(June 30, 2015) – Holy Blossom Temple, one of Canada’s most influential synagogues, hosted an Iftar gathering that brought Muslims and Jews together to learn about each other’s traditions of fasting and to share in the fast-breaking meal last Tuesday, June 23. “I believe that true inter-religious...

(June 28, 2015) – CivicMuslims will be holding a one-of-a-kind iftar themed, ‪#‎GIVTAR, on Saturday July 4 at Toronto’s Centre for Social Innovation (CSI)-Regent Park in support...

(June 24, 2015) – The Silk Road Institute, in collaboration with the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) and the Tessellate Institute, is inviting Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast...

By Nabeel Nasir Many Muslims approach Ramadan much like Ramadans in years past. They slip into similar habits and routines, and their ibadah from one Ramadan to the next is predictable. They may have the same tarawih schedules, read similar quantities of Qur’an or perform similar types of ibadah. And they...

(June 12, 2015) – Tarbiyah Learning Academy, a full-time independent private school in Ottawa, has announced plans to launch a unique leadership program for Canadian Muslim students...

Ziyaad Mia, Give 30 Founder (June 11, 2015) – Give 30, a grassroots initiative combating hunger across Canada this Ramadan, was launched today. “Brown bag your lunch for the...

By Muaz Nasir Ramadan presents the perfect opportunity to recharge our spiritual batteries for the year. It is a time to seek forgiveness for our misgivings and to reflect upon the signs of creation from Allah, which includes those present around us in the natural environment. As Muslims we have a duty...

By John Milloy (May 29, 2015) – The debate around Ontario’s new sex-ed curriculum is entering a dangerous phase. As media coverage moves on, myths have started to solidify and a...

By Faisal Kutty “Have your children tested for STDs,” said a Muslim family doctor during a health session at a Toronto mosque a few years ago. Her message was that unbeknownst...

By Muaz Nasir Ramadan presents the perfect opportunity to recharge our spiritual batteries for the year. It is a time to seek forgiveness for our misgivings and to reflect upon the signs of creation from Allah, which includes those present around us in the natural environment. As Muslims we have a duty...

By Joseph E. B. Lumbard (June 21, 2015) – Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si (“Praised Be”), is a clarion call to all of humanity. It also provides...

(May 18, 2015) – The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) and its Green Masjid Task Force recently announced a campaign to encourage Islamic centers and mosques to make their Ramadan...

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