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Meet Mustafa Rabboh, Bergen County First Muslim Police Chief

Mustafa Rabboh was sworn in on Tuesday night, August 20, to become the new Bergenfield chief of police and Bergen County’s first Muslim police chief, North Jersey reported. “I’m humbled beyond words for the support that I have received. I would like to start by thanking the mayor and council members for their support and …

Texas Muslims Show Spirit of Giving during `Eid - About Islam

Texas Muslims Show Spirit of Giving during `Eid

Through efforts big and small, American Muslims showed their generous side during the occasion of`Eid Al-Adha. Houston business owner Wajahat Zaidi, co-owner of Austin Chai Wala – Houston, a food truck serving tea, snacks, and sandwiches, talked to AboutIslam.net about his company’s recent profit-sharing efforts. He said he and his business partner, Ahmed Malik, decided …

This Group Bonds Muslim Youth in America - About Islam

This Group Bonds Muslim Youth in America

For a young Muslim growing up in the US, the weekly meeting of Muslim youth inside Masjid Quba in Brooklyn is very important to connect Muslim youth together and teach them about their faith, Bklyner reported. “I went to an Islamic school. I know that a lot of people don’t have that privilege. They don’t …

Did I Make a Mistake Marrying Someone From a Different State?

Did I Make a Mistake Marrying Someone From a Different State?

In this counseling answer: • I think the main thing that your husband is possibly concerned with is his ability to make money and support his family. This is a very important matter and he should be where he can make a good living. • Try to approach it as a team effort, as one …

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11-Year-Old US Muslim Girl Honored for Powerful Essay

A New York 11-year-old Muslim girl has been honored this week in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game after she wrote an essay describing the pain of growing up as a hijabi Muslim in the US, CBS News reported Wednesday. “Wearing a hijab, a head covering worn in public by some Muslim women is a …

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Story of One of the First Muslims in DC

For most Muslims, what happens to the body of a deceased person is not quite as important as what happens to that person’s soul. Still, historians of all backgrounds are scrambling to locate the body and belongings of a Muslim buried in Washington, DC nearly 200 years ago, for it touches the soul of early …

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Being a Muslim-Flavored American is Deliciously Complicated

America is a land of many flavors; evident to any airline traveler once they get a glimpse of the variety of eateries in U.S. airports. But what you might not know is that, many of the American “classics” actually originated in other countries! Hamburgers originated in Germany; ketchup in China and Southeast Asia; pickles are …

Muslim Members of Congress Host Historic Ramadan Iftar - About Islam

Muslim Members of Congress Host Historic Ramadan Iftar

Muslim members of the Congress hosted Monday a first-ever Ramadan iftar at the US Capitol, one week after Donald Trump held one at the White House without any Muslim Americans, HuffPost reported. “It’s important to take a moment to recognize how historic this iftar is,” Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) said in a statement. “This event lifts …

10 Things Ramadan Taught Me about New Muslims

10 Things Ramadan Taught Me about New Muslims

I look forward to Ramadan like most Muslims. I worry about being prepared, but I also realize we can never fully prepare for anything, especially something as important as our duties and obligations to Allah. I understand that whilst I try my best, only Allah knows if my deeds, actions and prayers will be accepted. …

UC Berkeley Hosts First Ever Ramadan Iftar - About Islam

UC Berkeley Hosts First Ever Ramadan Iftar

The University of California hosted on Tuesday its first-ever Ramadan iftar meal for all students to celebrate the diverse and vibrant Muslim community as well as to build fellowship with the entire campus, Berkeley News reported. “We really wanted this to be a campus-wide event with people from all different backgrounds attending,” Imran Khan, an …



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