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Omar Sacirbey

Omar Sacirbey
Omar Sacirbey is a Boston-based correspondent for Religion News Service and other publications.

New documentary recounts story of heroic Muslim spy

(RNS) The filmmakers knew they wanted to tell a story about a Muslim who did something heroic during World War II, because so few stories are known. Noor Inayat Khan’s story was the most alluring because of her deep spirituality.

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‘Salaam, Love’ counters stereotypes of Muslim men

(RNS) “Salaam, Love” seeks to counter stereotypes of Muslim men by offering stories of men who bare their emotions, admit mistakes, bask in memories of true love, recall heartbreaks, and reflect on caring for a dying wife.

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Best Buy commercial points way to greater Muslim acceptance

Viewers watching the American Football Conference championship game between the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots earlier this month may have seen a Best Buy commercial for a Sharp 60-inch television that seemed ordinary, but in one way was extraordinary.

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