Finding My Ramadan High in Togetherness

This is day 12 of the #30Days30Writers 2016 Ramadan series. By Edina Lekovic For me, Ramadan is a deep spiritual spring cleaning for the soul. Like many Muslims, I set goals each year even, as I dread its arrival and the disruption it causes. The lost sleep, the hunger pangs, the crankiness — challenges inside [Read More…]

Reflections from Cape Town: Four Ways to Attain Maximum Ramadan Blessings

This is Day Nine of the #30Days30Writers 2016 Ramadan series. By Imam Fakhruddin Owaisi Cape Town: Ramadan is one of God’s great blessings upon us. What I personally love the most about Ramadan is that it brings the best out of Muslims. Even the corrupt become pious. The miserly become generous. The rude become polite. The cruel [Read More…]

Five Steps to Help You Deeply Read the Quran this Ramadan

This is Day Three of the #30Day30Writers 2016 Ramadan series. By Farouk A. Peru To be perfectly honest, as Muslims, we are meant to read the Quran deeply all year long. There is no specific time when we must read, just that we should maintain a close relationship with our holy book by reading and [Read More…]

Ramadan 2016 – #30Days30Writers, A Special Altmuslim Ramadan Series

Seems like the past few Ramadans we’ve been hear this same phrase, but apparently it’s true this year: In many places around the world, this Ramadan will have the longest fasts of the year, including fasting on the longest day of the year – June 21. And while much of the Muslim blogosphere is abuzz [Read More…]

As Christians Rooted out KKK, so will Muslims Root out ISIS and Extremism

By Ali Asadullah Author’s note: In part one of this series, I addressed fundamental ways in which Muslims, seeking to defend Islam and portray it in a positive light, often fail in their comparison of Muslim extremists and the Ku Klux Klan.  I explored the manners in which the former and the latter are indeed [Read More…]

It’s Time to Stop Discussing BDS and Get to Work

Editorial Note: With BDS continuously in the news, especially in light of the 2016 U.S. Presidential campaign, Altmuslim is hosting a two-part series arguing for and against the movement, which aims to use boycotts, divestment and sanctions to force Israel to abide by international law and end its occupation of Palestine. In this article, Kristin Szremski [Read More…]


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