Tales of Mini Maryam – Mini Me Book Activity

This closed event took place on Friday 10th July, organised by the Children’s Islamic Library. Find a summary of the event to celebrate the publication of Tales of Mini Maryam, the craft activity that followed the story time and images from the winning entries in

Surah Yusuf, continued (part 2)

Imam al-Asi concludes his introduction to Surah Yusuf and begins discussion of the conversation of Prophet Yusuf with his father. This series relates the Qur’an to the present moment of uprising against racism and injustice. Subscribe to the channel on YouTube here. Watch below.


Deep thoughts about Surat Yusuf

Imam al-Asi continues his discussion on racism and other forms of asabiyyah by looking in detail at Surat Yusuf. Watch below and subscribe on Youtube ‘IslamicCenterDC‘.

Guantanamo remains a blot on the human conscience

[First published 10 January 2019, edited and updated 12 January 2020] 11 January marks the anniversary of the confinement of the first detainees at the notorious Guantanamo Bay detention facility in the US. The internment camp was established by President George W. Bush shortly after

Corbyn and Anti-Semitism – Prof Gus John answers Archbishop Welby

Esteemed academic Professor Gus John resigned last week from a Church of England advisory body in response to the Archbishop of Canterbury’s support for Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvi’s intervention in The Times calling on Jews not to vote for Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party.