Ramadan and Breaking Out of the Cycle of Addiction

By Najwa Awad, LCSW-C, PMH-C Ramadan is an exceptional time for Muslims seeking Allah’s mercy, hope, and healing from all kinds of spiritual, physical, and psychological ailments- including addiction. Addiction is traditionally thought of as dependence on alcohol or drugs, but present-day individuals are struggling to extricate themselves from softer [...]

2022-03-05T04:54:19+00:00February 25th, 2022|Ramadan 1|

Is Dating Allowed in Islam?

By Meena Malik You may have heard “Muslims don’t date” or “dating isn’t allowed in Islam.” On a surface level, those statements are correct. However, in order to understand what Islam’s stance is on dating, the term “dating” frst needs to be defined. I’ll define dating as the stereotypical [...]

2022-02-25T09:46:56+00:00February 22nd, 2022|FAQs, Islam|

Why Did God Create Hell?

By Bassam Zawadi One who reads the Qur’an and hadith literature cannot miss the several references concerning hell. While many would understandably appreciate why some of humanity’s worst criminals might deserve to burn in hell temporarily for their horrendous crimes, several would struggle with the idea of one [...]

2022-03-09T06:02:45+00:00February 22nd, 2022|Islam|

Creating an Inclusive Environment for Muslim Employees

Laura El Alam These days most employers strive to make their workplace as inclusive and welcoming as possible. Being culturally sensitive and accommodating for employees is the ethical thing to do, but it is also necessary since religious expressions are protected by the Bill of Rights and federal [...]

2022-02-22T07:38:56+00:00January 21st, 2022|American Muslims, Hijab|
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