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The Birth of altMontage

When I was asked about my position on the Iraq war, I responded that I felt we were in Iraq needlessly.  After an awkward…

'All the World has been made a Mosque for Me'

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DIY Kaaba Box of Knowledge

Since my daughter goes to public school here in Canada, she relies on me to teach her about Islam. I have to be honest…

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Raidah Shah Idil

…One of my dreams is to be a video game storyboard writer. I am a huge believer in the power of storytelling, and believe…

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The Grinch lives on

<< From the Altmuslimah Archives >>
I’m irked by all the “Merry Christmas” cards, the Facebook pictures and the stories of my Muslim friends actively celebrating Christmas. This past December they were baking cookies for Santa, trimming trees and exchanging gifts–all decidedly un-Muslim activities.

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