Being shy or bashful, modest in dress, speech, and behavior is considered something archaic, even prehistoric today. Yet, this is a key virtue of Islam. It’s what distinguishes a person of faith and God-consciousness.
Business gurus have long touted the need for employees to be culturally savvy who are able to deal with the world’s diversity. Here are some ways to start sharing your ethnic and linguistic heritage with tomorrow’s Muslims today.
During the summer, a number of young Muslims from North America visit Muslim countries (usually the birthplace of their parents). While such visits help maintain ties with relatives, they also pose a number of challenges.
The last time I went to Jummah, I had to keep shifting positions so I wouldn't fall asleep during the Khutbah. The Khateeb was as usual tying in his discussion of the Quran and Sunnah with the state of the Muslims in the world today. He reminded the congregation that if one part of the Muslim Ummah is in pain, the whole body should hurt and react. Muslims in Palestine, Chechnya, Kashmir, Gujrat, are suffering, and the Muslim world is sitting still.
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.