Domestic Violence And The Muslim Community

What is Domestic Violence?  Domestic violence is a pattern of ongoing hurtful, manipulative, or controlling activities, including physical, sexual, financial, religious, psychological, emotional, and verbal abuse.  Domestic violence is a taboo subj [Read story...]

26 years and counting…

I used think I had the all the answers. In fact, if you knew me as a teen, I was probably annoying AF, for the way I was a terrible know-it-all. I knew all the answers in school. I knew all the answers after school. And then at Daarul Uloom, I worke [Read story...]

Age of Consent in Classical Islamic Law

In the name of Allah , the Gracious, the Merciful The age of consent to sexual relations is not firmly established in classical Islamic law like it is in many Muslim and non-Muslim countries today. The appropriate age of sexual relations was set in t [Read story...]

Suicide Prevention for Muslim Communities

By Rania Awaad, MD, Taimur Kouser, BA, Osama El-Gabalawy, MD, & Belal Zia, MA Trigger Warning: This article discusses suicide, which some might find disturbing. If you or someone you know is having serious thoughts of suicide, please call 911 or [Read story...]

Afghanistan: Discussing the Crisis And Solutions

Centering Afghan Voices What has happened in Afghanistan? Who are the role players in the development of the current situation and what is happening now. On the ground realities, and prospects for the future in terms of solutions. Panelists: Shaykh [Read story...]

Ashura: The Victory of Musa And Victory of Husain

The month of Muharram has already begun, and ‘Ashura is upon us. Unfortunately, it feels as though each year, we grow more and more distant from the true importance of the month of Muharram and of its tenth day. With each passing year, we see more [Read story...]

My Miscarriage And Healing Afterwards

Trigger warning: miscarriage I felt it as I hobbled nearly doubled-over towards the car on our way to the ER. The pain that surged through my body didn’t allow me to process what I knew had just happened. “Don’t freak out if you don’t hear a [Read story...]

best movies about islam

Al-Ghazzali The Middle East has been and continues to produce some fantastic movies that bring so much delight to any of Arabic descent. Backed up by religion and culture denotations [Read story...]

Zakat Eligibility of Islamic Organizations

All Praise Be to Allah, and May His Blessings and Peace Be on His Final Messenger  In response to a question about the zakat (zakât, zakâh) eligibility of a non-profit organization whose purpose is to gather detailed information on the Muslim comm [Read story...]

Reviving The Sacred Months: Dhul Hijjah (Part 1)

The buzz of Ramadan has come and gone, leaving us with already-fading memories of days of fasting and nights of worship. Caught up in the bustle of our regular lives, especially as the world struggles to move towards a post-pandemic norm, we may find [Read story...]

The Marriage Proposal in the Qur’an

The pearls of the Qur’an never truly fails to amaze the believer. Allah tells us in the Qur’an, إِنَّ فِي ذَٰلِكَ لَذِكْرَىٰ لِمَن كَانَ لَهُ قَلْبٌ أَوْ أَلْقَى السَّمْعَ وَهُ [Read story...]

Cars4Jannah: Creating New Dreams With Old Cars

Have you ever thought to use your old car to fulfill your dream of a better world? Cars4Jannah is pumping cash into Islamic organizations to help fuel their missions across the nation.  “[Cars4Jannah] funnels Muslim money back into the Muslim comm [Read story...]

The Moderate Community

I remember with clarity, those days just before our first lockdown was announced. The way the world around me fell silent. The way the laughing, smiling faces that normally walked through the restaurant doors, all but vanished. And how those who did [Read story...]

Palestine And The Millennial Muslim Consciousness

{Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to al-Masjid al- Aqsa, whose surroundings We have blessed, to show him of Our signs. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Seeing.} (Qur’an 17:1) It has been difficult for me to articula [Read story...]

A Hassan’s Tale Story: No Strings On Me

YanSee the Story Index for Wael Abdelgawad’s other stories. The National Lottery It was a hot December in 1989, and I was sitting behind a sandbag in East Beirut, sipping water, when a sniper’s bullet went through my canteen, dousing my fac [Read story...]

A Tour Of Latin America | Mufti Taqi Usmani

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم  نحمده ونصلي على رسوله الكريم وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين Brazil | Panama | Trinidad | Barbados October 2008 CE /Shawwal 1429 AH Translated by Shoaib A. Rasheed (June [Read story...]

Memorize Surah al-Mulk Ramadan 2021 | Verse 26

Āyah 26 قُلۡ إِنَّمَا ٱلۡعِلۡمُ عِندَ ٱللَّهِ وَإِنَّمَاۤ أَنَا۠ نَذِیرࣱ مُّبِینࣱ (My Prophet,) Say: “That information is exclusively with Allāh. And I am only a clear warner.” [Read story...]