Saturday, August 30, 2014

 

MAS in Focus! 

MAS in Focus

 RAMADAN MUBARAK! RAMADAN MUBARAK!

Dear members of the Chicago Muslim community,  Assalamu Alikum wa Rahmatu Allahi wa Barakatuhu   The Muslim American Society (MAS) in Chicago would like to congratulate you and wish every member of our community a blessed month of Ramadan. We pray to the Almighty (SWT) to shower all...

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PRESS RELEASE: The Muslim American Society (MAS) Condemns Bloodshed in Egypt  PRESS RELEASE: The Muslim American Society (MAS) Condemns Bloodshed in Egypt

WASHINGTON, DC (July 8, 2013) -- The military coup that took place on July 3rd and subsequent detention of the country's first democratically elected president has led to the overnight killing of over 50 civilians and the injury of over 500 who were protesting in front of the Egyptian Republican Gua...

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MAS Chicago president, attended the 6th Annual International Risale-I Nur and Islamic Unity Symposium in Ankara TurkeyMAS Chicago president, attended the 6th Annual International Risale-I Nur and Islamic Unity Symposium in Ankara Turkey

On Sunday, May 6, Dr. Muhammad Anan, MAS Chicago president, attended the 6th Annual International Risale-I Nur and Islamic Unity Symposium in Ankara Turkey. The theme of the conference was “The Problems of the Islamic World and Their Remedies” organized by Hayrat Foundation. With over 2,...

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Chicago children rally for change in SyriaChicago children rally for change in Syria

On Monday, June 17, children and teens, along with their summer camp counselors from the Muslim American Society (MAS), rallied in Millennium Park to raise awareness about the current situation in Syria. The youth walked through the park chanting, “Freedom for Syria now!”, and ...

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Thanks for Joining Us, Trusting Us, & Making this Event a Huge Success!Thanks for Joining Us, Trusting Us, & Making this Event a Huge Success!

On Sunday May 5th, Muslim American Society of Chicago hosted the Annual Community Dinner at Drury Lane Banquet Hall. The theme of the night was “Supporting, Nurturing, Enduring: The Timeline of Community Service and Personal Development” and it could be seen throughout the entire ev...

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 MAS condemns the terrorist bombing in Boston and offers prayers to the families of the victims MAS condemns the terrorist bombing in Boston and offers prayers to the families of the victims

(Washington, DC - April 15, 2013) - The Muslim American Society (MAS) offer their thoughts and prayers to the families of the victims in the Boston Marathon bombing which took place this afternoon and hope for a speedy recovery for those who were injured. MAS strongly condemn this violent and terror...

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U.S. Muslim, Arab-American Delegation Visiting Morocco to Discuss Political Reforms U.S. Muslim, Arab-American Delegation Visiting Morocco to Discuss Political Reforms

Washington, DC:  4/1/2013) - A 16 member delegation consisting of American Muslims and Arab American representatives from Muslim American Society- Public Affairs and Civic Engagement (MAS PACE), Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), the Syrian Ame...

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Over 200 Muslim civic leaders gathered with top public officials from the United States and abroad for MAS-PACE conferenceOver 200 Muslim civic leaders gathered with top public officials from the United States and abroad for MAS-PACE conference

The Public Affairs and Civic Engagement division of the Muslim American Society (MAS-PACE) held its first annual conference Charting the Way Ahead at the Marriott Teaneck at Glenpointe Hotel, Teaneck, New Jersey, September 24-26, 2012. The special conference was held to address d...

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MUSLIM AMERICANS STRONGLY CONDEMN KILLING OF U.S. AMBASSADOR TO LIBYAMUSLIM AMERICANS STRONGLY CONDEMN KILLING OF U.S. AMBASSADOR TO LIBYA

MUSLIM AMERICANS STRONGLY CONDEMN KILLING OF U.S. AMBASSADOR TO LIBYA   (Washington, DC - September 12, 2012) -  American Muslims join President Obama in condemning the horrific act of killing Christopher Stevens, U.S. Ambassador to Libya and three other Americans in a mob attack in Beng...

