Archive for July, 2008

Summer Time in Ottawa For Muslims + How to help out in the community

Host: MafroGreen Kufi

Qari Youssuf in Ottawa
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gjEECuAzCQ

“Afraid to Read” By Dawud Wharnsby Ali
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYLI5OQ8b1A&feature=related

“The article of faith” By Iman – NEW**
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgGDhYrxy6s&feature=related

Recent Imam discussion and the OMA’s decision
Imam Solaiman Gamal, tells the ottawa community to support the new Egiptian Imam.
http://www.canada.com/ottawacitizen/news/story.html?id=b0bd12f8-6631-45ac-af84-3fb5afa0ca1b

211 service launched in Ottawa
211 is an easy-to-remember, free and confidential telephone service providing access to trained bilingual information and referral counselors who can direct the caller to a range of community organizations, social services and government agencies.

Sadaqa Food Bank:

You may have seen advertised on our show and on other local Muslim media the Sadaqa Food Bank that opened up not too long ago. Unfortunately I did not get a chance to discuss it much on previous shows, but it is incredibly important to realize the barakah or blessing that is in this Food Bank. Allah has provided us with a great opportunity to help our brothers and sisters right here at home and this opportunity should not be overlooked.

There was an article in the Muslim Link’s April 2008 issue on the Sadaqa Food Bank that I would like to share with you if you did not get a chance to read it yourself.

New Muslim food bank opens its doors
Big hopes for Ottawa’s first Muslim food bank
By Muhammed Zaman
The launch of a new halal food bank in Ottawa is giving local Muslim families the opportunity to nourish themselves with Islamically permissible pickings all year round, for the very first time.
The Sadaqa Food Bank, the first of its kind in the capital and a project of the Islamic Circle of North America’s relief fund, recently opened its doors in hope of satisfying the nutritional needs of an estimated three thousand local Muslims, of whom only about 200 are being supported by other Ottawa mosques and organizations. (more…)

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July 22, 2008 at 5:21 pm Leave a comment

World’s Top 10 Intellectuals are All Muslims and Muslim Public Affairs Convention

 In the Name of Allâh, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful

HOST: Ahmed Khalil

NASHEED:

Sami Yusuf – Supplication

Sami Yusuf – Hasbi Rabbi

Outlandish – Aicha

DISCUSSION:

Report: World’s Top 10 Intellectuals are All Muslims [Muslim Link | PDF]

Lecture: Robert Fisk – Speech to Muslim Public Affairs Convention 2006

July 15, 2008 at 3:15 pm Leave a comment

The Imam issue at the Main Mosque in Ottawa

KEEP CHECKING BACK HERE FOR UPDATES TO THIS POST ABOUT THE DISCUSSION OVER THE AIR AT 5PM TODAY July 8, 2008

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HOST: MAFRO (GREENKUFI)

You may have already heard of the recent stir up about the situation of the Imam in the Ottawa Main Mosque, and perhaps you haven’t.

In either case TUNE IN TODAY (July 8, 2008) to SALAM OTTAWA RADIO SHOW AT 5PM …(93.1fm or salamottawa.blogspot.com by clicking listen live on the left)

Pointas to Discuss:

  • The Task of an Imam in Ottawa
  • The State of Muslims in Ottawa
  • The State of the Ottawa Main Mosque
  • Imam Al-Hijazy’s Tenure Gennerally and In Ottawa

On the OMA website you can find the religious programs Imam Al Hejazy leads himself:
Light Upon Light: Lecture by OMA Deputy Imam Abdurrahman Al-Hejazy Friday’s after Maghrib prayers click here for details.
Program for New Muslims – Wednesday evenings:
Bring your family and friends to be enlightened by this wonderful new program for new Muslims called “Fostering the essentials of Faith & the basics of the Muslim way of life” by OMA’s deputy Imam Sheikh Abdurrahman Alhejazi. The program will be held every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month from 7:30 till 9:30 P.M. at the Ottawa Mosque.
Daily Hadeeth: Listen to a new Hadeeth from Riyadh Assaliheen and its short commnetary right after Ishaa prayers for 5 to 10 minutes every night. Given by OMA deputy Imam Abdurrahman Alhejazy (in Arabic and English)
Quran Recitation Circle (Halaqa): Saturdays after Fajr prayers for 30 to 45 minutes. Recite in the blessed time and correct your recitation. Lead by OMA deputy Imam Abdurrahman hejazy (in Arabic and English)
Gems from our Religion: Sundays 12:50 to 1:15 p.m. Get inspired by listening to various fascinating topics in FIqh, Creed and Seerah. Program is lead by OMA deputy Imam (in Arabic and English)

  • The Overall Good to the Community
  • What should we do as a community

Send us you thoughts before or during the show at salam_ottawa@yahoo.ca and we will discuss them too. We will also let you know over the air how to contact us by phone.

Jazakum Allahu khairan for listening and remember… keep the unity, and keep the faith.

If you do wish to sign the petition in favour of keeping Imam Abdurrahman Al Hejazy please visit:
http://www.petitiononline.com/imam/petition-sign.html

July 8, 2008 at 2:36 pm 4 comments


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