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School-to-Prison Pipeline | ICNA CSJ

School-to-Prison Pipeline | ICNA CSJ

The school-to-prison pipeline is a disturbing national trend wherein children are funneled out of public schools and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems. Many of these children have learning disabilities or histories of poverty, abuse, or neglect, and would...
Eid al-Adha: What it means to Muslims

Eid al-Adha: What it means to Muslims

By Naeem Baig | “Eid al-Adha (the Feast of the Sacrifice) is the second celebration of the year according to Islamic Calendar (called Hijri) for Muslims all over the world. This Eid comes right after the end of ‘Hajj” (the Pilgrimage). The Hajj is the fifth pillar of...
Abraham inspired Eid’s sacrifices

Abraham inspired Eid’s sacrifices

By Saulat Pervez | Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice inspired the Muslim holiday of Eid-ul-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice, and exemplifies the worship of the One God, belief in His prophets and righteous living.This weekend, Muslims across North America and the rest...
Virtues of the First 10 Days of “Dhul-Hijja”

Virtues of the First 10 Days of “Dhul-Hijja”

The Prophet (PBUH) said, “There is no deed that is better in the sight of Allah or more greatly rewarded than a good deed done in the (first) ten days of Al-Adha”. It was asked, “Not even Jihad for the sake of Allah?” The Prophet (PBUH) replied, “Not even Jihad for...
The Best Ten Days of the Year

The Best Ten Days of the Year

The best ten days in the whole entire world are upon us, the most blessed days of the year: the first ten days of the month of Dhul-Hijjah (meaning “Owner of the Hajj”). It is truly the holiday season for us Muslims, as to us the special days are those in which we...