Tagged Muslim World

In the Path of Islam: An Exhibition and Experience

In the Path of Islam is a community-driven project amplifying the diverse voices of Philadelphia’s indigenous Muslim community, born and raised in the city, while engaging all Philadelphians who feel a connection with Islam. The…

Free Virtual Arabic Language Programs Return in February and March!

In the Path of Islam, in collaboration with Al-Bustan Seed of Culture, are excited to announce the return of the well-received, virtual, free Arabic conversation classes this February and March. Students will practice the sounds…

Let's Speak Arabic!

Manuscripts of the Muslim World and Al-Bustan Seeds of Cultural are offering free, virtual Arabic Conversational Classes! There are many reasons to learn conversational Arabic... There are over ten words for "love". It’s…

Happy Ramadan: Manuscripts of the Muslim World and Beyond!

What are the most popular Googled questions about Ramadan? Here's what we found: When does Ramadan begin and end in 2021? What is allowed and not allowed during Ramadan? What does Ramadan celebrate? What can’t you do…

Ramadan Mubarak and QURAN TEEN Virtual Event!

As Salaamu Alikum and Ramadan Mubarak! Yes,  Ramadan is finally here! The Free Library of Philadelphia wishes our Muslim friends in Philadelphia and all over a blessed holiday! For those of you who are unfamiliar with Ramadan,…

Connecting Special Collections with the Cultural and Educational Needs of Philadelphia’s Islamic Populations: Starting the Dialogue

Joe Shemtov is a Special Collections Coordinator and Primary Source Specialist, and a participant in Cohort 1 of the Skills for Community-Centered Libraries trainings.  In October. I had the pleasure to complete Skills for…

Updates From the Manuscripts of the Muslim World Project

Philadelphians and people worldwide will eventually be able to view and download entire Islamic manuscripts, consisting of both images and texts, from the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Islamic collection of manuscripts. Already,…

The Story of Islam Through Food

Join chef Jamela Bilal as she shares the Story of Islam through Food. This engaging presentation will also include the variety of halal options available in Philadelphia. Bio: Chef Jamela Bilal is an African American Muslim Woman…

No More Boring Dates! Discover the Versatility of Cooking with Dates.

Whether you are going on a date, or eating the fruit, dates brings people together. In Islam, the date is sacred. It is mentioned in the Quran more than any other fruit-bearing plant. Muslims often eat this nutritious fruit to break…

In The Path of Islam: Exhibition at Masjid Mujahideen

In the Path of Islam  is a place to share the stories of Islam and celebrate Philadelphia's Muslim communities, with special emphasis on the voices of indigenous African-American Muslims, born and raised in the city. The…

In The Path of Islam: Exhibition and Project Ending July 31, 2022

In the Path of Islam  is a place to share the stories of Islam and celebrate Philadelphia's Muslim communities, with special emphasis on the voices of indigenous African-American Muslims, born and raised in the city. The…

No More Boring Dates! Discover the Versatility of Cooking with Dates.

Whether you are going on a date, or eating the fruit, dates brings people together. In Islam, the date is sacred. It is mentioned in the Quran more than any other fruit-bearing plant. Muslims often eat this nutritious fruit to break…

In the Path of Islam Exhibition Tour with Sistah Aisamah Muhammad-Muneer

Enjoy a free, guided tour hosted by Sistah Aisamah Muhammad-Muneer. She will share her unique perspective as she guides visitors through In the Path of Islam, an exhibition curated by local Philadelphians. Objects on display include…

No More Boring Dates! Discover the Versatility of Cooking with Dates.

Whether you are going on a date, or eating the fruit, dates brings people together. In Islam, the date is sacred. It is mentioned in the Quran more than any other fruit-bearing plant. Muslims often eat this nutritious fruit to break…

Getting to Know Me: Raghad

Please join us in learning about Raghad, a Palestinian born in Jordan and raised in Philadelphia. She will talk about the objects she selected for her traveling trunk that reflect her life, culture and heritage.…

No More Boring Dates! Discover the Versatility of Cooking with Dates.

Whether you are going on a date, or eating the fruit, dates brings people together. In Islam, the date is sacred. It is mentioned in the Quran more than any other fruit-bearing plant. Muslims often eat this nutritious fruit to break…

Getting to Know Me: Raghad

Please join us in learning about Raghad, a Palestinian born in Jordan and raised in Philadelphia. She will talk about the objects she selected for her traveling trunk that reflect her life, culture and heritage.…

Getting to Know Me: Ayesha

Please join us in exploring Ayesha’s Trunk. Ayesha is a fictional indigenous Muslim, born and raised in West Philadelphia, and she has a trunk filled with items that are part of her life and culture. Shahadah…

In The Path of Islam: Exhibition of Calligraphy

In the Path of Islam  is a place to share the stories of Islam and celebrate Philadelphia's Muslim communities, with special emphasis on the voices of indigenous African-American Muslims, born and raised in the city. The…

No More Boring Dates! Discover the Versatility of Cooking with Dates.

Whether you are going on a date, or eating the fruit, dates brings people together. In Islam, the date is sacred. It is mentioned in the Quran more than any other fruit-bearing plant. Muslims often eat this nutritious fruit to break…

Handmade Dolls with Sistah Aisamah Muhummad-Muneer

On July 12 at 4:00 p.m. join Sistah Aisamah Muhammad-Muneer and explore the different flavors of the Islamic culture of dress embraced by Muslim Women born in America of African descent. These styles are represented in her…

No More Boring Dates! Discover the Versatility of Cooking with Dates.

Whether you are going on a date, or eating the fruit, dates brings people together. In Islam, the date is sacred. It is mentioned in the Quran more than any other fruit-bearing plant. Muslims often eat this nutritious fruit to break…

No More Boring Dates! Discover the Versatility of Cooking with Dates.

Whether you are going on a date, or eating the fruit, dates brings people together. In Islam, the date is sacred. It is mentioned in the Quran more than any other fruit-bearing plant. Muslims often eat this nutritious fruit to break…

No More Boring Dates! Discover the Versatility of Cooking with Dates.

Whether you are going on a date, or eating the fruit, dates brings people together. In Islam, the date is sacred. It is mentioned in the Quran more than any other fruit-bearing plant. Muslims often eat this nutritious fruit to break…