Reclaiming My Name, The Story of Mohamed Hammoud

This is Mohammed’s story:
I am first and foremost a Muslim and it defines how I see the world. But I am also a father, a husband, a son, brother and friend and all these personas help me relate to others and connect with them as they need me. I speak regularly at conferences and gatherings on the topics of Islamic identity, interfaith and authentic leadership, one that believes in leading from the heart through the lens of diversity. I have also spoken at TEDx… Continue reading Reclaiming My Name, The Story of Mohamed Hammoud

An Introduction to Islamic Papercutting, The Life and Work of Tusif Ahmad

What is Islamic Papercutting? & Who is Tusif Ahmad? “The art of papercutting involves the artist cutting a whole painting from a single piece of paper resulting in a painstakingly intricate and fragile piece of art.” Tusif Ahmad’s interest in art began in his teenage years when he started creating pieces of art doing pen and ink … Continue reading An Introduction to Islamic Papercutting, The Life and Work of Tusif Ahmad

Southpaw Michigan, An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed

About Our Interview Guest Abdul El-Sayed was born and raised in Michigan by a family as diverse as our state, including immigrants who left Egypt in pursuit of greater opportunity in America, and farmers, teachers, and small-business owners who have lived in St. Louis, Michigan for generations. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 2007, where … Continue reading Southpaw Michigan, An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed

Seeking Medicine in the Qur’an and Sunnah – By Noor H. Salem

We look around, and find a society with rising statistics in heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and other sickness, in younger and younger generations. Many are now desperate to feel and look healthy, only to find their latest fad-diet, detox, or highly expensive protein shakes, meal replacement drinks, and prepared meals, are leaving them hungry, deprived, … Continue reading Seeking Medicine in the Qur’an and Sunnah – By Noor H. Salem

Eid Al-Adha

Eid al-Adha is known by many names worldwide. It is called Eid al-Kabīr (or the greater Eid), or Eid al-Baqarah (Eid of cows) by many in the Arabic speaking world. It is referred to as the Festival of the Sacrifice in English, Opferfest in German, and Kurban Bayramı in Turkish. Continue reading Eid Al-Adha