That was when the Al-Qarawiyyin Mosque in Fez came to me; founded by Fatima al-Fihri in the 9th century as an institution of worship and later learning, it perfectly encapsulates the spirit with which we started the project. We hope to honor her legacy through our work and follow in her footsteps Insha’Allah. Continue reading Q&A with Aisha Hasan of The Qarawiyyin Project
Divorce parties among Bidan communities across north-west Africa stoke intrigue in Muslims from other parts of the world where divorce is shunned. Continue reading Until Death Do Us Part?
While traveling is not feasible during the coronavirus pandemic, a strong imagination can take us anywhere we want. Continue reading Ramadan Traditions in the Casbah of Algiers