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The Maktab ( Islamic Learning / Madrasah ) System

by: Moulana Abdool Hamid Ishaq Damaat Barakatuhu We are very lax in paying the Madrasah fees. We generally pay the school fees, give our children their pocket expenses, etc. The pocket expense is sometimes more than the fees. In fact if we are wealthy, we should pay on behalf of …

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Back to School

By Umme Ammarah Schools are about to open and you’re probably feeling excited and maybe a little sad that holidays are just about over. Back to School comes with a barrage of projects, homework, sports practice and of course a day filled with pickups and drop offs. “The roots of education may …

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FOMO – New Year

  All in the name of a New Year: By Naadira Chhipa Dressed in a black leather mini skirt,a shimmery silver top and Jimmy choo heels she is ready for the new years eve party at the hottest night club in town.How could she miss out on the most happening …

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Setting a beautiful Example

  A 3 year old little girl sits quietly on her musallah attentively watching her mother reading salaah. She giggles in delight as her mother raises her hands up to make dua, her own little hands raised in her innocent voice she whispers ‘ameen’. The same little girl grows up …

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Looking after Children

• ‘A’isha radhiyallahu anha said: Abu Bakr radhiyallahu anhu said, “By Allah, there is no man on the face of the earth that I love better than ‘Umar radhiyallahu anhu.” Then he went out and came back and said, “How did I swear, daughter?” I told him what he had …

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Its a Sin to be Sweet.

By Maulana Khalid Dhorat Ahmed is a cute and bubbly little 8-year old, with a mischievous grin set in his doughnut face. He has endless energy and zest for life. The problem is that Ahmed suffers from asthma and is constantly constipated. Although he is an athlete and loves soccer, …

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