Community News

High School Student Seeks to Educate About Islamophobia

*The Muslim Observer

By Marina Ali All too often, we hear the standard gripe of juvenilia as teenagers spend too much time on their phones and not enough quality time. Yet, hearing about wonderful a

Neighborly Needs Inc.: A helping hand

*The Muslim Observer

By Aseel Machi By giving a helping hand–literally–a non-profit organization out of Detroit, MI, Neighborly Needs Inc. has been working with the local and surrounding communi

Ibrahim Abdul-Matin appointed director of Living Future Institute

*The Muslim Observer

NEW YORK,NY-- The International Living Future Institute recently announced that Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, Director of Community Affairs at the NYC Department of Environmental Protect

Norwalk mosque finds permanent home

*The Muslim Observer

NORWALK,CT--The Al Madany Islamic Center of Norwalk has found a permanent home. The mosque announced last week that it has purchased the property of a former Episcopal Church for $

Saman Khan named  top education support pro

*The Muslim Observer

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ--Saman Khan has been named the 2015 Educational Support Professional of the Year” by the Hillsborough Education Association. The award honors the role that d

Student Muhammad Khan co-authors book on mathematics

*The Muslim Observer

CALGARY--A graduate student will consider himself lucky if he publishes a paper in a peer-reviewed journal. But Muhammad Khan, a doctoral student in the department of Mathematics a

Interfaith prayer service held for Syrian refugees

*The Muslim Observer

OKLAHOMA CITY,OK--An interfaith service was held  in Oklahoma City’s Bicentennial Park to pray for the Syrian refugees, according to the Red Dirt Report. It was  sponsored by t

University of Florida Fast-A-Thon helps charities

*The Muslim Observer

More than 700 students of all faiths participated in the 13th Annual Fast-a-Thon at the University of Florida. The event was hosted by the student organization, Islam on Campus, w

Maryland Jewish group to partner with Muslims

*The Muslim Observer

COLUMBIA,MD-A Maryland based Jewish group is working closely with the area's Muslim community to promote and preserve their respective burial practices. Kavod v’Nichum (Honor an

Professor Alwishah’s new book on Aristotle  

*The Muslim Observer

CLAREMONT,CA--Ahmed Alwishah, associate professor of philosophy at Pitzer College, has co-edited a collection of essays, Aristotle and the Arabic Tradition, that examines Aristotle