Posts Tagged ‘Muslim’

Feb. 10: Rohingya Fundraising Event

Posted on February 5th, 2018 by NeW_MeXico

Want to help the Rohingya refugees? An estimated 800,000 Rohingya muslims have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh. Helping Hand for Relief and Development, a nonprofit global humanitarian organization, has teamed up with the Islamic Center of New Mexico and the UNM Muslim Student Association to hold Rise for the Rohingya. Scheduled for Saturday, February 10, […]

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The Sultan and The Saint on NMPBS

Posted on January 2nd, 2018 by NeW_MeXico

The docudrama, The Sultan and the Saint, about Muslim-Christian peace-making, will air tonight, January 2 at 7:00 p.m. on New Mexico PBS channel 5.1 (KNME-TV). It will re-air on Friday, January 5 at midnight on channel 9.1. The Sultan and the Saint tells one of the great, lost stories from history — of Francis of Assisi and Sultan Malik […]

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Everyone’s Invited to the Eid al Adha Celebration in Albuquerque

Posted on August 29th, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

Eid al–Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah’s (God’s) command to sacrifice his son Ishmael. Muslims around the world observe this event. Also called the Festival/Holiday/Feast of Sacrifice (sometimes called the greater or big Eid), lamb is the traditional thing to eat on Eid […]

May 10 Webinar on Ramadan and Interfaith Dialogue

Posted on May 8th, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

According to the Islamic Networks Group (ING), Ramadan is a time of incredible significance for Muslim Americans, and a valuable time for those of other faith traditions to learn about Islam and the significance of Ramadan for faith practitioners. On May 10, at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time/2:00 p.m. Eastern Time, the ING is holding a webinar […]

How To Find Post-Election Healing in Abrahamic Faith Texts

Posted on November 13th, 2016 by NeW_MeXico

After the divisive, angry, hateful words thrown about during the 2016 presidential election, it is going to take some time and attention to heal. Here are three passages from the Torah, the New Testament, and the Qur’an that offer some ancient light on our modern times. Gail Rubin, the secretary-treasurer of the New Mexico Interfaith […]

Arabian Nights Benefit Dinner for Salam Academy

Posted on October 11th, 2016 by NeW_MeXico

The first annual Arabian Nights dinner, an exotic evening benefiting Salam Academy, takes place on Friday, November 4 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at ABQ PartySpace, 300 Menaul Boulevard NW, #200, Albuquerque, NM 87107. Come dressed to impress (traditional clothing encouraged) and enjoy a delicious Mediterranean buffet, live music and a silent auction. Tickets […]

Statement: Abdur’Rauf R. Campos-Marquetti, Islamic Center of NM

Posted on June 13th, 2016 by NeW_MeXico

A statement by Abdur’Rauf R. Campos-Marquetti, on behalf of the Islamic Center of New Mexico: AsSalaamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatu (May the peace and blessings of Allah be with all of you) My Dear Brothers and Sisters, Our prayers and condolences are with the victims and families and friends of this unspeakable act. My […]

Islamic Community Featured in Albuquerque Journal

Posted on June 10th, 2016 by NeW_MeXico

The Albuquerque Journal recently ran a news story titled “New Mexico’s tiny Islamic community spreads a message of inclusion, calm to neighbors.” Here’s the beginning of the story by Rosalie Rayburn: ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Members of New Mexico’s tiny Islamic community say they have been touched by the support shown them by Albuquerque residents in […]

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