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Eidul Fitr Khutbah 2024

By Basharat Ali

We live in a strange world indeed. Eid greetings from Joe Biden and Rishi Sunak while they supply weapons for the slaughter of thousands of women and children? Non-Muslim activists being criminalised and arrested for protesting against the killing while so many Muslim leaders remain silent and turn the other way?

Eidul Fitr 2024 khutbah by Arshad Gamiet

By Arshad Gamiet

Islam is not a spectator sport. It’s not good enough for us to sit around, like couch potatoes in front of our giant TV screens, complaining and criticising without lifting a finger to improve the situation. Some of us think that we’re helpless, that the problems out there are too big and too complex. We sit there and we blame others and we complain. But there is so much that we can do to make a difference…

These are not ordinary words

By Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

One of the amazing miracles of the Qur’an is that it speaks to us directly, both collectively and individually. How often have we not opened a page at random, and read a verse that seems to be specially addressed to us, to guide us through a problem that we are having at that moment?

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…

Self-preparation: Gaza reflection

By Omar Medani

What can we do in the face of such a calamity that is unfolding in Gaza? This khutbah offers some useful suggestions. We should learn from our history. Do the best you can, within the law, to fight the “information jihad” and to speak the truth in the face of so much distortion and misinformation.