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Here is what Linda Sarsour had to say at ISNA about Jihad: In these United States of America, if you sit back idly in the face of injustice, if you maintain the current status quo that not only oppresses Muslims, …Read More

An incident at the “Dyke’s March” in Chicago exposed a fundamental flaw in the doctrine of intersectionality that animates the political Left: Three people carrying Jewish Pride flags were asked to leave the annual Chicago Dyke March on Saturday. The …Read More

I have long argued that there is an inherent tension between the ideals of the Enlightenment and spirituality. This ruling from the European Court of Justice (the EU equivalent of the US Supreme Court) is a case study for that …Read More

Muslim women were not just the symbol of the March – they were also boots on the ground. Linda Sarsour’s speech at the DC march: examples of other Muslim women attending marches: “Ever since the election, I’ve kind of felt …Read More

This evening, I am honored to be a part of the Voices for Freedom celebration at Temple Aliyah here in the San Fernando Valley. This is an annual interfaith event honoring the spirit of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, …Read More

Happy VDay to all! Or, belated VDay depending on your madhab – according to Saudi moonsighting Valentine’s was yesterday 😉 The Gujarati origins of what was then known as “Velan-time Day” are well-established in the historical record. Rather than buy …Read More

This is a guest post by Ali Asghar Alibhai. There is no question that the America my generation grew up in is much different than the America of now. I grew up in West Texas, a place that some might …Read More

It’s fundamentally problematic for a man to weigh in on hijab. That hasn’t stopped me from wading into the topic before (see: The Burka and the Bikini), but the only conversation of substance that can happen on the topic is …Read More

It needs to be said – that Trump is a symptom, not a disease. There has been a GOP War on Muslims for years, and despite heroic efforts by Republican Muslim Americans to sway opinion, the bottom line is that …Read More

On the 4th of July, it was also the 18th of Ramadan – so my community masjid in Chicago had an Independence Day barbecue for iftar! Burgers, fries, hot dogs – all halal, of course 🙂 Here’s video coverage from …Read More