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What’s The Matter?|My Brother’s Wife and My Husband Exchange Friendly Glances

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Question: I am happily married to my husband for 11 years. We have three children together. My siblings and I usually get together along with our spouses. We are a practicing family. My brother and his wife are less practicing. When we gather, we try as much as possible to sit separately. However, sometimes it happens where we are all ... Read More »

From Kansas to Palestine, Hatred and Pie

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So a 73 year old KKK member has just gone on a shooting spree in Kansas, killing three people. He specifically targeted people of the Jewish faith. For every Muslim who condemns the killings and extends their sympathies to the Jewish community, expect to be asked, "But what about Palestine?" Because now that the shooting has stopped, let the shame grenading begin. Read More »

Quebec’s Ruling Party Suffers Crushing Defeat – Despite the Anti-Muslim Campaign

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The lunacy which has dominated the discourse coming out of Quebec over the last year has finally been countered with a dose of sanity. In a historic vote this Monday, the ruling Parti Québécois (PQ) suffered a major defeat after just 19 months of taking office. Premier Pauline Marois organized an ugly campaign which centered on identity politics and secession ... Read More »

3 Reasons Why I am Skipping Out on “Noah”

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As you may or may not hear, movie theatres across America this weekend are premiering the movie, “Noah,” starring Russell Crowe.  Several of my Muslim friends and colleagues have expressed interest and excitement about the movie and their desire to attend a showing of the film. Therefore, I felt it necessary to implore us to show restraint and not waste ... Read More »

10 Pieces of Advice Before You Leave for Umrah

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A few pieces of advice for those who will be traveling soon to perform the beautiful Umrah journey. Read More »

The Brotherhood I Never Knew

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Charity Week: One week, One Cause, All The Difference. Read More »

Accessibility, Acceptance, Islamic Education: Living as a Muslim with Disability

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Challenges faced by Muslims with disabilities when attempting to participate at Islamic Centers. Read More »

How Do I Deal with My Escapist Mentality

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Question: I hope by the will of Allāh you guys can help or offer some suggestions. My problem since I was younger is that I have an escapist mentality. Whenever things would get rough I would idealize this perfect world, in which I was beautiful, strong, confident, perfect. Fast-forward 20 years later, I still have this problem, I want to ... Read More »

Why Robert Davila is the Most Famous Muslim in America This Week

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May Allah guide all of us with the light of His guidance in whatever position we may be in and give us the taufiq of dua (supplication), shukr (thankfulness), sabr (patience), and ridha bil qadha (satisfaction with Divine Decree) Read More »

How Mars Became Haram: A Guide to Freaky Fatwa News

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So there’s a fun new fatwa being covered in the international news, and it goes like this: Mars Is Haram. Read More »

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