Empowering Muslim women strengthens our community, and that begins in our mosques – The i – Weekend Reads #47


It’s been a long but important month as Muslims around the world marked Ramadan.

Eid, this weekend, will mark the end of a month-long spiritual journey. Your soul is fed and you celebrate with your loved ones. Eid is a vibrant celebration which continues the focus on charity.

Muslims see Ramadan as an opportunity to give back to their local community and make a positive contribution. This sense of community is reinforced through al-jama’ah, the act of collective prayer.

Being part of a community

According to the Qur’an, it is obligatory for men to pray within their mosque while women should pray where they can. Although there is not a requirement that women must attend the mosque, it is a special place for everyone. Praying is not just about the building you’re in, it is about being part of a community.

To pray together may be optional for women,

Source: Empowering Muslim women strengthens our community, and that begins in our mosques – The i – Weekend Reads #47

Saudi ‘marriage and family therapist’ gives instructions on how to beat your wife properly | DeadState


Islam, as are all religions are based on the past, a past long time ago, when thoughts, Society and ways of life were completely different to those of today. The World as progressed, but many religions have not, is it right to live by the past. Today there is enlightenment and all humans should live in accordance with human rights. No one human should have more rights than another, women today are equal to men. So there should not be any instructions on how to beat your wife, either properly or not. Marriage is a joint bonding of two equal persons and not a process where one person should have power over the other.

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Khaled Al-Saqaby, who recognizes that beating one’s wife is a “sensitive issue,” states up front in the video,

Source: Saudi ‘marriage and family therapist’ gives instructions on how to beat your wife properly | DeadState

Scotland: Muslim quotes Quran as his reason for stabbing Ahmadi shopkeeper to death | The Muslim Issue


Pictured: Taxi driver who admits killing fellow Muslim shopkeeper because ‘he disrespected Islam by claiming he was a prophet’  Asad Shah, 40, was killed at his Glasgow shop the day bef…

Source: Scotland: Muslim quotes Quran as his reason for stabbing Ahmadi shopkeeper to death | The Muslim Issue