What is the significance of Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque? Why did Allah choose Al-Aqsa Mosque as the Qiblah before the Ka`bah?
Growing up in a non-Muslim country, I did not hear much about the sacred Aqsa Mosque from my parents. Like others, they focused on raising my siblings and I on becoming familiar with the five pillars of Islam. Much effort was put into teaching us the significance of worships including the daily prayers and fasting. We also …
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas joined Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb and Arab officials in the international conference organized to urge support for Al-Quds [Occupied Jerusalem] and Palestinians following Donald Trump’s recent decision on the city.
So, please comment on this and tell me what can we do as Muslim Black Americans to support the Palestinians.
Why is Palestine so special to Muslims around the world? Is there any religious background to this?
What is the way to proceed regarding the Palestinian issue?
WASHINGTON, DC – A leading American Muslim civil rights group has condemned the US decision to veto a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Al-Quds (Occupied Jerusalem) as the capital of Israel to be withdrawn. “By ordering the veto of this mild and balanced resolution, the Trump administration …
Al-Quds, which in Arabic means the Abode of Holiness, is a sacred city to the three Abrahamic faiths (Islan, Christianity and Judaism) Over the past years, the city has grown in space and therefore, the modern Al-Quds, or Jerusalem, does include the holy places; Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Dome of the Rock Mosque, the Church of …
What is the significance and importance of Jerusalem to both Christians and Jews?