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`Ashura’ and Human Brotherhood

How `Ashura’ Nurtures Noble Human Values

Every year, Muslimsmark `Ashura’ on the 10th day of Muharram. The day of `Ashura’ is not only celebrated by Muslims, but other faith communities. Jews for example, used to celebrate this day too. Also, Quraysh (Prophet Muhammad’s tribe) used to fast on the day of `Ashura’ in the pre-Islamic period. Moreover, Allah’s Messenger too used …

asylum seekers at Mexican border

Detroit Muslims, Jews Unite to Raise $26K for Asylum Seekers

Building on years of cooperation, Muslim and Jewish communities have come together to help asylum seekers at Mexican borders, raising funds to offer living essentials, Fox 2 Detroit reported. “We have a lot in common as American citizens from all faiths. Whether we practice our religion or uphold our Constitution, we have a lot in …

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Why Do We Respect The People of The Book?

Short Answer:Because God commanded us to respect them.They have deviated from true Monotheism, but we still have much in common, including our love for the same prophets. Asalamu Alaikum Abdul Rahman.Thank you very much for your question. Both Groups Deviated From The Truth It is true that all the prophets of Allah preached the same …

UK Muslims, Jews Volunteer Together on Sadaqa Day - About Islam

UK Muslims, Jews Volunteer Together on Sadaqa Day

Hundreds of Muslim and Jewish volunteers came together for a day of friendship at the new Golders Green Islamic center in the London Borough of Barnet as part of fifteen interfaith events thattook place for the Muslim community’s annual Sadaqa day, Jewish News reported. Julie Siddiqi, who founded Sadaqa Day in 2015, praised the support …

New York Muslims, Christians Unite for a Cause - About Islam

New York Muslims, Christians Unite for a Cause

An interfaith celebration of the holiday took place on Long Island Tuesday, pairing volunteers from a church and a mosque You could call it a blended family – ancient cousins of sorts – celebrating together. LONG ISLAND, New York – Muslims and Christians in Long Island, New York, came together for a common good, sharing …

'A Huge Blessing': Chicago Faiths Unite to Give Special Thanksgiving to Needy - About Islam

'A Huge Blessing': Chicago Faiths Unite to Give Special Thanksgiving to Needy

CHICAGO – “Warm Wishes from Northwest Indiana Islamic Center, and First United Methodist Church, and New Day Community Church.” This is the message on the handmade greeting card designed for the needy during Thanksgiving, and the card was signed by 3-year-old Muslim boy, Isaac Musleh with the help of Becky Chambers, a member of that …

Remembering Togetherness on Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday - About Islam

Remembering Togetherness on Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday

The Message of Madinah Islam’s Success Through Diversity Living the Prophet’s Example The Message of Madinah As I sit in yet another restaurant waiting for my main course, I dip pieces of the freshly baked gourmet bread into a mix of olive oil and balsamic vinegar. This Italian tradition from one of my favorite countries …

Mitzvah Day: Muslim, Jewish Volunteers Unite to Cook Chicken Soup - About Islam

Mitzvah Day: Muslim, Jewish Volunteers Unite to Cook Chicken Soup

LONDON – Hundreds of young Muslim and Jewish volunteers came together on Sunday at East London mosque and dozens of venues across the country to cook up traditional pots of soup as part of the Jewish Mitzvah Day, or charity day. “This is a new experience for us. I’ve never made Jewish chicken soup before, …

Wisconsin Churches Wish Muslims A Blessed Ramadan - About Islam

Wisconsin Churches Wish Muslims A Blessed Ramadan

MADISON – Wisconsin Council of Churches (WCC) have reached out to its Muslim neighbors in Madison with a greeting message to welcome the holy month of Ramadan. “With limited time to advertise, this year the WCC decided to start small by printing 100 signs that read ‘To Our Muslim Neighbors, Blessed Ramadan’, and invited churches …

West London Synagogue Hosts Ramadan Iftar - About Islam

West London Synagogue Hosts Ramadan Iftar

LONDON – Welcoming Muslims and Christians, Jews at the West London Synagogue have brought together a diverse group of faiths to enjoy an interfaith Ramadan iftar, celebrating years of a special relationship. Beginning with the early evening prayer, guests came together for a healthy meal where the hosts, who follow the theology of Reform Judaism, …



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