Islam in the US Senate S. Con. Res. 43

The following is a concurrent resolution by the 96th Congress (1979) honoring the 14th century of Islam. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES October 4 (legislative day, June 21), 1979. Mr. Stone submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations October 15, [...]

2017-09-16T21:38:33+00:00 January 24th, 2015|Muslim Heritage, North America|

Islam in USA – American Mosques

Courtesy U.S. Department of State's Office of International Information Programs More than 1,200 mosques and Islamic centers have existed in this country, according to a survey conducted in the latter part of the 1990s, but fewer than 100 were actually designed as mosques. The survey revealed that most Islamic [...]

2017-09-20T18:03:59+00:00 November 9th, 2014|Heritage, Muslim Heritage, North America|

Family: The Building Blocks of Society

By Saulat PervezMr. and Mrs. Siddiq migrated to the United States in the late 1980s from Pakistan. Sponsored by Mrs. Siddiq’s brother, they had a clear and simple goal: to avail better educational opportunities for their four children in the New World.Muhammad Uthman came to the United States as a [...]

2017-10-27T01:14:04+00:00 October 31st, 2014|family-in-islam, Islamic Teachings, North America, social-ties|

Morality & Ethics in Islam

Self Development The word “morality” comes from the Latin word moralitas meaning "manner, character, and proper behavior". Morality generally refers to a code of conduct, that an individual, group or society hold as authoritative, in distinguishing right from wrong. Such an ideal code of conduct is often espoused in preference [...]

2017-09-27T11:36:34+00:00 September 18th, 2014|social-ties, Society|

From Protection to Contribution: Post 9/11

The tragedy of 9/11 transformed the Muslim American community in many ways. Muslims learned to communicate with the media, to defend Islam in the face of sweeping generalizations, and to develop alliances across religious lines. At the same time, Muslims underwent internal change as well: for too long, they had [...]

2017-09-27T11:39:44+00:00 September 11th, 2014|9-11, social-ties|
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