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Japan Schools Urged to Offer Halal Dietary Options

Schools and daycare facilities in Japan have been urged to accommodate students of different religious backgrounds in their dietary options, including offering halal food to Muslim children, Japan Times reported on Sunday, June 23. “Since the number of Islamic children is likely to increase in the future, we should consider taking measures,” an official from …

Before Action, Double-Check Your Intention

Before Action, Double-Check Your Intention

“Actions are according to intentions, and everyone will get what they intended. So whoever migrates for the sake of Allah and His messenger, the migration will be counted truly for Allah and His messenger. And whoever migrates for the sake of worldly increase or to marry someone, then the migration will count for whatever it …

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Dutch Still Get it Wrong on Muslims: New Study

AMSTERDAM – According to Ipsos Perils of Perception survey,  the Dutch people, fuelled by Islamophobia, overestimate the number of Muslims in the Netherlands and the percentage of the population born abroad, Dutch News reported on December 6. The research, which takes place in 37 countries, shows that the Dutch think 26% of the population were born outside …

The Quest for Home: Why Do People Migrate?

The world has indeed become a global village. Not only do words move with a swish but the people themselves. Emigration is usually driven by a few common motives: persecution & war, pursuing a better future, job relocation, etc. However, its outcome is bittersweet as it presents challenges such as language barriers, integration, etc. I …

Family of Umm Salamah: Example of Boundless Dedication (Story)

Umm Salamah: Story of an Immigrant Family

Umm Salamah! What an eventful life she had! Her real name was Hind. She was the daughter of one of the notables in the Makhzum clan nicknamed “Zad Ar-Rakib” (which means the provision for the traveler) because he was well known for his generosity, particularly to travelers. Umm Salamah’s husband was `Abdullah ibn `Abdul-Asad and …

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