Point of View: What (or rather, Who) defines America?

By Jamiel Abed “My country, ‘tis of thee, poisonous land of racial injustice”.  Growing up in America is like watching a puppet show. You get to see the silk curtains, the bright lights, the comedic timing and satire of an inanimate object, everything about it is just so perfect. That is, until you peel back [...]

By |2020-07-29T22:53:34-05:00July 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spending Dhul Hijjah as a Single Mom

by Anonymous This is my 4th year as a single mom but the first time in a long time that I am able to focus on worship these beloved 10 days. Each day, I have been spending a little time watching special video lessons by renowned scholars and making time for nawafil deeds. Aside from [...]

By |2020-07-29T13:50:33-05:00July 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Q and A with HelpingHeartsofBIH Founder

1/ How did you decide to start Helping Hearts of BIH? What was the moment?In May 2014, I formed a GoFundMe fundraiser to help out families during the worst floods in Bosnia when three months' worth of rain fell in just three days, creating the worst floods since records began 120 years ago. Many lost their [...]

By |2020-07-15T21:51:14-05:00July 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Point of View: My Black Muslim Woman Experience

by Imani Hawkins  I was twelve years old and that was the first time I truly fell in love with Islam. My father  let us tag along to the masjid with him and took my little brother and me to Islamic weekend school.   I was the only Black Muslim that I knew of in [...]

By |2020-07-03T17:21:41-05:00July 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Point of View: Addressing American Muslims’ Silence on Racial Inequality

As part of CIOGC’s social justice campaign, we are releasing the first of a series of OpEds titled “Point of View”. These pieces will primarily focus on social inequality in America, and our perspective as American Muslims in today’s world. When the recording of George Floyd’s killing first became public on May 25th, I did [...]

By |2020-07-08T18:03:16-05:00June 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Get Your Virtual Jummah On: Setting it Up

Part 1- By Tariq El Amin So you want to go live with your khutba? Before we tell where you need to go, let's first list what you'll need: Cellphone or a tablet is preferable since they tend to have higher resolution cameras than most laptops. However, if a computer is all you have, then [...]

By |2020-04-29T12:44:15-05:00April 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Q and A with the Syrian Community Network

Q: Thank you so much for partnering on our Task Force and being available on our helpline for assistance related to unemployment and insurance. What kind of calls have you been getting - what is the situation in our community?A: Many have fears about the pandemic and [are] asking questions about their safety and the [...]

By |2020-04-09T16:01:14-05:00April 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Aden Center in Bridgeview to host Health Fair on April 13

The Aden Center (9070 South Octavia Ave.) in Bridgeview will be hosting Health Fair on Saturday, April 13, 2019. 

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