The Greed for Ilm Podcast

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 EDT

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 EDT

This episode I talk about the real insider threat facing American Muslims children today that is most often overlooked. You can listen to more episodes here.

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 7:55am EDT

I am joined by Dr Jonathan Brown and he addresses the Birmingham University Quran Manuscripts that were recently carbon dated to 568 and 645. Some people say it predated the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). Dr. Brown addresses this concern and more. About Dr Jonathan Brown Jonathan Brown is the Alwaleed bin Talal Chair of Islamic Civilization in...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 7:30am EDT

This episode of the Greed for Ilm podcast I talk about Ahmed Mohamed, the 14 year old Muslim boy from Texas, who recently got arrested because his school thought his clock invention was a “bomb.” You can follow me on Twitter @greedforilm You can listen to more episodes here.

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 6:45am EDT

On September 11, 2015, a crane fell at the Hajj at the Grand Mosque (The Kaaba) in Saudi Arabia killing 107 worshippers and injuring 230, less than two weeks before the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Witnesses say the crane toppled over during a “sandstorm which turned to rainstorm.” Those killed included Indonesian, Indian, Iranian and Egyptian citizens. The reaction on Twitter hasn’t been...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 8:25am EDT

This episode I talk about the Syrian Refugee crisis. Why they don’t go to closer states in the Arab gulf and end up in northern Europe and countries like Iceland. This is such an extremely tragic situation that it takes an Egyptian Telecom billionaire to ask Greece and Italy to buy an island for the...

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

Murtaza Hussain is a journalist and political commentator for The Intercept. He joins me to talk about his background, work with the Intercept, his views on whether Governments should spy on mosques. You can follow Murtaza on Twitter @MazMHussain About Murtaza Hussain Murtaza Hussain is a journalist and political commentator. His work focuses on human rights, foreign...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 8:18am EDT

I was recently on the Youth Matters Podcast with co-host Brother Faraj Yousef. I had a blast! Even though Faraj is new to the podcast game he treated it like a pro! He asked a wide-range of questions. We covered podcasting, my favorite episode, religion, parenting and more! Enjoy! Links & Topics Mentioned In This Episode...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 9:04am EDT

When I started this podcast back in 2013 I never imagined that I’d be recording episode 150. It is so surreal. This episode is very special! I dedicate this episode to you! If it wasn’t the constant motivational emails, tweets, ratings/reviews, I would have quit long time ago. I thank YOU for being part of...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 3:32am EDT