Posted by: Abrahim | 28/01/2009

MUSLIM NEWS DIGEST (July 2, 2010)

 MUSLIM NEWS DIGEST 
July 2, 2010
Compiled by Zulfiqar Ali Malik, Overland Park, Kansas, USA
 
Islam. Religion Facts. http://www.religionfacts.com/islam/index.htm
 
The Meaning Of Isra’ And Mi’raj In Islam. The Prophet Muhammad’s Night Journey And Ascention. About.Islam. http://islam.about.com/od/otherdays/a/isra-miraj.htm?nl=1
 
Friday Nasiha. Weekly Reminders for Successful Life, 7/2/10 http://www.fridaynasiha.com/
 
Sinking Ship: The Attack On The Gaza Relief Flotilla Jeopardizes Israel Itself. American Conservative. http://amconmag.com/article/2010/aug/01/00010/
 
ISNA Announces Recipient Of 11th Annual Community Service Recognition Award. Muslim, 7/1/10 http://themuslim.ca/2010/07/01/isna-announces-recipient-of-11th-annual-community-service-recognition-award/
 
New York Schools Should Observe Muslim Holidays. Imam Khalid Latif, CNN, 7/1/10 http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2010/07/01/my-take-new-yorks-schools-should-observe-muslim-holidays/
 
The Two Sides Of A Barbed-Wire Fence. Nicholas Kristof, New York Times, 7/1/10 http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/01/opinion/01kristof.html
 
Faiths Have Rich Political Dimensions. Vern Barnet, Kansas City Star, 6/30/10 http://www.kansascity.com/2010/06/29/2050813/faiths-have-rich-political-dimensions.html
 
Do Not Expect A Ling Life And Remember Death Often. J. Samia Mair, Baltimore Muslim Examiner, 6/30/10 http://www.examiner.com/x-9968-Baltimore-Muslim-Examiner~y2010m6d29-Islam-101-Do-not-expect-a-long-life-and-remember-death-often?cid=examiner-email
 
Islamic Reality Show Is A Holy Hit. New Zealand Herald, 6/30/10 http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=10655324&ref=rss
 
Islamic Centers Spurred By Muslim Population Growth. WKRN Nashville, 6/30/10 http://www.wkrn.com/global/story.asp?s=12730407
 
Obama Childhood Days Movie Debuts In Indonesia. Arlina Arshad, AFP, 6/30/10 http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100630/wl_asia_afp/entertainmentindonesiausfilmobama
 
10 Accomplished Muslims Over 60. Fareeda Ahmed, Elan, 6/30/10 http://www.elanthemag.com/index.php/site/blog_detail/10_accomplished_muslims_over_60-nid390772766/
 
Liberty University Removing Ergun Caner As Seminary Dean Over Contradictory Statements. Washington Post, 6/30/10 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/29/AR2010062905331_pf.html
 
Lawmakers Ask For Afghanistan Exit Strategy. San Francisco Chronicle, 6/30/10 http://articles.sfgate.com/2010-06-30/news/21931468_1_withdrawal-date-troop-drawdown-afghanistan
 
Methodists Launch Boycott Over West Bank Settlements. Independent, 6/30/10 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/methodists-launch-boycott-over-west-bank-2014827.html
 
New Muslim Women Magazine Promotes Being ‘Modest And Fabulous’. Middle East Online, 6/29/10 http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/?id=39808
 
Islamic School Celebrates, Recognizes Achievements. Fort McMurray Today, 6/29/10 http://www.fortmcmurraytoday.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2645056
 
From Tragedy Springs Hope. Reehab Ramadan, Suhaib Webb.com, 6/29/10 http://www.suhaibwebb.com/summer-nights/from-tragedy-springs-hope/#more-9821
 
Gulf Residents Urged To Unite In Prayer. Religion Dispatches, 6/29/10 http://www.religiondispatches.org/dispatches/laurilebo/2874/gulf_residents_urged_to_unite_in_prayer/
 
Israel Currently Imprisons 6,800 Palestinians including 300 Children. Bernama, 6/29/10 http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v5/bm/newsworld.php?id=509593
 
Global Islamic Finance Targets $2 Trillion In Next 5 Years. Mena Report, 6/28/10 http://www.menareport.com/en/business,/317840
 
Islam: Dispelling The Myths. Great Falls Tribune, 6/27/10 http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20100627/NEWS01/6270304/1002/RSS
 
Kashmiris Hold Rally In Toronto Against Human Rights Violation in India Held Kashmir. Kashmir Media, 6/27/10 http://www.kmsnews.org/news/kashmiris-hold-rally-toronto-against-hr-violations-ihk
 
Why I Shed Bikini For Niqab: The New Symbol Of Women’s Liberation. Sara Bokker, The Muslim, 6/26/10 http://themuslim.ca/2010/06/26/why-i-shed-bikini-for-niqab-the-new-symbol-of-womens-liberation/
 
Our Lunch At Ginger Sue’s. Prof. Ed Chasteen, Culturally Speaking, 6/26/10 http://culturallyspeaking.wordpress.com/
 
Ramadan To Begin Wednesday August 11, 2010. IslamiCity, 6/26/10 http://www.islamicity.com/articles/Articles.asp?ref=IC0907-3910
 
