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Islamic community at odds over post

Court dismisses lawsuit filed by imam fighting to be rehired

Worshippers at afternoon prayers in the Islamic Center of New England mosque in Sharon. Imam Talal Eid (right), who worked for the center for 23 years, has argued that the membership should decide whether he stays as the center's religious director. He resigned, but tried to rescind the action before it took effect.
Worshippers at afternoon prayers in the Islamic Center of New England mosque in Sharon. Imam Talal Eid (right), who worked for the center for 23 years, has argued that the membership should decide whether he stays as the center's religious director. He resigned, but tried to rescind the action before it took effect. (Globe Staff Photos / John Tlumacki, Wendy Maeda) Globe Staff Photos / John Tlumacki, Wendy Maeda
By Matt Carroll
Globe Staff / August 26, 2005

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Imam Talal Eid, well known for his interfaith work and for speaking out against terrorism, lost a legal bid yesterday to win back his longtime job as religious director of the 1,500-member Islamic Center of New England. (Full article: 1009 words)

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