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[Volunteer Profile] Halal Food Bank, SeekersPoint Perth – Faisal Baluch

Packing Day co- ordinator, Shameema Kolia met up with Faisal Baluch to talk about his involvement with the Halal Food Bank Project. Here’s what Faisal had to say. 1. How did you hear about the project? I heard about the project through word of mouth, through friends. 2. Tell us a little bit more about yourself, [...]

Video: Continuity and Community: Eid al-Adha 2012 Khutbah – Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

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.

“Too Embarrassed to Talk About It”: Pornography Addiction and Some of Its Effects on Muslim Marital Life

“Too Embarrassed to Talk About It”: Pornography Addiction and Some of Its Effects on Muslim Marital Life – Ibrahim Long Pornography addiction is a rapidly growing condition affecting thousands across the world. The addiction has grown tremendously alongside advances in internet speeds and usability that make more accessible the internet’s reportedly 4.2 million pornographic websites.[1] [...]

Servant-Leadership by Imam Afroz Ali [VIDEO]

SeekersHub had recently organized a session with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus, and Imam Afroz Ali on “Walking the Way of Service: The Prophetic Model of Leadership & Activism”. This is Imam Afroz’s talk from the session, on “Servant-Leadership”. Share this post with others so your community and friends can benefit. Which key points [...]

Race To The Top – Imam Zaid Shakir – New Islamic Direction

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 – Radical Middle Way

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’

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

Shaykh Hamza Yusuf on Rising Anti-Muslim Sentiment – AlJazeera

USC Program Helps to Train Young Muslim Leaders

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 [...]

Objections to Mosques in the United States – ISPU

“Not In Our Neighborhood”: Managing Opposition to Mosque Construction Author : Kathleen E. Foley Type Of Publication : Reports Date : Oct. 01, 2010 Download : Download the Full Report (PDF) Opposition to mosque-building did not begin with the furor over the Islamic center intended for lower Manhattan, but that event demonstrated the increased vitriol [...]