PHOTOS:1. Beautiful And Historic Mosques Around The World. http://beautifulmosques.com/
2. America’s New Look: Garden City, Kansas. Chris Oberholtz, Kansas City Star, 6/28/10 http://www.kansascity.com/2010/06/26/2046674/americas-new-look-garden-city.html
 VIDEOS: 1. A Land Called Paradise- Kareem Salama- American Muslims. YouTube video (4 min) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4P5Mvt0fmc&feature=related
2. How Do Innocent Paeople Get On The No Fly List? ABC News video (6 min) http://news.yahoo.com/video/us-15749625/20657891
3. Nicole Queen Converts To Islam. YouTube video (9 min) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idjyo1wMf9M
 
    CALENDAR OF EVENTS   
    
47TH ANNUAL ISNA CONVENTION: Jul 2-5, Rosemont, IL. “Nurturing Compassionate Communities: Connecting Faith and Service.” http://www.isna.net/assets/Conventions/2010/convention/Poster.pdf PATRIOTS’ PICNIC: Jul 3. Sat, 11am-2:30pm. Enjoy burgers (veggie and otherwise), salads and other picnic fair at the home of Sharon Lockhart 8336 Sagamore, Leawood, KS. Suggested donation $25/family to American Friends Service Committee. RSVP 816-931-5256 or iharitt@afsc.org .  PAKISTAN AMERICAN SOCIETY ANNUAL BBQ: Jul 4, Sun, 4pm. Free food and lots of fun. Shawnee Mission Park, Shelter #10, 7900 Renner Rd, Shawnee, KS. KWANZA MARSHALL ARTS ACADEMY: Jul 5, Mon, 6-8:30pm. Grand opening of the Johnson County branch, 10107 W 105th St, Overland Park, KS. FREE ONLINE ARABIC: Learn Arabic free. In Overland Park, KS classes are held at 6:30am and 8:30pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Contact Sis. Mervat voti2004@yahoo.com . EDUCATIONAL FUNDRAISER: Jul 10, Sat, 6pm. UMKC Pierson Hall, 5100 Rockhill Rd, KCMO. Sponsored by Al-Inshirah Islamic Center. Honoring Imam Nathaniel Mohammed. PROTEST ANTI-IMMIGRANT RACISM: Jul 10 in Boston. https://secure2.convio.net/pep/site/SPageServer?pagename=ANS_homepage CAPITOL LEADERSHIP ACADEMY: Jul 19-23. Stay and study at American University, Washingyon DC. http://www.unitedvoices.com/cla/2010aumore.html PROPHETIC ELOQUENCE: Jul 21-Aug 18. Fawakish Summer Program, Fishers, IN. http://fawakih.com/web/20100121100/Prophetic-Eloquence-IN.html INDONESIAN DELEGATION TO VISIT KC: Jul 21, Wed, 5-7pm. Reception at Californos in Westport, 4124 Pennsylvania, KCMO. http://www.kcivc.org/ PEACE FOR HOLY LAND: Jul 22, Thu, 7pm. Guest speaker David Wildman. Broadway United Methodist Church, 406 W 74th St, KCMO. END THE OCCUPATION: NATIONAL ORGANIZERS’ CONFERENCE: Jul 23-25. KCMO. http://www.endtheoccupation.org/article.php?list=type&type=340 VIRTUES OF RAMADAN FROM QURAN & SUNNAH: Jul 23-25. Masjid al-Ghuraba  presentation at Quality Inn, 4200 S Noland Rd, KCMO. http://www.kcmoislam.com/ AMERICAN LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE FOR MUSLIMS CONVENTION: Jul 23-25. Washigton, DC. http://www.islamicinformationcenter.org/ NATIONAL PEACE CONFERENCE: Jul 23-25, Albany, NY. http://nationalpeaceconference.org/Home_Page.html 11TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL KASHMIR PEACE CONFERENCE. Jul 29-30. Capitol Hill, Washington DC. kacouncil@kashmiri.com . ISLAMIC GAMES MIDWEST: Jul 31-Aug 1. Dearborn, MI. http://islamic-games.com/ FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR PROGRAM: Aug 2, Mon. Application deadline. http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards/ KS & MO PRIMARY ELECTIONS: Aug 3. Tue. For advance voting contact local election office. Your vote counts. REMEMBRANCE OF HIROSHIMA/NAGASAKI BOMBINGS: Aug 6, Fri. Potluck 6:30pm, annual observance 7:30pm. Loose Park, 5200 Wornall Rd, KCMO. RAMADAN: Aug 11, Wed. First day of the month of fasting expected per moon sighting http://moonsighting.com/. MOSQUE CARES ANNUAL CONVENTION: Sep 2-6. Somerset, NJ. Mosque Cares/Ministry of W. Deen Mohammed sponsors Ramadan Session and Annual Muslim Convention. http://www.wdmministry.com/convention/registration.htm EID AL-FITR: Sep 10, Fri. Eid al-Fitr (celebration of completion of the month of fasting) expected per moon sighting  http://moonsighting.com/ KC FESTIVAL OF FAITHS: Oct 19, Tue. 7pm. Gest Speaker: Bruce Feiler at Village Presbyterian Church 6641 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS. http://www.festivaloffaithskc.org/ ISNA SOUTH CENTRAL ZONE CONFERENCE: Oct 23, Sat, Dallas. http://www.isna.net/Conferences/pages/South-Central-Conference.aspx 6TH ANNUAL TABLE OF FAITHS LUNCHEON: Nov 11, Thu. Greater KC Interfaith Council. http://kcinterfaith.org/


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