The Greed for Ilm Podcast

This interview is with dedicated author, Asmaa Hussein. Her book, “A Temporary Gift: Reflections on Love, Loss, and Healing” journals the tragic loss of her beloved husband Amr Kassem. On Friday, August 16, 2013, Asmaa’s husband Amr attended a peaceful protest in Egypt. An Egyptian army sniper shot and killed him, leaving a woman widowed...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 3:03pm EDT

Poet and Activist Mona Haydar joins me this episode to talk about her background, “Ask a Muslim“, recent viral video and future projects. Prior to the release of her viral hit video, “Hijabi” (currently over 1.1M views on YouTube), her husband Sebastian and her decided to setup a stand in Cambridge, Massachusetts with signs that...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 6:11pm EDT

This interview is with dedicated Muslimah, Heraa Hashmi. She is a 19 year old Colorado college student, who had an encounter with her classmate during a group project. Her classmate asked, “why do Muslims not condemn terrorism?” That simple question was part of a myraid of questions / comments that had propelled her to find evidence...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 8:52am EDT

This episode, I am joined by Ranya Shbeib, co-founder of Muslim Foster Care Association. True modern-day heros, Ranya Shbeib and Sameena Zahoor founded Muslim Foster Care Association to provide a support network for Muslim foster parents, educate the Muslim community about other opportunities to support foster families and foster kids (i.e. mentoring, tutoring, social work), and most importantly raise...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 8:20pm EDT

I am joined by Dr. Meraj Mohiuddin, an American Muslim. Educated in the United States and longing to find an intimate book in English on the life of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), Dr. Meraj, an American physician dedicated himself for 13 years to complete his book, Revelation. In this conversation, he shares the inspiration behind...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 7:47pm EDT

I am joined by Hadi Shakuur, Co-Founder and CEO of Muzbnb.com. He shares his background, and the reason behind starting a “Muslim Airbnb.” Muzbnb offers a platform for Muslim hosts and travelers to keep their hard-earned money within the community, build and expand our social network as well as provide piece of mind when traveling....

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 8:04am EDT

Relationship Consultant Yasmin E. Nassiry, of Opportunities for Happiness, joins me back on the podcast to talk about her recent venture, YasGuru. She recently published the first episode of her “Love Notes” series called, “Young and Dream.” If you’re wondering why you haven’t found your “soulmate” then you must listen to this episode. Below is...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 9:43am EDT

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...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 12:12pm EDT

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...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 9:12am EDT

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...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT