Sunday, 27 April 2014

 Newsletter 0494




Ms Leila Abukar has been selected to run in the next State election as the LNP candidate for Yeerongpilly.


Ms Abukar has had a wide range of senior managerial roles with government, council and not-for-profit organisations.


She has a strong connection to Yeerongpilly having worked and lived in the electorate with her two children.

Leila arrived in Queensland as a refugee from Somalia and went on to gain numerous academic qualifications ranging from Disability Support and Conflict Resolution to International Relations.


She is a past member of the Queensland Multicultural Roundtable, the Council for Multicultural Australia and Refugees Resettlement Advisory Council.


She has been recognized for her community work with several awards including a Centenary Medal for contributions to Crisis Counselling, Advocacy and Settlement for the Somalia and African communities in Queensland.

More about Ms Abukar can be found on the LNP website and on her Facebook page.

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Islamic College of Brisbane

The senior students of the College presided over a very dignified and well-organized ceremony directed by Mr David Forde, president of the Sunnybank RSL.


Dr Mustafa Ally handed the school a compilation of the diaries and documents of WW2 hero (Bob) Mohideen Abdul Ghias Howsan prepared by the Queensland Muslim Historical Society.



Sunnybank RSL

A record turnout attended the Sunnybank commemorations.


President of the Sunnybank RSL, Mr David Forde told CCN that his RSL branch was delighted and honoured to receive the publication that was presented by the Queensland Muslim Historical Society and that there was already keen interest from his members


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Ridwaan Amod, who migrated to Brisbane early this year, comes from South Africa with an impressive track record.


This article, in a South African newspaper, chronicles his successes to date:


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On Sunday 18 May Muslim Aid Australia (MAA) and Muslim Charitable Foundation (MCF) will formally join hands by co-hosting a fundraising lunch at Michael’s Oriental Restaurant in Eight Mile Plains.


With the aim of the lunch being to raise funds towards exciting new international projects in Permaculture, the aptly named event “25 Seeds of Goodness” will see the two organisations combine forces and increase the aid and support provided to people in need both locally and internationally.

Guest speakers including Geoff Lawton, a world renowned permaculture expert, Sheikh Hassan Elsetohy, MAA’s CEO, and Mr. Yusuf Khatree of the Muslim Charitable Foundation.

Guests will also witness the signing of MAA and MCF’s Memorandum of Understanding – a first in Australia.

Limited number of tickets are available by calling Riyaad Ally of Muslim Aid Australia on 0434 984 520 or Yusuf Khatree of Muslim Charitable Foundation on 0401 246 228.

This is a unique event and definitely not to be missed.

Date: Sunday 18th May, 12:30pm
Venue: Michael’s Oriental Restaurant, 223 Padstow Rd, Eight Mile Plains

To purchase tickets visit the MAA website:

Individual Tickets: $50 : http://9nl.eu/25SeedsBrisIndividualTicket

Group Ticket - Table of 10: $450 : http://9nl.eu/25SeedsBrisGroupTicket

or call Yusuf Khatree: 0401 246 228 or Riyaad Ally: 0434 984 520

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Yahya Ibrahim (pictured left) is Canadian by birth and education, Egyptian through a rich ancestry, Turkish via marriage to Songul and Australian by Choice of residence and migration.


Since his early teens Yahya has been talking about Islam to Muslims and non-Muslims.


He has met, translated, studied and taught alongside some of the Islamic world's top scholars.


Yahya Ibrahim began memorizing the Qur’an at the age of 16 and finished 20 months later, receiving an ijazah (certification) in proficiency and an instruction to teach.


He began lecturing at the age of 17 and has been involved in the Islamic community since 1993.


He lives in Perth with his wife and three children and is a regular lecturer to Muslim and non-Muslim audiences their and around the world.


He travels in Australasia, Africa, South East Asia, Europe and Canada to deliver lectures on Islam and Muslims to a variety of audiences.


He is committed to spreading a message to Muslims that empowers them spiritually and helps them integrate into the broader community.


