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Last Day of RIS: Catch Imam Suhaib there!


This Friday and Saturday: Suhaib Webb in the OC!

Logo Competition – 3 Days Left!

Allahu akbar! Allah is truly the greatest. This website has been blessed with many new developments in the past few months, and now we turn to you – our readers! – to provide us with our brand-new logo! What’s in a logo? lo·go: A graphic representation or symbol of a company name, trademark, abbreviation, etc., often […]

The Rising Generation: A Young People’s Movement

Register HERE today! The Rising Generation: A Young People’s Movement! calls upon every MAS Youth Worker to come together for a weekend of training, bonding, deep understanding and acquiring of leadership skills. Youth leaders will attend a wide-array of sessions designed to address the many aspects of youth work, in which they will experience eye-opening […]

In Remembrance of Sister Aminah Assilimi

by Jannah Sr. Aminah Assilmi died today in a sudden car accident. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji`un. She was 65 and had been ill a few years ago but had been doing much better recently. She died instantly I read. SubhanAllah, indeed it is true we do not know when or how any of […]

Suhaib Webb to speak at “Islam Today: New Media and Youth Culture in the Middle East, South Asia and Southeast Asia”

A new collaborative program explores how Muslim youth around the world are using new media, politics and popular culture to explore their identities, find “virtual” communities, promote new agendas and confront stereotypes. (Berkeley, CA)- “Islam Today: New Media and Youth Culture in the Middle East, South Asia and Southeast Asia” is being organized by UC […]

Text your Questions Live to Imam Suhaib Today!

We will be having our live TEXT IN today from 3 pm – 5pm PST, insha’Allah. Please text your questions to (339) 200-9322 and Imam Suhaib will do his best to answer you. Please have sabr (patience) as there are a good number of questions and answering them is a trust. Note: No calls or booking […]

11 Heroes!

I am in Spirit, Supplication and Heart 100% behind the Irvine 11! It is in the shade of Abdullah bin Masod, Hassan bin Thabat, Ashabul Kahf and Hassan and Hussein (ra), that they stood up! I encourage everyone to support them, call and ensure that nothing happens to them, all be it in a legal […]

Stand with The Eleven!

“Muslim Youth Radicalization” Townhall!

Du`a’ Request

Asalamu `alaykum, We received news that one of our dear writer’s father was rushed to the hospital last night. We kindly request all of you to please keep Sr. Reehab Ramadan’s father in your prayers. We ask Allah by all of His names and attributes to heal her father, make this a source of blessing […]

Radicalization Reflux? Take Part in Our First Townhall!

Asalamu `alaykum, Over the last month or so voices have began to roar claiming that American Muslims have a radicalization problem. Here are two important posts. One is a warning, the other is simple data that shows that some have, perhaps, overestimated this problem. In the coming weeks, this site plans to invite representatives from […]

Hossam AlJabri Takes Position as the New MAS Executive Director!

Dear MAS members, Assalamu aliukum. After much soul searching, I am very happy to share with you the news that I have accepted the position of the executive director of the Muslim American Society (national). This decision is likely one of the most important decisions that I have made in my life. I pray to […]

2010 in Review: Full List

The following is a sampling of some of about 50 of the most uniquely insightful and inspiring articles from 2010. Click here to access the briefer list and original article on “2010 in Review.” RELATIONSHIPS Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself – A compelling reminder on the importance of not judging others, humbling ourselves [in […]

Website Updates

The website may be down for a few hours throughout the week due to technical updates. Insha’Allah these updates will help us better serve you in the future. We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Jazakum Allahu khayran.

Brass Crescent Award 2009: Best Blog Award!

“Have you not considered how Allah presents an example, [making] a good word like a good tree, whose root is firmly fixed and its branches in the sky? It produces its fruit all the time, by permission of its Lord. And Allah presents examples for the people that perhaps they will be reminded.” (Qur’an, 14:24-25) […]

Baby Blessings for Sh. Osman Umarji and His Wife Amina! sends its hearty mubaraaks (congratulations) to Sh. Osman and Sr. Amina upon the birth of their firstchild, a baby girl! We ask Allah to make her from the righteous.

Remembering Jay Gordan (Abdul Shakur)

In the early 90’s Oklahoma City was infested by street gangs and the gangster rap culture. During those days it was common to find a gang, at least from Briton Road, up through the East Side, towards the end of Moore and Midwest City, on almost every fourth or fifth block. One of the more […]