Join the celebration on 3rd Shabaan – Sunday June 1, 2014! New Jersey is proud to be hosting an amazing line-up of speakers, poets, and reciters from the US & UK in celebration of the births Imam Hussain (a.s),...
Highlights of Karbala, History of Mu’awiyah and Yazid, events of ‘Ashura, and lessons from Karbala. Highlights of Karbala The events of Karbala reflect the collision of the good versus the evil, the virtuous versus the wicked, and the collision of Imam...
By Fatima Kermalli Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad who was martyred 1400 hundred years ago but whose legacy still lives on. Hussain stood against oppression and injustice and sacrificed his life to preserve human rights and freedom. He refused...
By Prof. Mahmoud M. Ayoub Affiliation: Hartford Seminary Faculty Associate in Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations Ph.D. (Harvard University) M.A (University of Pennsylvania) B.A (American University of Beirut). Areas of Study: Shi’ite Islam, Comparative religions, interfaith dialogue, Christian–Muslim relations One of the most...
By Prof Syed Hussain Nasr Syed Hussain Nasr graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with an undergraduate degree in Physics and Mathematics. He went on to Harvard University where he studied Geology and Geophysics, and then completed a Ph.D. in...
By Dr. Raza Mir Dr. Raza Mir is a professor at Monmouth University, West Long Branch NJ. He is also a member of FOIL (Forum of India Leftists) and INSAF. Ph.D., Management, University of Massachusetts. MBA, Indian Institute of Management....
By Jerrmein Abu Shahba Come join the CARAVAN OF ‘ABES!!! The Caravan of Ibn Abi Shabeeb Al Shakeri A remarkable and devout companion of Hussain ibn Ali Come join the caravan of this believer who gave up his life for the prophet’s progeny He...
By Jerrmein Abu Shahba As in any historical event that has been passed down in history, it is prone to having misconceptions develop with time due to the propagation of inaccurate information or misrepresentation of facts. The story of Karbala...
The Aims and Objectives of Imam Hussain’s Stand What was the course of Imam Hussain’s (A) revolution? What reasons prompted him to stand up against the ruling regime? Did he intended to overthrow the Yazid regime? Or did he wish...
  By Jerrmein Abu Shahba As we know, Imam Hussain (AS) did not rise in Karbala for the sake of power, authority, or a materialistic gain. Rather, he sacrificed all that he had for the sake of reviving the religion of...