"How should Muslims respond to the threat of extremism?”This was the question posed in the New York Times‘ “Room for Debate” last week. The debaters included Muslim activists, journalists, and
Leading up to the exhibition, I wasn’t sure what to expect. The rituals of Hajj encompass a variety of activities across different areas. To my comfort, I discovered that the focal point of the exhi
One of my favorite things about this time of year (the Hajj season), is the vintage photographs that circulated among Hajjis doing their rites. Amongst the best are the unforgettable ones of the year
A traditional animal sacrifice, the Udhiyah, has been an integral part of this holiday, with meat being shared between friends, family and those in need. But can there be an alternative to the traditi
You're craving a chocolate cake at the middle of the night and you can't go to sleep until you have eaten it. You get up; switch on your laptop to google a good chocolate cake recipe...
As members of a religious minority, American Muslims can certainly relate to the plight of those in the United States who face prejudice and intolerance every day, especially those who are looked down
I felt attracted to guys when I was young. Maybe the feeling developed when I was 10 years old. At 14, I knew that I would not want to get married as I was not attracted to women. I thought of how I w
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