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Traveling the Islamic Style - 5 Things I Enjoyed in Tunisia

Traveling the Islamic Style - 5 Things I Enjoyed in Tunisia

I have just returned from the most amazing holiday in Tunisia. My husband and I traveled to the Yasmine Hammamet area of Tunisia. Although the area was commercialized to some extend for tourism, I still found that it kept many of its traditional roots…

Lessons from Valentine’s Day: 6 Loves to Focus on

Lessons From Valentine’s Day: 6 Loves to Focus on

While, I am not interested in the modern Valentine paradigm, I am interested in taking a lesson from the occasion, a lesson to remind myself that every day of the year I must remember the verses of the Quran and traditions from the Sunnah that teach us to love.

The Feeling of Christmas as a Muslim Convert

The Feeling of Christmas as a Muslim Convert

Christmas is a very hard time of the year for me. It is more difficult than Eid itself. It is a sad reminder that I will not be celebrating another holiday with my family ever again. People who are not converts do not understand this and they took try to tell you how to feel.

American City Adds `Eid Al-Fitr to Calendar - About Islam

American City Adds `Eid Al-Fitr to Calendar

NEW ROCHELLE – The Islamic holiday of `Eid Al-Fitr has been added to the school district’s calendar next year in New Rochelle, a first for the American city and the region of Westchester County in New York. “It just seemed like an oversight on the part of the district that it hadn’t been done. As …

Happy Holidays! - About Islam

Happy Holidays!

If we celebrate Christmas with our families, what are we actually celebrating? What is our intention? If we know in our hearts that we are not celebrating the religious side of the feast, perhaps even declaring this in our own du`aa’ on the morning of Christmas itself to reassure our newfound faith…

Can Muslims Celebrate Valentine's Day? - About Islam

Can Muslims Celebrate Valentine's Day?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja:Dr. Shabir, the question for today is, you know, February is one of the big days that’s highlighted as Valentine’s day. And a lot of people are wondering can Muslims celebrate Valentine’s …



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