Latest blog posts about Muslim friends
The West Los Angeles Cousins Club: A Meeting Place for Muslim and Jewish Friends
Posted on 28/02/2011
The West Los Angeles Cousins Club is a refreshing grass roots initiative in which 15 Muslim and Jewish friends meet once a month to talk, eat and explore faith and mutual understanding. The friends, or cousins as they call one another meet in each other's homes and enjoy conversation and cuisine from both the Muslim and Jewish cultures. Jewish women invite their "cousins" to religious gatherings and Muslim cousins reciprocate.
Muslim and Non-Muslim Friends: What Does Islam Say?
Posted on 10/02/2010
As a strongly community-based religion, Islam requires all Muslims to deal kindly and fairly with all people and to have good relations with all people of all faiths. Muslims are perfectly entitled to enjoy friendships with non-Muslims and at the same time keep their own commitment to Islam pure and strong. For Muslims who live in multicultural societies, supporting fellow Muslims and followers of other religions is considered an essential part of daily life and an element that harmonizes and enriches communities. The line is only drawn at supporting a person who fights our faith, which is something few followers of any religion would be prepared to do.
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