Abraham-Ibrahim, Moses-Musa: Two Prophets, Two Faiths — Event at Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center Classes, New York By Rabbi Leonard Schoolman and Dr. Hussein Rashid on April 9, 2019

Two iconic figures in the Torah, Abraham and Moses, are depicted as prophets in the Quran. We will delve into the differences in the way these two personalities emerge in Jewish and Islamic scripture, what similarities they share and what we can learn about the differences between Islam and Judaism from those depictions.  Tuesdays 6:30…

Mi’raj-e-Rasul – The Night Journey of the Prophet Muhammad (s.a.s.) by Jehangir A. Merchant: LITERARY READING ON THE MI’RAJ AND A DEPICTION OF THE EVENT IN AN OTTOMAN WORK — Simerg com

Introduction: The night journey (al-isra) and the ascension (al-mi’raj) of the Prophet Muhammad (s.a.s) is observed on the 27th Rajab (for 2013, this Islamic date will fall on June 5/6) . This is an event of great spiritual significance because the exalted spiritual experience of the Prophet is viewed by all Muslims as an example…

Salat or Dua — By Amaana on Amaana org

Salat or Dua Published February 25, 2013 | By Amaana By Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S. Ali The word salat (plural salawat) is an Aramaic verbal noun s’lota (bowing or bending) had passed into several dialects with the meaning of prayer. This word was used by Armaic speaking Jews for the obligatory recital of the 18…

Jesus Through a Muslim Lens by Michael Wolfe at Simerg com

The noble Qur’an extends its principle of pluralism also to adherents of other faiths. It affirms that each has a direction and path to which they turn so that all should strive for good works, in the belief that, wheresoever they may be, Allah will bring them together.” – His Highness the Aga Khan, London,…

How a Muslim Sees Muhammad by Michael Wolfe at Simerg com

Posted on February 3, 2012 by Malik Merchant, Editor   How a Muslim Sees Muhammad An image from Michael Wolfe’s highly acclaimed documentary, “Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet.” Please click for article   Source: Simerg com   ->>>>><<<<<-  

Video presentation of three women from the Abrahamic faiths: Yocheved, mother of Moses; Mary, mother of Jesus; and Khadija, wife of Muhammad – By Fund for the Future of Children net

The 2011-2012 Children of Abraham Youth Leadership Grants topic is “Present at the Beginning: Celebrating Three Women and Three Faiths” ***** The 2011-2012 Youth Leadership Grants topic centers on three women from the Abrahamic faiths: Yocheved, mother of Moses; Mary, mother of Jesus; and Khadija, wife of Muhammad. While the lives of these women were…

Computers show how wind could have parted Red Sea – KBC News

New computer simulations have shown how the parting of the Red Sea, as described in the Bible, could have been a phenomenon caused by strong winds. The account in the Book of Exodus describes how the waters of the sea parted, allowing the Israelites to flee their Egyptian pursuers. Simulations by US scientists show how…

Islam and Muslims on Judaism and Jews by Mustafa Abu Sway

Source: Common Ground News Service ***** JERUSALEM – Despite being in a protracted political conflict over the Holy Land that began around the advent of Zionism more than a century ago, Jews and Muslims have common historical roots, as well as theological commonalities. Our common roots go beyond the Abrahamic tribal constructs. Abraham himself is…