Interfaith America

Canada’s largest Muslim convention held by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat in Mississauga – A Report

Source: https://www.mississauga.com/community-story/7412940-annual-convention-of-ahmadiyya-jama-at-kicks-off-in-mississauga/ | by Nouman Khalil Canada’s largest Muslim convention held by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama ‘at at the International Centre from July 7 -9 started Friday with prayers, educational displays and a press conference stressing their theme of “Love for all, hatred for none”.  Terror group ISIS condemned: ‘This is not […]

USA: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Portland hopes to dispel misconceptions with ‘Meet a Muslim’ campaign

Source: http://koin.com/2017/07/08/trio-hopes-to-dispel-misconceptions-with-meet-a-muslim/ Trio hopes to dispel misconceptions with ‘Meet a Muslim’ They want to start an open dialogue with people who may not know any Muslims PORTLAND, Ore. (Pamplin Media) — Six months after his talk at Pacific University, Harris Zafar and friends bring ‘Ask a Muslim’ to Hillsboro plaza As […]

Canada’s Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Discusses Strategies To Counter Extremist Ideology

Source: http://www.mnialive.com/articles/canadian-muslim-community-discusses-strategies-to-counter-extremist-ideology Author: Safwan Choudhry (Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada ) | Date: 08 July 2017 The annual convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada – called Jalsa Salana – began on Friday, July 7. After the Friday prayers, a special press conference was held with Mr. Lal Khan Malik, National President […]

Canada’s longest running Ahmadiyya Muslim conference opens doors to promote ‘multi-faith’ conversation

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ahmadiyya-muslim-conference-1.4196534 | By Salma Ibrahim, CBC News Posted: Jul 09, 2017 5:00 AM ET Over 20,000 people are expected to show up at the conference this weekend, organizers say The Ahmadiyya Muslim community is tackling a number of hot topics this weekend at its annual convention at the International Centre in Mississauga. Muslims come […]

Canada: Canadian Roots Exchange organize a tour of Saskatoon’s new Ahmadiyya Muslim Mosque to build bridges across communities

Source: http://phoenixnewsinfo.com/canadian-roots-exchange-building-bridges-in-our-community/ Jessica Alegria is the program officer for the Canadian Roots Exchange, an organization that aims to build bridges between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth by facilitating dialogue and strengthening relationships. One such event was held recently at Saskatoon’s new Ahmadiyya Baitur Rahmat Mosque which is located on Grasswood Road East. […]

Canada: Ahmadiyya Muslims to donate $2M to Mackenzie Health Foundation

Source: https://www.yorkregion.com/community-story/7400725-ahmadiyya-muslims-donate-2m-to-mackenzie-health-foundation/ |  by Ali Raza The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Canada has pledged $2 million to the Mackenzie Health Foundation as part of the hospital’s “Exceptional Care Belongs Here” campaign. The donation adds to the $250 million campaign that aims to equip the hospital with “state-of-the-art” equipment and service. To celebrate the gift, […]

Canada: Celebrating Canada Day Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat gifts $7,500 cheque to the Town of Bradford West

Source: http://www.bradfordtimes.ca/2017/07/05/a-gift-from-the-amj | By Bradford Times Staff The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat (Community) presented the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury with a cheque for $7,500 at Canada Day – representing funds raised for Recreation, Culture, Heritage and Health by the annual AMJ Run for Bradford (BWG) held earlier this year. “Without the participation of […]

Canada: Bait-ul-Islam, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mosque celerates Canada Day in Vaughan

Source: http://www.citynews.ca/2017/07/01/ontarians-mark-canada-150-citizenship-ceremony-community-celebrations/ | BY BRENNAN DOHERTY, THE CANADIAN PRESS Canada Day parties ran across the province. One such celebration was held at the Baitul Islam Mosque, an Ahmadi Muslim mosque in Vaughan, Ont., north of Toronto. Lal Khan Malik, national president of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at of Canada, said that Canada Day is […]

Canada: 41st Annual Convention (Jalsa Salana) Canada to be held from July 7 to 9 in Mississauga, Ontario

