Teaching Children the Importance of Salah

One thing we worked on this past Ramadan alhamdulillah was الصلاة, salah for the kids. On the first day of Ramadan, we bought these...

The Importance of Teaching Our Children Correct Gender Roles

Raise your young boys to be men. Raise your young girls to be women. Let their natural masculinity and natural femininity, respectively, be allowed...

11 Signs You Are a Liberal Reformist Activist in Muslim Garb

We should support (and aspire to be) Muslim activists who: 1. Oppose political tyrants 2. Help the poor and needy 3. Defend the wrongly accused 4. Fight for...

Why Does Allah Test Us If He Loves Us? or “The Problem of Evil”

"Why does Allah test us if He loves us?" This is essentially the question of "The Problem of Evil." I received this question three separate times...

Are We Raising Real Muslim Men?

Treat your sons like young men and your daughters like young women, because this is what they actually are. When I go to the grocery...

The Problem with “Compassionate” Preaching of Islam

Who are the Compassionate Imams? These are some Muslim preachers who claim that it is necessary to present views that are technically incorrect Islamically...

The Need for Standardized Islamic Testing for Muslim Youth

Just like there is a standardized SAT or ACT, there should be a standardized nation-wide test for Muslim high school students to ensure that...

Can You Interpret Qur’an Based on Personal Opinion?

One of the most important things young Muslims should learn early in their studies of Islam is this: Do not speak about the meaning...

Marriage Advice for the Weary Muslim Bachelors and Bachelorettes

I got married at the age of 23. I was trying to get married at the age of 19. It took 4 years and...

At What Age Should Children Start Memorizing the Quran?

At what age should your child start memorizing Quran? Let me give you my family's experience. My wife (Umm Khalid) is a hafidha mashaAllah, one of...

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In addition to our articles on Hinduism, Christianity, Qadiyanism, etc., we now continue our series on Interfaith Critique by turning to Judaism. Religious Jews believe that their holy books were divinely...

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African Lion: Neo-colonial AFRICOM Completes Annual Military Exercises

AFRICOM (U.S. Africa Command) is wrapped up their annual military exercises, “African Lion,” on June 18. The primary purpose of these exercises is to...

Watch: Muslim Marriage Crisis – Who Is at Fault?

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Lessons from the Arrogance of Iblis

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Yasir Qadhi: Cancelled for LGBT or Is He Being Hypocritical?

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