Entries by TMO

Making Healthy Choices at Barbeque Socials

by Noor H. Salem With the scorching hot sun these days, it’s time for iced-cold drinks, barbeque socials, and outdoor activities. In the midst of all the excitement, aim to keep your health in check. Previously, we discussed unhealthy ingredients in ready marinate sauces or spice packets, and shared a simple, yet mouthwatering recipe you can […]

Eid Picnic Gathers Qabeelah Ittihaad Families

by Noor H. Salem With both heavy rain and scorching sunshine within a few hours, the Eid Picnic for Qabeelah Ittihaad definitely engraved many beautiful memories. It’s been more than seven weeks since most of the team met, and the blessed month of Ramadan kept many busy with worship and family time. With the many Eid […]

Was the Korean Summit Really a Success?

by TMO Staff President Trump visited Singapore this month to start peace talks with the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un. The purpose of this Presidential trip is to convince North Korea to denuclearize, however, Mr. Trump’s objectives were not fully met. Some have speculated that Mr. Trump created a problem and created the summit […]

Perfect BBQ Dip: Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

by Noor H. Salem In the past, we’ve discussed several key tips for keeping your health in check while still enjoying your family barbeque or picnic. While it’s easy to reach for unhealthy choices, whether due to cravings or social conform, it’s crucial that you try to avoid treats and appetizers loaded with chemicals, preservatives, hydrogenated […]

Muslim Travel Ban: America under the dark Cloud of Bigotry

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah A divided Supreme court on partisan lines upheld Muslim travel ban by a margin of 5 to 4. No different than the 1944 Supreme Court decision that upheld the internment of Japanese American. In the decision, the majority conservative judges believe that the President has a sweeping statutory authority and his […]

Seeking God

by Azher Quader “Tujhe aadam nahin miltha Khuda ki justajoo kaisi Thu hai begaana apna, Aashna ki justaju kaisi” Iqbal “You have trouble seeking humans to connect with , how do you expect to find God? You are unaware of yourself, how do you expect to find the Most Aware?” Some seek God in silent solitude […]

More than 750 join for Family Eid Picnic in Farmington

by Noor H. Salem  Ramadan gathered many people to the masjid for iftars and nightly prayers, with heavy hearts and high anticipation to maximize worship in the blessed month. With the farewell of Ramadan came the Eid prayer, which gathered communities, families, and smiles from across the globe. Nonetheless, many in Farmington Hills look forward to […]

Homemade Marinade for Your Favorite Grilled Chicken

by Noor H. Salem   It’s finally time for summer picnics, camping trips, and family gatherings, usually around the grill. Nothing makes those gatherings more exciting than the smell of fresh grilled meat and vegetables. Nonetheless, while enjoying your social activities with friends and family, it’s important that you don’t lose focus on your healthy eating […]

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 […]