Gaza – the severe tribulation

By Essam Mahgoub

“Every tribulation in life is a test from Allah. The greater the test, the greater the reward. That is why the highest places in Al Jannah Firidaws are reserved for the Prophets, the martyrs and the doers of good deeds. We should remember this regarding the crisis in Gaza. Those thousands who have died in Gaza are already in Paradise, where they will remain forever…”

War crimes and ethnic cleansing in Gaza

by Arshad Gamiet
The unfolding crisis in Gaza has exposed the hypocrisy of those who support the rights of Israelis and Ukrainians but ignore the same rights of Palestinians.  Protests around the world are showing that many ordinary people are way ahead of their leaders in standing up for justice. These protests include people of all races and all religions, including many Jewish organisations that stand up for justice in Palestine…

Young Americans are picking up the Qur’an ‘to understand the resilience of Muslim Palestinians’

By Alaina Demopoulos
From The Guardian
“After 9/11, the Qur’an became an instant bestseller, though at the time many Americans purchased it to confirm biases they held about Islam being an inherently violent religion. “The difference is that in this moment, people are not turning to the Qur’an to understand the October 7 attack by Hamas,” Grewal said. “They are turning to the Qur’an to understand the incredible resilience, faith, moral strength and character they see in Muslim Palestinians.”

Gaza genocide: Must we all repent for Allah’s help to arrive?

By Basharat Ali

“You and I are tiny individual pixels in that 1.8 billion-pixel picture that is the worldwide Muslim Ummah. If all of us move in harmony, together, we can be an unstoppable force. We should exert ourselves to support what is right and to forbid what is wrong. Allah will surely hold us to account..”

Hope, Patience and Action

By Majd Arbil

First published in

During those difficult early years in Makkah, our beloved Prophet Muhammad sws and his companions were relentlessly persecuted by the powerful Quraish rulers. Despite those hardships, they left us a legacy of Hope, Patience and Action, as taught in the Holy Quran…

Attending the protest/march for Gaza/Palestine?

Gaza today is like the worst day in the life of Prophet Muhammad sws. Allah’s most beloved was driven out of Taif where he sought their help. But the people of Taif stoned him until he bled, they drove him out with violent abuse. In time, Allah gave our beloved Prophet victory over his enemies. Allah will surely give the people of Gaza their victory one day. Let us help them by lawful protest, fundraising for humanitarian aid, and sharing the truth online against the tide of lies and propaganda…

Patience and steadfastness in adversity

by Musab Haroun

Throughout the eventful history of Islam, Muslims have drawn inspiration from the Quran and the Prophetic Sunnah, especially in times of hardship. Those examples are beautifully described in this khutbah by our youngest khaṭīb.

What did the Prophet ﷺ do after His ﷺ ‘toughest day’ His ﷺ ‘Gaza?

By Basharat Ali

When the first Muslim community was facing exile and starvation in Makkah, Prophet Muhammad ﷺ sought help from nearby Taif, but he was driven out with abuse and violence. This was his ﷺ Gaza moment. How did he respond in this most desperate, helpless situation? This khutbah offers some vital lessons for all Muslims today…