The Greed for Ilm Podcast

I recently came back from a “fact finding mission” to Utah. Utah is known as the “Mormon State” and I thought it would be neat to visit for a few days and meet as many Muslims as I can. I share my experiences this episode and talk about a very sad fact that Muslims face...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 4:39pm EDT

Founder of Rafiq and Friends sister Fatehmeh Mashouf joins me to talk about Rafiq and Friends and the importance of teaching our children religious and cultural identity. Fatemeh Mashouf is a litigation attorney living in Los Angeles, California. Before law school, Fatemeh got her undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego, with a...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 3:44pm EDT

This episode I continue the “Listener Emails” series and read a handful of emails sent in by listeners of this podcast. I keep all senders, and their location, anonymous so don’t worry. If you would like me to read your email in the next episode of “Listener Emails”, send your email to: walid@greedforilm.com or send it via...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 2:50pm EDT

Zainab Ismail is a movement therapist, nutritionist and trainer. She has over 20 years of experience in the industry. One thing she does that intrigued me the most is provide her expertise to the Muslim community on a pro-bono basis. She loves to give back. This episode we talk about her background, her awesome DVD collection,...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 8:38am EDT

This episode I continue the “Listener Emails” series and read a handful of emails sent in by listeners of this podcast. I keep all senders, and their location, anonymous so don’t worry. If you would like me to read your email in the next episode of “Listener Emails”, send your email to: walid@greedforilm.com or send it via...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 8:32am EDT

I’m extremely honored to have Dr Mohamed Ghilan back on the podcast. We start by talking about his recent endeavor into podcasting and lessons he’s learned so far. I have always advocated that more Muslims should start a podcast and to see someone like Dr Ghilan start a podcast really makes me happy. Please subscribe...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 9:18am EDT

I am joined by brother Hanif J. Williams. Hanif is a humanitarian, motivator, listener, friend, and hosts a award-winning radio podcast called, “The Hanif J. Williams Show.” Brother Hanif’s passion is in helping not only people in the US but also around the world. He acts as the loving uncle that doesn’t judge but listens....

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 2:43am EDT

Jameel Syed, aka The Muaddhin, is back on the podcast to give us a quick update on his hectic schedule. He was on the podcast last year when he talked about his “50 Mosques in 35 Days” journey across the United States. Brother Syed started his historic journey on Friday, April 3rd, 2015 and trekked all...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 9:10am EDT

Dr Fowzia Siddiqui joins me this episode to talk about her younger sister Aafia Siddiqui. As a child Aafia was extremely intelligent, meticulous, had a photographic memory, and had a love for dolls and balloons. In fact, whenever a balloon popped Aafia would cry. Her love for dolls was channeled into her love for children. She later went on to get...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 12:45pm EDT

Recently, my cousin and his wife took their daughters to a “meet the author” event where they met Children’s Author, and American Muslim, Hena Khan, author of Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns. After the event they contacted me and asked if I could reach out and invite sister Hena on the podcast. So I did...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 7:37am EDT