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MuslimKidsMatter | My Journey Creating a Petition to Recognize Eid as an American Holiday

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My Journey Creating a Petition to Recognize 'Īd as an American Holiday By Z. H. I recently started attending a civics class in my area at our local homeschool coop.  For the final project our teacher proposed that each student create a petition to the government on an issue that we thought was important.  For a while I couldn't think ... Read More »

Muslim Holidays in the USA: Sign the Petition

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Sumayyah McTaggart, a confident homeschooled eighth grader, from Great Falls, VA along with her friend īmān Hazer of Dunn-Loring, VA take civics classes at Compass Homeschooling Enrichment in Oakton, VA. Fatimah Dandashi of Falls Church, VA, a seventh grader also has classes with the same civics teacher, Leila Leoncavallo. Assigned a class project, two weeks ago, to petition the government ... Read More »

A Rebuttal to ‘Should Muslims Reconsider Animal Slaughter on Eid?’

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A respectful rebuttal against the ideas behind the banning of udhiya. Read More »

The Spirit of Eid | MM Eid Photo Contest: The Winners!

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Announcing the Winners of the MM Photo/Instagram 'Īd contest! It's about time, right?! :) We know you have been anxiously waiting, so let's get straight to it! *duff roll* … … … First Place – $500 Prize Second Place – $300 Prize Third Place – $200 Prize Runners Up – $25 Amazon Gift Card — Congratulations to those who won, ... Read More »

How the Grinch Stole Eid

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Shawwal: What to Do On Eid Night, Eid Day, and During the Month

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This was written by Mufti Taqi Usmani and was originally posted at Al Balagh     Beginning of the Ashur-ul-Hajj Shawwal is the first of the three months named as “Ashhur al-Hajj” (i.e. the months of Hajj). Although the major acts of Hajj are normally performed in the first ten days of Zulhijjah, yet the whole period starting from the first of Shawwal up to the ... Read More »

MuslimKidsMatter | Cool Eid Card Tutorials

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I hope you guys are having a great Ramadan so far!  Can you believe that we're almost in the last ten days of the month?  Ramadan is slipping by really fast, and we all know that with the end of Ramadan comes 'Īd!  There's probably a lot of secrecy in your family right now about 'Īd surprises. Have you prepared ... Read More »

5 things Muslims can learn from Christmas

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I do believe that there are lessons that we can draw from the way that non-Muslims celebrate their holiday. These are lessons that we can apply to our own two historically Islamically legitimate holidays - the two Ids. Read More »

Food for Thought: The Eid of Sacrifice

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I want to challenge myself and my readers to really make ‘Īd al-Aḍḥa a sacrifice. For the next year when you really want something: a cup of coffee, a new phone, a new purse, a trip, something you really care about, slaughter your nafs and put that money aside. Read More »

The Spirit of Eid | MM Eid Photo Contest: The Submissions

A portion of what was said to be the 15,000 attendees of Jamaica Muslim Center's #EidSalah. It was hot but the clouds covered the sun for us and it reminded me of how on the Day of Judgment, only the believers will be shaded from the heat. In sha Allah, we're from amongst them. #MMEid #eid #fitr #salah #sky #clouds #prayer #islam

Here are all the fabulous submissions which made the cut for the MM Photo/Instagram contest. They are absolutely amazing! Makes me miss Ramadan and 'Īd so much. Our staff will be choosing the 10 finalists and then you , our readers, will vote for your favorites, inshā'Allāh. JazakAllah khayr for participating and for your patience, (we need manpower, if you ... Read More »

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