Author: Wisconsin Muslim Journal

Linda Sarsour: The efforts required to safeguard a Muslim community

The Muslim American Society (MAS) Milwaukee held its 12th Annual Conference on March 30 and 31 at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport. The Wisconsin Muslim Journal attended the two-day program, recording keynote speakers and photo documenting the event which also served as a community platform. This feature is part of an editorial series put together to highlight the many important topics that were discussed by national leaders over the weekend. Linda Sarsour is an American political activist, who gained national attention for her advocacy on behalf of American Muslims and as a co-chair of the 2017 Women’s March. She...

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Imam Noman Hussain: Shaping tomorrow through today’s youth

The Muslim American Society (MAS) Milwaukee held its 12th Annual Conference on March 30 and 31 at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport. The Wisconsin Muslim Journal attended the two-day program, recording keynote speakers and photo documenting the event which also served as a community platform. This feature is part of an editorial series put together to highlight the many important topics that were discussed by national leaders over the weekend. Noman Hussain is the Imam for ISM Brookfield and noted speaker on a range of subjects connecting faith, education, and community. For the conference he gave a powerful speech...

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The Muslim community is one big family for children

The Muslim American Society (MAS) Milwaukee held its 12th Annual Conference on March 30 and 31 at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport. The Wisconsin Muslim Journal attended the two-day program, recording keynote speakers and photo documenting the event which also served as a community platform. This feature is part of an editorial series put together to highlight the many important topics that were discussed by national leaders over the weekend. This year the conference offered special interactive programming to keep youth engaged in group activities. Children at the event expressed the feeling that being a part of the Muslim...

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Yasmin Mogahed: Love, Happiness, and reflections of walking with the Lord

The Muslim American Society (MAS) Milwaukee held its 12th Annual Conference on March 30 and 31 at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport. The Wisconsin Muslim Journal attended the two-day program, recording keynote speakers and photo documenting the event which also served as a community platform. This feature is part of an editorial series put together to highlight the many important topics that were discussed by national leaders over the weekend. Yasmin Mogahed is a specialist in spirituality, psychology, and personal development. She received her B.S. Degree in Psychology and her Masters in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University...

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Middle Eastern bazaar attracts visitors to temporary marketplace

The Muslim American Society (MAS) Milwaukee held its 12th Annual Conference on March 30 and 31 at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport. The Wisconsin Muslim Journal attended the two-day program, recording keynote speakers and photo documenting the event which also served as a community platform. This feature is part of an editorial series put together to highlight the many important topics that were discussed by national leaders over the weekend. Those who attended the conference were able to enjoy the special marketplace that reflected Islamic faith and culture. Many sponsors and businesses sold their goods, from clothing to food,...

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Dalia Mogahed: Remaining hopeful when facing trials in life

The Muslim American Society (MAS) Milwaukee held its 12th Annual Conference on March 30 and 31 at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport. The Wisconsin Muslim Journal attended the two-day program, recording keynote speakers and photo documenting the event which also served as a community platform. This feature is part of an editorial series put together to highlight the many important topics that were discussed by national leaders over the weekend. A Wisconsin native, Dalia unexpectedly attended this years conference with her sister Yasmin, and presented a moving speech to the audience as an introduction. She is best known outside...

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