He is born in the west, raised in the west and lives in the west.


A message of anti-militancy, religious tolerance, and moral universality are a part of his outlook.


Yahya is a registered Teacher and serves the Muslim community at Curtin University and teaches internationally with al-Kauthar Institute www.alkauthar.org.

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It has been announced that Sheikh Mohammed Junaid Thorne will be on tour to deliver a talks to the Muslim communities in Lutwyche, Gold Coast and Brisbane between the 2nd and 4th of May.

Sheikh Junaid was born in Australia and is of indigenous descent from the Noongar tribe in Perth. He completed memorization of the Qur'an before the age of 6 and went to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at the age of 10.

He spent 14 years there studying various Islamic sciences including Tafseer, Ayat Al-Ahkam, Tajweed, Hadeeth (Bukhari & Muslim), Mustalah Al-Hadeeth, Hanbali Fiqh, Usul ul-Fiqh, Qawa'id Fiqhiyyah, Arabic Grammar, Balaaghah, 'Aroodh & poetry and other fields of knowledge under numerous Scholars in the Masaajid of Riyadh & Madina.

The Sheikh also has Ijazah in 3 different Qira'aat (Asim, Ibn Katheer, Ibn Aamir) and Riwayat Warsh.

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About $300 000 was raised at the well-attended Friday night fund raising dinner - a record amount raised at a dinner function in Queensland.


Final figures will be reported in next week's CCN.


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Kuraby Madrassah


Seeking highly motivated individuals committed to the education of Muslim children.

Opportunities for:

Casual positions (4.00 pm – 6.30 pm, Monday – Friday)
Relief teaching
Professional learning, training and development (no commitment to work in the Madrassah required; open to qualified teachers; homeschoolers; parents; and others).

Weekly professional learning topics:

Islamic education philosophy
Evidence based teaching and learning strategies
Student centred teaching practice
Prophetic pedagogical strategies.

All interested candidates are invited for either employment or professional learning opportunities.




Kuraby Madrassah


Email: admin@kurabymosque.org.au                        Phone: (07) 3219 7994


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Munib Masri $3bn ($3bn) Palestine            

Often described as the Duke of Nablus or Palestine’s Rothschild, Masri is known as the patriarch of a prominent Palestinian family that has produced bankers, consultants and politicians.


Masri, a geologist, hails from the West Bank town of Nablus from where he resides at his Palestine House, a palace of limestone resembling the Palladian style Villa La Rotonda in Vicenza, Italy.


Masri, who was once a close confidant of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat (who offered him the premiership three times), made his fortune in oil and gas working in the Gulf region, North Africa and elsewhere.


When the Oslo peace process kicked off Masri helped set up the Palestine Development and Investment Ltd. (PADICO), the largest private investor by initial investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, which he chairs.


The holding group controls over 30 companies across various industries that include telecommunications, construction, tourism, energy, environment, banking, finance and agriculture.


He also founded the Edgo group (industry, commerce, health, education, distribution), which oversees 29 companies across the Middle East, Africa, Europe and North America.


Masri, who is a member of the Palestine Central Council, is also a philanthropist. 


NEXT WEEK: Another from the rich list next week

Source: ArabianBusiness

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By Basma Sayedi    

To commemorate Women’s History Month, we collected photos of Muslim American women.


We’ve compiled thirty-two images. One for each day of March, plus another because no one month can contain the awesomeness of Muslim Women.

These images show the status and the importance of Muslim women in our society. Muslim women are liberated, educated, and play the most important roles in our society.

Update: The purpose and intent of this article is not to showcase the ethnic and racial diversity of Muslimahs. No one article can do that. We meant to express the diversity of the roles Muslimahs play in society and to begin to re-frame how they are thought about. Going forward we will make sure to be all inclusive.


(4) Sarah Kureshi – MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine



Another from the collection in next week's CCN.

Source: Trivial Room: Your eye into Muslim Australia  

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Police make Syria plea to UK Muslim women



UK: British counter-terrorism police chiefs are making an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to persuade their relatives not to go to Syria to fight.

