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Islamophobia 101: Episode 24: Rudy Giulani Campaign Official-“Chase Muslims Back to their Caves”.

December 31, 2007

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By Greg Sargent – December 28, 2007, 2:36PM This has already gotten some attention, but it deserves a lot more. The Guardian of London is conducting video documentaries up in New Hampshire. And they did a segment on Rudy in which they got a very off-kilter quote about Muslims from a Rudy campaign official in […]

Umm Sulaym: An Everlasting Role Model for Muslimahs and Muslims

December 30, 2007

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Note from Rafik Beekun: I initially put together this article in honor of International Women’s Day.  This article is partly sourced from Winalim,  and relates the story of one of the most famous and respected female companions of the Prophet (s), Umm Sulaym. Her faith, courage, determination and integrity are truly inspiring,  and she serves as a wonderful role model both for […]

Muslims Against Anti-Semitism: Ways to Promote Common Values

December 30, 2007

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by Tariq Ramadan Mosque. Photo/Horst Rutsch The situation in our societies is becoming more and more difficult insofar as the increasing public expression of anti-Semitism and racism. We all know—Governments, official institutions, as well as citizens—that if we remain passive, the situation will worsen and drive us towards a new troubled era of racist and […]

A greater danger to the U.S. than terrorism

December 29, 2007

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Why A Muslim Should Never Give Up: Lessons from Nature

December 29, 2007

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Battle at Kruger National Park: Lions vs. Water buffaloes vs. Crocodile One of the best videos you will ever see. It has been watched by over 22 million people on YouTube. Muslims often bemoan the state of the Ummah though in the Qur’an, Prophet Yaqub (Jacob) (as) says, “Truly, no one despairs of the sooting […]

Muslim Women Who Become Homeless Have Limited Options

December 29, 2007

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By Jackie Spinner Washington Post Staff Writer Saturday, December 29, 2007; B01 They sleep in mosques. Or on the streets. Or in Christian-oriented shelters that might hold prayer meetings or services at odds with their own religious beliefs. For Muslim women without a place to live, particularly those who have been battered or are immigrants, […]

Muslim Investment Funds Are Rewarded for Their Faith

December 27, 2007

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 By Lawrence Carrel TheStreet.com Senior Writer 12/24/2007 6:13 AM EST Islamic law prohibits the collection and payment of interest. That means mutual funds aimed at Muslim investors must avoid financial services stocks. This proved to be a winning formula in 2007, when Wall Street finally paid the price for several years’ worth of predatory lending […]