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Issue 122

Wishing Happy Holidays to All Celebrating!

"How to Be Relevant"

He starts with a line from a Mahmoud Darwish poem, the renowned Palestinian poet.  "Sajjil Ana Arabi", "Record that I am an Arab" the line goes. It's all about identity he explains. WNYMuslims' founder Professor Faizan Haq speaks about the struggle today's Muslims face on how to be relevant in an ever growing society and modern world. Watch his presentation HERE, which took place at this year's first ever Upstate New York ICNA convention in Rochester. Thank you to everyone who came out to meet us!

Well Temptation of the Dunya Is Frightful, But the Deen is so Delightful

Well Temptation of the Dunya Is Frightful, But the Deen is so Delightful

And since I hear the Iqamah,

Hiya alas Salah!
Hiya alal Falah!
Yuqeemon as Salah! **
See what I did there? Hohoho!

It's that time of year. That time of the year when it's Christmas/Hannukah season and that time of the century  when BOTH eids have come and gone for the current year. What are us poor muslims ...

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Photo Credit: Eccentricworld.com

Intern With Us!

WNYMuslims offers a variety of internship opportunities for college credit.

All Majors are welcomed to come and learn from us. Great for resume and experience! Can earn up to 3 credits during the semester.

What are we looking for?

  • Journalists
  • Community Outreach
  • Bloggers
  • Event Planning
  • PR/Marketing
  • Graphic Design
  • Video Production

Please call us at 716-923-4386 or email wnymuslims@wnymuslims.org for more information!

Featured Photograph of the Week

This week's photo is by SunSpin Media Creative Director Jerry Thres, taken of a beautiful sunset captured at Buffalo Outer Harbor. Jerry, who considers photography a hobby and passion, managed to steal this gem with his cell phone.

If you have taken a photograph that you think should be featured, please send it in with a description of the shot, and a short bio of yourself to WNYMuslims@WNYMuslims.org

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