Multimedia Footnotes

[40] “Al-Farooq Youth and Family Center is Now Open.” (2011),;

[41] Al-Farooq Family and Youth Center. “After School Tutoring Program.” (2016).;

[42] Al-Farooq Youth and Family Center. “Shaykh Samiral-Nass Weekend Courses.” (23 August, 2013).;

[44] AFYFC fundraiser flyer.

[48] “Bloomington City Council C.U.P. Resolution No. 2011-62.” p. 3 (2 May 2011),

[50] “Agreement Between The City of Bloomington And Dar Al-Farooq: Re: Smith Park and Dar Al-Farooq Property Improvements, Leases, Easements, Maintenance, and Use.” (formally executed by both signatories on 3 Mar. 2015) (also known as Joint Use Agreement (JUA)) p. 7,

[51] City of Bloomington staff email: “67 Versions of Joint Use Agreement.” (10 Dec. 2014)

[52] “Bloomington City Council C.U.P. Resolution No. 2011-62.” p. 3 (2 May 2011), available at; and: “City of Bloomington Study Meeting #42.” City Approved Minutes, p. 7 (20 Aug. 2012), available at:

[55] “Islamic History Seminar.” Also see, samples of notices for IUMN seminars offered at AFYFC facility in 2016: 8201 Park Ave., South, Bloomington, MN. See

[56] “A Scientific Session in Modern Hadith.” See

[58] E-mail from Minnesota Department of Higher Education (27 May 2016), See

[63] October 26, 2015 Memorandum from Bloomington Police Department on low priority for Class III vehicle parking on residential streets. See

[67] Flyers announced a March 6, 2016 AFYFC Grand Opening beginning at 2:00 p.m. ( when an Al-Jazari Academy (separate from Dar al-Farooq Academy, DAFA) carnival began at noon, in apparent violation of the CUP prohibition against concurrent use of the gym and school facilities. Residents reported many hours of overlapping participation; also see photos of the festival bounce houses installed by truck on the City field, apparently without the required permit, and in violation of field preservation interests. See

[76] City Council Study Meeting Minutes, Aug. 20, 2012, p. 4, supra at note 52. Comments not found in the Minutes may be located on the audio recording of the Aug. 20, 2012 study meeting at 1:14 on the timer:

[78] Id.; also see: “Bloomington City Council Study Meeting Audio Recording” Part One (20 Aug. 2012), at approximately 1:15 on timer. (This statement would have appeared on page 4 of the Council-approved minutes, but it was not included in the final version of the minutes).

[79] Id. see audio recording for Aug. 20, 2012 study meeting pt. 1, at appx. 1:24 on the marker. (This statement does not appear in the approved version of the minutes).

[86] “City of Bloomington Study Session Audio.” (14 Oct. 2013), at appx. 3:00 – 3:10 on the timer.

[97] Id. at 57 mins. However, the March 24, 2011 AFYFC CUP Staff Report, supra at note 36, provides AFYFC documents that clearly show applicant-submitted data, including attendance and activity numbers, that became the basis for issuing the staff approval recommendations, as well as the conditions for the issuance of the final conditional use permit.

[98] Id. at 52 mins. (Night activities, past 10:00 p.m. (or 11:00 p.m. final clear-the-parking-lot regulation), under the prior Lutheran/Concordia High School and Church use were extremely rare and comparatively much lower levels of participation.)

[100] Id. at 13.;

[114] “City of Bloomington Staff Report: Conditional Use Permit for a Place of Assembly in an Existing Warehouse Building.” (29 Nov. 2012) and (25 Feb. 2013), available at—City-of-Bloomington-Various-Fillable-Forms;

[119] “City of Bloomington City Council Meeting Approved Minutes.” p.8 (4 Mar. 2013), available at: (These minutes were removed from the City website during a system change and have not been replaced. A data request has been submitted and the minutes will be posted when provided.)

[155] “Bernards Township Answer to ISBR Complaint.” (Basking Ridge is an unincorporated area within Bernard Township.).

[162] Bernards Township Answer to ISBR Complaint, available at:

[215] al Haj, Hatem, “Women in Islam – Female Circumcision”, The Building Blocks of Islam Page, (21 Apr. 2010).;

[216] al Haj, Hatem, “Women in Islam – Hijab and Polygamy.” The Building Blocks of Islam (17 Mar. 2010),;

[224] “City of St. Cloud Planning Commission Meeting.” See discussion at approximately 2:21 marker. (13 Aug. 2013), available at:

[238] Perry, W. Jacob. “Mosque Subpoenas Stir Anger in Bernards Township.” The Bernardsville News (16 May, 2016),; also see, Islamic Society of Basking Ridge (ISBR) subpoena, see

[242] “St. Cloud Citizens for Reasonable Zoning. St. Cloud. MN City Council: Deny the Application to Amend Paradise Park.” (24 Jul. 2013), avail: (The organizational website is no longer available but the link shows what could be called the group’s mission statement):

[258] Fox&Friends. “How Terrorists Recruit in “Little Somalia”: Interview with Pete Hegseth.” Fox News Channel (6, May 2016),;

[281] “One Nation, Many Beliefs” notice. See

[282] “Religious Forum Agenda Questions” document. See

[285] “30 Days Living As A Muslim.” transcript. Pp. 12 – 17.

[347] Zieve first post card,

[349] Zieve final post card,

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