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Meet These Successful Young Canadian Muslims

OTTAWA – The coming episode of the CBC-documentary “14 and Muslim” will feature the journey of young Muslims to success, highlighting the challenges facing their transition to adulthood, CBC reported. The new episode, which will be broadcasted on September 21, will feature eight young Muslims who have found meaningful ways to give back to their …

Hijab covering

How to Get My Girls to Understand and Enjoy Covering?

In this counseling answer: “Hijabs come in so many different shapes and sizes, let them try on different styles and select which one they prefer. Ensure that they pick one that will find comfortable and easy to put on. As you probably know yourself, some styles of hijab are easier to put on than others, …

Biblical Figures Reimagined - Moses' Full Story

Biblical Figures Reimagined - Moses' Full Story

Any account of Moses’ life is filled with lessons and guidance for all of humankind. The lessons in Quran however are not only in the story that Judaism and Christianity call the Exodus but begin when he was a newborn baby.

10 Tips to Approach Your Non-Muslim Neighbors

10 Tips to Approach Your Non-Muslim Neighbor

Being good to neighbors is not only restricted to those who share the same building with you. Your roommate at the dorm is your neighbor; the person sitting behind you or next to you in a bus or at a bus stop is your neighbor; the one sharing your office…

Muslim Prayer Postures Found Bible

Muslim Prayer Postures Found in the Bible

Once we understand the connection between all the Prophets of God it is not surprising to learn that they all prayed in basically the same way. What is surprising is that even though there are descriptions of prayer in the Bible, Christians and Jews no longer pray the way their own Prophets prayed.

Haram

One Day Inside Haram: A Fascinating Glimpse (Documentary)

MAKKAH – Taking advantage of recently concluded Hajj season this year, Abrar Hussain and Abdullatif Alshehri produced a documentary that proffers an access-all-areas look at the Haram, the Great Mosque of Makkah, where Hajj takes place. “Only Muslims are permitted to enter Makkah, and this look inside the mosque offers an exceptionally rare glimpse into …

Shaka Heritage Day

South Africa Opens Mosques for Visits on Heritage Day

DURBAN – In keeping with the spirit of the Shaka Heritage Day of South Africa on September 24 when the citizens are encouraged to celebrate diversity, selected mosques across the country will be open for visits as part of the “National Mosque Open Day campaign,” IOL.co.za reported on September 7. “The mosque open day programme is …

Sportswomen

Study Finds Muslim Sportswomen Denied Fair Media Coverage

WAIKATO – A new study from Waikato University in New Zealand has revealed that Muslim sportswomen are “misrepresented in the media as the oppressed “other” that needs “saving from their culture”, Stuff.co.NZ reported on September 7 In her Ph.D research, Nida Ahmad has maintained that mainstream international media coverage focuses on the veiled athlete, and that Muslim …

Who Are the Strangers?

Who Are the Strangers?

Just who are the strangers? Is it me or you or the neighbors? Or is it the people at the mosque, or the other mosque? Is it all of us or none of us? Are the strangers those who have converted to Islam? Or the born Muslim who suddenly grows a beard, or puts on a scarf for the first time?

moderation

10 Manifestations of Islam's Moderation

The Qur’an describes the Muslim Ummah as a Middle nation. What does the term Wassat or middle mean? How do the term’s meanings relate to the status and obligations of the Muslim Ummah?

In this lecture, Dr. Yasir Qadhi answers these questions, illustrating in 10 various points how Islam is a moderate religion and how the Muslim nation is supposed to strike a balance between extremes of different types.



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