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What’s The Matter?|My Brother’s Wife and My Husband Exchange Friendly Glances

Question: I am happily married to my husband for 11 years. We have three children together. My siblings and I usually get together along with our spouses. We are a practicing family. My brother and his wife are less practicing. When we gather, we try as much as possible to sit separately. However, sometimes it...

British Muslims to the World: We are Happy

Muslims. Dance-off. I didn't think I'd live to see those two things juxtaposed. But what's happening on both sides of the Atlantic seems to be just that. After release of the notorious 'Somewhere in America' by a group of hipsters (called Mipsters featuring all women), the Brits have come out with their own rendition...

Debt Free Muslims Podcast Episode 8 – Talking Economics, Warlords, and Riba with Dr. Jerry Hionis

Direct download of mp3 Debt Free Muslim Podcast Episode 8 This episode is brought to you by MuslimMatters.org – Because Muslims matter. Jerry Hionis holds a PhD from Temple University located in Philadelphia, PA. His primary research is in conflict theory with an emphasis on civil conflicts and Warlord-like competition. Other research interests include game...

From Kansas to Palestine, Hatred and Pie

So a 73 year old KKK member has just gone on a shooting spree in Kansas, killing three people. He specifically targeted people of the Jewish faith. For every Muslim who condemns the killings and extends their sympathies to the Jewish community, expect to be asked, "But what about Palestine?" Because now that the shooting has stopped, let the shame grenading begin.

“Dad, I’m Not Going to Medical School” – Real Talk with our Parents

The Story It had been a few days since Salman thought about telling his parents. He had received a full scholarship from Columbia University to study journalism, a subject he was insanely passionate about and which had already given him a jump start in a career. He was the editor-in-chief of his high school newspaper,...

Quebec’s Ruling Party Suffers Crushing Defeat – Despite the Anti-Muslim Campaign

The lunacy which has dominated the discourse coming out of Quebec over the last year has finally been countered with a dose of sanity. In a historic vote this Monday, the ruling Parti Québécois (PQ) suffered a major defeat after just 19 months of taking office. Premier Pauline Marois organized an ugly campaign which centered...

Salvific Exclusivity – Shaykh Yasir Qadhi

Lecture by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi |  Transcript by Hayley B. The following is the video and transcript of Shaykh Yasir Qadhi's lecture “Salafivic Exclusivity.” The transcript includes slight modifications for the sake of readability and clarity. Show More Summary

Dispatch Wizard | Part 4 – Starship Hassan

Alice was too nervous to eat, but she made a cheese sandwich with tomato and lettuce for Mr. Saleh and watched him wolf it down. She wondered how long it had been since he’d eaten.

Debt Free Muslims Podcast – Interview With Shaykh Yusuf Delorenzo on Islamic Finance in the West

Direct download of mp3 Debt Free Muslim Podcast Episode 7 This episode is brought to you by MuslimMatters.org – Because Muslims matter. Shaykh DeLorenzo is a member of the Sharia board for the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI). He is considered a leading authority on Islamic finance in the United States....

Taking A Closer Look At Arabic Calligraphy

Understanding the history of each script and how Arabic calligraphy evolved over the history of the Islamic Empire can expand our visual experience beyond the beautiful glyphs and forms.

MuslimKidsMatter | Cherished Blessing: Salah

Cherished Blessing: ?al?h by Tania Maseera All human beings have certain dreams.  Many of us dream of visiting the Eiffel tower, Taj Mahal or Disney Land. I do too. We try to save each and every penny we have earned to fulfill our dream and the ticket to visit such wonders is very expensive. Imagine...

Purification Of The Soul – Mufti Ismail Menk

Lecture by Mufti Ismail Menk | Transcribed by Hayley B. [The following is the video and transcript of Mufti Ismail Menk's lecture entitled 'Purification Of The Soul.' The transcript includes slight modifications for the sake of readability and clarity]. A`?thu bill?hi min ash-shayt?nir rajeem. Bismill?hir Rahm?nir Raheem.                  ...

Debt Free Muslims Podcast Episode 6: Mufti Abdullah Nana – Apathy and the Road to Solutions for Islamic Finance

Debt Free Muslims Podcast Episode 6   Direct download of mp3 file This episode is brought to you by MuslimMatters.org – Because Muslims matter. Our guest for this episode is Mufti Abdullah Nana. He graduated with honors from UC Berkeley with a degree in Business and Economics. After accomplishing his academic goals, Abdullah Nana went...

Dispatch Wizard | Part 3 – Do it for Love

The man on the floor stared up in obvious fright at the three strangers standing before him. He clutched his green backpack tightly and reached into it, bringing forth a folded buck knife.

An Interview with British Muslim Author Ibn Adam

It presents the stories of Masud Khan, Rizwan Kareem and David Eubanks; three teenagers from different backgrounds whose lives are inexplicably connected.

3 Reasons Why I am Skipping Out on “Noah”

As you may or may not hear, movie theatres across America this weekend are premiering the movie, “Noah,” starring Russell Crowe.  Several of my Muslim friends and colleagues have expressed interest and excitement about the movie and their desire to attend a showing of the film. Therefore, I felt it necessary to implore us to...

Fair Trade Commerce for a Better Future – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

Lecture by Shaykh HamzaYusuf | Transcribed by Anonymous [The following is the video and transcript of Shaykh Hamza Yusuf's lecture entitled 'Fair Trade Commerce for a Better World.' The transcript includes slight modifications for the sake of readability and clarity]. The video of this talk can be viewed here. All praise be to All?h....

Dispatch Wizard | Part 2 – One Day at a Time

Muhammad leaned down beside the homeless man. The dog growled, and Muhammad pulled back, startled. The man woke and eyed Muhammad, who held the money out like a peace offering. "For you and your dog," he said.

Debt Free Muslims Podcast: School, Work, and Other Advice from a Full Time Youth Director

Direct download in mp3 Format DebtFreeMuslims.com Podcast Episode 5 This episode is brought to you by MuslimMatters.org - Because Muslims matter. Our guest for this episode is Zuhair Shaath, Youth Director at the Clear Lake Islamic Center. In this episode we cover: His path to becoming a youth director Why do high school grads choose their major?...

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