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Fatima al-Fihri: Founder of World's Very First University

Sumara Khan
The name Fatima Al-Fihri crowns the annals of history with the distinction of having established the world’s very first university. Yes, it was a Muslim woman who pioneered a model of higher learning coupled with the issuance of degrees of various levels.

Fatima Al-Fihri migrated with her family in the early ninth century from Qayrawan […]

By |August 7th, 2014|Muslim Heritage, Society|4 Comments
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    End the Gaza blockade to achieve peace

    By Keith Ellison It seems as though each day brings new horrors and heartbreaks in the Holy Land. More than 1,000 dead. Gazan children blown up on the beach.A U.N. shelter hit. Two-thirds of Israelis living in fear from indiscriminate rocket fire launched by Hamas. But as the calls for a cease-fire gain momentum, it is important to understand that many […]

End the Gaza blockade to achieve peace

By Keith Ellison
It seems as though each day brings new horrors and heartbreaks in the Holy Land. More than 1,000 dead. Gazan children blown up on the beach.A U.N. shelter hit. Two-thirds of Israelis living in fear from indiscriminate rocket fire launched by Hamas. But as the calls for a cease-fire gain momentum, it is important to understand that many Gazans […]

By |August 5th, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments

Newark Halal fest to return Saturday at NewPark Mall

By Chris De Benedetti
NEWARK — As nearly 10,000 people last year crowded into the state’s first-ever Halal Food & Eid Festival, its unexpected popularity caused long lines and food shortages, leading organizers to rethink this year’s reprise.

Co-organizer Irfan Rydhan says now they’re ready for a throng of revelers outside NewPark Mall, where the festival Saturday […]

By |August 5th, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments

Chapter 75: Day of Resurrection

In the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful

I swear by the Day of Resurrection, (1) And I swear by the self-reproaching conscience, (that Resurrection is a reality.) (2)

Does man think that We will never reassemble his bones? (3) Why (can We) not (do so), while We are able to reset (even) his fingertips perfectly? […]

By |August 5th, 2014|On Faith, Quranic verses, The Holy Quran|10 Comments
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    Charity

    To the Quranic word Zakah and the meaning it conveys, there is no equivalent in any other language as far as we know. It is not just a form of charity or alms-giving or tax or tithe. Nor is it simply an expression of kindness; it is all of these combined and much more. It […]

Charity

To the Quranic word Zakah and the meaning it conveys, there is no equivalent in any other language as far as we know. It is not just a form of charity or alms-giving or tax or tithe. Nor is it simply an expression of kindness; it is all of these combined and much more. It […]

By |August 3rd, 2014|Five Pillars of Islam, On Faith|2 Comments

African Muslim Slaves in the Americas: An Understudied Presence

For three hundred and fifty years, Muslim men, women, and children, victims of the general insecurity that the Atlantic slave trade and the politico-religious conflicts in West Africa fostered, were sold in the New World. They were among the very first Africans to be shipped, and among the very last. When they reached the other […]

By |August 2nd, 2014|Africa, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|14 Comments
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    FAQ’s about Ramadan

    Q: What is Ramadan? A: Ramadan is the name of the ninth Islamic lunar month. It is the month God ordered the Muslims to fast since it was the month He revealed the Quran (the Muslims’ holy scripture) to Muhammad (the final Prophet of God). Muslims abstain from eating, drinking and intimate relations with their […]

FAQ’s about Ramadan

Q: What is Ramadan?

A: Ramadan is the name of the ninth Islamic lunar month. It is the month God ordered the Muslims to fast since it was the month He revealed the Quran (the Muslims’ holy scripture) to Muhammad (the final Prophet of God). Muslims abstain from eating, drinking and intimate relations with their […]

By |August 2nd, 2014|Fasting, On Faith|1 Comment

Ramadan Reflection Day #24: Giving Voice to the Voiceless — Why We Need More Ayman Mohyeldins in the World

By Imam Khalid Latif
I recently started following Ayman Mohyeldin on twitter, @AymanM. For those of you who don’t know him, he’s a Foreign Correspondent for NBC News and is reporting live from Gaza daily. Please keep the people their in your continued thoughts and prayers.

I don’t know Ayman Mohyeldin personally, but I think many of us […]

By |July 23rd, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments

Harford mosque opens doors to community for Ramadan iftar

By David Anderson
Harford County residents and leaders had an opportunity Saturday to meet members of the local Muslim community and learn more about Muslim culture and traditions during the holy month of Ramadan, a critical event as the military continues its fight against Islamic fundamentalist groups around the world and tensions remain between Muslims and non-Muslims in […]

By |July 23rd, 2014|Common Ground, External Links|0 Comments
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    Fasting of Ramadan: A Time for Change

    Taha Ghayyur & Taha Ghaznavi “Fasting in Ramadan develops in a person the real spirit of social belonging, of unity and brotherhood, and of equality before God. This spirit is the natural product of the fact that when people fast they feel that they are joining the whole Muslim society (which makes up more than […]

Fasting of Ramadan: A Time for Change

Taha Ghayyur & Taha Ghaznavi
“Fasting in Ramadan develops in a person the real spirit of social belonging, of unity and brotherhood, and of equality before God. This spirit is the natural product of the fact that when people fast they feel that they are joining the whole Muslim society (which makes up more than one […]

By |July 21st, 2014|Fasting, Social Ties|0 Comments
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