Why? We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day to hold a community BBQ at the footsteps of our SeekersHub Sydney venue. I came along to represent the team with my husband and two young boys. I wasn’t really sure of what to expect. What I witnessed and the response we received to this [...]
Video: Continuity and Community: Eid al-Adha 2012 Khutbah – Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah delivers Eid al-Adha 2012 khutbah.
Race To The Top – Imam Zaid Shakir – New Islamic Direction “The fight against racism is not over; we must redouble our efforts.” As the level of racially-charged exclusionary politics grows throughout the Western world, Muslims will have to contribute to the developing discourse to counter this problem. Doing so will require a plunge [...]
The Fez Summit website The Fez Summit will bring together leading scholars and thinkers to reiterate the orthodox message of Islam – that of mercy, peace, co-existence and justice . It is about strengthening and magnifying the mainstream voice of Islam which is against all forms of extremism, anarchy and chaos. The issues to tackled included: Means and methods of [...]
Ground Zero and the ‘S-word’ by Matthew J. Cressler The vitriol around the planned construction of an Islamic cultural center in Lower Manhattan demonstrates our society’s inability to communicate about critical issues. The proposed Cordoba House was a local issue defended passionately by Mayor Michael Bloomberg that quickly transformed into a cause célèbre, soliciting the [...]
Shaykh Hamza Yusuf on Rising Anti-Muslim Sentiment – AlJazeera
USC Program Helps to Train Young Muslim Leaders February 18, 2011 Mike O’Sullivan | Los Angeles A group of young women leaders discuss key issues at the University of Southern California’s American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute, February 2011 A new generation of Muslim American leaders is emerging in the United States. And a project at [...]