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

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

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. 

By |2019-02-13T16:43:21-06:00February 13th, 2019|Civic, E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Aden Center in Bridgeview to host Health Fair on April 13

How To Eat To Live Seminar: Sunday, Jan. 27 at EBCC

The Ephraim Bahar Cultural Center and Taqwa Islamic Center are sponsoring a How To Eat To Live Seminar on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 12:30 pm. Dr. Lynne Muhammad will present an Interactive Learning Presentation that will demonstrate how to cook healthy meals and educating us on'How To Eat To Live.' This program will be held at the Ephraim Bahar Cultural Center, 2525 W. 71st Street, [...]

By |2019-01-24T22:46:31-06:00January 24th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How To Eat To Live Seminar: Sunday, Jan. 27 at EBCC

Faith Communities Are Saving Lives with Mental Health First Aid

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) has joined American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP) and its partners to offer an Interfaith Mental Health First Aid Certification Training on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. Many faith communities are at the front lines of the fight for better mental [...]

By |2019-01-17T15:38:54-06:00January 17th, 2019|E-News Articles, Homepage Announcements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Faith Communities Are Saving Lives with Mental Health First Aid