Tarek El-Messidi, Founder of CelebrateMercy, joins me this episode to talk about his background, what sparked Celebrate Mercy, and the great work they are doing to battle not only Islamophobia, but anti-Semitism as well. Tarek’s Launchgood campaign to raise money for the vandalized jewish cemeterires, Tarek is showing people that Muslims can/do come together to support people... The post EP 201 – Tarek El-Messidi appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
     
American Muslim and Children’s Author Hena Khan joins me to talk about her newest book, “Amina’s Voice.” I am very excited to have her back on the podcast to talk about her book, the long and arduous writing process, what she would like readers to take away from the book and more. Some Links and Topics... The post EP 199 – Hena Khan appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
     
Hunter Maats, co-host of the Mixed Mental Arts podcast, joins me to talk about what athiests and members of ISIS have in common. Hunter was a guest on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast and stirred up controversy when he likened Sam Harris and his “new atheist” followers to Baghadadi and his ISIS followers. I’m glad... The post EP 197 – Hunter Maats appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
Registered dietitian nutritionist Nour Zibdeh joins me this episode to talk about the gut. I think the gut is one of the most overlooked organs in the body, but at the same time one of the most crucial. Nour joins me this episode to dive deep into what the gut is, what role it plays... The post EP 198 – Nutritionist Nour Zibdeh Talks About the Gut appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
     
Alan Hart is an author, former Middle East Chief Correspondent for Independent Television News, and former BBC Panorama presenter specializing in the Middle East. Throughout his career he has interviewed great historical figures like King Faisal of Saudi Arabia, Yasser Arafat, President Jimmy Carter, and Golda Meir. For a more in depth look into all... The post EP 196 – Alan Hart appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
This episode is my first episode back after a LONG hiatus! I want to dedicate this episode to explaining where I’ve been over the past year and what I’ve been busy doing. More episodes to come soon inshallah! I appreciate all the emails, tweets, letters I received. It’s truly humbling. Thanks again and I’m looking... The post EP 192 – I’m Baaaaack appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
     
This episode I continue the “Listener Emails” series and read a handful of emails sent in by listeners of this podcast. It’s an interesting batch of emails this time around. A catholic from Jordan, a convert in England to an Australian Muslim mother who’s worried about her sons. Oh! There’s a father and son team... The post EP 191 – Listener Emails, Part 4 appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
     
This episode I am back with TV presenter, journalist and author sister Kristiane Backer. She is author of a book called, “From MTV to Mecca” which chronicles her journey to Islam. Back in the 80’s and 90’s, MTV was the “one stop shop” if for musicians, pop stars, celebrities, etc. Kristiane joins me to talk about... The post EP 190 – Kristiane Backer appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
     
I recently came back from a “fact finding mission” to Utah. Utah is known as the “Mormon State” and I thought it would be neat to visit for a few days and meet as many Muslims as I can. I share my experiences this episode and talk about a very sad fact that Muslims face... The post EP 189 – Muslims becoming Mormons appeared first on Greed for Ilm.
     
This episode I continue the “Listener Emails” series and read a handful of emails sent in by listeners of this podcast. I keep all senders, and their location, anonymous so don’t worry. If you would like me to read your email in the next episode of “Listener Emails”, send your email to: [email protected] or send it via... The post EP 187 – Listener Emails, Part 3 appeared first on Greed for Ilm.