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L’Shana Tova – Wishing you a sweet new year

Happy new year to all our Jewish readers and friends around the world! May you have a sweet year! As Muharram and Rosh Hashana are so close together this year, let this be an auspicious sign that our people can … Continue reading

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Transcendence: A Sufi Music Festival

Join us for a virtual Sufi music festival featuring world-renowned performers from Morocco, France, Iran, and India. Through dance, recitation, poetry, and prayer, Sufis have long engaged within the spiritual practices of sama (“listening”) and dhikr (“remembrance”) to gain transcendence … Continue reading

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Day of Ashura’a

(This is part of a Khutbah delivered a few years ago about forgiveness and fasting on the Day of Ashura’a) When the Day of Judgment comes, we will without doubt all desire to steer clear from our sins and wish … Continue reading

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15th August CE Assumption of Mary, Quds (Jerusalem)

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven at the end of her earthly life is a defined dogma of the Catholic Church. The Feast of the Assumption, celebrated every year on August 15, is a very old feast … Continue reading

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17th Dhul Hijja Urs Khalif Hazrat Usman (Uthman) – Medina, 656CE

Uthman ibn Affan (Arabic: عثمان بن عفان‎, strict transliteration: ʻUthmān ibn ʻAffān) (c. 579 – 656CE) was one of the companions of the prophet, Muhammad. He played a major role in early Islamic history as the third Sunni Rashidun or … Continue reading

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