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Latest C.B. Hanif, writer/editor links: the Sharing & Caring season — and WikiLeaks too

December 14th · No Comments · Florida Weekly,,, South Florida Times, The Coastal Star

In South Florida The Season is going full swing. In my latest InterFaith21 essay in The Coastal Star, I note that Thanksgiving, the Hajj, Hanukkah and Christmas are among this year’s winter holiday highlights — and serve as reminders that “Sharing and caring are the best messages of the season.” Also, my Catalyst for Justice colleagues Jane Tierney, Rabbi Paul […]

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Ramadan Sessions, Hajj Reunion highlight Day 3

September 4th · 1 Comment · Imam W. Deen Mohammed, Interfaith, Islam, Muslim, Ramadan

… of The Mosque Cares 2010 Annual Muslim Convention & Ramadan Session. Also included, Imam Dr. Nasir Ahmad’s Saturday  morning session, “Hajj, In search of the Original Man. A discussion of Imam W.D.Mohammed’s insight on the language of the sacred pilgrimage.”

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Choices abound for celebrating winter’s holy days

December 3rd · No Comments · The Coastal Star

That hint to humanity in the annual convergence of winter holidays? It keeps getting louder and louder. This year is no exception. With Thanksgiving and Christmas, Hanukah and the Hajj, Kwanzaa, New Years, Three Kings Day and others in such proximity, conditions are great for all kinds of good.

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An amazing look at the Hajj, plus Eid around the world: Classy photography at

November 29th · No Comments · Islam

An amazing look at the Hajj, plus Eid around world: Classy photography at Now that’s (photo)journalism. Best batch of pix I’ve seen from this this year’s pilgrimage Including the beautiful people who appeared in mine). Not to mention the Eid al-Adha prayers and celebrations around the world. Here’s the link: Now that’s (photo)journalism. […]

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‘An American in Mecca’: My 2001 Hajj

November 26th · No Comments · Islam

x x x X An American in Mecca January 18, 2004, Palm Beach Post, An American in Mecca, by C.B. Hanif. On a desert plain in southwest Saudi Arabia, more than 3 million people soon will be in the midst of the hajj, an awe-inspiring sojourn to the places where the prophets Abraham and Mohammed […]

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Thanksgiving here, Hajj there, how cool is that?

November 25th · No Comments · Islam

Just back from an inspirational “Community Thanksgiving Prayer Service” followed by a reception, all of which were humbling and for which we are grateful, at St. Vincent Ferrer Church in Delray Beach. Meanwhile, I continue to be fascinated by this year’s convergence of Thanksgiving and the Hajj, the pilgrimage to the holy city Mecca.

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