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What’s Gotten into Us – Staying Healthy in a Toxic World

    McKay Jenkins The author went for his regular medical checkup not anticipating any problems. Though middle aged, he was in good shape. He never smoked, ate all the right foods, and was a dedicated runner and cyclist. His only complaint was a faint, intermittent tightness in his hip, …

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Women Deserve Better

  From the beginning, we tell young girls they can do anything they want to do, they can be anyone they want to be. They are given access to great education, encouraged to further their studies and attain higher degrees. We push them to push themselves, to break boundaries, to …

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Beware the supplication of the oppressed

In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful   Islam was revealed to protect the natural rights of all human beings, their inalienable rights to life, property, and freedom. Violating these rights for any reason without a just cause is a major sin and it is a betrayal of …

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A Life of Gratitude

When you scroll through Instagram, Facebook and you look at the picture perfect life of your family, friends and random people remember they are fighting battles and facing challenges you may know not of. They also have dark days, worries, stress, pain and tears masked behind a beautiful smile. Yes …

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Halal or haraam? You are what you eat

    Imaam Abu Muhammad Al-Juwayni (رحمه الله) was a great ‘aalim (scholar of the Religion) who possessed an extremely high level of caution and concern regarding the consumption of halaal and haraam. The level of his concern was such that it prompted him to earn by working with his …

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Enough

  Breaking Free from the World of Excess John Naish Getting richer is no longer making us happier—if it ever did. Depression, self-harm, and suicide are on the rise. Families are splitting up. Children are increasingly pressured and some desperately unhappy. Success and happiness are now conditioned by job status, …

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Welfare Department Expenses January 2018

With the grace of Almighty Allah, the Jamiat KZN continues to assist the poor and needy in our Local community. With the support from our donors and well-wishers, the following amounts have been disbursed in the month of January 2018: We ask Allah Taála to ease the difficulties of our recipients and we …

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Breaking up with your smartphone is really, really hard

#HELLFONE Washington – Maya Oren wants to dial back her dependence on her smartphone. She plans to do it slowly by getting a new phone – a simple one that doesn’t download apps or take photos or send her notifications. Her new device will place calls and receive them. But …

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Ramadaan & Perpetual Salaah Timetables 1439 / 2018

  The Ramadaan Times for over 350 Southern African Towns and Cities can be accessed by clicking the link below. Times sheets have Tab-separated-values and can be pasted directly into Excel. Times sheets can also be downloaded as an image file (by clicking the link at the bottom). Ramadaan & Perpetual Salaah Timetables …

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Ya’juj Ma’juj and Zulqarnain

  Many thousands of years ago the barbarous tribes of Yajuj and Ma’juj were imprisoned behind an iron wall built by Zulqarnayn. Referred to in the Qur’an in Surah Al-Kahf. Zulqarnayn was a Muslim Arab (fathul bari) who lived at the time of the Prophet Ibraheem Peace be upon him …

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