Summer is a good time to help your kids reconnect with the Muslim community, since weekend Islamic school and other programs at the mosque take a hiatus. That means less of a chance to learn and socialize in an Islamic atmosphere on a consistent basis.
The challenge when Ramadan and summer coincide is that summer is all about leisure, and Ramadan is about pushing ourselves spiritually. With leisure time and Ramadan at their longest this year, there are still ways we can adjust our schedules to make the most of the blessed month spiritually.
The first day of the Islamic lunar month Shawwaal is Eid ul-Fitr, marking a day of celebaration and thanks to Allah, Here is what the Prophet use to do on the day of Eid (his Sunnahs), may Allah's peace and blessings be upon him.
When it comes to Ramadan, consulting family and friends about the blessed month can and should go beyond generalities. Here are five specific issues to discuss, debate, and agree on that can help you maximize the benefits of this special time.
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.
Adam's World is a series of videos featuring two Muslim puppets, Adam and his sister Aneesah. Adam's World has been a source of creative Islamic education for thousands of young Muslims growing up in North America and Europe.
One America Coalition, includes groups like the ACLU, Daily Kos, J Street, Voto Latino, Color of Change, Sound Vision, Charter for Compassion, the Interfaith Center of New York, among 50 other civil liberties and interfaith organizations.