eDigest: The Surprising Story Of ‘President Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an’

Jefferson Memorial in Washington DC, USA

 

The Surprising Story Of ‘Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an’

Source: NPR Thomas Jefferson had a vast personal library reflecting his enormous curiosity about the world. Among his volumes: a Quran purchased in 1765 that informed his ideas about plurality…

The Last Sermon of the Prophet Muhammad: The Beginning of Universal Brotherhood

Epigraph: O mankind, We have created you from a male and a female; and We have made you into tribes and sub-tribes that you may recognize one another. Verily, the most…

More favorable policies for Muslim Corban Festival

YINCHUAN, Oct. 14 — Muslims in northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region will enjoy more favorable policies for celebrating this year’s annual Corban Festival. Monday marks the start of the…

Muslim pilgrims urge to heal divisions at hajj zenith

By Omar Hasan – Agence France Presse MOUNT ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia: Some 1.5 million Muslim pilgrims thronged Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia Monday for the high point of the annual…

Some Haj traditions lost to modernity

JEDDAH: DOHA SHATA As with any annual event that grows over time, Haj has become a complex, carefully choreographed ritual that leaves little wriggle room to include some of the…

American Muslims Celebrate Eid Of Sacrifice

Source: courant.com Annual Muslim holiday commemorates Abrahamic sacrifice and marks the completion of Holy Pilgrimage to Mecca. American Muslims join Muslims worldwide to celebrate Islam’s most important holiday, Eid-ul-Adhia. Eid-ul-Adhia marks…

WHY SO MANY LATINOS ARE BECOMING MUSLIMS: ICNA

Why So Many Latinos Are Becoming Muslims  SOURCE: ICNA NEWSLETTER By Tim Padgett Most Latinos know the country is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month right now. What far fewer Latinos know…

My daily resolve

My daily resolve and prayer, yours should be too. I will try this day to live a simple sincere and serene life, repelling promptly every thought of discontent, anxiety, discouragement,…

eDigest: Malaysia court rules non-Muslims cannot use ‘Allah’

Epigraph: Say, ‘O People of the Book! come to a word equal between us and you — that we worship none but Allah, and that we associate no partner with Him,…

Tribute to Prophet Muhammad (saw), Messenger of Peace

Source: diamondbar-walnut.patch.com The women’s auxiliary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, LA Inland Empire chapter, held a gathering of friends at the Bait-ul-Hameed Mosque in Chino. The topic of the day was…

Malaysia: ‘We respect Allah ruling, but…’

Source: freemalaysiatoday.com The government must stop listening to the “stupid people” and instead educate Muslims regarding verses in the Quran which mentions non-Muslims discussing about Allah with the Prophet Muhammad. PETALING…

Muslim hajj crowds thinned by virus concerns

Source: ctpost.com MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Muslims from across the world poured Sunday into a sprawling tent city in the Saudi desert before the start of the annual Islamic hajj…

Beautiful Masjids in Indonesia

Islam spread gradually in Indonesia from 12th century onwards, and especially during the 14th and 15th century. The advent of Islam did not lead to the introduction of a new…

Arabs can go to Saudi Arabia, says rabbi

Dov Lior (who currently serves as the Chief Rabbi of Hebron and Kiryat Arba in the southern West Bank) calls for reclaiming Temple Mount, helping build ‘camel stables’ for Arabs…

8 Myths and Atrocities About Christopher Columbus and Columbus Day

By Vincent Schilling: On the second Monday of October each year, Native Americans cringe at the thought of honoring a man who committed atrocities against Indigenous Peoples. ………………… On the…

Why so many Latinos are becoming Muslims by Tim Padgett

By: Tim Padgett Source: http://wlrn.org/ Most Latinos know the country is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month right now. What far fewer Latinos know is that next week marks Eid al-Adha, one…

Uganda: Muslims get over 10,000 cows for Eid

By Fred Turyakira A total of 10,500 cows have been offered to Muslim community in Uganda to be slaughtered on Tuesday as Muslims celebrate Eid-al-Adha. Muslims around the world will…

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