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'A Huge Blessing': Chicago Faiths Unite to Give Special Thanksgiving to Needy

CHICAGO – “Warm Wishes from Northwest Indiana Islamic Center, and First United Methodist Church, and New Day Community Church.” This is the message on the handmade greeting card designed for the needy during Thanksgiving, and the card  was signed by 3-year-old Muslim boy, Isaac Musleh with the help of Becky Chambers, a member of that …

Remembering Togetherness on Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday

The Message of Madinah Islam’s Success Through Diversity Living the Prophet’s Example The Message of Madinah As I sit in yet another restaurant waiting for my main course, I dip pieces of the freshly baked gourmet bread into a mix of olive oil and balsamic vinegar. This Italian tradition from one of my favorite countries …

Mitzvah Day: Muslim, Jewish Volunteers Unite to Cook Chicken Soup

LONDON – Hundreds of young Muslim and Jewish volunteers came together on Sunday at East London mosque and dozens of venues across the country to cook up traditional pots of soup as part of the Jewish Mitzvah Day, or charity day. “This is a new experience for us. I’ve never made Jewish chicken soup before, …

`Ashura’ and Human Brotherhood

`Ashura’ and Human Brotherhood

Every year, Muslims mark `Ashura’ on the 10th day of Muharram. The day of `Ashura’ is not only celebrated by Muslims, but other faith communities. Jews for example, used to celebrate this day too. Also, Quraysh (Prophet Muhammad’s tribe) used to fast on the day of `Ashura’ in the pre-Islamic period. Moreover,  Allah’s Messenger too used …

Wisconsin Churches Wish Muslims A Blessed Ramadan

MADISON – Wisconsin Council of Churches (WCC) have reached out to its Muslim neighbors in Madison with a greeting message to welcome the holy month of Ramadan. “With limited time to advertise, this year the WCC decided to start small by printing 100 signs that read ‘To Our Muslim Neighbors, Blessed Ramadan’, and invited churches …

West London Synagogue Hosts Ramadan Iftar

LONDON – Welcoming Muslims and Christians, Jews at the West London Synagogue have brought together a diverse group of faiths to enjoy an interfaith Ramadan iftar, celebrating years of a special relationship. Beginning with the early evening prayer, guests came together for a healthy meal where the hosts, who follow the theology of Reform Judaism, …

With Coffee & Love, Muslims Counter Hate in Arizona

TEMPE, Arizona – Islamic centers in Tempe, Arizona have organized several interfaith love events to bring people closer to Muslims in the wake of two women posting a video of themselves and their children insulting Islam. “We wanted to bring as much love in the face of the hate and bigotry, and it was overwhelming,” …

Religious Diversity

What Does Islam Say About Religious Diversity?

Short Answer: Islam holds that from the beginning, God has been sending prophets to different peoples at different stages in human history to give them divine guidance as to how to live this life. Muhammad never claimed that he was teaching a new religion; he said that his mission was to restore the pure religion, taught …

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Why Do We Respect The People of The Book?

Short Answer: Because God commanded us to respect them. They have deviated from true Monotheism, but we still have much in common, including our love for the same prophets. Asalamu Alaikum Abdul Rahman. Thank you very much for your question. Both Groups Deviated From The Truth It is true that all the prophets of Allah preached the same …



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