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Something of Heaven (part 2)

The intolerance and violence we see today is not part of the Prophetic Sunnah, it’s not part of our noble heritage. And …

Something of Heaven (Part 2)

Nabi Isa, Prophet Jesus said, “Do unto others what you would have them do unto you”. Six centuries later, Prophet Muhammad sws said, “A believer is not truly a believer until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself”…

Rent Not Paid

Perhaps this could be the epitaph of the traditional Islamic world. Many Muslims still adhere to [some] aspects of the Qur’anic message; but there seem to be whole sections of the revelation which we read, formally, but fail to digest…

Israel’s Toy Soldiers

The Marva program, part summer camp part indoctrination, was launched in Israel in 1981. It allows participants, who must be Jewish and between the ages of 18 and 28, to fire weapons, live in military barracks in the Negev desert and saunter around in an Israeli military uniform saluting and taking long hikes with military packs.