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Office closed for Eid Holidays!

**We are closed for Eid!** Our offices are closed from Saturday 24 June 2017 to Thursday 29 June 2017. Have a delightful break with your loved ones. Selamat Hari Raya Maaf Zahir Batin! Taqabbala Allah minna wa minkum (May Allah accept (good deeds) from us and from you). Minal aidin wal faidzin (May you be among those who return to ...

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Eid Message 1438H/2017 – Bond of Hatred or Bond of Kinship?

Eid Mubarak! Selamat Hari Raya! In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful. Allah’s Blessings be upon our beloved Prophet Muhammad, his family, Companions, and his righteous nation. Assalamu’alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh Ramadan 1438 Hijrah is fast coming to an end, and we pray that Allah The Compassionate accept our good deeds and magnify them, and remove all bad deeds ...

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Self-radicalisation – so, what can we do?

  While it is sad to hear of the recent announcement by Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs on the detention of the first female Singaporean for radicalism, it is nonetheless not surprising.  Given the recent spate of arrests of self-radicalised individuals, it was probably just a matter of time.  Afterall, females have been an active target of recruitment by ISIS ...

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Ramadan Charity Basket is back for the 10th year!

For the 10th year running, SimplyIslam.sg is happy to continue our annual Ramadan project where we provide food and financial help to 200 needy families in Singapore in time for Eid al-Fitr.   Our Partners In the early days, we organised the charity drive with only Muslim Kidney Action Association (MKAC). They provide care and support to Muslims who are suffering ...

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Little Sa’im Camp – Pre Ramadan Prep Camp for Kids!

  SimplyIslam.sg presents Little Sa’im Camp, a Pre-Ramadan one-day retreat for children and teens during the school holidays. This Camp brings together Muslim kids for some fun-filled day by experiencing Islamic living during Ramadan. This is a one-day retreat at the SimplyIslam premise, located at No. 152 Still Road Singapore 423991. The camp will be a perfect retreat for children ...

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Recite! Iqra’ Course – Starting 8 July 2017

Recite! Iqra’ Course In this course, students will be introduced to the 28 Arabic alphabets, taught how to read and pronounce them phonetically as letters and words. At the end of the course, students will be able to recognise and read Arabic words, leading them towards the reading of the Holy Qur’an. Participants should maintain a deep passion and commitment ...

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Dr Umar Faruq Abdullah in Singapore! – 17-19 March 2017

SimplyIslam.sg, together with Sout Ilaahi, is happy to be organising Dr Umar Faruq Abd-Allah’s first visit to Singapore! Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah is one of the foremost Muslim scholars from the West today. Dr. Abd-Allah received his doctorate with honors in 1978 for a dissertation on the origins of Islamic Law, Malik’s Concept of ‘Amal in the Light of Maliki ...

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10 Things to learn from the Shaykh Hamza Yusuf/RIS Controversy

Much has been said about Shaykh Hamza’s “controversial” comments, some of which I have read. There’s the fair, the good, and the ugly. The mocking, the sarcastic, and the personal. My own two-cents is that this debacle shows what happens when you seek/demand a retraction/apology, offer counsel on social media. You draw out the worse elements within people who then ...

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Zaytuna Arabic Certificate 2017

This 8-months certificate course is designed for those who are keen on pursuing their Arabic studies at higher/tertiary levels. The lessons will be conducted in Modern Standard Arabic (Fusha) with intermittent usage of English to facilitate understanding. It is a continuation of the previous courses, starting by reviewing and honing the topics and main points covered in the first levels. ...

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