Orthodox Jew Removed from Plane for… Praying???

Jewish cap as salam ‘alaykum,

Paranoia is TOTAL AWARENESS! Or so they neo-cons would have you believe. Below is an article about an orthodox Jew who was removed from a flight because he was praying. They knew he was praying, and were told that he was praying. While it is understood that planes cannot take-off unless all passengers are seated, it is shameful that religious people are treated with such intolerance. While this may come as news to many non-Muslims, Muslims who travel are really not surprised by the Islamophobia created by the Neo-cons which has led them to be harassed for praying in public places.

After seeing a Canadian University remove its prayer room early last year, we should not be surprised if North Americans airlines and institutions begin a ban on religious headscarves in the name of democracy and freedom! Who in the world ever thought that modest dress or prayer could get you arrested? Article below… (more…)

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Two Unexpected Great Blessings in One Night

Rain in date palms As-salam ‘alaykum wa rahmatullaah,

 And it is He Who sends the winds as heralds of glad tidings, going before His Mercy (rain). Till when they have carried a heavy-laden cloud, We drive it to a land that is dead, then We cause rain to descend thereon. Then We produce every kind of fruit therewith. Similarly, We shall raise up the dead, so that you may remember or take heed. (Al-A’raf 7:57)  (more…)

Taraweeh in Masjidil-Haraam

Haraam  as salam ‘alaykum wa rahmatullaah,

Ramadhaan is here and I noticed that more people smile and extend the Islaamic salutations. The Muslims are more kind and the neighbours are more neighbourly with one another. I had just gotten home from work when one of my neighbours, a hip-hop listening Saudi youth, knocked on my door. (more…)