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Mandela: A Lesson in Patience – Imam Zaid Shakir

Original video link here. In this Friday sermon delivered at the Muslim Community Center of East Bay (MCC), Imam Zaid Shakir talks about Nelson Mandela a day after he passed away and how he patiently persevered through the many trials and tribulations he faced in his life. “Life presents us many challenges and unexpected surprises. […]

Nelson Mandela: A Reminder for Us All – Habib Ali Al-Jifri

Original article can be found here. Of the many principles that Nelson Mandela stood for, his struggle against the apartheid regime was one, but it was not this that made him unique. In fact, Imam Abdullah Haron preceded him in this struggle in South Africa and died in prison after being tortured by the apartheid […]

Habib Ali Al-Jifri on Madiba Nelson Mandela’s Passing

Habib Ali al-Jifri, founder of Tabah Foundation is a scholar and spiritual educator from Hadramawt, Yemen. He recently responded to the death of South African former President, Madiba Nelson Mandela. He wrote his response in Arabic: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ba1hmFCCcAAEDdx.jpg:large  (Image) from his twitter account. Reaction to Mandela’s death Mandela has returned to his Lord and He knows […]