Muflehun board members Suhail Khan and Imam Mohamed Magid were part of a small delegation of Muslims leaders and clerics that visited Dachau and Auschwitz concentration camps in August 2010. The participants were accompanied by US government officials from the Reagan, Bush and Obama administrations. Imam Magid will be writing an article for Islamic Horizons, one of the most widely read Muslim American magazines (published by ISNA) about his experience… Read More »Muflehun Board Members Visit Holocaust Camps
Imam Mohamed Magid was one of the attendees at the White House Ramadan Iftar held on August 13, 2010 by President Barack Obama. The attendees included members of Congress, government officials, Muslim American leaders/community members and foreign dignitaries . A transcript of President Obama’s speech highlighting religious freedom in the US can be found here, along with a list of attendees.
Keith Olbermann hosts a show called “Countdown with Keith Olbermann” on MSNBC. His special comments are reminder of what it means to be American. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZpT2Muxoo0&feature=player_embedded
President Obama held an iftar at the White House on August 13, 2010. In his address he includes support for religious freedom and the community center to be built near Ground Zero. He reminds everyone that the first iftar to be held at the White House was more than 200 years ago by President Jefferson!
This fatwa was issued more than 2 years ago by the Fiqh Council of North America . It is one of many that have been issued on the topic. U.S. MUSLIMS ISSUE FATWA AGAINST RELIGIOUS EXTREMISM Dated: 2008-07-11 The Fiqh Council of North America wishes to reaffirm Islam’s condemnation of terrorism and religious extremism. Islam strictly condemns religious extremism and the use of violence against innocent lives. There is no… Read More »U.S. Muslims Issue Fatwa Against Religious Extremism
(from Global Survivors Network) Ashraf was celebrating the happiest day of his life when an Al-Qaeda suicide bomber walked into his wedding and killed his father and 26 other family members in front of his eyes. Now, he’s rising from tragedy to break the silence in the Muslim community on the taboo subject of terrorism. From a recruiter for Al-Qaeda, to an Islamic militant behind one of the world’s worst… Read More »Killing in the Name
Some of America’s leading Muslim figures speak on the use of violence as a means to impact change, and its contrary nature to Islam’s teachings. Special thanks to ISNA and MPAC for the video below.