Source: http://www.ahmadiyya.ca/public/annualconvention2017 The 41st Annual Convention of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada will be held on July 7th, 8th, & 9th, 2017 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. “The primary purpose of this Convention is that every sincere member of Jama`at may derive religious benefits and at the same time acquire more knowledge […]

Canada: Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Ottawa organizes ‘Canada Day Festival’ at Bait-un-Naseer Mosque in Cumberland

Source: http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/the-other-canada-day-communities-celebrate-away-from-the-hill | By JAMES BAGNALL, OTTAWA CITIZEN In Cumberland, well east of the downtown core, the gathering stressed the many links that bind the country. The local Muslim chapter — strongly affiliated with the Ahmadiyya movement — collaborated with other religions and groups to celebrate Canada 150. Outsiders have long been […]

Kind World #40: Four Bullets

Source: http://www.wbur.org/kindworld/2017/06/23/kind-world-40-four-bullets Ted Hakey, Jr. was a former Marine living with his wife in Meriden, Conn., when he says he started to feel uneasy toward Muslims. With each story of another terrorist attack, his resentment grew, so he admits he was concerned when, in 2007, an Ahmadiyya mosque opened next door […]

USA: “Trump’s travel ban may fan the flames of anti-Muslim sentiment”, worries Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

Source: http://abc7news.com/politics/muslims-react-after-supreme-court-reinstates-partial-travel-ban/2151318/ | By David Louie Ahmadi Muslims react after Supreme Court reinstates part of Pres. Trump’s travel ban http://abc7news.com/video/embed/?pid=2151939 As members of the Muslim ommunity gathered in Milpitas Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States indicated it will permit the Trump Administration to proceed with a temporary version of its travel […]

USA: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Dallas invites all Texans to an Interfaith Iftar on Sat 17th June ’17

Source: https://islamindallas.org/2017/06/12/join-us-to-break-fast/ Break fast with us! We are always available to anyone to walk in and chat! Next weekend, we are inviting all of you to an Interfaith Iftar – thats to share a fast breaking meal with us. On Saturday Jun 17 at 7:45PM This holy month of Ramadan, Muslims fast […]

USA/phoenix: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Mosque to host an event to educate the public about Sharia

Source: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2017/06/11/march-against-sharia-phoenix-counter-protests/386739001/ The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Mosque is hosting an event Saturday evening to educate the public about Sharia. Spokesman Usman Yahya said the event is open to everyone, including those participating in anti-Sharia protests. “We want people to come to our mosque and meet us and listen and learn about […]

Canada: Ahmadi Muslim Capt. Hassan Malik raises money for the Gander & Area Food Bank during Ramadan

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/ramadan-gander-food-bank-fundraiser-1.4153259 |  By Leigh Anne Power, CBC News Fasting while helping others eat: Ramadan fundraiser in Gander Local Muslim man reaches out to Gander and area food bank Hassan Malik has lived in Gander only since November, but he’s already making a difference in the community. Malik, the chief engineer at […]

USA: “Anti-Sharia demonstration is based on a gross misinterpretation of Sharia law”, Harris Zafar, director of outreach for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Portland

Source: http://www.kgw.com/news/local/local-muslim-leaders-condemn-anti-sharia-law-marches/447703704 PORTLAND, Ore. – Although an Anti-Sharia demonstration scheduled for Portland on Saturday was moved to Seattle, local Muslim leaders were still watching. The demonstration was met by counter-protesters outside of Seattle City Hall. Similar demonstrations and counter-protests took place in cities across the country. Related: Anti-Sharia, pro-Muslim groups clash in […]

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at to hold annual conference in Belize

Source: http://belize.mynews.club/news/ahmadiyya-muslim-jamaat-to-hold-annual-conference-in-belize—lovefm.html | By Ava Diaz-Sosa The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at will hold their third annual convention later this week in Belize City. According to Mohammed Sadique, a missionary and representative of the group, while some may equate Muslims with terrorism, nothing could be further from the truth. “We denounce completely and absolutely […]