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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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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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Stories of the Qur’an 2017

Course Description This course is dedicated for those who are interested in the history of  earlier prophets mentioned in the holy Qur’an and narrated in classical works such as Ibn Kathir’s Al-Bidayah Wan-Nihayah and Qisasul Anbiya’. The course will cover the periods from the Creation of the Prophet Adam (alaihi salam) to the devastating floods of the Prophet Nuh (as), from ...

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Ta’allam al Arabiyah 2017 – Arabic for Beginners

Course Description This course is considered to be the first step for a student of Arabic who wants to proceed to some formal instruction, either level 1 or any other course related to Arabic language. This course provides an introduction to Modern Standard Arabic. The course is basically dedicated to the Arabic alphabet as it covers the 28 letters of the ...

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