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Sunday, 4 July 2010

 .Newsletter 0295



The Algester Alert


The Islamic Society of Algester will be commemorating the AL-ISRA WAL ME'RAJ of The Holy Prophet (SAW) on Saturday 10 July from Maghrib to Eshaa.

The programme will include the recitations of Hamd, Naat and a talk by a leading scholars in Brisbane.

Take along a plate to enjoy after the programme.

For more information contact Ml. Nawaaz AshrafiI on 37116097.

From the Desk of the Gold Coast Imam.....

Imam Imraan Husain 

  REVERTS - Four people embraced Islam over the past three weeks here at the Mosque. The latest conversion took place on Wednesday. The young lady of Russian background had contacted me on a number of occasions inquiring about Islam. After much deliberation she decided to embrace Deenul Islam. May Almighty Allah grant her success in this world and the hereafter. Brother Aslam Basha prepared the “Starter Kits” for the reverts.

  VISITING JAMAAT - A Jamaat from Bangalore, India spent two days at the Mosque. They conducted many informative and motivating programs. A special thanks to Farouk Atia and Shamsul Hadi for dropping off the Jamaat at the Coolangatta airport.

  FOOD FESTIVAL AWARDS - The presentation of awards to stall holders for the International food festival was another exciting event held at the Mosque last Friday night. Many dedicated volunteers were presented with awards in appreciation for their help in making the event a huge success.

  LECTURE - I delivered a speech to the Indonesian Islamic Society of Brisbane at Griffith University Nathan Campus where young children delighted the audience with their Nasheeds.

  MARITAL DISCORD - Due to many complications recently in marital issues and increase in the divorce rate, we have decided to focus more on educating our community on this subject. The topic chosen for this Friday lecture was based on this same theme. Discourses will be held Monday to Thursday after Isha Salat and I hope that you will attend insha Allah.

  SOUND SYSTEM - The contract for upgrading the sound system in the Mosque has been awarded. The financial target has been achieved through generous support from the community.

  GOLD COAST MARATHON - By the time you read this I will have completed the 10km Gold Coast Marathon inshaallah. On Friday I met Haffiz Amin and Sidik Dolah Sumari from Singapore at the Mosque. Both of them came to participate in the 42km Gold Coast Airport Marathon. They were very happy to find a strong Muslim community in the Gold Coast. Check their website www.sgrunners.com.

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Perth Podcasts


The Jamiatul Ulama Al-Islam of WA (Muslim Theological Council of WA) has set up a FREE audio podcast of all the previous talks from their monthly lecture series. it is proposed that lectures will be updated regularly.

Q. What is a podcast?

A. A podcast is like an online 'radio show' that allows you to 'subscribe' and listen to the lectures. There are currently 16 episodes so far, with plenty to come. So if you miss one of our lecture programs, just download the latest episode to listen in your own time. You can select the episodes you wish to download, and iTunes will automatically check if there are any new episodes to listen to!

Q. How do I get it?

A. All you need is the latest version of iTunes (http://www.apple.com/itunes) and an MP3 player. All the Apple iPods/iPhones are compatible. If you have another MP3 player you can still access the feed in your software.

Q. Will there be any videos of lectures/talks or just audio?

A. At the moment there are just audio lectures, but in the future we wish to have video lectures up as well.

Q. What speakers are there so far?

A. There are Islamic Lectures by

* Sidi Afroz Ali (Al-Ghazali centre Sydney)
* Dr. Mohhamad Abdalla
* Ustadh Muhmod Kurkcu
* Shaykh Abbas Ali of South Africa
* Shaykh ML Ebrahim Bham

The Jamiat WA Podcast is great for

* University students who want to listen to quality Islamic lectures
* Sisters who are unable to get to lectures
* Making daily commutes to work more productive!

For more information contact, Imam Burhaan Mehtar, the Secretary on 61 (0) 416 332 507.

