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"Can I Have an Affair?" A Youth Asks the Prophet (PBUH)

"Can I Have an Affair?" A Youth Asks the Prophet (PBUH)

Imagine a young man coming to the Imam of your neighboring mosque with this strange request: “Can I get a fatwa that permits me to commit Zina (fornication/adultery)?” What kind of response will he receive? I think that shocked and angry reproach is the most likely reaction of the attendees and the Imam; you would …

Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?

Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?

If you are one of those who are trying to change the world but wonder where to start, probably answering this question is a good idea. Go down deep inside yourself, beyond your university degree, career title, and the 2-3 letters that may exist on your business card (whether you have an MBA, PhD, MD, …

Three Young Companions Empowered by the Prophet (PBUH)

Three Young Companions Empowered by the Prophet (PBUH)

In a time when our young generation has lost their sense of direction and moral compass in life, it is high time that we study the life of the Prophet Muhammad. It is anticipated that by doing this, we will be able to reorient ourselves to that which is healthy and productive for both, our youth, and our world.

7 Inspiring Hadiths to Empower Yourself

Overcome your nafs by engaging in constant purification. Be conscious of the inclination of the soul and what it can cause. Do not give in to its every whim and desire, rather stand upon true guidance.

NY Councilman Launches Muslim Empowerment Initiative

NEW YORK – New York City councilman and council speaker have announced dedicating $250,000 as a placeholder for a future Muslim Empowerment Initiative for the fiscal year 2019 in collaboration with the New York Immigration Coalition. “As New York state’s sole Muslim elected representative, I’ve had the honor of working with these very organizations to …

What Makes a Great Leader? Lessons from the Prophet's Leadership

What Makes a Great Leader? Lessons from the Prophet

Our potential as leaders is determined by those in our inner circles. What is your potential? What would you be doing if you were living at 100% of your potential in life? I want you think about this and create an image in your mind of you at your absolute best. What would you be doing daily?

Re-Imagining Muslim Spaces

“If I can’t bring my (non-Muslim) mother to a speaking engagement at the mosque, I will decline to speak there.” Tamara like many converts in our communities do not feel that there is a space within their mosques where their non-Muslim family members can feel welcome…



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