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Why Do Religions Differentiate Between People and Hate Each Other?

Short Answer: Islam’s mission is to create an ideal society without any hatred at all. For this purpose the reasons we find for hating each other should be eradicated. The Quran does not differentiate between humans on the basis of their tribe, race, nationality, color or language. Islam’s call is not to hate people: but to hate the …

Californian Interfaith Center Hires New Director of Muslim Life

ORANGE – Catering to the recent increase in Chapman University’s Muslim student population in Orange City, California, the university’s Fish Interfaith Center has hired Shaykh Jibreel Speight as its first Director of Muslim Life, The Panther Online reported on September 9. “Chapman recognized that we have a large Muslim community. It would be wise for …

Picnic Unites Omaha Muslims, Jews, Christians

OMAHA – Fostering mutual understanding, respect and friendship, people of all faiths gathered at the Tri-Faith Picnic at Omaha’s multifaith campus Sunday, sharing food and talk. “I think it binds people here,” said Nizam Qassem, a member of the mosque that the American Muslim Institute opened on the campus in 2017, Omaha.com reported. “Wherever there …

Longer Table Event Draws People Together in Minnesota

HUDSON, Minnesota – American Muslims from across the St. Croix River in Minnesota were invited to share potato salad and stories at Hudson’s Lakefront Park, Minnesota, where more than 350 people met on picnic tables spanning over 160 feet. “I am so happy to see the Hudson community reaching out to Muslims, saying, we want …

Emirati Church Hosts Ramadan Iftar

ABU DHABI – Every Ramadan, hundreds of mosques across the United Arab Emirates open their doors to host iftar dinner events for all people. But on Wednesday, June 6, a church in Abu Dhabi, invited Muslims to share iftar meal, and hundreds of attendants enjoyed the occasion, sharing food and thoughts. “It feels awesome and …

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Ramadan in Interfaith Families: Muslims Share Their Experiences

I became Muslim in Ramadan, prayed my first salah in Ramadan and began to wear the hijab full-time from Eid ul Fitr that year. The Ramadan the year before, as a non-Muslim, I fasted in solidarity with my Muslim friend, even trying to wait way longer than the sunset until I could eat. This year, …

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, …

Iowa University Opens Prayer Room for Muslim Students

IOWA – A university in Iowa has opened a new prayer space for Muslim students in memory of a world religions professor who died last year. “At his funeral, there were people from six different faiths,” St. Ambrose University senior Matt Mahoney, told WVIK on Wednesday. The Islamic prayer space was created in honor of …

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Does Allah Answer the Prayers of Non-Muslims?

Salam Dear Bethany, Welcome to Islam and thank you for your question. You ask whether Allah answers the prayers of non-Muslims, but you yourself answered it, in part, when you said that you prayed for guidance and He answered you. However, that is only part of the answer. Allah says that He answers people when they call …

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,” …



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