Author: Wisconsin Muslim Journal

Dr. Mufaddal Hamadeh: Stopping the Bloodshed in Syria

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. Dr. Mufaddal Hamadeh is president of the Midwest chapter of the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) and a local hematologist oncologist in the Chicago-area. His presentation detailed the tragedies...

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Dr. Osama Abu-Irshaid: Trump Era foreign policy and its impact on Palestine

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. With an ultra-conservative influence shaping American political thinking, Dr. Osama Abu-Irshaid spoke about how foreign policy during the Trump presidency was affecting the Middle East, and what the possible...

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Waheeb and Kareem: A public celebration of faith and fellowship

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. The conference ended with a dinner and special entertainment. Palestinian-American artists Waheeb Nasan and Kareem Ibrahim performed their cover of Adele’s hit single “Hello.” The duo’s version was adapted...

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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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