The national campaign for women to intervene follows a string of deaths of UK men who joined Syria's civil war against President Assad's regime.

Co-ordinated events are being held in London, Birmingham and Manchester.

Critics and campaigners questioned whether the police were trusted enough to get their message across.

'Major risk'

Security chiefs think hundreds of people have travelled from the UK to fight in Syria, some of whom have returned.

Forty people have been arrested for alleged Syria-related offences during the first three months of this year - almost double the number held during the whole of 2013, police said.

And reports suggest up to 20 men from Britain have died in the conflict.

Recent deaths have included Crawley father-of-three Abdul Waheed Majeed - who became the first British suicide bomber in the war - and a teenager from Brighton.


BBC News

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Star of Ukip advert suspended for calling Miliband 'not British', attacking 'evil' Islam and saying Africans should 'kill themselves'... and he is from ZIMBABWE 

UK: Ukip has suspended the star of its first European election TV broadcast after it emerged that he condemned Ed Miliband as ‘not a real Brit’, suggested Africans should ‘kill themselves off’ and said Islam was an evil religion with a paedophile prophet.

Andre Lampitt (pictured left) also said he loathed the charity Oxfam and welcomed Aids outbreaks in Africa, saying: ‘Inner peace will come when Aids does what it should and reduce African density.’

Like party leader Nigel Farage, he said he admired Russian leader Vladimir Putin, adding: ‘At least Putin loves his country. David Cameron does not love Britain, he loves the EU.’

Ukip said it was ‘shocked’ by his views, which will embarrass the party as it prepares for local elections next month – with Mr Lampitt standing as a councillor in Merton, South London.

The builder, who describes himself as ‘born British in Rhodesia’, was one of five supporters hand-picked to appear in a prime-time television campaign starting this week.

He was featured in the broadcast criticising immigration from the EU, saying: ‘Since the lads from Eastern Europe are prepared to work for a lot less than anybody else, I’ve found it a real struggle.’

Yesterday, the party said it was suspending him after discovering he had expressed ‘repellent’ views in a series of potentially unlawful messages on Twitter over recent months.

In one tweet he claimed that Islam was not a religion and called it an ‘evil organisation respecting a prophet who as a pedo.’[sic]

He added: ‘All Muslims need to leave Europe... or denounce their pathetic satanic religion.’

Another message insisted: ‘Most Nigerians are generally bad people... I grew up in Africa and dare anyone to prove me wrong.’

He suggested Africans should be ‘left to ‘kill themselves off’ and suggested people should ‘get over’ slavery, which he said was an ‘act of war’.


Mail Online


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Mexican Muslims 




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CCN Readers' Book Club: You are what you read!


Would you like to see the cover of your favourite book on our book shelves below?

Then simply email the title and author to thebookclub@crescentsofbrisbane.org


Double click a book cover to find out what others think of the book

CCN has set up an online Book Club at Shelfari to connect with CCN book readers at:


Using the book club you can see what books fellow CCN readers have on their shelves, what they are reading and even what they, and others, think of them.

The CCN Readers' Book Club


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KB says: It's a win-win situation when your husband gets you a cooking class for a birthday gift as Fathima Adat soon found out when she turned out this delicious cake.   

Baked Italian Lemon Cheesecake



Sweet Shortcrust
300g plain flour
120g icing sugar
pinch of sea salt
1 lemon zest
120g unsalted butter, cold and diced
2 egg yolks
(ALL the above ingredients need to be cold)


500g ricotta
½ cup plain flour
½ tsp sea salt
½ tsp vanilla paste or seeds scraped from 1 vanilla bean
4 eggs, separated
2 lemons, zest
1 cup pure cream
1 cup castor sugar 



1. Shortcrust:

Place the flour, icing sugar, salt and lemon zest in a food processor and pulse together.
Add the butter and process until crumbly.

Drizzle egg yolks in and pulse until pastry starts to form a ball – don’t over process. Add a little iced water if the pastry is too dry.

Place the pastry on a bench and gently knead together. Form a disc and wrap in cling film.

