The Greed for Ilm Podcast (gfi podcast)

Roughly 10 years ago I came across a video of a man who was sitting on the edge of a plane couple thousand feet in the sky. He had some type of metal wing pack on his back and then to my surprise he jumped out of the plane. After a couple seconds of, what...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 8:26am EST

Registered dietitian nutritionist Nour Zibdeh joins me this episode to talk about her background and all things related to nutrition and diet. The amount of sugar, salt and fat we eat on a daily basis is most likely causing our every day ailments like fatigue and migraines. Like the saying goes, “we are what we eat.”...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 8:44am EST

Afghan American Filmmaker Ali Baluch joins me this episode to talk about his background and how he fell in love with filmmaking. Links Mentioned In This Episode @baluchx (Twitter) Youtube Instagram You can listen to more episodes here.

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 8:54am EST

Relationship Consultant Yasmin E. Nassiry of Opportunities for Happiness joins me to talk about her background, education, what got her into starting a relationship consultant business and more. Topics and Links Mentioned In This Episode @Opp4Happ (Twitter) Opportunities for Happiness (Website) Facebook Social media and finding your soulmate Other match-making websites You can listen to more episodes here.

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 9:16am EST

Journalist Yvonne Ridley joins me this episode to talk about the story behind her acceptance of Islam. Allah leads people to Islam in many different and unique ways. Yvonne’s path to Islam was a true example of that. We also talk about the unfortunate Paris attacks and mainstream media’s fascination with perpetuating Islamophobia. About Yvonne Ridley Yvonne Ridley...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 8:03am EST

This episode I talk about the tragic events that took place this past Friday in Paris, France leaving 129 people dead and 352 wounded at the Bataclan concert hall, the Stade de France and at least two restaurants. All this was done in the name of Islam. A truly sad world we live in when...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 8:24am EST

The WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) recently came out with a report classifying red meat as a “group 1” carcinegen. Dr Tim Byers is Director of the Center for Public Health Practice at the Colorado School of Public Health and Professor at the University of Colorado. He joins me today to help...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 8:35am EST

Omar AbdelRahim is a US Navy disabled veteran, active member of the burke Muslim community. Elizabeth Schultz is member of the Fairfax County School Board representing the Springfield District. Earlier this year, the Fairfax County School Board modified their discrimination policy to include “gender identity.” Now obviously, no kid, no matter if they are gay, straight, etc. should be...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 8:23am EST

Jameel Syed, aka The Muaddhin, joins me this episode to talk about his “50 Mosques in 35 Days” journey across the United States. A “Muaddhin” is someone who recites the Islamic call to prayer (Adhan). Brother Syed started his historic journey on Friday, April 3rd, 2015 and trekked all 50 States in 35 days, ending...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 4:42am EST

Reverend Graylan Hagler, Pastor at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington DC, joins me this episode to talk about his January 2014 trip to Palestine. Reverend Hagler shares not only his experience during his 2014 trip to Palestine, but compares it to his first trip to Palestine 40 years earlier. Some Topics Mentioned...

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