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Newsletter 82
Newsletter 82
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New Yorkers rally to say 'Today I am a Muslim, too'

February 19, 2017
New Yorkers by the thousand, representing myriad backgrounds and faiths, converged on Times Square on Sunday, heeding a music mogul's calls to let Muslims know their fellow Americans stood by them. The demonstrators gathered to denounce what they see as threats...

Employers in EU can ban visible religious symbols like Islamic headscarves

March 14, 2017
Employers in European Union countries can ban employees from wearing visible symbols of religion such as Islamic headscarves and Christian crosses, a top European court ruled.

Toronto Mosque opens doors to promote understanding

February 26, 2017
Masjid Toronto opened its doors to the public so that Torontonians could learn about Muslims and the religion of Islam. On February 17, worshippers attending Friday prayer services...

Building Bridges

February 27, 2017
Davidson United Methodist Church had invited American Islamic Outreach Foundation to talk to about Islam On Sunday 26th February 2017. The class was of the senior members of the congregation. Zahir Shaikh and Dorene Alama the directors of AIOF had attended. Zahir spoke about the basics of Islam and Dorene spoke of her journey to Islam...

“What A Relief” Podcast 50: Islam In Spanish

Empowering An Underserved Community Part II
B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant Mahon talked to Jaime Mujahid Fletcher in this episode of “What a Relief!” In this episode, they continue their talk with Jaime Mujahid Fletcher from Islam in Spanish. He shares more detailed insight on how his organization is making strides to bring...

The Journal of Rotterdam Islamic and Social Sciences (JRISS)

Vol. 7, No. 1, 2016
The seventh issue of the academic journal was published: The Journal of Rotterdam Islamic and Social Sciences (JRISS) Vol. 7, No. 1, 2016.
It focuses on themes such as philosophy, epistemology, study of religion and comparative studies while taking a critical-analytical approach to the most important contemporary theoretical issues and questions. scholars from all over the world are invited to submit their articles to JRISS.
Courses & Conferences

Islamophobia in Muslim Societies

Call for Book Chapters
In the last decade Islamophobia in Western societies where Muslims constitute the minority has been studied extensively. The main objective of this book is to analyse the understudied phenomenon of Islamophobia in Muslim majority societies...

Round Table: Justice and Ethics in Shii Tought

April 6, 2017 | Pembroke College, Oxford, UK
Al-Mahdi Institute will hold a roundtable discussion on April 6, 2017 in association with Ferdowsi University of Mashhad’s International Conference on Justice and Ethics 2017, entitled “Justice and Ethics in Shīʿī thought: from theoretical foundations to Sharia Implications”....

Unlocking the Medinan Qur’an: International Workshop

March 22, 2017
The surahs and passages that are commonly associated with the Medinan period of Muhammad’s life occupy a key position in the formative history of Islam...
Islamic Studies

Jibreel Institute

Jibreel Institute is a new exclusive Arabic & Islamic Studies provider for adults at the prestigious East London Mosque & London Muslim Centre. A curriculum of quality classical and contemporary scholarship, with balance and creativity made accessible and affordable to all.
Jibreel Institute offers the following structured courses at different levels for men and women:
Arabic Language Studies, Qur’an Studies,...

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