Browsing All posts tagged under »Ramadan«

Eid 2013 Stamp issued by United States Postal Service.

September 2, 2013

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Source: US Post Office Featuring calligraphy from the 2011 Eid stamp with a new green background, this 2013 Eid Forever® stamp issuance commemorates the two most important festivals—or eids—in the Islamic calendar: Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. On these days, Muslims wish each other Eid mubarak, the phrase shown in Islamic calligraphy on the stamp. […]

The Risks of Consuming 5-hour Energy or similar Energy Drinks During Ramadan or At Work

July 29, 2013

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Note to those Muslims who knowingly consume any product that may cause them harm: The prophet (s) said, “Whomsoever drinks poison, thereby killing himself, will sip this poison forever in the Hell-Fire.” Another legal proof is the Qur’anic verse in which Almighty Allah says: “Do not cause your own destruction” (2: 195) Finally, The Prophet […]

Ramadan fast survival guide will help you stay fit and healthy

July 26, 2013

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This is a partial reprint of an article by Sarah Hashim-Waris in the Los Angeles Times, USA, July 24, 2013 […] Though it’s tempting to gorge on anything edible in sight once the sun sets, Levine urged me to resist and explained that I’d be better off if I slowed down the fast-breaking food consumption. About […]

Muslim Olympians wrestle with Ramadan dilemma

July 22, 2012

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  Note from Rafik Beekun: I don’t see why it is a dilemma for these Olympians. Islam allows people who are working in very harsh conditions to postpone their fasts. As some of the Muslim athletes below indicate, they have received the Islamic opinion from some scholars that they can postpone their fast during the […]

What Employers and Employees Need to Know About Working Muslims During Ramadan–in English, French & Spanish

July 12, 2012

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With the number of Muslims increasing in the workplace it is important for employees to know how to approach the month of Ramadan when working for an employer. The aim of this guide is to provide some helpful tips on how to deal with some of the things that come up during the month of Ramadan for employees. A Working Muslim […]

Work Ethics for Muslims Fasting During Ramadan

August 3, 2011

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Note from Rafik Beekun During the blessed month of Ramadan, many Muslims (especially in Muslim countries) slack off, showing up late at work (or not showing up at all), sleeping on the job, procrastinating, doing the least possible, and asking employers for shorter working days at the same wage rate. This type of behavior is […]

Working During Ramadan

April 16, 2011

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