AlMaghrib Institute steps up and puts knowledge into action in America while combating extremism

There are many organizations, schools, institutes, and places of learning that are teaching and spreading the knowledge of Islam. AlMaghrib Institute is probably one of the most popular ones in America and probably with Canada and UK included as well. This past weekend I attended a special gathering called Ilmfest, which is AlMaghrib’s annual convention in America. This year it was held in Baltimore, Maryland. The word of mouth and hype of the event reached as far as getting a front page story on the Baltimore Sun. They even covered the session called “Reclaiming Islam from the Jihadists” by Shaykh Waleed Basyouni here.

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Those who didn’t go to the United Against Malaria event, missed out big time!

Words can’t express the enormous effect that this event has had upon me. In fact I’m actually working on a new project which will be released soon. InshaAllah, I hope they release the videos for public viewing.

Sh. Abdullah Hakim Quick from South Africa made a surprise appearance and he made the closing dua, but before he did, they had all the scholars and speakers come up on stage. I recorded it:

I also recorded the crowded bazaar area:
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This hadith needs to be on billboards in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, and throughout the areas of Muslim vs. Muslim conflicts

The Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of God be upon him) said:

“If two Muslims meet each other with their swords, then both the killer and the killed will be in the Hell-fire.”

Someone then said:

“O God’s Messenger, that is the case for the killer but why should that be the case for the killed?”

He (peace and blessings of God be upon him) replied:

“Because he wanted to kill his companion.”

Sources: al-Bukhari and Muslim

I pray to God that the Muslims stop fighting each other and start helping each other build their communities and putting families back together. Ameen!

Muslims United for Change Against Malaria – HD Promo Video – S. Wahhaj, H. Yusuf, Y. Qadhi, Z. Shakir, M. Ninowy & F. Rabbani

Share this with everyone! This is already my favorite event and it didnt’ even happen yet. It is also my favorite project that I have ever been part of in my entire life so far. I can’t wait for the event, inshaAllah (God willing)! On a side note, this was my first HD video.

Check out the website here and buy your tickets here.