Role Of Women in Islam

Role of Women in Islam

The theme for International Women’s Day 2019 is #BalanceForBetter focuses on striving together to build a gender-balanced society. While the world will join hands to strive towards the gender-balanced world we examine the role of women in Islam and how it aligns with gender equality.

IslamInAmerica

Islam in America

As per Wikipedia according to a 2017 study, Muslims in America form 1.1% of the American population and Islam is the third largest religion in the United States after Christianity and Judaism. Muslims in America come from various backgrounds including 25% black, 24% white, 18% Asian, 18% Arab, 7% mixed race, and 5% Hispanic.

“Fake News” term used to discredit True Criticism

Carelessly using the “Fake News” terminology to justify the discrediting and censorship of new channels and media outlets is counterproductive as it basically suppresses legitimate questions and criticism coming from the free press. In any democracy, diverse political views and opinions have an important role to play even if it doesn’t fit our confirmation biases. Shutting down someone if the views and new stories are not to one’s liking is basically insulting your own intellect.

Why an American Muslim needs Islamic Will and Testament

Why an American Muslim needs the Last Will?

A will or testament is a legal document by which a person or testator expresses the disposition of his or her assets after death. Testator names one or more person, the executor, to manage the estate until its final distribution. Every adult American Muslim and particularly those with young kids need to ensure that they have a written “last will” signed by witnesses and available for execution in case of death.

Picking Hajj Package

Save Thousands when picking Hajj Package

Going for Hajj is one of the major life expense for Muslims whether you live in Pakistan, India or in the US, Canada, UK or Australia. Many Muslims around the world spend their life savings for taking this holy journey. When people look at the cost of some of the high-end packages they get overwhelmed and discouraged but in reality, you do not need to spend that much if your budget is limited

Black American Muslims

The significance of Black History for American Muslims

The black history of American Muslims goes back more than 400 years when the first documented arrival of African slaves happened in the 17th century. The two most influential African American Muslims are Malcolm X also known as Malik Shabazz, a Muslim minister, and human right activist and the other is the heavyweight boxing champion and country’s most beloved adherents of Islam, Muhammad Ali.

Islamic Moon Sighting in America

Islamic Moon Sighting Controversy in America

There are three popularly known criteria adopted for Islamic Moon Sighting in America, Local Moon sighting, Global Moon Sighting and the Fixed Calendar based on scientific calculations. Local Moon sighting limits the sighting of the moon within the continental Americas i.e US, Canada and some parts of South America. Global Moon sighting technique takes into consideration moon sighing in any part of the world. So for example, if the moon is sighted in Saudi Arabia then the Mosques and Committees following the Global moon sighting would declare the start or end of the lunar Islamic month and then there is a scientific calendar where calculations are made based on astronomical and historical data.

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