Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor–Beard & Kufi

My reason for posting this specificic epistle is to query if whether during any of your Musing topics will you ever write on the importance of wearing the beard or kufi?

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January 3, 2008

Eid Message

On this auspicious occasion, may I, on behalf of the brothers and sisters of the Islamic Academy of Trinidad, and on behalf of my wife and myself, extend to all of you our heartiest congratulations and most fraternal felicitations.

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October 18, 2007

White House in Contempt

A letter to constituents by Congressman John Conyers (D-14th-MI)

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September 27, 2007

Re: Christian Hospitality

I wanted to express this profound gratitude to the Christian community of this great country through your paper.

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August 30, 2007

Re: A Farewell to Arms (V9-I35)

Ms. Fatima Bhutto in her article “A Farewell to Arms” published in The Muslim Observer, Aug. 24-30, 2007, makes an excellent case against providing billions of dollars of military aid to several Middle Eastern countries, including Israel.

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August 30, 2007

Republican Debate or Fanaticism?

The Republican debate on Sunday the 5th of August, gave me the chills. As a Muslim American of Pakistani descent, the anti Muslim comments made were deafening. Half the time, it seems, was spent…

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August 16, 2007

Re: Hijab Abuse in Tunisia, by Yvonne Ridley (Vol. 9 Iss. 29)

Article from Tunisian embassy re. Hijab Abuse Article by Yvonne Ridley: “Ms. Yvonne Ridley’s commentary, entitled “Hijab Abuse in Tunisia” (July 23) is unfortunately fraught with outlandish and baseless allegations as to the wearing of headscarf as well as women’s status in Tunisia.”

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August 2, 2007

Mothers: An Unknown Treasure

Relationships are crucial in developing a healthy life. We find that our relationships with the people around us give us an insight into our future. This is especially the case with the relationship with our mothers.

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July 19, 2007

Letter to Editor: Response to “Sajida and Kate”

I was hugely disappointed by the oversimplification of complex societal issues in Mahvish Akhtar’s article “Sajida and Kate” in the May 10-16 2007 issue of The Muslim Observer.

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May 24, 2007

Letter to the Editor–different points of view

Let me take out the time to say that your paper covers news pertaining to the Muslim world from many different points of view. I sincerely and wholeheartedly respect and…

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January 16, 2007

Dear Muslim Observer–Thank You

Muslim Observer: I want to thank you for sending me your newspaper this past year. It is an excellent paper–you print the truth and you cover everything and you are very objective. Thank you again…. Julia H. Dearborn, MI

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September 21, 2006

Letters to the Editor

Commentary on TMO and on the current controversy between Lebanon and Israel.

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July 20, 2006

Who’s the best Muslim leader?
“The vast majority of African Americans Muslims have embraced Imam Warith Deen Mohammed as their spiritual leader. This widespread acceptance of the religion of Islam by African Americans has enriched the diversity of the American culture.”

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July 3, 2006

Letter to the Editor–Muslim Communities

The plain fact is too many Muslims simply don’t know each other.

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June 22, 2006

Letters to the Editor Vol 8 Iss 25

Thank you again for your lovely article, and for highlighting the most important facts of our project. We truly appreciate it, and look forward to woring with you again in the future.

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June 15, 2006

Letters to the Editor 8-24

We all understand that as Muslims we need to stick to halal diet, and avoid haram food. Yet purists (such as the Muslim Consumer Group for Food Products) offer few practical solutions to dealing with this issue in real-world daily life in the US.

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June 8, 2006

Halal or not Halal?

A deeper view of halal (?) food provided in popular restaurants.

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June 1, 2006

Rehabilitation of Muslim Prisoners

On the Authority of Abu Hamzah Ibn Maalik who reported that the messenger of Allah (Peace and blessings be upon him) said “None of you truly believes until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself.”

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June 1, 2006

Letter to the Editor

Complaint about coverage of HUDA clinic.

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May 25, 2006

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