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Muslim Public Affairs Council’s Young Leaders Summits – Deadline May 11th

April 28, 2011 by


 Muslim Public Affairs Council’s Young Leaders Summits Deadline May 11th The Muslim Public Affairs Council’s Young Leaders Summits three-fold program will be taking place this summer, offering Muslim American college and graduate students around the country with a unique and transformative opportunity to make their mark on Capitol Hill, in the entertainment industry and the news media. […]

Questions on the Marital Process – Please Provide Feedback

April 20, 2011 by


Bismillah. I often get asked by mutual friends if they could help find a spouse for someone. For a long time, I’ve avoided being a matchmaker because it seems to be a very time consuming and rather harrowing process. However, given the great need within our community, I’ve recently started to exploring setting up a […]

Don’t Call Me, I Won’t Call You (Via New York Times)

April 6, 2011 by


In an article recently published in the New York Times, Don’t Call Me, I Won’t Call You, Pamela Paul discusses our changing use of the telephone and the etiquette we have begun to adopt in relation to it. “Phone calls are rude. Intrusive. Awkward” Paul states, and quoting Judith Martin “Thank you for noticing something […]

The New Muslim Trap: Why Converts Must Exercise Caution in Marriage

January 24, 2011 by


Written by Michelle Yeung, for the Allahcentric Blog. For the vast majority of converts I know, their embracing of Islam happened between the ages of 18 – 26. There’s something about those several years after one finishes high school and one moves out of their parent’s home, that finally forces them, to think. There’s also […]

Are you fulfilling your duties to Parents? Free online webinar by SeekersGuidance this Sunday

January 19, 2011 by


“Your Lord has declared that you should worship none but Him and that you be good to your parents” (Surat Al Isra:23) The relationship between parents and children is the cornerstone of the Muslim family. Excellence with parents is an extremely important, and often neglected duty for many Muslim children. This free webinar addresses the […]

Where Do Bad Ideas Come From? BY STEPHEN M. WALT (Foreign Policy)

January 7, 2011 by


Where Do Bad Ideas Come From? And why don’t they go away?   BY STEPHEN M. WALT We would all like to think that humankind is getting smarter and wiser and that our past blunders won’t be repeated. Bookshelves are filled with such reassuring pronouncements, from the sage advice offered by Richard Neustadt and Ernest […]

DIGITAL MAWLID: “Salam Alayka” by Maher Zain

December 30, 2010 by


Bismillah. This week’s digital mawlid post contains a video by the up and coming nasheed artists Maher Zain singing “Salam Alayka” featuring four different languages (English, Arabic, Turkish, and Urdu). Allahumma salli ‘ala Sayyidina Muhammad. wassalam

Webinar on Coping with Pornography – Wed Dec 8th 9pm EST – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani and Zeyad Ramadan

December 7, 2010 by


Further reading: Climbing Mount Purgatorio by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf   “Dear Shaykh,I’m Struggling With Pornography…” With Sh Faraz Rabbani & Zeyad Ramadan Many Muslims, both male and female, single AND married are struggling with pornography addiction. While caught up in this vicious cycle, they are often sincerely looking for help on none other than […]

Zaytuna College, October 2010 Update by Imam Zaid Shakir

October 28, 2010 by


Imam Zaid Shakir delivers an update on affairs at Zaytuna College for the month of October. For more on Zaytuna College, Zaytuna College, October 2010 Update by Imam Za…, posted with vodpod  

The Qur’an 101 – A Brief Introduction to the Holy Quran – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani of SeekersGuidance

September 15, 2010 by


The Qur’an 101 – A Brief Introduction to the Holy Quran Shaykh Faraz Rabbani of SeekersGuidance A short (30 minute) presentation by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani of SeekersGuidance ( on the reality of the Qur’an; what is the significance of it being Divine Speech; its purpose; and the reality of the Prophet (Allah bless him and […]