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Relief Effort For The Flood Victims In Louisiana

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Our prayers and concerns are with the people of southern Louisiana who have experienced the worst natural disaster in the United States since Superstorm Sandy in 2012. We pray for those who have lost loved ones and offer support for the recovery efforts of the thousands who have lost everything they own and are displaced. […]

IITS’ CONDOLENCES FOR THE EARTHQUAKE IN ITALY

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IITS expresses condolences to the families whose loved ones perished in the terrible earthquake in Italy, and we stand in sorrow and solidarity with the Italian people.  We join you in your prayers for the safety of first responders and for the return to normalcy for all those effected as soon as possible.  We rejoice […]

IITS/EZHER BLOOM MOSQUE’S STATEMENT ON COUP ATTEMPT IN TURKEY

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On July 15, 2016, factions of the Turkish military launched a failed coup. The courageous Turkish people took to the streets to stand up for democracy and against a military take-over. At least 265 brave civilians lost their lives that night and more than 1,400 were injured. May God rest their souls and give patience and […]

External Links

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The Holy Book: Qur’an The pre-eternal translator of the mighty Book of the Universe, and the post-eternal interpreter of the various tongues reciting the verses of creation:The Qur’an. The Infinite Light:The Prophet Muhammad The exemplary life of the Messenger of Islam and his distinguished, exalted personality. The water of life for the salvation of humankind […]

Importance of Adherence to The Sunnah

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Those who best know the Sunnah’s importance are the Companions. They preferred adherence to the Sunnah to everything else. When Abu Bakr was appointed caliph, the Prophet’s daughter Fatima went to him and requested her share in the Prophet’s inheritance. Despite his loving the Prophet’s relatives more than his own, he reminded Fatima of something […]

The Meaning of Sunnah

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The word Sunnah, denoting such things as the visible part of the face, appearance, path, character and nature, has acquired a particular meaning in the Islamic scholarly tradition and has been used to refer to the path pursued by the Prophet in his life and in his actions. The term encompasses the willful actions or […]

Meaning of “Hadith”

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The Arabic word hadith denotes “news” or “tidings” and “a word,” with the plural form being ahadith. In ancient Arabic, the term was employed to express important news and words that are esteemed. The Arabs used to refer to the news of their famous and important days in pre-Islamic Arabia as ahadith and would describe […]

The Qur’an And Established Scientific Facts

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THE QUR’AN AND ESTABLISHED SCIENTIFIC FACTS It is another argument for the Divine authorship of the Qur’an that it refers to certain facts of creation recently established by modern scientific methods. How, except on account of its Divine authorship, is it possible for the Qur’an to be literally true on matters of which people had […]

The Qur’an: An Eternal Journey

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We are at the table together for dinner, having a good time. My husband is eating a beef dish and liking it very much. My younger daughter, who hates beef, is enjoying her noodles. My older daughter is a vegetarian. She is having a salad, picking only the purple cabbages and the turnips from it. […]