AMYN Islamic Library now open


The AMYN is the first Islamic library in Australia of its kind. Here you can sit in and browse and take out a library card and borrow Islamic books. There are classical and contemporary Islamic books for loan as well as heart softeners, reference sources of Hadith, Quran commentary, inspiring biographies etc.

See the library video link at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-2KY98z81S8


The Library Opening hours are:
Brothers - Monday and wednesday (11am-4pm)
Sisters - Tuesday and Thursday (11am-4pm)

Saturday- 10am-3pm

Contact: AMYNlib001@gmail. com or call Falihin: 0433409505 for more information.

The library is situated at Shop 16 / 157 North Road (near corner with Compton Rd), Woodridge (border of Underwood).

AMYN Library is an initiative of:
- Australian Muslim Youth Network (AMYN) [www.AMYNweb.com]
- Sunnah Inspirations Inc. and
- HikmahWay Institute (www.HikmahWay.com)


Calling all photographers! The Premier’s Multicultural Photographic Awards are now open.


Here’s your chance to use your lens to capture and celebrate Queensland’s cultural diversity.

The awards are open to amateur and professional photographers of all ages and it’s easy to enter the awards online.

For details on how you can win up to $2500 in cash and prizes visit www.multicultural.qld.gov.au.

Nominations close 23 July 2010.

Young. British. Female. Muslim.


Thousands of young British women living in the UK decide to convert to Islam - here are some of their stories

From left: Sukina Douglas, Catherine Heseltine, Aqeela Lindsay Wheeler, Catherine Huntley and Joanne Bailey





Over the next few weeks, CCN will bring you the story of one of the five featured women who have converted to Islam.


Last week it was the story of Catherine Huntley.


This week it is the final story and is that of Sukina Douglas, Spoken-word poet, 28, from London. 








“Before I found Islam, my gaze was firmly fixed on Africa. I was raised a Rastafarian and used to have crazy-long dreadlocks: one half blonde and the other half black.

“Then, in 2005, my ex-boyfriend came back from a trip to Africa and announced that he’d converted to Islam. I was furious and told him he was ‘losing his African roots’. Why was he trying to be an Arab? It was so foreign to how I lived my life. Every time I saw a Muslim woman in the street I thought, ‘Why do they have to cover up like that? Aren’t they hot?’ It looked oppressive to me.

“Islam was already in my consciousness, but when I started reading the autobiography of Malcolm X at university, something opened up inside me. One day I said to my best friend, Muneera, ‘I’m falling in love with Islam.’ She laughed and said, ‘Be quiet, Sukina!’ She only started exploring Islam to prove me wrong, but soon enough she started believing it, too.

“I was always passionate about women’s rights; there was no way I would have entered a religion that sought to degrade me. So when I came across a book by a Moroccan feminist, it unravelled all my negative opinions: Islam didn’t oppress women; people did.

“Before I converted, I conducted an experiment. I covered up in a long gypsy skirt and headscarf and went out. But I didn’t feel frumpy; I felt beautiful. I realised, I’m not a sexual commodity for men to lust after; I want to be ju


I was always passionate about women’s rights; there was no way I would have entered a religion that sought to degrade me. So when I came across a book by a Moroccan feminist, it unravelled all my negative opinions: Islam didn’t oppress women; people did.


dged for what I contribute mentally.

“Muneera and I took our shahada [declaration of faith] together a few months later, and I cut my dreadlocks off to represent renewal: it was the beginning of a new life.

“Just three weeks after our conversion, the 7/7 bombings happened; suddenly we were public enemy No 1. I’d never experienced racism in London before, but in the weeks after the bombs, people would throw eggs at me and say, ‘Go back to your own country,’ even though this was my country.

“I’m not trying to shy away from any aspect of who I am. Some people dress in Arabian or Pakistani styles, but I’m British and Caribbean, so my national dress is Primark and Topshop, layered with colourful charity-shop scarves.


