Muslims

RALIANCE Awards $300,000 in Grants for Projects to End Sexual Harassment, Misconduct and Abuse

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- RALIANCE, a national partnership dedicated to ending sexual violence in one generation, announced today that it will award a total of $300,000 grants to six organizations across the United States that will deploy tools of survivor empowerment and community education to prevent sexual harassment, misconduct and abuse. 

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  • This year's cohort is broad and diverse which reflects our belief that everyone in every place deserves a safe society."
  • Healing to Action is a Chicago-based non-profit transforming survivors into organizers and activists in the fight to end sexual violence.
  • The RALIANCE grant will help Together for Change teach leaders of the faith community about the dynamics and risks for sexual abuse and create a commitment to integrate sexual abuse prevention into programming, curriculum and structure.
  • The HEAL Project is a QTBIPOC (Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous, People of Color), disabled and survivor-led educational initiative working to prevent and end child sexual abuse.

Guider Announces the Upcoming Launch of Their Category-Defining Educational App for Muslims

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

London, United Kingdom--(Newsfile Corp. - February 1, 2023) - UK-based Guider announces the launch of its upcoming educational app for Muslims.

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  • London, United Kingdom--(Newsfile Corp. - February 1, 2023) - UK-based Guider announces the launch of its upcoming educational app for Muslims.
  • The Guider app is intended to help Muslims across the globe find the content, time and motivation to learn and implement the teachings of their faith.
  • The app has been designed to help Muslims make meaningful progress towards their spiritual goals with guided learning journeys that they can read and listen to.
  • The features in the app have been developed based on the feedback received from users through extensive interviews and interactions.

With Spread of Critical Race Theory, New PRI Book Explores The Great Parent Revolt Against Classroom Indoctrination

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Exploring the instruction of critical race theory in public schools – which has been popularized through controversial curriculum such as the 1619 Project – the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute today released The Great Parent Revolt, a new book that profiles ordinary people who have taken on the extraordinary task of defeating the most divisive doctrine to ever threaten America's children. 

Key Points: 
  • "This book tells the story of individual parents, students and school board members who are fighting the ideological indoctrination of critical race theory," writes co-authors Lance Izumi, Wenyuan Wu, and McKenzie Richards.
  • "Almost none of them is an expert on political philosophy or social sciences but they are motivated by a common desire to stop a fringe and divisive dogma from preying on our society and its most fragile members: America's kids."
  • The Great Parent Revolt features interviews with parents, grandparents, educators, students and community leaders who have been impacted by the sweeping forces of thought conformity and political indoctrination in public schools.
  • The Great Parent Revolt is available now for purchase at Amazon.com or your favorite online bookseller.

Yoga's Kashmir Connection: Time for Revitalisation

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Thursday, December 29, 2022

Apart from its resplendent beauty, Kashmir has also been at the forefront of leading the mantle as a site of spirituality.

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  • Apart from its resplendent beauty, Kashmir has also been at the forefront of leading the mantle as a site of spirituality.
  • It is no surprise then that the Valley of Kashmir is full of places, monuments and sites named after the founder of Advaitism.
  • Speaking of Adi Shankara's cultural import, the Jyeshteshwara Temple, which is the oldest temple in the Kashmir Valley, is more commonly known as Shankaracharya Temple.
  • Organised in Srinagar by the Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council and Jammu and Kashmir Yogasana Association, more than 300 more people competed in different age categories in the event.

Saudi Arabia Launches an International Competition for Quran and Adhan with Prizes of $ 3.2m

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Thursday, January 5, 2023

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The second edition of the international Quran and Adhan (Muslim call to prayer) competition Otr Elkalam was launched in Saudi Arabia, with prizes that are the largest of their kind in the world, exceeding $3 million (SAR12 million). The competition starts from the competition's website, according to His Excellency Counselor Turki Alalshikh, Chairman of the Board of the General Entertainment Authority (GEA).

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  • RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The second edition of the international Quran and Adhan (Muslim call to prayer) competition Otr Elkalam was launched in Saudi Arabia, with prizes that are the largest of their kind in the world, exceeding $3 million (SAR12 million).
  • The competition starts from the competition's website, according to His Excellency Counselor Turki Alalshikh, Chairman of the Board of the General Entertainment Authority (GEA).
  • Those wishing to compete in the competition, which is organized and supervised by GEA, can apply electronically from anywhere in the world.
  • Otr Elkalam is the first competition to combine Holy Quran recitation and Adhan competitions, in addition to being the largest in its field in the world.

