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KARAMAH Participates in Shoulder to Shoulder Interfaith Iftar

On June 12, 2017, KARAMAH attended “Ramadan in America: An Iftar Celebrating Muslims, Refugees, and Welcoming Communities.” This iftar was organized by the interfaith organization Shoulder to Shoulder, a coalition dedicated to ending anti-Muslim sentiment. KARAMAH’s Executive Director, Aisha Rahman served as a member of the discussion panel. She was joined by Mohammad Zafar, an Afghani refugee, Makkah […]

KARAMAH Hosts Annual Community Iftar at Masjid Muhammad!

There is nothing more special than the comfort of a community, and KARAMAH embraced this special feeling this past Tuesday during its annual community iftar at Masjid Muhammad. Over 150 community members gathered to break their fast with one another in an evening of laughter, joy, and prayer. As the call to prayer washed over […]

KARAMAH Founder, Dr. Azizah al-Hibri, Delivers Ramadan Dars in Morocco

This Ramadan, KARAMAH’s founder, Dr. Azizah al-Hibri, is spending the month furthering KARAMAH’s mission of advancing research and education in Islamic law. Last year, Dr. al-Hibri was honored to be invited to address the King of Morocco during his annual dars Hassani, a lesson given each night in Ramadan to the royal court. Dr. al-Hibri […]

KARAMAH Conducts Continuing Legal Education on Family Law

This Spring, KARAMAH conducted a “Lunch and Learn” continuing legal education program for the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project on Islamic Family Law. KARAMAH and DCVLP have been partners for many years providing direct legal services to indigent clients in the District of Columbia. In one landmark case, KARAMAH and DCVLP set precedent for the enforcement […]

KARAMAH Conducts Family Law Training for Imams and Chaplains

On April 22, 2017, KARAMAH joined the Peaceful Families Project for their annual Imam and Chaplain training. The training addressed domestic violence in the Muslim American community. KARAMAH was invited to conduct the legal session, as we have for the past several years. KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights is a research based educational […]