Defending My Father … and the Constitution

by NOOR ELASHI June 25, 2010 The case perhaps most notably authorized by the Material Support Law, which was upheld by the Supreme Court on Monday, was that of the Holy Land Foundation, once the largest Muslim charity in the United States. My father, Ghassan Elashi, co-founded this charity, and after two lengthy, expensive trials, [...]

My Father Co-Founded the Largest Muslim Charity In America; Now He’s Been Branded a Terrorist

June 7, 2010 Alter-Net This summer, I won’t get to wrap my arms around my father’s shrunken body and inhale his familiar scent of chamomile fused with cedar. I won’t get to rest my head on his frail shoulders and listen to him breathe. I won’t get to sample the pistachios that he often shells [...]