Tag: 2015

Chapel Hill killer jailed for life for 2015 murder of Muslim students

Craig Hicks in court in 2015Craig Hicks fatally shot newlyweds Deah Barakat, 23, and Yusor Mohammad, 21, and Yusor’s 19-year-old sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha in Chapel Hill.
He pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree murder and was given three life sentences.
Hicks was not charged with hate crimes, despite the victims’ families insisting they were targeted for their religion….more: BBC

CAF World Giving Index 2015: Myanmar!

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The CAF World Giving Index measures the average percentage of people in each country who donate money, volunteer or help a stranger. 145 countries were surveyed in 2015, representing around 96% of the world’s population.

Percentages of those who donated money, volunteered their time or helped a strangerWhat are the key findings?

COLORADO SKI SHOP: “2015 US RETAILER OF THE YEAR NEW ENGLAND”

Colorado Ski Shop was established in 1994 by Hussein and Diane Jaber to fulfill a dream and a need. Always wanting to own a specialty shop, and just starting a family, a ski shop was established. Starting as an outlet, mainly surviving on close-outs we gave it a chance. Getting lines was a major struggle, but over the next few years we grew and persisted, and with the help of some great reps (and now friends) who were willing to take the chance with us, we started growing our product base. (Special Thanks, to Dynastar and Lange) When the internet became a viable way to do business, we were able to jump on it and understand it quickly. …MORE:  siasnowshow.snowsports.org

Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals 2015

“Know that the life of this world is but amusement and diversion and adornment and boasting to one another and competition in increase of wealth and children – like the example of a rain whose [resulting] plant growth pleases the tillers; then it dries and you see it turned yellow; then it becomes [scattered] debris. And in the Hereafter is severe punishment and forgiveness from Allah and approval. And what is the worldly life except the enjoyment of delusion.” …more: quran.com/57

ISWM 2015 Interfaith House of Worship Tour!

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2015 Interfaith House of Worship Tour!

We have a wonderful group again this year are excited to celebrate our multi-faith community.

It will begin at the Islamic Center of WMA at 12:30 pm where we will participate in afternoon prayer followed by lunch, introductory activities and a Q & A about Islam  and then to visit St. Michael’s Cathedral and Sinai Temple to explore Catholicism and Judaism.

 

 

Muslim Canadians Who Won in the 2015 Federal Election

An unprecedented number of Muslim Canadians ran in the 2015 Federal Election. With the Liberal surge Muslim Canadians Who Won in the 2015 Federal Electionnationally, particularly in the Greater Toronto Area, several of them won, including Canada’s first Somali
Canadian MP Ahmed Hussen, Canada’s first Iranian Canadian MP Majid Jowhari, and Canada’s first Afghan Canadian MP Maryam Monsef. The majority of Muslim Canadians who will be coming to Parliament are newcomers to politics with the exception of Omar Alghabra and Yasmin Ratansi who were previously Liberal MPs. So far, we have confirmed 10 Muslim Canadian Candidates in total, the largest number in Canadian history. …more:  muslimlink.ca