“Six months after I converted, I got back together with my ex-boyfriend, and now we’re married. Our roles in the home are different, because we are different people, but he would never try to order me around; that’s not how I was raised.

“Before I found Islam, I was a rebel without a cause, but now I have a purpose in life: I can identify my flaws and work towards becoming a better person. To me, being a Muslim means contributing to your society, no matter where you come from.”


`Community Newsletters and Updates


The Bosnian Bulletin for Bosnian Readers - in Bosnian

By Haji Safet Avdich  


Latest Bulletin:

4 July 2010


Previous Bulletins:


27 June 2010 23 May 2010 18 April 2010
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28 March 2010

13 June 2010

9 May 2010

21 March 2010

6 June 2010

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30 May 2010 25 April 2010

 7 March 2010






The Al-Ghazalli Newsletter of the Sydney-based Al-Ghazalli Centre can be viewed here.




Topics include:

• The Ansaar Project's Sleeping Bag Drive
• FeedMeFast Concert
• Fiqh of Fasting
• Mizaan Living - Kayaking at Pittwater
• XpressO - Dirt! The Movie
• Seerah of the Prophet
• Mizaan Ecology - Cooks River Regeneration Project
• Night of Remembrance - Sisters Only
• Night of Remembrance - Brother Only
• The Ansaar Project @ Elizabeth Bay
• Crescent Sighting - Sha'aban
• Mizaan Ecology - Newcastle

The South African Soccer World Cup Scene





With the World Cup upon and many Australians in South Africa for the event, CCN's Man-on-the-Mussalaah brings readers up to speed with world cup news, and the local politics, idiosyncrasies, personalities and culture of the country.



Fully kitted supporters temporarily set aside their vuvuzelas and flags to complete their Friday prayers before continuing their beach front walk to the the Moses Mabida Stadium (Durban) for the Brazil/Portugal kick-off at 4pm

Mohammed Mueen and Fathima Zahra Pandor of Elsberg in Gauteng

are ready to see out the rest of the tournament despite their

Bafana Bafana making an early exit

The exquisite Green Point Stadium (Cape Town) from Table Mountain by day and by night

Around the Muslim World with CCN


£3m Blackburn mosque opens


LANDMARK: The new mosque in Bicknell Street

THE largest mosque in Lancashire has opened in Blackburn.

The Masjid e Tauheedul Islam building, Bicknell Street, will be the focus of a weekend of celebrations after the long-awaited £3.5million facility opened its doors.

Qatar’s royal family provided an initial £1.5million donation for the basic construction of the mosque, with the remainder of funds generated from the Blackburn community.

The community had outgrown the much smaller mosque which was established at the same site in the 1960s.

Roads around were cordoned off around the two-storey building as around 1,500 worshippers arrived to mark the opening.

Visitors to the event included senior clerics from as far away as Zimbabwe and Qatar.

Lord Adam Patel of Blackburn, who has led the project, said was the day was one of ‘enormous pride’ for the Blackburn Muslim community.

Lord Adam Patel of Blackburn at the opening

“This opening will be long remembered across the land,” he said.

“Thousands of supporters from our local community have made our dream a reality.

“Both brothers and sisters have laboured without wavering over six years since the first spade was lifted to produce this stunning building.

“We should accept this Masjid as a centre for lifelong learning — a place of social welfare for generations and generations to come.”

Lord Patel said the completion of the mosque had only been possible because all sections of the community had pulled together, giving their time and expertise for free.

The building has facilities for the Islamic education of children and is next to Tauheedul Islam Girls High School, which was recently awarded Voluntary Aided status, becoming the first government-funded Islamic school in the region.

Among the dignitaries attending over the weekend will be the minister for Islamic Affairs from Qatar and there will be a community reception for HRH Prince Turki from Saudi Arabia on Sunday.

Lancashire Telegraph



KFC forced to ditch halal-only menus after disappointing sales

UK: KFC has scrapped its policy of serving halal food only in some of its takeaways, following customer protests.

