Khutbah: Friday 2 December 2016: Repelling Sectarianism: The Case of Sunni-Shi`a Marriages by Imam Dr Rashied Omar

In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace Jumu’ah Khutbah Repelling Sectarianism: The Case of Sunni-Shi`a Marriages 2 Rabi` al-Awwal 1438 For the past three years since 2013, we have been sounding the alarm about the growing threat of sectarianism creeping into our local community.[i] Sadly such a reality is now staring us in the face. ... Read More »

CMRM Qur’an Literacy Workshops

CMRM Qur’an Literacy Workshops will Resume in 2017 On Sunday 27 November 2016, CMRM’s Qur’an Literacy Workshop met for their final session of 2016. The monthly Qura’n Literacy workshop was a joint initiative with the Muslim Youth Movement  (Western Cape) and attracted a small group of ten students. The literacy group was facilitated by Imam Rashied, Jihad Omar and Ihsaan ... Read More »

You are cordially invited by the Embassy of the State of Palestine

You are cordially invited by the Embassy of the State of Palestine in collaboration with Palestine Solidarity Campaign in Cape Town, to a special screening of the critically-acclaimed, Sundance Directors Award 2012 and Emmy Award 2013 winner, Palestinian documentary film, “5 Broken Cameras” by Directors Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi. with Emad Burnat in attendance WHEN:   Tuesday,   29 November, 2016 ... Read More »

CMRM Honours Imam Rashied 20 November 2016

On Sunday 20 November 2016, CMRM honoured and paid tribute to Imam Rashied for 30 years of Servant Leadership at CMRM, with a dhikr at the masjid and a lunch at the Railway Stand Hall, at Newlands Rugby Stadium. His son, Jihad, delivered a moving tribute to Imam Rashied at the masjid. He reflected on Imam Rashied’s legacy of compassion, ... Read More »

Friday – 18 November 2016 – Tarbiyyah: A framework for Intersectional Justice by Nafisa Patel

In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace                                                     Claremont Main Road Masjid  17 Safar 1438 AH All praise is due to Allah SWT, The Most High, The Bestower of Grace, The Eternally Merciful. We offer salat & salams upon the beloved prophet Muhammad SWA, may Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him and upon ... Read More »

Friday Khutbah 11 November 2016: Vigilance Against Sectarianism: The Case of the Alleged Houthi Missile Attack on the Holy City of Makkah by Imam Dr. A. Rashied Omar

In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace   Claremont Main Road Masjid 10th Safar 1438 Vigilance Against Sectarianism: The Case of the Alleged Houthi  Missile Attack on the Holy City of Makkah A recent claim by Saudi Arabia that they intercepted a ballistic missile launched by Yemeni Houthi rebels, on the 27th October 2016, in ... Read More »

Khutbah Friday 4 November 2016: Water in Crisis by Imam Dr. A. Rashied Omar

  In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace 3rd Safar 1438 Imam A. Rashied Omar  Water in Crisis وَجَعَلْنَا مِنَ الْمَاءِ كُلَّ شَيْءٍ   We made from water every living thing (Q21:30) From the above Qur’anic verse from surah al-Anbiya (The Prophets), chapter 21, verse 30; we learn that Allah, the Most High, created water ... Read More »

THREE CIVIL SOCIETY EVENTS

  RESTITUTION   You are welcome to join me if you find the time and are so inclined. Kindly find the events listed below and adverts attached: 1) Diversity Summit – Good Hope Seminary High School – Saturday 9am – 10am 5th November 2016 (City Bowl High School initiative) 2) Restitution Conference – Castle of Good Hope – Thursday 1:30pm ... Read More »