Monthly Archives: January 2015


Poor Man, Rich Man by Imam Zaid Shakir

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Jan 2015

Poor Man, Rich Man by Imam Zaid Shakir

Poor Man, Rich Man The poor man grew up walking and taking the bus. The car he usually rode in was a taxicab. The rich man grew up being driven from place to place, sometimes by a chauffeur. If the poor man's father or mother happened to have a car, when it broke down, he walked or took the bus until the parts were procured...

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Wayward Son review (San Francisco Examiner)

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Jan 2015

Wayward Son review (San Francisco Examiner)

http://www.examiner.com/review/review-the-wayward-son-the-jordan-richter-story This is going to be a little unpolished because I want to capture my raw reaction while it’s still fresh. Saturday night, July 9th, I had the pleasure of attending the screening of “Wayward Son: the Jordan Richter Story” at the Ta’leef Collective in Fremont CA. But far more interesting was the panel discussion afterwards. The film by documentary film producer Mustafa Davis describes the rapid...

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Mobile Cause…

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Jan 2015

Mobile Cause…

Remember the first time you heard of or visited Ta'leef Collective? What intrigued you? Ta'leef Collective is more than just an organization. It is a familiar place and feeling, an embrace filled with love and companionship. Ta'leef was created with YOU in mind. We would be honored to have your support as a Ta'leef Companion! This campaign is meant to engage you, your family and...

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Salaam from Makkah.

13

Jan 2015

Salaam from Makkah.

Asalamu Alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatu, We pray this message reaches you all in the best of health and high spirits.  We are here in Makkah performing the Umrah and the Ta'leef community is in our thoughts and prayers.  May Allah answer all your prayers and give you what you need in this life and the next. Peace and Prayers Usama Canon (Founding Director) &...

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Gemali & Sadia

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Jan 2015

Gemali & Sadia

  Sadia Nawab - Bridgeview, IL School: Loyola University Chicago - B.S. Anthropology Occupation: Orphan Sponsorship Program Coordinator at Zakat Foundation of America I was born into a Muslim family and saw a range of dedication to the Deen (religion). Growing up in an immigrant family, there was a lot of culture clash between my elders and me. I felt constrained and inhibited, so I...

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Shawn Cabalsi

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Jan 2015

Shawn Cabalsi

"At Ta'leef, I am able to see others like me, who took a similar path, and possibly feel the same way I do... I no longer feel so different." - Shawn Cabalsi


13

Jan 2015

Passing The Baton (Short Film)

PASSING THE BATON In this short Ta'leef Collective documentary vignette, Dr Umar Faruq Abdullah and Imam Zaid Shakir intimately discuss the life and death of Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz). They discuss how Muslims should understand Malcolm's life and the need for us to honor him and continue his legacy. Imam Zaid intimately explains how he was sitting with Betty Shabazz (Allah have mercy on...

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#TaleefLIVE

13

Jan 2015

#TaleefLIVE

Get ready for the much anticipated #TaleefLIVE weekly live stream from Ta'leef Collective. Register (FREE) on the #TaleefLIVE live stream page to be informed of our upcoming episodes and join the conversation! Our first weekly #TaleefLIVE stream will be January 18, 2015 inshAllah | 7:30pm http://new.livestream.com/taleefcollective/



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