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    Tariq Amanullah: A Tribute

    Tariq Amanullah went to work at the World Trade Center on 9/11 and simply never returned. He is often identified as an assistant vice president of Fiduciary Trust. However, few people know that Amanullah, a Muslim by faith, was also one of the founding members of 877-Why-Islam. 877-Why-Islam team members remember Amanullah for his humility, […]

Tariq Amanullah: A Tribute

Tariq Amanullah went to work at the World Trade Center on 9/11 and simply never returned. He is often identified as an assistant vice president of Fiduciary Trust. However, few people know that Amanullah, a Muslim by faith, was also one of the founding members of 877-Why-Islam.

877-Why-Islam team members remember Amanullah for his humility, his

By |September 6th, 2014|9-11, On Faith|1 Comment
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    The Aga Khan's New Islamic Treasure Trove

    By Kelly Crow Plenty of museums around the world collect Islamic art—from ornate Persian carpets to Mughal miniature paintings—but there’s never been a museum in North America focused solely on exhibiting these pieces, until now. On Sept. 18, Toronto’s Aga Khan Museum will open in a 31,500 square-foot space designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Fumihiko […]

The Aga Khan's New Islamic Treasure Trove

By Kelly Crow

Plenty of museums around the world collect Islamic art—from ornate Persian carpets to Mughal miniature paintings—but there’s never been a museum in North America focused solely on exhibiting these pieces, until now.

On Sept. 18, Toronto’s Aga Khan Museum will open in a 31,500 square-foot space designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Fumihiko Maki, giving

By |September 6th, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments

A Prisoner’s Beard Offers the Next Test of Religious Liberty for the Supreme Court

By Adam Liptak

WASHINGTON — When the Supreme Court comes back from its summer break next month, it will pick up where it left off, returning to the subject of religious freedom. But the court’s focus will shift from corporations to prisoners.

On the final day of the last term, in June, the justices ruled in the Hobby

By |September 6th, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments

What is Shariah? (video)

By |September 6th, 2014|FAQs, On Faith, Shariah|0 Comments
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    Mosques and Congregational Prayer

    Prayer in congregation is considered to have more social and spiritual benefit than praying by oneself. The congregation is led by a person called an imam, who is usually chosen as the person with the best knowledge of the Quran, preferably someone who has memorized the entire Quran (a hafiz). The remaining people stand behind […]

Mosques and Congregational Prayer

Prayer in congregation is considered to have more social and spiritual benefit than praying by oneself. The congregation is led by a person called an imam, who is usually chosen as the person with the best knowledge of the Quran, preferably someone who has memorized the entire Quran (a hafiz). The remaining people stand behind

By |September 4th, 2014|Prayer, Social Ties|Comments Off on Mosques and Congregational Prayer

Umar the Great

By Salman Yazdani
Whenever we talk of great generals or kings of the world one name usually comes to our mind, i.e., Alexander the Great. For obvious reasons he deserves this reputation, but many of us don’t know that there was another ruler in history who was greater than many influential kings in every respect, even

By |September 4th, 2014|Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|1 Comment

As leaders of UK Jews and Muslims we say: we are two faiths with one message

A few days ago the organisations we represent – the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Muslim Council of Britain – published an unprecedented joint statement. There should be little controversial in what it said about opposing antisemitism and Islamophobia, or stating that: “Whilst everyone has the right to voice their political opinion, there can

By |September 3rd, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments

US imam urges Scots Muslims: speak out on IS

Khalid Latif, who is the Muslim chaplain for the New York Police Department, says Scottish Muslim leaders must speak out more loudly against extremist organisations like IS in order to prevent the radicalisation of young men and women.

Latif, who is of Pakistani-Kashmiri origin and is the chaplain at the Islamic Center at New York University,

By |September 2nd, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments
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    Shura: Islamic Approach to Decision-Making

    By Lamya Hamad   The onset of 2011 witnessed an unexpected wave of protests that swept through the Middle East. Citizens struggled to topple authoritarian and tyrannical governments that had trampled on their rights for decades. The domino effect that ensued after the first protests in Tunis caught the world by surprise. The desire for […]

Shura: Islamic Approach to Decision-Making

By Lamya Hamad
 

The onset of 2011 witnessed an unexpected wave of protests that swept through the Middle East. Citizens struggled to topple authoritarian and tyrannical governments that had trampled on their rights for decades.

The domino effect that ensued after the first protests in Tunis caught the world by surprise. The desire for democracy and justice

By |August 31st, 2014|Social Ties|2 Comments
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    Salahuddin Ayyubi (Saladin)

    Saladin: Courageous and Brilliant Salahuddin Ayyubi, popularly known in the West as Saladin, was a courageous and brilliant Muslim leader during the 12th century. His firm foundation in the religion and its prime values, leading to his commitment to the Islamic cause, enabled him to accomplish great things. His Ayyubid Empire united Egypt and Syria. […]

Salahuddin Ayyubi (Saladin)

Saladin: Courageous and Brilliant
Salahuddin Ayyubi, popularly known in the West as Saladin, was a courageous and brilliant Muslim leader during the 12th century. His firm foundation in the religion and its prime values, leading to his commitment to the Islamic cause, enabled him to accomplish great things.

His Ayyubid Empire united Egypt and Syria. Above all,

By |August 31st, 2014|Africa, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|22 Comments