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What Did Eid Al-Fitr Look Like in 2020?

Religious holidays are a vital part of different cultures worldwide. Unfortunately, 2020 has been a difficult year that has disrupted all kinds of traditional events. The COVID-19 pandemic has made gathering unsafe. Whet ...

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How To Tell Your Family You’re Muslim

There are several misconceptions regarding Muslims, several of which are damaging to the Muslim population. From assuming that all Muslims are “Arab” to believing that Muslims are violent in nature, individuals who w ...

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Canadian Muslims Outraged Over Quebec's Religious Symbols Ban

Proponents claim it will help keep public spaces secular and free from undue religious influence. And support is widespread – polls show more than 2 in 3 Quebec residents approve of the ban. However, critics argue ...

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How Much Do Americans Know About Religion?

Pew Research recently tested Americans’ knowledge about religion. Adults were asked 32 fact-based, multiple-choice questions about religion. Some questions were quite difficult, such as “What does the U.S. Co ...

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Understanding Ramadan, the Muslim Holy Month

For the world’s two billion Muslims, Ramadan is the Holy Month of each year. It is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, beginning when the new moon appears and ending when the next new moon appears. This year, ...

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Muslim in America

A Muslim from Malaysia adapts to a new role outside the cultural norms when she comes to the U.S. to attend university. A U.S.-born Muslim at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) finds community and brotherhood ...

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Deepen Your Understanding of Ramadan

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, but it's also observed as a month of fasting in remembrance of the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad. All adult Muslims are obliged to fast, except those who ar ...

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Christians in Kenya Choosing Halal Food

Many countries in Africa have a high percentage of Muslims, but Kenya is an anomaly. In this country, Christians are the predominant religion. It's estimated that almost 85 percent of the population identifies as Christi ...

Category: Health and Wellness Islam Religion

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One House, Three Faiths

Jerusalem is often considered one of the holiest cities, not only by Christians and Jews, but those of the Islamic faith as well. During one period in history, the city was thought to be the center of the world. Jews oft ...

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Questions Still Remain About Two Terrorists

More details are beginning to emerge about the two killers in the California terrorist attack, yet there are many questions that have yet to be answered. On December 2nd, Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik, a married coupl ...

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