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Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

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Park 51 Imam Faces Donor Lawsuit

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

A donor says an imam who became a lightning rod for heated debate over a planned mosque and Islamic Center near ground zero, known as Park 51, used millions of dollars in contributions to his separate charity for pricey trips, a sports car and other personal expenses.

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Group Linked to Park51 Cancels Play With September 11 Survivors

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

An organization linked to Park 51, the controversial Islamic cultural center and mosque near Ground Zero, suddenly cancelled a Wednesday night performance of a play featuring September 11 family members.

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Park51 Proponents, Opponents Plot Their Next Moves

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

For those who consider Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf the embodiment of evil -- a wily terrorist sympathizer bent on bringing "stealth jihad" to the United States -- the sight of him in a light blue cashmere sweater may feel incongruous. But these days, the imam seems a lot more relaxed than he did this summer, at the height of the furor over Park 51.