One hundred of the fast food chain's restaurants removed non-halal items from their menus last year in an attempt to attract Muslim customers.

But thousands of regular customers complained, including Alan Phillips, who was furious when the Burton-on-Trent branch refused to serve him his favourite Big Daddy chicken burger with bacon and cheese topping.


He was told it was forbidden to keep bacon on the same premises as halal meat and he would have to travel five miles to the nearest non-halal restaurant.

Now KFC has admitted five of its outlets - including Burton - are reverting to standard menus following poor sales.

Another that will drop the trial halal menu is the Colne takeaway in Burnley, Lancashire, where thousands of people joined a Facebook group called No Halal at Colne KFC.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1289601/KFC-forced-ditch-halal-menus-disappointing-sales.html#ixzz0sbfdx7ls
He was told it was forbidden to keep bacon on the same premises as halal meat and he would have to travel five miles to the nearest non-halal restaurant.

Now KFC has admitted five of its outlets - including Burton - are reverting to standard menus following poor sales.

Another that will drop the trial halal menu is the Colne takeaway in Burnley, Lancashire, where thousands of people joined a Facebook group called No Halal at Colne KFC.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1289601/KFC-forced-ditch-halal-menus-disappointing-sales.html#ixzz0sbfdx7ls

He was told it was forbidden to keep bacon on the same premises as halal meat and he would have to travel five miles to the nearest non-halal restaurant.

Now KFC has admitted five of its outlets - including Burton - are reverting to standard menus following poor sales.

Another that will drop the trial halal menu is the Colne takeaway in Burnley, Lancashire, where thousands of people joined a Facebook group called No Halal at Colne KFC.


Mail Online



Pregnant women who fast during Ramadan 'put babies' health at risk'


Pregnant Muslim women who fast during Ramadan are likely to have smaller babies who are more prone to learning disabilities, a new study has found.

Researchers from the U.S said this trend was most marked if mothers-to-be fasted early on in their pregnancy and during the summer when longer days meant they went more hours without food.

They also found that the women were 10 per cent less likely to give birth to a boy if they had fasted.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1289509/Pregnant-women-fast-Ramadan-babies-health-risk.html#ixzz0sbgxpblM

Pregnant Muslim women who fast during Ramadan are likely to have smaller babies who are more prone to learning disabilities, a new study has found.

Researchers from the U.S said this trend was most marked if mothers-to-be fasted early on in their pregnancy and during the summer when longer days meant they went more hours without food.

They also found that the women were 10 per cent less likely to give birth to a boy if they had fasted.


Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and a time when Muslims across the world fast from dawn until sunset.

Fasting during Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam and many women may fear a loss of connection with their communities if they did not observe it.

Women who request an exemption from fasting are expected to make up the days they have missed after their baby is born.

The study was based on census data from the US, Iraq and Uganda. It also revealed that the long-term effects on the adult's health impacted on their future economic success.

Study author Douglas Almond, of Columbia University said: 'We generally find the largest effects on adults when Ramadan falls early in pregnancy.

'Rates of adult disability are roughly 20 per cent higher, with specific mental disabilities showing substantially larger effects.

'Importantly, we detect no corresponding outcome differences when the same design is applied to non-Muslims.'


Mail Online


New on ISLAM TV this week









Finding True Iman In Our Lives
Dr Mohamad Abdalla

Umar Ibn Abdul-Aziz
Personal portrait of the Leader, Scholar & Zaahid
Sheikh Aslam AbuIsmaeel


Conversion To Islam
Dr Daud Batchelor



To access programs on demand:

(1) start the TV

(2) click on the On Demand button above

(3) click on Islam TV

(4) click on the program you wish to watch


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


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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

