My friend Robin Podolsky, outstanding author and writer and now Rabbinic Student wrote a powerful article about the proposed Muslim Community Center and the Jewish Community for the JewsonFirst website.
You will want to read it. She really takes the full picture of what has been happening and places it in a larger historical context. Robin brings together important themes and motifs for reflection. If you care about America and you care about Jewish values. You should take the time to read it.
Read it here.