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Meet the Worshipers at America’s Busiest Airport Mosque

 The JFK International Islamic Center is part of a larger chapels area at JFK’s Terminal 4, which was built in 1955 to house a general Christian place of worship. It was remodeled in 1966 to include Catholic, Protestant and Jewish prayer spaces, and in 2001 a separate multifaith room was built to meet rising demand for a prayer space for the terminal’s Muslim… more: TIME.COM

How Beards Can Prevent Skin Cancer: Built-In Sunscreen For A Man’s Face

Professor of radiation physics at the University of Southern Queensland and beardresearcher of the study, Alfio Parisi, said beards are “…a reduction in the UV of 50 to 95 percent…more : Lmedicaldaily

A’isha reported: Prophet Muhammad (Salla Allaah Alihi Wa Sallama) said: “Ten are the acts according to fitra: clipping the mustache, letting the beard grow, using the tooth-stick, snuffing water in the nose, cutting the nails, washing the finger joints, plucking the hair under the armpits, shaving the pubic hair and cleaning one’s private parts with water. The narrator said: I have forgotten the tenth, but it may have been rinsing the mouth” (Sahih Muslim

AMJA Resident Fatwa Committee Resolution About Islamic Home Financing Companies in the US

The Fiqh Committee of AMJA had issued a declaration explaining the issues in the contracts of the Islamic Home Financing Companies in the United States. That ruling was based on the contracts that they used at the time of the issuing of that declaration. With respect to Ameen Housing, two issues were of major concern. One was the late payment fee when a person paid his rent late and the other was the issueen_top_01lll of the cost of maintenance being properly distributed between the two parties wherein Ameen returned a fix percentage of the rent to the buyer/renter regardless of the actual amount of maintenance expenses. After the issuing of that declaration, Ameen Housing—may Allah reward them for responding positively to that declaration—have now discontinued their late payment fee policy and have clarified to the Committee that the distribution of the maintenance expenses is handled in a way that is just….more: amjaonline.org

Hajj: A Journey of Love 1

The journey of Hajj is dotted with incredible experiences of selfless brotherhood for most pilgrims. For someone who has never gone forHajj, I do not think any amount of literary research, academic classes, or wistful anticipation can prepare them enough…


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Achievements: 20 Muslim Inventions that Shaped Our World

The crank-shaft, one of the most critical mechanical inventions of all time, cenThe crank-shafttral to the automobile engine, was created by an ingenious Muslim engineer called al-Jazari. His device could elevate water for irrigation around the year 1200. His Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices documents his inventive uses for valves and pistons, mechanical clocks and the first-ever combination lock. He is called the father of robotics….more: PULSE.COM.GH|BY PULSE

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