La place des personnes âgées dans l’Islam

En me rendant dans un bureau de poste à San Diego, en Californie, j'ai vu une vieille dame qui peinait à sortir de sa voiture. Seule, elle avait visiblement entre soixante-dix et quatre-vingts ans, elle tenait la porte d'une main tremblante en descendant du siège du conducteur. « Puis-je vous aider [...]

2018-01-01T18:39:22+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

La famille, pierre angulaire de la société

Monsieur et madame Siddiq ont quitté le Pakistan pour émigrer aux États-Unis à la fin des années 1980. Avec l'aide du frère de madame Siddiq, leur objectif était clair et simple : offrir de meilleures possibilités d'études à leurs quatre enfants dans le Nouveau Monde. Mohammed Uthman est arrivé aux États-Unis au [...]

2018-01-01T18:31:46+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Family

We live in an age where the importance of family values is declining in society. Divorce rates are at an all time high, couples are marrying on average at older ages and the number of single parent families has increased. Overall, the proportion of people in happy marriages has declined [...]

2017-12-19T18:58:55+00:00 November 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Islam & Domestic Violence

What Islam says about Domestic Violence “The most perfect of believers in belief is the best of them in character. The best of you are those who are the best to their women.” Domestic violence against women remains a major concern in today’s society. The problem is so severe [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:00+00:00 March 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Marriage in Islam

"And among His signs is this, that He created for you mates from among yourselves, that you may dwell in peace and tranquility with them, and He has put love and mercy between your (hearts): Verily in that are signs for those who reflect" (Quran 30:21). "O Humans revere your [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:01+00:00 March 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The Importance of Parents

By Nageen Khan Importance of Parents In Islam When asked about the people who taught us the most, who were there for us through hardships, who laughed with us during the good times, who put up with us on our off days, most of us think immediately of our [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:02+00:00 February 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Elderly Care

The Status of the Elderly in Islam On a visit to a post office in San Diego, California, I noticed an elderly lady struggling to get out of her car. Alone and probably in her mid seventies she held the door with a trembling hand as she stepped out of [...]

2017-12-19T18:38:47+00:00 October 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Protecting Our Children

By Saadia Z. Yunus He sits outside of his house hiding behind a bush. His eyes are on the front door waiting for it to open. The seconds feel like hours as sweat drips down the side of his face. Finally, the door opens and his heart stops as he [...]

2017-12-19T18:38:08+00:00 October 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|
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