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Dr. Hossam Roushdi

Islam and Jerusalem

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“Why is Jerusalem so important to Muslims? Why did Allah choose Jerusalem rather than Makkah or Madinah for the miraculous Night Journey (Isra and Mi’raj) of Prophet Muhammad sws?”
Dr Hossam Roushdi explains the historical and spiritual background in the light of current events…..

Be just, even if it hurts you!

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“Having faith and trust in Allah should free ourselves from selfish whims. We should be just in all our dealings with others, trusting Allah to deliver the right outcome…”

Giving and taking equal measure: Justice is crucial

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“Sura Al Mutafifeen offers a stern warning to those who demand their rights from others, but are unwilling to fulfil the rights of others over them. The Quran repeatedly warns us to be just, to be fair and not to transgress the due balance that Allah has decreed. The corruption we see in political and economic life is directly due to some people being unwilling to be fair and just towards others ….”

Eidul Fitr Khutbah – June 2017

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“Let us be ever mindful of the many obvious and more subtle dimensions of Worship…. which extends to every big and small act of kindness, generosity, honesty and love that we do, purely out lof love and gratitude to Allah….”

Ayatul Birr: The Verse of Right Conduct

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“In one amazing verse, the Holy Quran sets out what it means to be a truly upright human being. Ayatul Birr describes what true “taqwa” or complete Allah-awareness is…”

Avoid Fitnah; build brotherly bonds

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“Sura Al Hujuraat sets out important rules for good relations between the Believing Muslims. We should not be suspicious of one another, we should not spy on one another or backbite one another….”