Category: Spirituality

Sabreena Ghaffar and Cynthia Levine

Sisters in Peace

She walked through the streets of Poland, and what she saw disturbed and hurt her as it would any human being, Jewish or otherwise. There were obvious symbols of anti- Semitism everywhere. From racist graffiti to figurines openly sold in stores representing Jews as having long...

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315 NISA: A Helpline for Muslim Women

Last year the Muslim Women’s Helpline, 315 NISA, received approximately 4000 calls from across Canada and the United States. The counsellors began every call with their usual greeting, “This is 315 NISA, what would you like to speak about today?” With their warm demeanour and professional...

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The Incompetent Doctor

As someone who’s been involved with the Muslim-American community at various levels — both national and grassroots — I’ve experienced a diversity of mindsets first-hand that many in the Muslim-American community have. I’ve categorized them into five mindsets — and when talking to people about these mindsets...