The University of California’s Governing Board confirmed its first practicing Muslim student regent Sadia Saifuddin Wednesday in the face of opposition from Jewish groups’ claims she marginalized Jewish students and supported anti-Israel campaigns.
They're calling him the Muslim Madoff. Instead of investing his victims' money, Syed Qaidsar Madad spent large amounts on himself and donated to many Muslim and non-Muslim charities-- charities who are now struggling with the idea that they have to pay back the money to the victims.
With the recent gay marriage rulings, many purportedly gay Muslims are still looking for an Imam to officiate their marriage. That's where Imam Daayiee Abdullah comes in, as America's only openly gay Imam.
Muslim businesses and nonprofits in Michigan have seen a startling wave of bank account closures in recent months.
Ehab Sadeek, a Winchester bagel shop owner, has decided to do donate all of his profits to a charity helping the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.
New York Bengladeshis unite to help those overseas, following the brutal factory collapse in Rana Plaza.
VOTE ON OUR POLL. A tour company in New York is under fire for taking tourists through The Bronx while making derogatory comments about the citizens. You vote: How derogatory is the word "ghetto"?
Dr. Farid Senzai and Dr. Hatem Bazian released the findings of their long awaited study on Muslims in the Bay Area. ILLUME sums up this fascinating report in a quick article on a few key things to know about Bay Area Muslims. Of course, be sure to read the report, as well!
Why is the IRS Tea Party Scandal so important? Because some are calling for President Obama to be impeached as a result. And after a horrible week with the AP scandal and the Benghazi issue, is impeachment on the horizon?
Growing up in the Bay Area, Zaytuna has been an institution that I've heard of for many years. Founded in 1996 by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, Zaytuna Institute started off as place that offered classes in Islam to the community, from Arabic to Islamic law and many in between in Hayward, California.
In 2009, Zaytuna Institute, a popular Islamic educational organization that offered classes on Islam and Arabic to the Bay Area community, made its transition to a full-fledged college as led by its founders Shaykh Hamza Yusuf and Imam Zaid Shakir.
The Kennedy Center building on Bingham Street in East Dearborn is a nine-story residential site for low-income elders in the heart of the Detroit area's Arab American community.