Mom Between Cultures: Arab-Islamic & American

by Janan Zaitoun

NuDay Syria

Danish Syrian, Nadia Alawa, is founder of NuDay Syria–a non-profit organization which helps alleviate the humanitarian suffering that has been taking place in Syria since March 2011. In this slideshow, Alawa explains … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Islamic Circle of North America’s Regional Convention

On 22-23 March 2014, The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) held a two-day regional convention at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Connecticut. The event throughout the day included: … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · 4 Comments

Deema Hajjawi, Host of Chef Wanted on Abu Dhabi TV

  “Not everyone gets to see me like this,” said Deema Hajjawi in Arabic when her video camera on Skype turned on. She was wiping off her makeup. “But it’s … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

Three Tips for Student / Working Moms

On August 14th, 2013 me and my husband’s lives changed forever. On that day, Allah blessed us with, Aisha, our beautiful baby girl. Soon after, I found out that taking … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Boston Globe Publishes My News Story

The Bostson Globe published my news story about Mr. Booth, a non-Muslim, teaching at Al Noor Academy, a Muslim high school. You can read it here:

June 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Interfaith Receptiveness: Enter a Muslim High School

When you walk into Al-Noor Academy, you will see the main hallway stretching out in front of you and typically hear voices emanating from behind classroom doors. The deepest, most … Continue reading

April 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Runaway Sock

I quickly opened the door of the washing machine, and unloaded the laundry into the basket. It was a full load — all tangled up together.  After a wrestling match … Continue reading

April 29, 2012 · 1 Comment