It was Eid day and the prayer had just been completed in the large, brightly lit hall the Muslim communtiy usually rented for the occasion. There were hugs, smiles, shouts of "Eid Mubarak!" and affection galore as Muslims, men and women, dressed in their best, revelled in the joy of the occasion.
For Muslims who live in an environment where Eid is given little, if any, recognition, it's the responsibility of families and communities to make sure the holiday is fun, exciting, and memorable for all, especially kids. Here are some ways to do that.
Sound Vision aims to produce content that helps build bridges of understanding among Muslims and their neighbors, with emphasis on youth.
Sound Vision would like to see Muslims achieve their full potential as dynamic and creative individuals, who are comfortable with themselves and their environment.
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Radio Islam is America's only live daily Muslim radio talk show that provides a two-way conversation on the air with Muslims and their neighbors in the Chicagoland area.
MuslimFest is an award-winning annual festival celebrating the best in Muslim art, culture, and entertainment, attended by 25,000 visitors in Toronto, Canada, every year.
Stand with the Prophet is a series of mini-conferences or galas that are held across the USA celebrating the life and legacy of Prophet Muhammad in standing up for peace and justice, against hate and terror.