Refrigerate pastry for 30 minutes before using.
Preheat the oven to 170 degrees.
Grease a 23cm spring form baking tin.

Roll out pastry on a floured bench and cut to fit baking tin. Press into base and sides.

Place the pastry lined baking tin in the fridge for 10 minutes and then remove and blind bake for 8 minutes.
Remove and fill with cheesecake mixture.

2. Cheesecake mixture:
Place ricotta, flour, salt, yolks and vanilla in a stand mixer with a paddle attachment and beat to smooth.

Gradually add cream and lemon zest and incorporate.

Beat egg white to soft peaks and rain in the sugar until a stiff meringue forms – about 5 minutes on a high speed.

Gently fold meringue through ricotta mixture. Fill pastry case and bake for 40 minutes or until firm to touch.

Serve warm.


Do you have a recipe to share with CCN readers?

Send in your favourite recipe to me at kbcooks@crescentsofbrisbane.org and be my "guest chef" for the week.


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Q: Dear Kareema, is it possible to over exercise? And if so, how do you know that you are over doing it?

A: The short answer is yes.


Symptoms include constantly feeling exhausted, or falling ill every so often, and can even include being moody.


If you’re slogging it out at the gym for hours at a time, start re-thinking your approach.

Try high-intensity workouts – which consists of short, intense bursts of exercise with either active recovery or complete rest in between - and can be done in as little as 20mins.


This means you don’t have to spend as much time at the gym working out and be sure to take rest days between weight training sessions.




My Health and Fitness

Tel: 0404 844 786


Need an answer to a fitness related matter?

Send your question to Kareema at  fitness@crescentsofbrisbane.org.

All questions sent in are published here anonymously and without any references to the author of the question.


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When Mula Nasruddin was studying at the University, there was his lecturer who felt a certain degree of animosity towards Mula Nasruddin, and because Mula Nasruddin never lowered his head towards him, their 'arguments' were very frequent.


One day, the lecturer was having lunch at the dining room of the University and Mula Nasruddin came along with his tray and sat next to the him.


The lecturer, in his arrogance, said, "Nasruddin: you do not understand... a pig and a bird do not sit together to eat ", to which Mula Nasruddin replies, "You do not worry sir, I'll fly away ", and he went and sat at another table.


On another occasion the lecturer confronted Mula Nasruddin with the following question: "Nasruddin, if you are walking down the street and find a package, and within it there is a bag of wisdom and another bag with a lot of money; which one will you take?"


Without hesitating, Mula Nasruddin responded, "The one with the money, of course".


The lecturer, smiling, said, "I, in your place, would have taken the wisdom, don't you think?"


"Each one takes what one doesn't have", responded Mula Nasruddin indifferently.


On yet another occasion the lecturer writes on Mula Nasruddin's exam sheet the word 'idiot' and gives it back to him.


Mula Nasruddin takes the exam sheet and sits down.


A few minutes later, Mula Nasruddin goes to the lecturer and says, "Sir, you signed the sheet, but you did not give me the grade."

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For those who give in charity, men and women, and loan to Allah a beautiful loan, it shall be increased manifold (to their credit), and they shall have (besides) a liberal reward. 
Surah Al-Hadid 57:18


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~ Albert Szent-Gyorgi


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Quranic Inspirations

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0406 106 452

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29/30 April

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12th Annual Quran Recitation Competition

Australian International Islamic College

724 Blunder Rd, DURACK

3372 1400


30 April


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Michael's Oriental Restaurant

0400 162 163

6pm for 7pm

2 May


Sh Muhammed Junaid Thorne: The Straight Path



Gold Coast Mosque

0425 811 150

5.30pm to 6.30pm

3 May


Sh Muhammed Junaid Thorne: Millatu-Ibrahim



Kingston Butter Factory

0425 811 150

6.30pm to 9pm

7 May


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Muslim Business Network (MBN)

