Entries by TMO

Resisting Islamophobia Iftar: A Night Of Community

by Justice for Muslims Collective The Justice For Muslims Collective held our second annual community resistance iftar against Islamophobi, June 8. We were joined by over 100 people from the community in a night of fellowship, delicious Palestinian food from Yaffa Grille, and art. It was truly moving for us to see how much we […]

Protesting as a community

by Samana Sheikh Students gathered at the University of Michigan’s downtown Ann Arbor campus protesting the recent Palestine and Israel disputes. The Human Rights Youth Coalition, PYM and USPCN (U.S. Palestinian Community Network) Detroit organized this protest to commemorate that Jerusalem will remain the capitol of Palestine despite the 70 years of illegal occupation. When […]

Fast and Furious Saudi Women

by TMO Staff Women in Saudi Arabia are getting in line for their driver’s license! So far, 10 women have been issued a license to drive in the Kingdom and another 2,000 are expected to be given next week as the date of lifting the ban nears. The ban will officially be lifted on June […]

Antioxidant Bursting Salad

by Noor H. Salem With a lack of food and drink during the long hours of fasting, you may find yourself feeling more tired than usual. Your lethargy may be due to more than just fasting, but perhaps a lack of certain nutrients and vitamins. For that, it’s crucial that you consume nutrient-packed foods, such as […]

The Legacy of Razan Al-Najjar

by Tania Dawood The tragic death of Razan Al-Najjar, a Palestinian medical volunteer who put her life on the line to treat wounded protestors, has people rightfully upset and heartbroken. The 21-year-old was killed by an Israeli sniper when she tried to help a wounded protester on June 1. There has been media coverage of her family […]

Introducing Michigan’s First Annual Suhoor Fest

By: Samana Sheikh Biting into a juicy hotdog topped with chili, onions, cheese and hot cheetoes is something you can now find at a stall at the first annual suhoor fest in Dearborn Heights. The vast variety of booths included food such as crepes, hibachi, lemonade and even sundaes. “I wanted to create a new […]

Interview with Zahid Hussain from Islam 360

Now you can read and search Holy Quran on your mobile. This app has following amazing features: 1 – Read Holy Quran by Surah or Parah 2 – Read translation in English, Urdu and Roman Urdu! 3 – Search within whole Quran using English, Urdu or Roman Urdu 4 – Search By Urdu and English […]

Lailatul Qadr

by Dr Aslam Abdullah God Almighty revealed the Quran at a time when the world was living in a spiritual vacuum and darkness.  It was a world that had forgotten the significance of the divine revelation or Wahi in one’s life. In fact the renewal of the revelation was a turning point in human history and […]

This Year’s Presidential Message on Ramadan

by Aysha Qamar The current administration under President Donald Trump has issued many changes to programming and events including no longer hosting the annual White House Iftar, which took place each year. Last year, President Trump’s White House statement on Ramadan was criticized for its focus on terrorism as opposed to addressing and honoring the […]

Addressing and Making A Racial Incident Teachable

by Quaid Saifee The first time I heard that an African-American teenager, Brennan Walker, was shot at in my town of Rochester Hills was when I received a CAIR Michigan email. Then I received emails from fellow steering committee members at GRAIN calling for a community gathering at 5:00 PM on Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at […]

American Muslims celebrate Ramadan and Eid their own way

by TMO Staff While visiting any Muslim majority country during the holy month of Ramadan, anyone can easily see that it is a special time for Muslims. From the lanterns hanging alongside the streets to the delicious cuisines. American Muslims do not get to experience what Muslims in other countries get to experience. Children of […]

Ali Banat Passes Away but His Legacy Lives On

by Ayesha Mushtaq Ali Banat, millionaire and founder of charity project ‘Muslims Around the World’ (MATW), recently passed away after a long fought battle with Stage 4 Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma, that spread to his lungs and the rest of his body- but the legacy he left behind will still live on for years to come. […]

Refreshing Ramadan Salad

by Noor H. Salem With the scorching hot sun, and the long hours of fasting, nothing is more refreshing to quench your thirst than water and fresh fruit. While you may have the perception of eating away at all of your favorite foods at iftar, reality is that you can only eat so much before you’re […]

Autism universally affects children

by Ali Muslim By Ali Muslim You may have heard of autism. What you may not have thought of is that it’s not just a non-Muslim issue. According to the Center for Disease Control, autism is experienced by as many as 1 in 59 children. That includes Muslim children too. “Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, refers […]