The Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is pressuring public schools in this country to make special accommodations for Muslim students and to deny comparable accommodations for students of other faiths.
For example, CAIRâ€™s instructional material for teachers entitled â€śAn Educatorâ€™s Guide to Islamic Religious Practicesâ€ť advises schools to permit Muslim students who wish to attend Friday congregational worship (known as Jumâ€™ah) to â€śrequest a temporary release from school.â€ť
In Michigan, CAIR went beyond dispensing general advice from its guidebook. In April, 2013, it pushed for public schools in Dearborn, Michigan to accommodate Muslim students who wish to comfortably pray on school grounds and to allow Muslim students to leave early on Fridays for Jumuâ€™ah prayers.
The school superintendent caved, and CAIR got its wish. ...