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Being a Muslim Volunteer: Why & How

Being a Muslim Volunteer: Why & How

Done with the right intention and the appropriate manner, volunteerism and altruism brings about tremendous pleasure from our Creator. As Muslims we should see ourselves as world citizens. Our compassion and help are not limited to Muslims or even humans only; we should care about all God’s creation. What does Islam say about volunteering? And why it is …

Why Are Young Muslims So Unhappy?

Why Are Young Muslims So Unhappy?

Why are young Muslims so unhappy today? In a time full of difficulties and challenges facing Muslims almost everywhere, it is critical to pay attention to the youth’s morale and find out the real reasons behind the widespread sense of dissatisfaction. How do the ways adopted by Western Muslim parents in raising their kids exasperate …

Towards Effective Mosques: Advice for Future Imams

Towards Effective Mosques: Advice for Future Imams

Every precious and great thing can be reached only through hard work and huge efforts. No different to this is knowledge, even more so knowledge in Islam. It is the noblest thing in life; it can never be attained but through continuous work, staying up nights, repetition, giving up comforts and denying one’s enjoyments. Imam Mohamed …

Investing in Youth Development: Why and How?

Investing in Youth Development: Why and How?

The Muslim society in the US is displaying a ‘youth bulge’ as opposed to the non-Muslim population in the country. According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, the Muslim American population is much younger, on average, than the non-Muslim population. The survey finds that 59% of adult Muslims are between the ages …

4 Steps to Have More Effective Mosques in the West

Beautiful Walls & Empty Halls? 4 Steps to More Effective Mosques

Muslims are the youngest religious demographic in the US. Yet, similar to other respective religious organizations, mosques today are not table to capture the fascination of the younger generation. Imam Mohamed Abutaleb addressed this issue during the 15th MAS ICNA Convention. In this lecture, He maintains that the solution lies in reconsidering the priorities of Muslims’ mosques …

Dr. Yasir Qadhi to US Muslims: Look at the Positive Side

Dr. Yasir Qadhi to US Muslims: Look at the Positive Side

Never before has there been such an outpouring of support for the Muslim community in our lands. Mass demonstrations and protests show how frustrated average citizens are. Lawyers are volunteering their services and helping detained travelers for free. Judges are standing up to executive orders. People are forming circles within which Muslims can pray in peace. Mayors are declaring their cities to be safe zones where no one will be arrested for immigration status.

Protection of Refugees in Shariah & International Law

Protection of Refugees in Shariah & International Law (Part 1)

As I watch in dismay, like millions around the world, the ongoing troubling situations in the US with regard to the latest decision by the new US administration to ban refugees from certain Muslim countries, and all what this has led to, i.e. chaos, rebuke, condemnations and protests sweeping the entire country, I find myself …

How Can I Face A Trump Presidency Without Losing Faith- Part 1

How to Face A Trump Presidency Without Losing Faith? Part 1

Salam Alaykum Dear brother, Please find part one of the answer to your question below. Find the second and final part at the link here. I wanted to share the following verses for your contemplation before we start discussing the answer. {Those to whom hypocrites said, “Indeed, the people have gathered against you, so fear …

How Can I Face A Trump Presidency Without Losing Faith- Part 2

How to Face A Trump Presidency Without Losing Faith? Part 2

Salam Alaykum Dear brother, Please find the second and final part of the answer to your question below. Find the first part at the link here. Allah has placed you in this situation to seek Him more. Allah can easily end this entire world and everyone in it in a second because He is the: …

Muslim Imams & Scholars "March with Linda"

US Imams & Scholars "March with Linda"

Muslim Imams and scholars, along with many figures and activists, have been tweeting and posting in support of Linda Sarsour since yesterday. The US Muslim female activist is facing hatred social media campaign meant to undermine her, following her effort in co-organizing the Women’s March that protested the policies of Donald Trump. In a Facebook …



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