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Day 24: Serve the Community–30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 24: Serve the Community Service isn’t some nice thing we do for a few hours to get experience for our CV. Service is love, sincere concern, and a way of seeking the Divine. Service is doing the unglamorous work. It’s the elbow grease, it’s enduring criticism and ingratitude for the sake of what you […]

Ummah Boost: Serve The Community (30 Deeds, 30 Days), by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Ummah Boost: Serve The Community, by Ustadh Amjad Tarsin 30 Days, 30 Deeds Sacred Acts to Transform the Heart Every night, our scholars in residence explore one simple deed that could have far reaching spiritual impact on our lives – and the lives of others. Every day we’ll make the intention to put that teaching […]

When Will Muslims Take Back Jerusalem? Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

When will Muslims take back Jerusalem? This question has been asked over and over again during the last few decades…but the answer has always evaded us. Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, however, has the answer. Throughout his life, he has seen Muslims reacting to their situations with radicalism, anarchy, horror, and bloodshed. He doesn’t see them emulating the glory […]

How Can Muslims Become More Effective Community Members?

How can Muslims be effective community members? Is it possible to step outside the framework and associated pitfalls of identity politics? How can Muslims be more grounded in communities where they live? These are some of the questions Dr. Ingrid Mattson asks and then answers by providing an alternative framework with five key areas that Muslims can focus […]

Engaging Our Community – Recognition for The Halal Food Bank – SeekersPoint Melbourne

‘Community engagement’ two words that come to mind when the ‘Halal Food Bank’ is mentioned. An initiative of the Ansaar Project, the Halal Food Bank aims to improve the wellbeing of individuals and families doing it tough. Sadly, there are a number of Muslims – individuals and families, affected by economic uncertainties. As a result, food shortages […]

“What happened to Ahmad?”: Responding to Muslim Youth at Risk

“What happened to Ahmad?”: Responding to Muslim Youth at Risk Chaplain Ibrahim Long discusses the enormous pressures facing Muslim youth and how they succumb to a lifestyle that betrays their beliefs. Chp. Ibrahim Long details the role of Islamic education and a possible community response in mitigating these problems and reversing this troubling trend. by Ibrahim […]

Advice for Students of Knowledge Overseas: A Meeting with Dr. Ingrid Mattson – By Ustadh Abdullah Misra

Advice for Students of Knowledge Overseas: A Meeting with Dr. Ingrid Mattson Most Western religious students studying overseas intend to return home to help their communities.  However, after years of immersion in a foreign culture, students may find themselves out of touch with the Muslim community and the broader society.  These students must know the […]