Monday, December 10, 2012

Haja Zeinab: Islam is Peace.

Haja/Zeinab Omer

"I was raised in a community very tolerant and very diverse in the 1920s in Cairo. In one building, we lived Muslims, Christians, and Hews together. As neighbors, we used to baby sit each others kids and feed them. We shared food during each religious Holidays. Islam, like all other religions meant peace and tolerance. That was and is my religion. period."

Haja/Zeinab O. Elzebair (84 years), went to Haj, Pilgrimage, four times in Mecca. She is a strong believer in the peace message of Islam and any religion.
She gave a very moving speech at the Human Rights day Forum in Amherst, MA on Dec 9th, 2012.