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Aug31

The Islamic new year: a time for growth and improvement

By: Sheikh Haisam Farache Source: MuslimVillage.com Milestones are markers fundamental to the human psyche.  As we near the end of the calendar year, outside of the controversies surrounding the months of Ramadan and Zul Hijah, have we given any thought to the other months of the Hijri (Islamic) calendar?  In fact, could we even say that we know the Islamic months and could we recall them in order? It is especially imperative for Muslims living outside of Muslim majority nations to maintain a connection to Allah through the specific Prophetic acts of worship encouraged during each particular month and to understand the significance of the Islamic months as they relate to the life of a...

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Aug28

One Eid One Humanity-Christchurch Eid Festival bringing peace to healing communities

Ahbab-Al-Mustafa, Anthony Mundine, Mohamed Harby, Hussain Baba, Hussin Goss, April Yaghi, Yesmin Yaghi, Abby Yaghi, Alsu Kurlow, and Stephanie Kurlow By: Alsu Kurlow Source: MuslimVillage The Christchurch Eid Festival on 17th August was a celebration to mark Eid Al Adha and bring together the Muslim and wider Christchurch community in what has been a traumatic year for many. Due to wet weather conditions, the Christchurch Eid Festival had been relocated from McCormacks Bay reserve to Templeton Community Centre. Humanity triumphed despite the poor weather as crowds were treated to cultural and nasheed performances, motivational speakers, children’s attractions, a variety of food, stalls...

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Aug27

Young Performers shine at Eid Show Got Talent

Mariam Nagi, laptop draw winner with Mohammad Shokrany and Hamoudi. By: Alsu Kurlow Source: MuslimVillage Human Appeal Australia hosted their Eid Show Got Talent on August the 17th, 2019. There were around 30 performers this year showcasing their amazing skills and talents in singing, Quran recitation, poetry, martial arts and other performances. Every act brought something unique and showcased the wide variety of talent we have in our communities. Raghda Assoum, Omar Mohammad, Syda Hossein, Narmeen Sherif, Ahmed Assoum, and Hind Ibrahim HAA Volunteers. The Eid Show Got Talent Segment allows children from within the community, to have the opportunity to present their talents on the main...

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