Center for Islamic Pluralism

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Center for Islamic Pluralism is a think tank set up by Daniel Pipes and Zionist activist Stephen Schwartz. One of the founding members of the group is M. Zuhdi Jasser who also founded another group with the same agenda, American Islamic Forum for Democracy[1].


  • Kemal Silay, President; professor of Ottoman and modern Turkish culture at Indiana University
  • Stephen Schwartz, Executive Director; associate of the Faculty of Islamic Studies, Sarajevo
  • Irfan al-Alawi, Western Europe Director

The group of founders includes[2]:


In 2012 Nina Rosenwald's Abstraction Fund gave the Center funds. Writer Max Blumenthal has dubbed Rosenwald the 'sugar mama of anti-Muslim hate'. It received $10,000 from the Abstraction Fund in 2014. [3]

In 2014 the Middle East Forum gave the Center $20,000. [4]

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Contact, References and Resources


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  3. Abstraction Fund, 990 Form, 2014
  4. Middle East Forum, Form 990, 2014