Culture

Book Q&A: Ayesha Jalal on ‘The Struggle for Pakistan’

In her new book, The Struggle for Pakistan: A Muslim Homeland and Global Politics (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014), Ayesha Jalal examines Pakistan’s history from its creation in 1947 to the present…

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December 4, 2014

Book on Jefferson & Islam gets Hamilton Award

University of Texas at Austin History Professor Denise A. Spellberg has been named the $10,000 grand prize winner of the 2014 University Co-op Robert W. Hamilton Book Awards for her work “Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders.” The Hamilton Awards are among the highest honors of literary achievement given for UT Austin authors. In […]

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December 4, 2014

Regulating the Sacred: Why the US halal food industry needs better oversight

For many Muslims, adherence to Islamic dietary laws, known as halal, is an intrinsic part of their everyday lives.

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November 26, 2014

5 Questions: Aasif Mandvi

Last weekend, the Institute for Social Policy & Understanding (ISPU) held their annual banquet, themed “Reshaping the Muslim American Narrative.” Among the keynote speakers was Aasif Mandvi, an actor and correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

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November 26, 2014

Freeing the Traumatized Mind

psychic damage on us from the world’s wars

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October 2, 2014

Northwest Suburban College Gets Accreditation

The amazing story of a little known college in Chicago, started by Muslims, the first of its kind in America, continues to make news.

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September 18, 2014

ISNA Convention 2014–Art Exhibit—Photos By Laura Fawaz, TMO

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September 4, 2014

Muslim Online Dating in the United States

In a place like America, it is especially difficult to keep to religious values.

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September 4, 2014

Community News (16-37)

community news 16-37

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September 4, 2014

Ways to Have Fun over Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day is one day where hard working professionals and students, who get the day off, celebrate their achievements in various ways.

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August 28, 2014

Community News 16-34

community news

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August 14, 2014

Michigan’s First Halal Food Festival

TMO Stringer Canton, MI, August 12, 2014 –Michigan’s first and largest Halal Food Festival (Halal Fest) took place at the Heritage Park in Canton, Michigan. Hundreds of people from different ethnicities and backgrounds attended the Halal Fest–it was like a mini carnival with people enjoying the food and the beautiful sunny weather. There were about […]

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August 14, 2014

Mohammed Ahmed makes a mark at Commonwealth Games

Former Wisconsin standout long-distance runner Mohammed Ahmed carried his collegiate success into his post-graduate international career, recording impressive results last week at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Ahmed ran in the 10,000 meters  and finished in 28:02.96—good enough for sixth place and the fourth-fastest finish all-time by a Wisconsin runner. The top three finishers […]

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August 7, 2014

Chaand Raat and Unification

What I find particularly beautiful about Eid is the unification it brings amongst us all.

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July 31, 2014

Peters Statement on Eid al-Fitr

Statement on ‘Eid

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July 31, 2014

Running Back Ameer Abdullah’s Speech Garners Praise

Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah delivered the  Big 10 Football Kickoff Luncheon which is earning widespread praise for both its style and substance. Abdullah’s speech was titled “The Essence of a Student-Athlete”. “The true essence of a student-athlete is someone who has the desire to educate themselves athletically, academically and personally,” Abdullah said. He himself […]

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July 31, 2014

The Repercussions of Buying Love

One can’t help but wonder if, among all the material items immersed in every nook and cranny of the world, buying love isn’t just one of the fatal calamities to have struck from our transgressing modernization.

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July 24, 2014

‘Eidul Fitr Approaches Again

Families prepare for ‘Eidul Fitr

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July 17, 2014

Islamic House of Wisdom Hosts Sense Of Peace During Interfaith Iftar

Dearborn Heights, MI–Last Thursday evening at the Islamic House of Wisdom hosted an interfaith gathering, promoting peace and justice throughout the world, and ended with a community iftar.

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July 17, 2014

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