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This Group Bonds Muslim Youth in America - About Islam

This Group Bonds Muslim Youth in America

For a young Muslim growing up in the US, the weekly meeting of Muslim youth inside Masjid Quba in Brooklyn is very important to connect Muslim youth together and teach them about their faith, Bklyner reported. “I went to an Islamic school. I know that a lot of people don’t have that privilege. They don’t …

Young & Going to Hajj? Use Your Skills to Help Pilgrims - About Islam

Young & Going to Hajj? Use Your Skills to Help Pilgrims

Each year, more than 3 million Muslims commit to Hajj, a spiritual journey that represents the fifth pillar of Islam and the largest annual human gathering on the planet. Every Muslim who is physically and financially able to do so is expected to make this pilgrimage once in their lifetime. According to the 2018 report …

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11-Year-Old US Muslim Girl Honored for Powerful Essay

A New York 11-year-old Muslim girl has been honored this week in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game after she wrote an essay describing the pain of growing up as a hijabi Muslim in the US, CBS News reported Wednesday. “Wearing a hijab, a head covering worn in public by some Muslim women is a …

Sonny Bill Williams Talks about Inspiring Young Muslims - About Islam

Sonny Bill Williams Talks about Inspiring Young Muslims

As a committed Muslim, New Zealand rugby superstar Sonny Bill Williams hopes to continue inspiring young Muslims, Pacific Islanders and his children, as he looks to grow as a person and leader, TV New Zealand reported. “I know I didn’t have to study, but I want my kids to grow up to be whatever they …

This Young Muslim Named Michigan Winner of Google Doodle Contest - About Islam

This Young Muslim Named Michigan Winner of Google Doodle Contest

A 10-year-old Muslim student at Michigan Islamic Academy in Ann Arbor has been named a winner among Michigan entrants in the Google for Doodle competition, MLive reported. In the contest under the theme, “When I grow up, I hope…” students submitted doodles representing visions of their future. The doodle submitted by Liyana Siddique, a fourth-grade …

HIJAB PARTY – ENCOURAGING & ANNOUNCING HIJAB FOR YOUNG SISTERS WITH POSITIVITY

Hijab Party - How to Encourage and Announce Hijab with Positivity

Are your eyebrows going up thinking what is a hijab party? Hijab wearing party, also known as takleef party or buloogh(puberty) party, is a new trend that’s popular among Muslim families who want to celebrate their daughters’ willingness to wear hijab. Living in the West, it is not easy to go from not wearing a …

Breaking Fears, Muslim Youth Hand Out Roses to Passersby in 10 Countries - About Islam

Breaking Fears, Muslim Youth Hand Out Roses to Passersby in 10 Countries

Young Muslims across 10 European countries handed out roses and flyers with basic information on Islam in an event designed to break fears and prejudices against Muslims and to promote empathy, Daily Sabah reported Monday, April 15. The events, organized by the Islamic Community Milli Gorus (ICMG) organization, expanded from Germany to the Netherlands, Austria, …

Muslim and American - Feeling Like a Problem

Muslim and American - Feeling Like a Problem

This is not normal. It creates an identity crisis in young Muslims and further alienates them. In school or the workplace, young Muslims feel like they need to abandon part of their Islamic identity in order to fit in. For example, young Muslim women sometimes feel pressured to take off or modify their hijab so they do not stick out or become the target or verbal or physical abuse.

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Why Does My Daughter Hate Her Hijab?

“Oh, God.” These were the words of one young girl when asked how she feels about the hijab. At the tender age of 15, she is fighting the uphill struggle most teenage girls face; her parents want her to wear the hijab and she doesn’t. It is the common battle of wills between teen girl …

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How to Get Your Daughter to Wear Hijab in 12 Steps

Recently I was at a ladies-only event, but since it was held in a public venue, many of the women remained covered just in case a random man walked in. At some point, I ended up sitting near a couple of older sisters whom I had never met. For several minutes they sat silently and …



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