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Sri Lanka Muslims Fast in Solidarity with Fellow Christians

A leading Sri Lankan Muslim group called on fellow Muslims to observe fasting on Thursday, April 25, in solidarity with their fellow Christians. “ACJU requests all Muslims to fast tomorrow (25th April) and pray to ease the current situation and for those who were affected in the recent terror attack,” the All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulema, …

US Mosque Gives Christian & Jew Volunteers Day Off for Easter

A local mosque in Arizona declared Passover and Easter festivals as a day off for the local Christian and Jewish volunteers who work with the Muslim community in Scottsdale city to help asylum seekers, Arizona Family reported on April 22. “We presented special gifts to our Christian and Jewish volunteers. It’s important so they can …

Muslim Kids in US Colored Eggs & Easter Bunnies

Colored Eggs & Easter Bunnies - What Should Muslim Parents Do?

As we approach springtime, I am reminded of an event, which helped me develop an action plan and response to American holy holidays. When my daughter was just in kindergarten, she came home from school on an early release Friday, with a basket of chocolate eggs, bunnies and brightly colored pink, baby blue and yellow …

Muslims Celebrate Easter

Do Muslims Celebrate Easter?

Short Answer: Muslims actually believe that God raised Jesus to himself as the Quran says {Rather, Allah raised him to Himself.} (4:158) But this raising to Himself is not connected with the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. In fact, in the Quran, in the passage, the longer passage in surah 4 verse 157 onwards, the impression we get is …

Things You May Not Know About Easter Traditions

Things You May Not Know About Easter Traditions

The traditions that are established as a Christian celebration don’t really represent Jesus’ teaching. How does a bunny play into the prophet’s message? And why are eggs a central symbol of the celebration?

4 Lessons from a New Relationship with Jesus (Peace be Upon Him)

4 Lessons From a New Relationship with Jesus (Peace be Upon Him)

As converts to Islam, during this time our relationship with all the Prophets including Jesus (peace be upon him) should be enhanced. We look to the fundamental message that they were all sent to deliver: That there is only one God, that this world is finite, and that we shall be judged for our acts.

Can I Join My Non-Muslim Family During Easter

Can I Join My Non-Muslim Family During Easter?

Wa Alaikum Assalam Fatma, Thank you for your question, your kind comments, and for contacting Ask About Islam. To begin with, we must agree that Christmas and Easter celebrations and customs have little to do with religion. These customs began way before Christianity was born and the traditions and figures around it have no relation with …

Was Jesus Tortured and Crucified?

Salam (Peace) Chevalnoir, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam.  Muslims believe that before the Last Day, Jesus will return to earth. The meaning of the relevant verse in the Quran is as follows: {And their saying, “We killed the Messiah, `Isa son of Maryam, Messenger of Allah.” They did …

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