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  • Knowing Your Muslim Neighbors

    Market research shows that most people wished they knew their neighbors better. In fact, Ralph Nader once said, "When strangers start acting like neighbors... communities are reinvigorated". What is Islam? Who are Muslims and what are their core beliefs? Since Minnesota's Muslim population has increased in recent years, it makes sense to uncover the myths from the facts. Understand Islam's pillars which include Shahadah (declaration of faith), Salat (daily prayers), Zakat (special tax given to the poor), Sawn (fasting) and Hajj (pilgrimage). Understanding the social structure of the Muslim population and learning basic information about social interaction. Class is interactive and there is time for Q/A along with a light dinner served.
  • Understanding Muslim Women, Muslim Cultures, and Political Matters

    Women are the core of the family, and the family is the unit of the social fabric, especially in Muslim Society. Learn about the role of women in Muslim society and the importance of social justice while comparing political situations in the Muslim world that are shaping the media's presentation of Islam. Q&A will take place while going in depth on these topics. Class is interactive and there is time for Q/A along with a light dinner served.