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Interfaith Dinner Challenges Anti-Islam Sentiment Across The Nation Interfaith Dinner Challenges Anti-Islam Sentiment Across The Nation

The Muslim American Society (MAS) hosted an interfaith dinner with local Muslim mosques and Christian churches to highlight and challenge the seemingly growing anti-Islam sentiment across the nation. On Sunday, August 26, members of the Oak Lawn Clergy & Religious Workers' Association joine...

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EGYPT: COUP D’ÉTAT, ACT IIEGYPT: COUP D’ÉTAT, ACT II

For two years now I have often been asked why I have not visited Egypt, where I had been forbidden entry for 18 years. Just as often I repeated that on the basis of the information I was able to obtain—confirmed by Swiss and European officials—the Egyptian army remained firmly in control and had never left the political arena.

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Does One Person Matter?Does One Person Matter?

A few years ago at my son’s middle school graduation ceremony, the school superintendent wanted to encourage the graduating students to seriously consider what they could add to society as they move further ahead in their educational journey.  “Does one person matter?” he asked.  And instead of continuing his speech, he made a demonstration,

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Friday Night Live Friday Night Live

I moved to Bridgeview in the summer of 1990. Ever since, I have lived with my family near the Mosque Foundation (except with the occasional travels overseas either to Palestine or Jordan). Like most conscientious parents in our community, my husband and I have struggled to teach our children to love the masjid, love Islam. But Islam does not surround us in our society so that we “grow up” with a sense of how Islam should be reflected in our lives comprehensively.  

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Be the thread!Be the thread!

Be the thread! by Wael Hamza on February 24, 2012 Olive oil is full of energy. It almost lights on its own. Dipping a little tiny worthless thread in it, surrounding the thread with pure glass, and putting the final product in a niche will produce real light. The oil won’t light on its own although it almost does. The glass protects the burning thread from being extinguished by a little blow of air. It will make sure the light spreads beautifully and uniformly. Pu...

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What if Tim Tebow were Muslim?What if Tim Tebow were Muslim?

What if Tim Tebow were Muslim? The NFL star has been praised for his public Christianity. It's been different for athletes who follow Islam By Marcus Cederstrom    Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow (15) prays in the end zone before the start of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Denver....

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Islam: Honoring humans or guiding them?Islam: Honoring humans or guiding them?

Islam: Honoring humans or guiding them? By Wael Hamza on January 18, 2012 Guidance is a blessing One of the most important attributes of our Creator–an attribute that He describes Himself with throughout the Qur’an–is that “He guides.” Allah will never let people go astray, leave them to wander in the mysterious roads of life without showing them the ...

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Understanding This DuniaUnderstanding This Dunia

Understanding This Dunia By Wael Hamza on September 24, 2011 It is quite difficult to develop a proper understanding of this dunia, our life, and hence develop the right course of action one must take towards it. One sees people engaged in this dunia making it their sole focus while others give it very little or no attention. What is very interesting–also the most corre...

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R.I.P. Bill of RigR.I.P. Bill of Rig

R.I.P. Bill of Rig Sunday, January 01, 2012 by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger Editor of NaturalNews.com (See all articles...) (NaturalNews) One of the most extraordinary documents in human history -- the Bill of Rights -- has come to an end under President Barack Obama. Derived from sacred principles of natural law, the Bill of Rights has come to a sudden and catastrophic end with the President's s...

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Where Do We begin?Where Do We begin?

Where Do We begin? By Imam Suhaib Webb Imam Suhaib Webb’s lecture at Kumpulan Karangkraf, Shah Alam, Malaysia on the 5th October 2011. In this lecture, Imam Suhaib discusses three main questions pertaining to the question “Where do we begin?” Where do we begin with Allah (swt)? Where do we begin with the Prophet Muhammad? Where do...

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September, 11 2011 : Daring to be freeSeptember, 11 2011 : Daring to be free

September, 11 2011 : Daring to be free Sep 10, 2011, By: Dr. Tareq Ramadan Ten years ago. Time flies. I remember the images, my reactions : shock, near denial. “It’s crazy, it can’t be !” A few days later Time magazine invited me to talk about the relationship between such violence and Islam. I remember having said, clearly : “As s...

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