Shaykh Hamza Yusuf: Overcoming the Challenges of Extremism (Video)
This video was part of a larger event with other presentations and discussion, hosted in June 2015 Abu Dhabi by the Salama Bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation.
Q&A at the end. [Admin]
Nouman Ali Khan: Quran’s Solution to Muslims Fighting Each Other (Video)
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOR THE UNMOSQUED – ART OF CONNECTION WITH BELAL KHAN (VIDEO)
I read an interesting article recently by Mohamed Abdul-Azeez, the former head of the Salam Center in Sacramento on the “Crisis of Imams in America”
By: Belal Khan
Due to the way Muslim communities have been developed, the challenges they face are different from that of other faith communities.
Among the Christian community you find one of two types of models.
Model 1 – Corporate Franchise Clergy Structure
Model 2 – Local Visionary
The American Muslim community for the most part doesn’t follow any of these two models.
Typically you have a bunch of local folks that want to establish a place to pray. They come together, form a board, write out the policies, buy some real estate and make that a place to pray.
Then they realize they need to get an imam, and they end up hiring one of two types.
Basheer Jones response to the Ferguson riots (Video)
“BBC World News! I took my city with me! My response to the riots!” – Basheer Jones
Khalid Yasin: Islam VS The World Major Religions (Video)
Sheikh Khalid Yasin speaks about the world major religions.
This video clip is from the lecture ‘Islam, the Only Solution to World Peace Part 1’.
Former Mossad chief fears for ‘future of the Zionist project’
A former director general of the Mossad has declared that he fears for the future of Zionism, due to “the critical mass of the threats against us on the one hand, and the government’s blindness and political and strategic paralysis on the other.”
In an op-ed Monday for Israeli newspaper Haaretz, Shabtai Shavit, who served as the agency’s director general from 1989-1996, wrote that “for the first time” he is now “truly concerned about the future of the Zionist project.”
Documentary: My Digital Addiction (Video)
How is our need to be constantly connected impacting our lives and could a digital detox be the solution?Al Jazeera’s Phil Lavelle is constantly connected, and can rarely be found without his face buried into one of his many mobile devices. He diagnosed himself as a digital addict – after researching the symptoms online, of course – but now feels the need to disconnect. We follow him as he checks into a digital detox facility and attempts to adapt to a life without his devices. Along the way, we explore the modern phenomenon of digital addiction.
World Vision – The Zambia Project (Video)
World Vision- The Zambia Project from Janssen Powers on Vimeo.
World Vision is an amazing organization doing great things in Zambia and all over the world. To learn more about their effort to bring Zambia clean water, visit worldvisionwater.org.