Have you found a great book about Islam that you would like to encourage others to read? Do you want to join our book club to receive quarterly reading lists by email? Continue reading Iqama Magazine Book Club: List #1
It is in our nature to search for significance in the passing of each day, month, and year. But how many of us can truly say that we understand all of the commemorated dates of the Islamic Calendar? Can you list them off of the top of your head? Do you observe and / or … Continue reading Better Understanding the Islamic Calendar
Coatesville Pennsylvania is home of an exact replica of an ornate chandelier that is found in the masjid of the prophet Mohammed PBUH in Medina. In our podcast interview, Mohammed Jamaludeen tells the story of how his good friend, was able to erect the masjid with the help of physicians in Egypt who saved his life while he was battling kidney disease on his way to umrah. Continue reading The Chandelier of Coatesville, Pennsylvania
In an effort to explore the intricacies of the Muslim American Identity, we interviewed William Antoun Salame, the Outreach Director for the Islamic Organization of North American. In his interview, he reveals that the characteristics taught to Muslims by the Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) (democracy, justice, equality, leadership, service, and integrity) are identical to the characteristics we … Continue reading Unapologetically Muslim: Islam, Leadership, and Service
The Muslim community of Grand Rapids has grown significantly since the 1980s. Today there are at least 6 masjids that serve the diverse community and provide services to the greater public. In our interview with Dr. Metwalli, we learn more about the history of the Muslims of western Michigan and the various community services they provide Continue reading Masjid At-Tawheed – Faith, Service, and Advocacy!
Mr. Sufian Nabhan is the President of the Islamic Center of Detroit (ICD), a Detroit-Michigan based grassroots membership organization that seeks to empower the American Muslim community through faith, education and social activism.
He uses his platform as president of the organization to encourage the youth to actively take a role in the community. Muslim Youth ICD (also known as MY-ICD) is highly regarded as one of the most impactful Muslim youth groups in the United States. Continue reading Inspiring the Muslim Youth of America- MY-ICD (Muslim Youth – Islamic Center of Detroit)