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Global Gates Your Very Brief Guide to Some World Religions

Your Very Brief Guide to Some World Religions

Many in North America don't think of religion as their favorite dinner table topic. Yet for many newer arrivals, their religion is the reason they...
Global Gates Muslims in Metro New York (Part 9) – Bookends of the Muslim World

Muslims in Metro New York (Part 9) – Bookends of the Muslim World

When Islam spread rapidly after the death of Mohammed it spread both west and east. Today, the Islamic world spreads like a belt from West...
Global Gates Muslims in Metro New York (Part 8) – Central Asia & Persians

Muslims in Metro New York (Part 8) – Central Asia & Persians

Two of the most volatile countries in the world over the last few decades, largely attributed to strict Islamic regimes, have been Iran and Afghanistan....
Global Gates Muslims In Metro New York Part 7

Muslims in Metro New York (Part 7) – European

The history of Europe and Islam is long and fraught with war. If not for technologically advanced weaponry that helped Charles Martel stave off the...
Global Gates Muslims In Metro New York Part 6 Arab Cont

Muslims in Metro New York (Part 6) – Arabs (cont.)

For an introduction to Arabs in Metro New York, including more detailed info on Egyptians, Palestinians, and Yemenis, see our last blog. Moroccan Unlike other...
Global Gates Muslims in Metro New York (Part 5) – Arabs

Muslims in Metro New York (Part 5) – Arabs

Arabs have a history in Metro New York that dates back to the late 19th century. Syrians arrived in lower Manhattan with few skills and...
Global Gates Muslims in Metro New York (Part 4) – South Asian

Muslims in Metro New York (Part 4) – South Asian

The days of New York cabbies with strong New York accents are gone. These days, Mohammed is New York’s most common cabbie name, and up...
Global Gates Muslims In Metro New York Part 3

Muslims in Metro New York (Part 3) – Muslim Minority

A majority of the peoples listed in our one million Muslim population list are from countries that are predominantly Muslim. There are three exceptions. The...
Global Gates Muslims In Metro New York Part 2

Muslims in Metro New York (Part 2) – Specific Muslim Group Estimates

On my last blog, I looked at different estimates of Muslims in the United States, and more specifically, the New York metropolitan area. My estimate...
Global Gates Muslims In Metro New York Part 1 One in A MIllion

Muslims in Metro New York (Part 1) – One Million Muslims

The Muslim population is on the rise in the United States. While the percentage of Americans that identify as Muslims is still small, their influence...