January 24, 2020

There has been a lot of controversy recently about the BurgerIM franchise, since the original concept and brand was created in Israel and then brought over to the US a few years ago. Not only that but many Muslims became franchisee owners since they offered Halal Meat options at their restaurants. Some Muslim Activists have called for a boycott of the company, due to their belief that the original brand was created in Israel and the person who bought the... Read more

January 21, 2020

I have posted a few different lists online in regards to my favorite Halal Food spots in the past. Since no “Top List” is timeless due to the erratic nature of the Restaurant Business, I decided to create an updated list for 2020. In order to keep the list to only 20 Halal spots (I’m also working on a longer list which will be posted online soon), I have 4 main criteria for this particular list: Halal/ Partial Halal Menu No... Read more

January 7, 2020

Did you know that there are around 4,300 religions practiced in the world today? No two religions practiced are the same, but one similarity can be found when looking at religions and their holidays and spiritual practices. The commonality that is found in candles. Candles have been used for centuries and are used in world religions to symbolize a belief or to remind those who practice their history. To learn how some religions around the world use candles in their holidays and... Read more

December 15, 2019

Check out our full interview with Zareen Khan, the Owner and Head Chef of Zareen’s Restaurant in Palo Alto and Mountain View, CA on the HalalEats Unplugged Podcast by clicking on the link below: Read more

November 4, 2019

Students in secondary education aren’t the easiest to work with. They have a newly developed confidence that they didn’t have in primary school; they are braver, hormonal, and can be unmotivated. It really does take a special kind of person to truly motivate and educate secondary school students. The issues you face will be difficult and distinctive and you need some unique personal traits to get through the challenges children of these age groups throw at you. If you are... Read more

October 28, 2019

As far as Abrahamic religions are concerned, it’s of paramount importance to act as a kind and empathetic citizen. Islam, in particular, shows devotion towards being thoughtful in prayer and in action. Practicing this in everyday life is something that all religious believers endeavor to do, and this can sometimes be a work in progress. Devoting yourself to the teachings of the Qur’an can be achieved by talking to spiritual leaders, joining your local mosque and importantly, involving yourself in... Read more

October 7, 2019

Holistic practices and religion have always been intertwined. For centuries, people that have believed in God — regardless of what God it was that they believed in — have also embraced a holistic approach to life, especially when it comes to their health and well-being. Now, it seems like the rest of society has started to understand the benefits of this approach to healthcare. More and more patients are now opting for holistic therapies to be at the center of... Read more

September 29, 2019

Episode 07: In this episode of the HalalEats Unplugged Podcast, Hosts Nizar Ahmed interviews the Founder and Event Director of Halal Fest, Irfan Rydhan to discuss feedback on the event as well what goes on behind the scenes in the planning of the Annual event in the S.F. Bay Area. Read more

September 13, 2019

Social work is a rapidly growing field made up of emotionally strong, intelligent professionals who represent populations that have the most need. Historically, the social work profession produces passionate agents of change who are not afraid to contest and challenge outdated policies, speak up for social justice, and every day do their best to make a difference and make the world a better place. If you’re considering a career in social work, here are five of the top reasons why... Read more

August 5, 2019

Perhaps you’ve been wondering how much of Muana has a bearing on reality. Maybe you’ve recently read about Dwayne Johnson’s tattoos and wanted to know more about the symbolism. Whatever sparked your interest in the Hawaiian religion is less important than the thrill of the search. Like many polytheistic religions, there are many figures to learn about. Also, like many polytheistic religions, it faces co-option from new-age woo peddlers. As usual, they’re trying to borrow ancient gods to promote pseudoscience ideas. Read... Read more

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