The name “Cordoba” has been marketed to gullible Americans as being a place where Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived in harmony and peace, but actually Medieval Muslim Spain enforced the dhimma and systematically oppressed the Jews and Christians, and was the site of a Muslim pogrom against the Jews in the year 1011 — 1000 years before this mega-mosque is slated to open.
Maybe enough people caught on to the name’s bitter irony, and the deceivers decided it was best deep-sixed.
“Cordoba House mosque near Ground Zero slaps new name on itself with Park51,” by Samuel Goldsmith for the New York Daily News, July 14 (thanks to all who sent this in):
The Cordoba House is now Park51.
Developers behind the controversial 13-story Islamic community center and prayer space near Ground Zero announced Tuesday a bland new name for the project.
Spokesman Oz Sultan said the new name puts emphasis on the community center aspect of the project rather than religion.
The name was derived from the address of the planned new building, 51 Park Place….