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Veteran Helping Veterans

Novi, MI–As a veteran, Helen Hardmeyer found herself wanting to give back to those who helped her start her livelihood.

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March 6, 2014

Muslim Family Services Host 7th Annual Fundraising Dinner A Great Success

On the evening of Sunday March 2nd, 2014, Muslim Family Services, a Division of ICNA Relief USA Programs (MFS) held their 7th Annual Fundraising Dinner.

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March 6, 2014

Teacher Turned Politician

By Laura Fawaz, TMO Representative Rudy Hobbs in his Southfield office during his interview. Southfield, MI–Wanting to change the world, one child at a time, State Representative Rudy Hobbs devoted himself into teaching his first grade students to read. “I thought that I would change the world by teaching 1st graders how to read in […]

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February 27, 2014

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital Supports Free Detroit Clinic

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital showed its support recently to a Detroit clinic that provides free medical care to the needy.

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February 20, 2014

Foundation of Society

family!

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February 20, 2014

New Mosque / MAS Quran Institute Opens in Detroit

The path to opening of the most recent local mosque is a little out of the ordinary. Masjid Furqan was never originally envisioned, in fact, as a mosque.

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February 20, 2014

New Michigan Foreclosure Law Makes Homeowners More Vulnerable to Losing Their Homes

As if the foreclosure process was not stressful enough already for homeowners the revised Michigan statute, MCL 600.3240(13), provides mortgage lenders nearly unfettered authority to enter your home and evict you from the premises.

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February 20, 2014

On Hybridity, Head-wrapping, and Halal Singlehood: Detroit-Based Scholar and Activist Creates a Buzz in Western Michigan

A talk by Detroit-based scholar, artist, and activist Zarinah El-Amin Naeem on “American Muslim Identities and the Cultural Wombs that Bore Them” …

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February 13, 2014

Hind Makki Speaks at Unity Center

February 8–Bloomfield–Hind Makki spoke at the Muslim Unity Center in Bloomfield Saturday morning.

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February 13, 2014

Imam Masmari Mesmerizes with Description of the Last Few Days of the Life of the Holy Prophet (s)

However Friday at Bloomfield’s Muslim Unity Center Imam Masmari described in detail the last few days of the Prophet’s (s) life

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February 6, 2014

Michigan Governor To Push Plan To Protect Detroit Art, Pensions: Court

(Reuters) – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is set to announce “significant state participation” in a plan to aid Detroit’s art museum and public pensions, mediators said Wednesday, as the city works through its historic bankruptcy. The move by the state’s Republican governor comes after plans for state involvement first were reported in local media last […]

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January 23, 2014

Invitation to Work as Court Translators

The Michigan Supreme Court’s new rule requiring all courts to provide interpreters brings an urgency to the search for qualified interpreters.

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January 16, 2014

Muslim Community Service Day: Christmas Toy Delivery

By Sumayyah Ahmed Muslim Community Service Day: Christmas Toy Delivery by Sumayyah Ahmed For the past 5 years, Michigan Muslim Community Council (MMCC) and the Jewish Community Relations Council have brought hundreds of volunteers together for acts of kindness on December 25th. This year, volunteers hit the streets doing a multitude of activities such as […]

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January 2, 2014

Muslim Advocates Seminar Enlightens, Fosters Connections

By Saim Raza Audience at the Muslim advocates legal seminar at the Fairlane Events Center. Dearborn- On December 14, the Muslim Advocates Legal Seminar convened at the Fairlane Events Center. The goal of the well-organized event was to educate the dozens of nonprofit leaders in attendance ranging from proper management, tax law, interactions with the […]

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January 2, 2014

Ford ‘Lifers’ Get Second Chance As CEO Readies Exit

Every Wednesday, Ford Motor Co’s top executives gather before sunrise to work through some of the company’s most vexing problems. Notably absent is Chief Executive Alan Mulally.

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December 19, 2013

“Michigan’s 1st Muslim Developed and Operated Women’s Transitional Home”

On Saturday November 2nd, 2013, Muslim Family Services, a Division of ICNA Relief USA Programs, in Detroit, MI opened the doors of its very own women’s transitional home called ‘Sakinah House’. Sakinah House is Michigan’s 1st Muslim developed and operated women’s transitional home. The facility was leased to Muslim Family Services by a local businessman […]

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December 12, 2013

Advice Column: Low Calorie Bread?

By Noor H. Salem blackbeanbrownies.wordpress.com Question: I found a 35 calorie toast bread brand at the supermarket and decided to switch from the regular toast I used to buy. Are there certain brands better than others I should look for? Answer: Bluntly, if a bag of bread is advertising for 35 calories, I’d throw it […]

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December 5, 2013

Interfaith Thanksgiving Event Warms Hearts

On Wednesday November 27th, the Eve of Thanksgiving, an Interfaith event was held in Hamtramck to welcome representatives of at least four faiths.

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December 5, 2013

ISPU Banquet and Fundraiser

The ISPU held an extremely successful fundraiser this past Saturday evening at Burton Manor.

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November 27, 2013

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