Saudi Arabia Launches an International Competition for Quran and Adhan with Prizes of $ 3.2m

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Thursday, January 5, 2023

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The second edition of the international Quran and Adhan (Muslim call to prayer) competition Otr Elkalam was launched in Saudi Arabia, with prizes that are the largest of their kind in the world, exceeding $3 million (SAR12 million). The competition starts from the competition's website, according to His Excellency Counselor Turki Alalshikh, Chairman of the Board of the General Entertainment Authority (GEA).

Key Points: 
  • RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The second edition of the international Quran and Adhan (Muslim call to prayer) competition Otr Elkalam was launched in Saudi Arabia, with prizes that are the largest of their kind in the world, exceeding $3 million (SAR12 million).
  • The competition starts from the competition's website, according to His Excellency Counselor Turki Alalshikh, Chairman of the Board of the General Entertainment Authority (GEA).
  • Those wishing to compete in the competition, which is organized and supervised by GEA, can apply electronically from anywhere in the world.
  • Otr Elkalam is the first competition to combine Holy Quran recitation and Adhan competitions, in addition to being the largest in its field in the world.

Verde Resources to expand leadership and management teams

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Thursday, December 15, 2022

Jamidah, a Princess from The Malaysian Royal Family, is known as a global Hemp and Medicinal Cannabis activist, working to support legalisation across Asia Pacific.

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  • Jamidah, a Princess from The Malaysian Royal Family, is known as a global Hemp and Medicinal Cannabis activist, working to support legalisation across Asia Pacific.
  • She was also a speaker at the first Medicinal Cannabis symposium held in the Malaysian Parliament last August.
  • Verde also appointed EMGTA LLC's directors Harvey Kaplan, Sean Marshall and Eric Bava into senior roles within the company.
  • Bava brings 20 years of experience in efficient management from a multitude of industries in the business world that include manufacturing, distribution, and logistics.

Religion and philosophy a hot topic between parents and children

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Monday, December 5, 2022

LONDON, Dec. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey into parents' attitudes towards religious education has found that religious and philosophical themes are a major talking point at home between parents and their children.

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  • LONDON, Dec. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey into parents' attitudes towards religious education has found that religious and philosophical themes are a major talking point at home between parents and their children.
  • The survey also found three in five parents teach their children a religious or non-religious worldview including agnostic, atheistic, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu Dharma, and Muslim perspectives.
  • Around seven in ten (67%) regarded what their child learnt in RE as important, with just 15% of parents saying they didn't see value in teaching religious education.
  • Parents were also asked about the Religion and Worldviews approach to RE, which reflects the recommendations in the 2018 Commission on RE report and is being developed in some schools.

The Aga Khan Museum Offers Exciting Holiday Programming for the Whole Family

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Friday, December 2, 2022

With the holidays quickly approaching, the Aga Khan Museum is offering an engaging programming lineup for all ages.

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  • With the holidays quickly approaching, the Aga Khan Museum is offering an engaging programming lineup for all ages.
  • Photo Credit Aga Khan Museum.
  • Visitors are also invited to do some last-minute holiday shopping at the Aga Khan Museum Shop .
  • The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Canada, has been established and developed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC), which is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

KERZNER INTERNATIONAL NAMES ONE ZA'ABEEL, DUBAI AS HOME TO FIRST SIRO HOTEL

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

DUBAI, UAE, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kerzner International Holdings Limited ("Kerzner") the owner of the iconic Atlantis Resorts & Residences and ultra-luxury One&Only Resorts worldwide, has today announced that first-of-its-kind immersive lifestyle and fitness brand, SIRO, will launch its inaugural hotel, SIRO One Za'abeel, in Q4 2023. This first hotel for the SIRO brand will sit in the heart of Dubai's iconic One Za'abeel development. One Za'abeel is being developed by Ithra Dubai, a fully owned subsidiary of Investment Corporation of Dubai.

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  • This first hotel for the SIRO brand will sit in the heart of Dubai's iconic One Za'abeel development.
  • One Za'abeel is being developed by Ithra Dubai, a fully owned subsidiary of Investment Corporation of Dubai.
  • A fitness and recovery destination, SIRO One Za'abeelwill offer holistic fitness and wellbeing programs, in a beautifully designed hotel environment with stunning views of Dubai's skyline.
  • For more information on our brands, please visit: atlantis.com , oneandonlyresorts.com , sirohotels.com, www.rarefindsresorts.com www.mazaganbeachresort.com For more information on Kerzner International, please visit Kerzner.com .