Choose your friends wisely.

By Hareem Fatima Abu Huraira (R.A) narrated: Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said:  “Man is upon the religion of their friend, so every one of among you should look upon his friend.” (Sunan al-Tirmidhi, 2378). What does this tell us? 3 things immediately come to mind: 1. Our friend circle is usually made up of like-minded people... Continue Reading →

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Love is All Around Us…365 Days a Year.

By Zainab Umm Sakeenah. I know what you’re expecting. Another cliché article about why Valentine’s Day is haram, the same tired tropes and tribulations every year – it gets boring. So in the spirit of doing something different, let's look at what makes a marriage in Islam super awesome! When we look at marriage in... Continue Reading →

3 Lessons from YC’s LOST workshop

By Minahil Hasan. LOST. When I saw the ad for the first time, the title caught my eye. But I wasn’t sure which way Speaker Raja Zia Ul Haq (CEO, Youth Club) would take this topic. Would it just be an admonishing sermon, or would it be so dry to warrant a speedy exit from... Continue Reading →

Practical ways to survive the Christmas period as a Muslim

Part 2 of a two-part series on celebrating Christmas as Muslims. Check out Part 1! Don't forget to check out Part 1: 'Tis the Season to be jolly...For Muslims too?' for a closer look at what should concern us about celebrating Christmas as Muslims. The Christmas period with its overwhelming presence is difficult in many... Continue Reading →

Tis the season to be jolly… For Muslims too?

Part 1 of a two-part series on celebrating Christmas as Muslims. Check out Part 2! The Christmas period is super-sized world phenomenon. As soon as the year enters December, green and red tinsel starts decorating shopping malls and hotel lobbies. Fully-decked out Christmas trees are seen in homes and in offices. Special Christmas-themed movies and... Continue Reading →

iWoman – Event Feedback

Many young Muslim women feel conflicted balancing the mainstream feminist narrative with their Islamic rights and responsibilities. Youth Club recently conducted a talk on the role of women in Islam to empower Muslim women to feel confident about themselves in all settings due to the prestige our religion has given us. This incredibly relevant and... Continue Reading →

Responsibility: The Islamic Perspective

By Sidra Adil Responsibility and Accountability Spectrum In Islam, belief in the Day of Judgement is one of the six articles of faith and is pivotal to the Islamic concept of accountability. The present life in this world is not the goal and it is the hereafter that is the focus. This means that Muslims... Continue Reading →

6 Tips For Practising Islam Better

By YC Street Dawah Team A question was posed, “Are there any tips for someone who wants to begin practising Islam?” This is a big question and the answer probably deserves books upon books to answer. However, I will attempt to offer some ideas which could help in the 'journey' towards Islam as a way... Continue Reading →

Story of a Revert Muslimah

YOUTH CLUB: Asalamualaikum, welcome to Islam, sister — may you introduce yourself? REVERT SISTER: Walaikumasalam, thank you.  My name is Samiha. I was raised in Germany but I am originally from Hong Kong. I became Muslim in 2011 while I was a university student in the UK. I have, therefore, been Muslim for 6 years,... Continue Reading →

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