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If Buying Condoms Was Like Buying Birth Control

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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines - July, 18 2014

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13 Insane World Cup Records

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What American Products Are Called Around The World

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VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines - June, 4 2014

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What Your Handwriting Says About You

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  • newMuslimKidsMatter | Muslim Youth Helping Neighbors and Having Fun: Please Vote!
    Loud, friendly chatter fills up a large, brightly-lit room as people scatter about.  As they pass through the room into the next to make way for a large group of newcomers, a collective gasp of amazement suddenly issues forth.  The chatter and laug…
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  • What’s The Matter? | Postpartum or More?
    Question: Salams I think I have postnatal depression as I've just had a baby 2 weeks ago and I'm extremely emotional, overwhelmed, teary and so lonely. My husband does not understand and is getting cross that I'm not staying on top of my house chor…
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  • US Muslim Jurists Resolution on Islamic Finance Companies
    The issue of purchasing a house through Islamic financing has been written about in detail by experts and intellectuals for the past decade or so. However, it appears that majority of American-Muslims are either in doubt or are misinformed about…
    - 8 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 4:37pm -
  • The Invitation
    By Umm Zakiyyah a short story PART ONE   I hugged my knees and concentrated my attention on the parking lot beyond my third-floor apartment window. It was all I could do to steady my trembling and think of something besides the torn envelope and emb…
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  • The Role of a Step-Parent
    By Olivia Mounet   How do you define yourself? A Muslim? A student? A brother or sister? Daughter or son? Mother or father? Typically how we define ourselves is so deeply ingrained in our psyche that we rarely take the time to think about who we ar…
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  • Transitions: Altmuslim joins Patheos
    Brace yourself for some good change: altmuslim is joining the Patheos family. Before Illume, before Islamicity added news and essays to its site, before Beliefnet and later Patheos and Huffington Post Religion created robust Islam sections and/or exp…
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  • Confronting extremism: Mind over jihad
    The US has taken an initiative to spread the counter-extremist message across Pakistan to prevent the breeding of extremism and to deradicalize militants who were completely taken by the jihadist ideology, which is a tough battle because Pakistan is,…
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  • Remembering MLK: Why my daughter should have MLK day off
    The fact that my daughter's Islamic school does not take MLK day off bothers me. All Islamic schools, except perhaps those established by African-American Muslims, have been built by Muslims who have immigrated to this country from abroad. They, even…
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  • Social change in 2012: After the revolution
    The temperatures plummeted to sub-zero in Anchorage, Alaska, in November 2011, but that did not deter the protesters who had gathered to occupy Town Square. They stayed, rotating shifts to ensure that their encampment was never left unoccupied. In th…
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  • Year in review: The top ten good news stories of 2011
    Sometimes it seems Muslims can’t get a break, and 2011 was no exception. The "creeping sharia" paranoia in the US continued unabated (despite any evidence that there is any real threat of sharia law supplanting the Constitution) with the passage a…
    - , 30 Dec 11, 3:35am -

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  • 10 Guidelines for Gender Relations in Islam
    By Muslema Purmul and Maryam Amirebrahimi Reconstructing Beauty Series: Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV | Part V | Part VI | Part VII A Clarification on Beautifying Gender Relations Within the Community Co-ed Love for the Sake of Alla…
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  • A Second Look at Islamic Schools
    Disclaimer: The purpose of this article is to shed light on some overlooked positives of Islamic schools, not to claim that Islamic schools are a right fit for each child. Due diligence must be used by parents in determining whether their local Islam…
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  • Is Saying Jumu’ah Mubarak an Innovation?
    The Question Recently, I saw a lecture on YouTube with a man claiming that saying, “jumu`ah mubārak (a blessed Friday)” on Fridays is an innovation? Is that true? The Answer Scholars of fatwā (legal opinions) divided acts into worship and…
    - 9 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • He Has Your Back: Al-Wali
    Names of Allah Series:  Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV | Part V | Part VI | Part VII | Part VIII | Part IX | Part X | Part XI | Part XII | Part XIII | Part XIV | Part XV | Part XVI | Part XVII | Part XVIII …
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  • Updated: How the Muslims Killed Dracula
    Author’s Note 10-10-2014: I wrote “How the Muslims Killed Dracula” in 2010 in hopes of telling the little known story of an unsung hero, Radu cel Frumos the Voivod and warrior of Wallachia who led the battle against the genocidal mania of his…
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  • newMalalagate, Patriotism, and Disingenuous Agendas
    Last week, Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai was declared a co-winner of the coveted Nobel Peace Prize, along with activist Kailash Satyarthi. Since then there have been numerous articles, support pieces and critiques addressing her win,…
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  • I got 18 mosque problems and being a woman is one
    This week, I came across the video “Things not to do in the masjid” in my Facebook feed. The two guys behind the video, Americans of Afghani background Shukran and Roshan under the moniker SRBRosEntertainment, acted out 18 different scenarios wit…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 10:00am -
  • Friday Links | October 17, 2014
    Last week the intense battle against ISIS in the Syrian town of Kobane made headlines everywhere. Mayssa Abdo, a female Kurdish fighter, is said to lead the battle of the Kurdish troops against the Islamic State. Another Kurdish fighter, Rehana, is…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 6:00am -
  • South Africa’s Open Mosque : Media, Feminist Critiques and “Unopen” Mosques.
    The past month has been controversy ridden for the South African Muslim community, as news of the inauguration of the ‘Open Mosque’ in Cape Town has forced Muslims to tackle issues of gender equality, sexual orientation and religious freedom. Com…
    - 8 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 6:00am -
  • A Muslim Thanksgiving?
    In Canada, Thanksgiving is celebrated the second Monday of October. Coming from Mexico, Thanksgiving has never meant very much to me. In fact, it tends to be a reminder of how complex and honestly messed up settler-Indigenous-immigrant relationships…
    - 10 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 6:00am -

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Spending time is much better then spending money
Spending time is much better then spending money
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  • Islamic School Teachers for English, Math, Science & Social Studies
    Salam Foundation (formerly Peace Academy) is expanding .We have moved into our new facilities and also split the boys and girls into separate grades. We now have 2 locations within the city of Richardson and our services now include;  Sa…
    - 9 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • Calling All Primary/Secondary Teachers- Come Explore! Highest $alaries Worldwide, Tax Free and Free Housing!
    Calling All Primary/Secondary Teachers- Come Explore!  Highest $alaries Worldwide, Tax Free and Free Housing!    Your journey Starts Here---> Skyline Global Solutions has multiple opportunities with an International School campus in Riya…
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  • Hifz/Quran Teacher Male & Female
    Zaytuna Quran Academy Irving, TX Looking for HIfz Teacher FULL Time Male/Female Please Contact US cell: 9729225923  ...
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  • Public Events and Outreach Intern
    Our mission is to inspire and equip high school youth of faith to take action for climate justice in their homes, communities, and congregations so that our society will become increasingly sustainable and just for all people. Our program combines in…
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  • HOUSEKEEPER-CLEANER for home near Philadelphia, PA
    We need a HOUSEKEEPER-CLEANER-MAID to clean our home (including bathrooms) every weekend on Sunday (hours flexible). We are located in Swarthmore, PA (zip code: 19081). Starting salary is $10 per hour. Hours are flexible. Candidate MUST have o…
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