is that Alltop is founded by Guy Kawasaki. For a Mac-head, it’s really amazing. There are two people higher on the Mac pantheon, Steve himself, and Jonathan Ive. I don’t expect him to read the blog, but we got a shout on a…
Tikkun blog likes me. It really, really likes me. More importantly, it puts me in some great company, I’m not sure I’m worthy of, but as long as those guys don’t complain, I won’t either.