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Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Mexican Islamic Youth


On YouTube – March 28, 2014

He is teaching the Arabic alphabet.

Islam is supposedly growing in Mexico, but still very small.

The 2010 census in Mexico showed less that 4,000 Muslims.

While Muslims in Mexico do make efforts to convert, Evangelicals will out do them.

Don’t be confused by scary reports in the news media. Converts are made, but how long they remain Muslim is another matter.

Essentially, this video is more of a curiousity than a troubling concern.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Arab Dancing for Kids in Mexico


On YouTube – March 26, 2014

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

DOTD – 023 – Guadalajara, Mexico

The YouTube comments said this took place in San Pedro Tlaquepaque, which is adjacent to Guadalajara.

Ironically, Guadalajara, Mexico is named after a city in Spain whose name comes from an Arab word which means Valley of Stones.

Guadalajara


Guadalajara is the 10th largest city in Latin America in terms of population, urban area and Gross Domestic Product. The city is named after the Spanish city of Guadalajara, with the name originating from the Arabic word wādi l-ḥijāra (واد الحجارة or وادي الحجارة) the literal translation of the Iberian name Arriaca, meaning “Valley of stones”.

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