The Conference Centre, Brisbane Technology Park

0439 786 653


10 May


The Orphan Project

One Solid Ummah

Islamic College of Brisbane, KARAWATHA

0468 488 326


11 May


Mother's Day Brunch

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Islamic College of Brisbane, KARAWATHA

0403 338 040


17 May


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18 May


MAA MCF Charity Fund Raiser LUNCH

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24 May


Family Fun Night

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31 May


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13-15 June



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21 June


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25 October


1st Muharram 1436 (Islamic New Year)

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Day of Aashooraa (10th day of Muharram)



Prophet’s Birthday 12th Rabi-ul Awwal 1436



1. All Islamic Event dates given above are tentative and subject to the sighting of the moon.

2. The Islamic date changes to the next day starting in the evenings after maghrib. Therefore, except for Lailatul Mehraj, Lailatul Bhahraat and Lailatul Qadr – these dates refer to the commencement of the event starting in the evening of the corresponding day.


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Bald Hills Mosque Weekly Tafseer


Topic = Tafseer lessons
Venue = Masjid Taqwa, Bald Hills, Qld 4036
Day = Every Monday | Time = After Esha salah | Period = approximately 30 minutes
Presenter = Mufti Junaid Akbar
Cost = free, and InShaAllah Allah will give great reward
Who can come = All brothers and sisters are welcome to attend
Please note that these recordings will be available for downloading from our website masjidtaqwa.org.au.


Queensland Police Service/Muslim Community Consultative Group


Meeting Dates & Times


Thursday 22 May 2014 Mt Gravatt Police Station, 2132 Logan Road, Upper Mt Gravatt

Thursday 21 August 2014 Mt Gravatt Police Station, 2132 Logan Road, Upper Mt Gravatt

Thursday 20 November 2014 Mt Gravatt Police Station, 2132 Logan Road, Upper Mt Gravatt

Commencing at 7.00pm (Times may change throughout the year pending salat)



For more information and RSVP:

Sergeant Jim Bellos at Bellos.Dimitrios@police.qld.gov.au







Tafsir & Islamic History Classes

VENUE: Al-Mustapha Institute of Brisbane, 39 Bushmills Court, Hillcrest

Every Monday & Wednesday
7pm - 8:15pm

All Brothers & Sisters are welcome.

For further information please contact Moulana Noor 0432 712 546.


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Network of Muslim women converts from the Brisbane and Gold Coast areas of Queensland.

Australian International Islamic College (Durack)

Kotku Mosque - Dubbo NSW

Islamic Society of Algester

Jamiatul Ulama Western Australia

Body of Muslim Theologians (Ulama, Religious Scholars)

Islamic Women's Association of Queensland (IWAQ)

Community based, not-for-profit organisation providing Settlement, Aged Care, disability, social activities and employment opportunities.

Federation of Australian Muslim Students & Youth (FAMSY)

Queensland Intercultural Society (QIS)

GIRU – Griffith Islamic Research Unit

          Qld Stories link or YouTube link

Gold Coast Halal Certification Services (GCHCS)

Muslim Aid Australia

Serving Humanity

Human Appeal International Australia  Always with you on the road to goodness

Al-Mustapha Institute of Brisbane  

Preserving the Past, Educating the Present to Create the Future

Islamic Society of Darra

Qld Muslims Volunteers

Islamic Shia Council of Queensland

Muslim Reverts Network

Supporting new Muslims

Muslim Funeral Services (MFS)

 Funeral Directors & Funeral Fund Managers for the Brisbane and Gold Coast communities

Islamic Society of Bald Hills (ISBH) : Masjid Taqwa

Tafseers and Jumma Khubahs uploaded every week.

Muslim Community & Qld floods

How the community helped out during the 2010 QLD floods

The CCN Young Muslim Writers Award (Facebook)

The Queensland Muslim Historical Society  (Facebook)

Muslim Women's National Network of Australia, Inc (MWNNA)

Peak body representing a network of Muslim women's organisations and individuals throughout Australia

Sultana's Dream

Online magazine subscribe@sultanasdream.com.au

Lockyer Valley Islamic Association


Celebrating Muslim cultures

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