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A Request for Prayers

Our dear teacher Sheikha Muslema Purmul’s grandfather passed away. She kindly requests the everyone please remember him on this blessed day of ‘Arafa in their prayers. We ask Allah to forgive him, raise his ranks and place him amongst the righteous.   إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ Inna lilahi wa inna ilayhi raji`un. “Truly! To […]

In Honor of Khadijah Rivera (ra)

إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ Inna lilahi wa inna ilayhi raji`un “Truly! To Allah we belong and truly, to Him we shall return.” Sister Khadija Rivera has passed away. She was a leader of the Muslim-American community, an active Latina Muslima, and an essential part of PIEDAD. Below is an interview with Sr. Khadijah about her […]

Brass Crescent Awards 2009

The Brass Crescent Awards are back! What’s that? The BCAs were started in 2004 with the purpose of promoting the best writing of the Muslim web and exposing them to a greater number of readers. They are awarded annually based on the Islamic calendar. Nominations begin after Ramadan, with a panel of judges narrowing the […]

Summer Nights Survey

Assalamu `alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. This is Faruk Diken, one of the organizers of the Summer Nights program which was brought to you by MAS Youth, and Islamic American University. I pray that this reaches all of you in the best state of health and iman. We are running a survey to collect […]

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Relevant Religion: Dr. Sherman Jackson’s Latest Work “Islam and the Problem of Black Suffering”

In his controversial 1973 book, Is God a White Racist?, William R. Jones sharply criticized black theologians for their agnostic approach to black suffering, noting that the doctrine of an ominibenevolent God poses very significant problems for a perennially oppressed community. He proposed a ‘humanocentric theism’ which denies God’s sovereignty over human history and imputes […]

The Passing of Shaykh Jibreen joins with countless others who were blessed by the life of this noble scholar through his writings and words in expressing our feeling of loss and sadness as this well of knowledge moves on. We implore Allah to bless him, illuminate his grave; we bear witness to his scholarship  which was coupled with actions […]

A Window into Xinjiang

Asalamu alaykum, I had dinner the other night with 20 Imams from China. While the expressed great hope for the areas of China they live in, there was great concern and fear for the Muslims of Xinjang. May Allah protect them. Suhaib

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Suhaib Webb to Speak at the Internation Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization July 11th. Inshallah

Suhaib Webb will be there on July 11th. Topic: “Ethics and Religious Guidance in the Light of al-Qarafi’s al-Ihkam.”

Find Out More About “Summer Nights” and Entire Islamic Studies Program Here

MAS Youth, Islamic American University, and present Summer Nights – a nightly online lecture series – Fiqh of Priorities by Ustadh Jamaal Diwan Lessons for the Student from Allah’s Blessed Names by Ustadha Muslema Purmul Heart Softeners by Ustadh Suhaib Webb Brief History of Islamic Legislation by Ustadh Yusuf Rios Principles of Usool al-Fiqh [Hanbali] by Imam Abu Majeed Tafsir and Servitude by Ustadh […]

Our Son Yousuf – An Urgent Call For Your Du’aa

Bismillah. During the last few months, I’ve had the opportunity to interact with a few amazing teachers. One of these amazing teachers is Shaykh Waleed Basyouni from AlMaghrib Institute. In Chicago in February and March was his Aqeedah class about the pillars of Iman, Rays of Faith, and this last past weekend in Memphis I […]

A Whole Summer of Islamic Studies Here: Summer Nights

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Sh. ‘Ala ‘Affifi Passed Last Night [ra]

We ask Allah to forgive Sh. ‘Ala and illuminate his grave. He will be missed.

GrowMamaGrow: A Great New Blog of Muslim Mothers! Extends a Big Mubarak to Ust. Andrew Booso and Family

Mubarak on the newest addition to your family. May Allah bless mother and child.

Akh Suhaib: What are your plans for the summer?

Asalamu alaykum, We praise Allah and send peace and blessings upon the Prophet, his family and companions. I plan to be in the states in late July inshallah. In August, I will start teaching in the Bay area again. I will be teaching after Fajr Mon-Thurs at the MCA. Here are the subjects we plan […]