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`Eid Al-Fitr: A Day of Joy and Thanksgiving

`Eid Al-Fitr: A Day of Joy and Thanksgiving

`Eid Al-Fitr is the day of thanksgiving and joy. It marks the end of the month of fasting, and it is when we feel happy and give thanks to Allah that He enabled us to obey His commands. We all fasted during the month of Ramadan, and by the end of the month, we realize …

Be Grateful... You Just Took Another Breath for Free!

Be Grateful... You Just Took Another Breath for Free!

When my late mother was in hospital during her last days, the bill rung up no less than $1000 a day just to keep her breathing. Now as much as we would have continued to pay every last cent we owned it was an eye opener that little do we realize how lucky we are. …

Ruman Project:  Group Thanks Muslim Women in Month of Giving Thanks - About Islam

Ruman Project: Group Thanks Muslim Women in Month of Giving Thanks

This season of gratitude and thanksgiving is always a wonderful time of year to reflect on everything you are thankful for We are often so used to giving thanks for the material items that we possess, or the things we find comfortable and familiar but it’s also important to be grateful for the people who …

'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 …

Islamic Society Kids Prepare Thanksgiving Meals for Needy - About Islam

Islamic Society Kids Prepare Thanksgiving Meals for Needy

PANAMA CITY — Since Monday, the children of Bay County Islamic Society (BCIS) in Florida, the US have been participating in preparing Thanksgiving meals to hand out to those in need, News Herald reported on November 21. “Handing out these Thanksgiving meals to poor people felt especially poignant to me in the wake of Hurricane …

Louisville Muslims Bring Thanksgiving Joy to Women Shelter - About Islam

Louisville Muslims Bring Thanksgiving Joy to Women Shelter

Women’s shelter receives backpacks, blankets from local Muslim group, doctors LOUISVILLE, KY – Local Muslim groups in Louisville, Kentucky have donated much-needed supplies to the city’s first women-only day shelter, bringing thanksgiving joy to its members. “We are so blessed to be in this wonderful country,” Dr. Waqar Saleem, board member of Doctors for Healthy …

The First Thanksgiving Ever - What Happened? - About Islam

The First Thanksgiving Ever - What Happened?

Where did these traditions come from? And how did they become a part of the national holiday we call Thanksgiving? In the fall of 1620, the cargo ship Mayflower transported a group of 102 English men, women, and children to the new world. A portion of this…

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What American Muslims Think of Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving Day be sure to pass the halal turkey and top the sweet potato casserole with pork-free marshmallows because Muslims from all across the 50 states will be sitting down to a meal on Thursday during this most American of holidays. “Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays,” said Shauna Merbouhi, who …

Celebrating Thanksgiving as a New Muslim - OK?

Celebrating Thanksgiving as a New Muslim - OK?

Meeting parents and family members will strengthen the family ties. It will give them a sense of belonging. And it will give them a feeling that their son or daughter is still a member of the family and he is not detached from them. It will also be a good…



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