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The Magnetism of the Ka'ba

The Magnetism of the Ka'ba

The cube: a primary building block, the simplicity of which reflects the essence of Islam. emel brings you art from around the world, depicting the magnificent beauty...

After Hardship Comes Ease - Junaid Masud

After Hardship Comes Ease - Junaid Masud

Junaid Masud was hospitalised for two months after surviving an...

Geek Shaykh - Hajj Gadgets

Geek Shaykh - Hajj Gadgets

You’re about to venture off to the greatest journey of your...

Draped in Elegance

Step out this Eid in our selection of beautiful eveningwear with a modest touch. Fatema Zehra offers keen graphic...

Beyond Faith

Studying Islam, Judaism and Muslim-Jewish Relations, Eva, a secular Jew and Samia, a Muslim, talk about how they took...

Gems of the Old Guard

The elders of our community serve as pillars, upholding faith, tolerance and humility.  Last month, another gem...

Enduring Love

Asim and Sabina Rasib first met when they were only 17. Convinced each had found their other half, both had to endure...

Loss and Longing - A health feature on miscarriages

A miscarriage is one of the most difficult experiences a woman can endure; both emotionally painful and physically...

Eid Cuts

Eid Cuts

The festival of Eid al-Adha is marked by the sacrifice of lamb to signify the end of the Hajj ritual. With this in...

Making of the Kiswah

Making of the Kiswah

The Ka’ba is an iconic structure. Over one billion Muslims...

Hajj - An Inward Voyage

Hajj - An Inward Voyage

Hajj is a journey on many planes, Abdal Hakim Murad takes us through...

Living a Legacy

Living a Legacy

Alfred Nobel is most famed for the Nobel Peace prize created in his...

Practice what you preach

Practice what you preach

Outward interpretations of the faith need to accompany a moral inner...

Seeing Things Through

Seeing Things Through

Multiculturalism has not gone far enough when a woman’s right...

Foodie At Heart

Foodie At Heart

Eid al-Adha, which marks the end of Hajj, was to fall in November...

Hajj in the Past

Hajj in the Past

This year approximately three million people will travel to Makkah,...

The Limits of Freedom

The Limits of Freedom

Who defines and sets the standards of global liberalism?  ...

Give and Take

Give and Take

A new conservatory, an extension on your kitchen – we’re...

A week in the life of Jacob Huckle

A week in the life of Jacob Huckle

Jacob Huckle is a Religious Studies teacher. He read the famous &...

Future Hajj

Future Hajj

Millions of Muslims perform Hajj every year, and whilst the...

Stories of Today

Stories of Today

An emotional awakening  When Sofia Dewji met her future...

Hajj - Past, Present and Future

Hajj - Past, Present and Future

This year approximately three million people will travel to Makkah,...