KB's Culinary Corner


Cannelloni with Chicken and Béchamel Sauce – Indian style


½ kg Chicken breasts cubed
Fresh Lasagne sheets – cut into 3
1 bottle of Béchamel sauce
1 tsp green chillies
1 cup Tomato Chutney (see recipe below)
1tsp salt
1tsp ginger and garlic
1 tab olive oil
1 tsp chilly powder
½ cup water
1 cup of pizza cheese (a mixture of cheddar and mozzarella cheese)

1. Place ginger garlic in olive oil
2. Add cubed chicken, salt and chilly powder and cook until chicken is done.
3. Add chutney and braise until mixture is fairly dry but still a little saucy.
4. In a casserole layer tomato chutney to cover the base.
5. On a third of the lasagne sheet place 1 tab chicken filling on the edge and roll.
6. With the seam side down place the cannelloni in the casserole and continue until the casserole has been filled.
7. Place ½ cup of water into it.
8. Mix the béchamel sauce with the green chillies and pour over the cannelloni to cover it completely – as any exposed cannelloni will dry out.
9. Top with cheese and cover with foil.
10. Bake on 180deg for half an hour, then remove the foil and bake for further 5 mins.

Tomato Chutney
Braise 2 chopped onions in 1 tab olive oil until light brown add 2 tsp garlic, braise for a minute before you add 6 chopped tomatoes, 2 tsp salt 1 tsp chilly powder and ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tab tomato paste, 1 tab vinegar and allow it to simmer until the sauce thickens. Puree the chutney and its ready to use in pizzas, pastas or as base for curries, baked beans, fish curry etc

Note: Very handy to have it in the fridge and I normally double this quantity.


Do you have a recipe to share with CCN readers?

Send in your favourite recipe to ccn@crescentsofbrisbane.org and be our "guest chef" for the week.


Kareema's Keep Fit Column


Q: Dear Kareema, while I love working out, there are some exercises that I just dread doing like lunges and push-ups, etc. How do I get past this?

A: DON'T PROCRASTINATE. 'Knock them off' towards the start of your workout.


If you wait until your muscles are fatigued, you'll probably skip them completely.


Many of us dislike some exercises because they're hard, which means you're not as strong as you could be (that's exactly why you SHOULD be doing them!).


All the more reason to do them first.






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.


The CCN Chuckle


Mula Nasruddin and Jallaluddin, now elderly, 85 and 82 years old, are sitting on a park bench outside their club soccer ground feeding pigeons and talking about football, the FIFA World Cup, and matches like they do every day.

Jallauddin turns to Mula Nasruddin and asks, "Do you think there's soccer in jannat (heaven)?"

Mula Nasruddin thinks about it for a minute and replies, "I don't know. But let's make an agreement: if I die first, I'll come back and tell you if there's soccer in jannat, and if you die first, you do the same."


They shake hands on it. Sadly, a few months later, poor Mula Nasruddin passes on.

One day soon afterward, Jallaluddin is sitting there feeding the pigeons by himself when he hears a voice whisper, "Jallaluddin…………….Jallaluddin"

Jallaluddin responds, "Mula Nasruddin, is that you?"

"Yes it is, Jallaluddin," whispers Mula Nasruddin's ghost.

Jallaluddin, still amazed, enquires, "So, is there soccer in jannat?"

"Well,” says Mula Nasruddin, "I've got good news and bad news."

"Give me the good news first,” says Jallaluddin.

Mula Nasruddin opines, "Well... there is soccer in jannat."

Jallaluddin says, "That's great! What news could be bad enough to ruin that?"

Mula Nasruddin sighs and whispers, "You are going to wear the number 7 jersey this Saturday."

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Ladies Taleem


Taleem this week will be held on Thursday 7 July from 11am-12pm.

Contact Sharifa Gutta on 32190587 for more details.

All ladies welcome


Inspiration Talk, BBQ and Youth Hour

Topics that are relevant, Iman-boosting and mind-capturing.
Where: AMYN Islamic Youth Centre, 16/157 North Road, Woodridge
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