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Why the idea of Thanksgiving resonates with Muslims

SHAFAQNA - Thanksgiving — with all its festivities and scrumptious dishes — has always been my favorite holiday. As an immigrant to America, I adore this holiday not only for its origin of fostering peace but as well for focusing on divine…

A Muslim’s American holiday: My Thanksgivings

SHAFAQNA - Americans enter Thanksgiving week at a time of intense polarization. We are retreating into our fragmented identities — religious, ethnic, political and other. The FBI reported a rise in hate crimes last year. Migrants around…

5,000 Free Turkeys From Muslim Group Being Given Out At Chicago Schools

SHAFAQNA - A Muslim group is more than tripling its past charity efforts and giving out more than 5,000 free turkeys to needy families at schools on the south lakefront Tuesday. The Sabeel Food Pantry will continue a 15-year tradition and…