In 2008

NewYorkerCoverBarackObama.jpgThis week on State of Belief, host Welton Gaddy explores how Islam has been portrayed in this year’s presidential campaigns with Salam Al-Marayati of the Muslim Public Affairs Council. Also, as Batman hits the big screen this weekend, the Comic Book Rabbi, Simcha Weinstein, returns to State of Belief to talk religion, Judaism and superheroes…And a look at a recent lawsuit on religious discrimination at Disney World.

Producer Julie Mashack speaks with Rajdeep Singh Jolly from the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF) about a case in which a Sikh American was denied a position at Disney World because his turban and uncut hair weren’t the right “look” for the theme park

Also, find out what the Hulk and the golem have in common when host Welton Gaddy talks with Simcha Weinstein, the Comic Book Rabbi.

And Salam Al-Marayati, executive director of the Muslim Public Affairs Council joins Welton in studio to talk about Islam, Muslim – Americans and the 2008 race to the White House.


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