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reLentless commuting: Day 42

Less than one week to go.

My resolution not to drink alcohol has gone better than the one to blog more!

However my resolve narrowly missed a partly submerged iceberg a few days ago, almost cutting a gaping hole in my progress: the ABV of non-alcoholic beer. 588 more words


The Ramadhan Club

Assalamu aleikum dear bloggers!


Jazak’Allah khair for reading,



Meet the honor brigade, an organized campaign to silence debate on Islam

Asra Q. Nomani,  The Washington Post

“You have shamed the community,” a fellow Muslim in Morgantown, W.Va., said to me as we sat in a Panera Bread in 2004. 1,917 more words


How Islam came to Sierra Leone: interview in Vai / English with al-Hajj Brimah, 1967

Humphrey’s main research interest during his 1966-67 trip to Sierra Leone was the arrival and subsequent history of Islam in that country. Here he recorded an interview with al-Hajj Brimah on 2/6/1967. 103 more words


Facilitating Peace: Iftar in the Arab Triangle

Umm al-Fahm is a little city with a long history in the Haifa District of Israel. Nearly all of its residents are Arab citizens of Israel and because of its proximity to the West Bank, there has been talk of trading it to Palestine as reparations for the land used for settlements. 96 more words

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Match Day

Yesterday was Match Day!

All across the nation, graduating medical students find out where they will be spending the next 3-8 years completing their hospital residencies. 103 more words

Medical School