new year | About Islam
Home > Tag: new year

Tag: new year

Love Overcomes Hate for Muslim New Year's Baby

A Muslim couple who received their little baby Asel only a few minutes into 2018 was greeted with a wave of racism, disgust and hate, which was soon countered by love and support messages.

New Year Without Alcoholism

“{They ask you concerning alcohol and gambling. Say: ‘In them is a great sin, and some benefits for men, but the sin is far greater than the benefit.’}” (Surat Al-Baqarah 2:219). It has always seemed ironic to me that the new year marks an increase in drinking as well as a mass rush to write …

Send Your New Year Wishes to Refugee Children

Letter of Love a global youth-led initiative founded in 2015 and a member of UNHCR- #WithRefugees Coalition, that aspires to make a difference to refugee crises, one smile at a time, by delivering handwritten New Year postcards from people around the world to Syrian, Iraqi, Yazidi, Palestinian and Rohingya refugee children. Would you like to make a …

resolution

Have You Made Your New Year's Resolution?

Nadia has given up making New Year’s resolutions.  She says that she makes the same ones year in and year out and never ever keeps them for longer than a week or two.  “The whole process is an exercise in futility and a guilty, depressing one at that,” she laments. Research data from countless sources …

May I Celebrate Christmas With My Christian Mother

May I Celebrate Christmas With My Christian Mother?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Islam encourages the Muslim to have kind and compassionate relationship with his parents and all his relatives whether they are Muslims or non-Muslims. 2- As a …

Can Muslims Celebrate Christmas

Can Muslims Celebrate Christmas?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Islam is a complete way of life and it suffices Muslims. At the same time, we should be interactive and proactive. We should not forget our …

As a New Muslim, Can My Kids Celebrate Christmas

As a New Muslim, Can My Kids Celebrate Christmas?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Our little children are deeply affected with the festivities and glitter of this holiday. We should try to take them to some Islamic camps and conferences at …

new year

A Fresh Start for the New Year

Yet another year has come to an end, leaving behind both the good and the bad. How can we capture more of the goodness this year? What went wrong and needs to change? As we approach 2018, what new intentions or niyah can we make to further our self-development? Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) advises us …



find out more!