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Practically Preparing for Ramadan

March 26, 2022 @ 1:30 pm 3:00 pm

Have you ever completed a month of fasting and felt you didn’t get the benefit you hoped for? Do you feel like Ramadan flies by without much time to focus on your intended hopes & dreams for the month? Those are feelings we’ve all been able to relate to at some point!

Join Ustadha Hosai Mojadidi, Imam Dawood Yasin, and Sister Emira Mustafa (author of Practically Preparing for Ramadan) for a pre-Ramadan Saturday afternoon workshop for practical spiritual tips and insights on what we can do to leverage this upcoming Ramadan for the maximum benefit of our Hereafter.

1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. | Saturday, March 26 | MCC Conference Room (join us in-person or online at https://mcceastbay.org/live)

This workshop will give you helpful tips to maximize your time effectively and efficiently to achieve all your spiritual, intellectual, and physical goals this Ramadan, inshAllah. Join us in transcending the Ramadan grind and maintaining spirituality in a busy life.

Trapped in to-dos and endless appointments, everything we do becomes a task to be checked off quickly, even our worship. So, how can we be spiritual if we’re so busy? Prepare for the sacred month with three community teachers as they present practical tips to connect with Allah and rise above the grind this Ramadan.

Questions? events@mcceastbay.org

Ustadha Hosai Mojaddidi is the co-Founder of mentalhealth4muslims.com where she advocates for and writes about various mental health related topics tailored for Muslims. She has served the American-Muslim community for nearly 20 years as an activist, writer/editor, mediator, interfaith organizer, and public speaker, covering a variety of topics, including women’s issues, marriage/family, education, self-development, interfaith bridge-building, spirituality, etc.

In her spare time she enjoys reading, writing, blogging via social media (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter), doing arts and crafts, visiting gourmet coffee shops, and exploring the countless beautiful parks, beaches and nature preserves throughout Northern California where she lives with her husband, two sons, and fish named Max.

Imam Dawood Yasin is the Director of Student Life and the Center for Ethical Living and Learning at Zaytuna College. His field specialties include Arabic, Community Studies, and Ethical Living and Learning. At Zaytuna College, Imam Dawood has taught all levels of Arabic, led the Experiential Learning Program, and taught archery.

Prior to his post at Zaytuna College, Imam Dawood served as Muslim Life and Service-Learning Coordinator at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. He previously served as Director of Outreach Affairs at the Zayed Center for Islamic Culture in the United Arab Emirates and as an Arabic language teaching assistant at Yale University.

Imam Dawood received his BA in Community Studies from University of Massachusetts-Boston in 2009 and his MA in Liberal Studies and Globalization Studies from Dartmouth College in 2017. He studied Islamic at Abu Nour Institute in Damascus, Syria.

His MA thesis, titled “The Heart of All Contradictions: Muslim Industrial Meat Production and Its Challenge to the Ethical Practice of Islam,” examines modern Muslim industrial meat production and ritual slaughter, focusing on its legal, moral, ecological, and ethical considerations.

Imam Dawood is proficient in Arabic. Imam Dawood joined the faculty of Zaytuna College in the fall of 2013.

Sister Emira Mustafa is the founder of Craft E Muslims, a business with a mission to connect the heart and mind through fun innovative methods creatively.

She has published two workbooks available on Amazon titled “Islamic Themed Fall Festival Activity Kit” and “Practically Preparing for Ramadan”. Her Etsy page features many Islamic themed crafting kits sure to inspire a love of learning within our community.

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Date:
March 26, 2022
Time:
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
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Muslim Community Center – East Bay
Phone
(925) 485-1786
Email
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