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Meet 5 Canadian Muslim Groups Making Great Contributions

According to a study conducted by the Environics Institute for Survey Research, Until fairly recently, followers of the religion of Islam were just one of the many parts of the Canadian mosaic that has emerged over the past few centuries from waves of immigrants coming to a land peopled by its Indigenous inhabitants. The first recorded …


US Muslims Stand Up to Guard Jewish Centers After Attacks

After a spate of attacks on synagogues in a number of U.S. states, a group of American Muslims have stood up to guard Jewish places of worship in the United States. In recent months, two Jewish cemeteries were vandalized in Philadelphia and Rochester plus the mass desecration of a historically Jewish cemetery in Missouri. A series …


35 Acts of Kindness in 5 Minutes or Less

Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Every act of kindness is a Sadaqa (charity)” (Bukhari, Muslim) Very often though, we feel we don’t have the time for kind gestures, despite our best intentions. These 35 ideas are just some quick things we can do to practice this essential part of our faith. …


Young Muslim Shows Islam Face Through Charity

In our interviews with Muslim charity and relief organizations, Muslims For Humanity page likes to share with its readers a diversity of role models and inspiring humanitarian projects. In this interview, we shed the light on Sofraa Foundation, an NGO founded by a young Muslim  who aspired to play a role in showing the true face of Islam …

Civility… A Universal Human Virtue

Civility… A Universal Human Virtue

Salam Dear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. It reflects genuine human concerns, rather than asking about Islam. We, as Muslims share your concerns too! Let me start by saying that civility is a human virtue and is universal, though it can take different forms, according to culture. No …

How Can Old Islam Protect Recent Human Rights

How Can Old Islam Protect Recent Human Rights?

Salam (Peace) Dear John, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Much has been written on Islam and human rights. What today is referred to as human rights has roots, going back far further than you suggest. However, it has been known under other names, such as “natural rights” or “the rights …


Muslim Clinic Offers Free Health Care in Washington

U.S. Muslims have opened their first non-profit clinic based in a mosque that provides free and subsidized medical care in the state of Washington, the Sammamish Review newspaper reported. “It’s for everyone. So if you can get here, we’ll give you health care,” clinic director Nehath Sheriff. She said the facility, named Community Clinic, offers …

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