Tear Down This Community Center
Pamela Geller is at it again.
The outspoken blogger and Executive Director of the American Freedom Defense Initiative has just purchased a slew of advertising space in several subway stations and on numerous Metro-North platforms in order to display her newest anti-Islam message.
Her latest ads, shared exclusively with The Observer, will feature a panorama Read More
Ground Zero Mosque, Behind The Ads
Scott Pelley arrived at Ground Zero last night as promised. He cast his camera about the Park51 site for a little over 12 minutes and left. The initial take was a bit eye-rolling — “For the first time, see the key plans and hear from the key players…” Uh, been there, done Read More
When the MTA would not permit an advertisement featuring a photograph of a jumbo jet careening toward a smoldering World Trade Center juxtaposed against a photograph of the proposed Ground Zero Mosque, Pamela Geller, a right-wing author and blogger who created the ad, sued.
At first, the MTA said that images of 9/11 were forbidden. Read More
Here’s a minute-long clip of Beth Gilinksy, one of the people protesting the city’s first Arabic-themed public school, the Khalil Gibran International Academy.
Gilinsky, president of a group called Jewish Action Alliance and a member of the Stop the Madrassa Community Coalition, says that the group opposes the school because Read More