Creating a Positive Environmen...

Written by Salma Elkadi Abugideiri

Allah SWT identifies the purpose of marriage as achieving sakeenah (tranquility) founded on the critical components of mawaddah (compassion, love) and rahmah (mercy) (Qur’an - 30:21). The picture that is painted in the Qur’an of the relationship between spouses is one of mutual love and compassion, where spouses consult one another (Qur’an - 42:38) and take care of one another...

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Enseigner l’Islam à nos enfant...

Written by Linda Bendjafer

Nous avons pour mission, chers parents, la transmission du message divin. Pour ce faire, il est plus que nécessaire d’assurer la communication familiale (el hiwar), car une famille où ne règnent pas la communication et le dialogue est une famille vouée à la déstabilisation de ses membres. Il s’agit d’un dialogue plus que nécessaire à travers lequel sera transmise l’essence même ...

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FAQ: Celebrating Holidays in Wester...

Answered by Ekram Beshir and Mohamed Rida Beshir

We live in North America. This culture is completely different from Islamic culture. For example, people here celebrate several holidays, such as Halloween at the end of October, Thanksgiving towards the end of November, Christmas towards ...

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Activities with Non-Muslims

Do you advise Muslims to enroll their children in non-Muslim activities such as soccer and baseball leagues in the city?

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Case Study: The Internet Dilem...

Written by Ekram Beshir and Mohamed Rida Beshir

Imad is 16 years old. He is an average high school student. He lives with his parents and his older brother Mohsen. He spends a lot of time sitting at his computer. Whenever his parents invite him to go to a community activity, he declines their invitation and says, “I don’t enjoy going there.” One night, Imad’s dad came home early in the evening, which rarely happens because...

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Why am I doing this to my kids...

Written by Mohamed Rida Beshir

Our behaviour toward our children can be easily categorized into positive and negative parental behaviours. Positive parental behaviour is every act a parent does that helps their child to feel good about herself and her identity as a Muslim and, as such, it makes her proud of who she is and brings her closer to Islam. On the other hand, negative parental behaviour is every conduct a parent does that results in ...

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