They ask you, [O Muhammad], what they should spend. Say, “Whatever you spend of good is [to be] for parents and relatives and orphans and the needy and the traveler. And whatever you do of good – indeed, Allah is Knowing of it. – Holy Quran 2:215 Charity is of
From NPR News: https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2018/04/05/599520906/you-might-be-eating-halal-meat-and-not-even-know-it Wearing a heavy smock and rubber boots, Amadedin Eganwa stands over a large conveyor belt that’s carrying unconscious lambs. He faces east, toward Mecca, gently lifts the animal’s head in the same direction and under his breath he quickly says a prayer — bismillahi allahu akbar, or “in
The Holy Quran commands us to have an inner love and compassion for people of all faiths, races and nations, for Muslims consider them as the manifestations of God in this world and need to treat them with a heartfelt respect and love. This is the very basis of communities administered
February 17, 2018 On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Jumada al-Akhirah 1439 AH will be Saturday, February 17th, 2018. The crescent moon was sighted on Friday, February 16th. We pray to Allah to guide and bless us
Salaam Alaykum, Below is a list of the local Fatimiyya Programs for this week. For more updates follow us on Social Media using the links below. Shia Ithna-Asheri Islamic Jamaat of Los Angeles 7925 Serapis Avenue Pico Rivera, CA 90660 Program: Feb. 24 @ 6 PM Yaseen Educational Foundation 2110 E. First
ISF’s mission is to increase American Muslim representation in media, politics and government.It is to encourage and support Muslims students to become future lawyers, politicians, journalists, film makers, and academicians that properly represent Islam and Muslims in the U.S. Since 2009, ISF has awarded 280 scholarships and grants totaling $857,100.
The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California and the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) announced earlier that the University of La Verne has a Muslim Students scholarship opportunity. The scholarship is intended to help Muslim students enrolled at the university for the 2018 Fall Semester. The deadline is approaching on February 23,
#MehdiHassan, #MuslimUnity – SMC Leaders, Khalil Dewji, MehdiReza Hirji, Dr. Fatma Hakkak and Salam Hariri attended a Public Speaking Seminar with Political Journalist, Mehdi Hassan, at Bayan College in Clarermont. The seminar included leaders and Imams from other organizations. The seminar provided guidance and technique when speaking about Islam with
What was the advice of His Eminence, Grand Ayatullah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani, to a group of youth asking for counsel and guidance about their role in society and what is required of them? Read the inspirational response of the religious authority in Youth: Advice From Grand Ayatullah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani
Jafaria Islamic Society will be celebrating the Birth of the Prophet on Thursday December 7th, 2017. Guest Speaker will be Sheikh Mohammad Al Hilli from U.K. Speech will be in English Program Details Program: 7:00 PM Dua e Kumayl. 7:30 PM Manqabat 8:30 PM Speech 9:30 PM Dinner Jafaria Islamic Society 1546 E.