Islam & Constitutional Rights

Moderate and Extremist perspectives in the Islamic world

The Golden Rule

The American Muslims realizes that there is more than one path to salvation

Islam & Constitutional Values

One Agha Khani zealot was pointing to me again and again to accept

Prophet Promise to Christians

Their churches are to be respected. They are neither to be prevented

Misconceptions about Islam

10 Common Misconceptions about Islam by Paul F. McNamara


What is Radical or Corrupted Islam followed by very small minority

Pluralism Destroyed by Mis-Interpretation

We are born accidentally or by chance of birth in whatever faith we are born.

Interfaith Not Infidel

Printed on 10/02/2011, Page D2 in Business Section of San Francisco Chronicle.

Jihad Against Islam

Activists attacking Muslims and Islam are springing up around the country.

Islamic Prayer at MLK Day

Prayers for All People by Iftekhar Hai, Martin Luther King Day

10th Anniv of 9-11..Muslim Declaration

This year is the 10th year after September 11 attack in year 2001

Righteousness Means Justice

Every person in his/her conscience knows what is right and what is wrong.

Heaven For Any Person

One Agha Khani zealot was pointing to me again and again to accept

Islamophobic Crusade

The Great Islamophobic Crusade Max Blumenthal: Meet the Bizarre

War Industry Against Islam

If you haven’t seen the documentary Fear, Inc., it is a must-see film on Islamophobia.

Violence in Holy Scriptures

From Presbyterian Church in Understanding Islam class.

Why Prophet Was Send

Quran speaks about a God full of fairness, justice and equality

Understanding Islam

ISLAM means complete submission or surrender to God. Muslims belief

Islam and US Constitution

Moderate and Extremist perspectives in the Islamic world are explored from multi-cultural

Nuke Iran say Lobbyists

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Wife Beating Interpretational Error

Wife beating is barbaric and it relates to the times when Arabs

Constitution & Quran Lecture

Mr. Hai was building bridges among not only Christians, Jews, Hindus and Buddhists

National Interreligious Leadership

Interfaith Delegation of American Jewish, Christian and Muslim Religious Leaders

Islamic Definitions

Understanding of The Quran in the light of Global Inter-religious peace movement

Fasting is Universal

Ramadan Fasting is Universal By Iftekhar Hai & Mike Ghouse

Prayers of Muslims

Here are the three prayers that are read by the Muslims all over the world.

Abrogation Theory

Case of Misinterpretation & Abrogation Theory By Iftekhar Hai

Catholic-Muslim (May, 2009)

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has been reaching out

Michael Jackson (July, 2009)

THE UNTIMELY death of Michael Jackson became international news

Muslim World (March, 2009)

We must speak to the Muslim world by Iftekhar Hai, San Mateo County Times

Shariah-Islamic Law (April 2009)

Sharia is observed in most Muslim countries, but expanding in the West

Global Mission (Dec. 31, 2008)

To link institutions of higher learning and build fellowship between the people

Greed Real Estate (Jan, 2009)

I have three friends who first looked to America as a beacon of hope

Bhutto (Jan 11, 2008)

The assassination of Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan’s People’s Party

Resisting Propaganda (Feb 14, 2008)

TWO weeks ago, a couple of reporters called me about two events

Voting (Mar 20, 2008)

AMERICAN MUSLIMS are very determined to vote in the November election

Homosexuality (Thursday May 29, 2008)

Sharia and homosexuality by Iftekhar Hai, San Mateo County Times

Muslim Global Mission (Dec. 31, 2008)

Participation in the International Visitor Leadership Program’s mission.

Jaipur Jain (Nov. 19, 2008)

Human life takes center stage By Iftekhar Hai, San Mateo County Times

Justice (July, 2008)

People of All Faiths Have an Interest in Justice by Iftekhar Hai

Kansas City (Oct. 2008)

Building trust between American Muslims and Middle America By Iftekhar Hai

Death Penalty (Oct 18, 2007)

Islam and Death Penalty Forgiveness is a Divine Act By Iftekhar Hai

India (Dec 11, 2007)

Indians have experienced thousands of years of interfaith reactions

Islam on Hinduism (Aug 02, 2007)

India has the largest democracy, with 150 million Muslims

Warriors (Sept 13, 2007)

Islam and Politics, a religious right defeat could aid U.S. Muslims

The Hijab July 5 2007

Hesitantly, the Muslim girl explained that it is not a fashion accessory

Hindus Are Not Kafir

In every religion, there are interpreters…

Interfaith Inclusion Aug 7 2007

The religious Muslim leadership had collectively been depriving Hindus, Jewish

Only Way May 31 2007

AMERICAN MUSLIM scholars assert that freedom of religion is

Night of Ascension June 2007

Prophet Muhammad (p)’s Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven By Muhammad Asad

American Islam May 29 2007

AMERICAN MUSLIM scholars assert that freedom of religion is one

Interfaith Peace Mar 22 2007

THE Bay Area is buzzing with interfaith activities. Recently, the mosques

Love & Islam Feb 22 2007

One friendly neo-conservative keeps asking me if there is love in Islam

Islamophobia Jan 25 2007

A SMALL NUMBER of terrorists have rattled the super power of the world.

The Hajj December 28 2006

ON Dec. 30, nearly 2 million pilgrims out of a population of 1.3 billion

The Veil November 2 2006

In Fremont, a Muslim woman a mother of six children was murdered

Ramadan Journey Oct 5 2006

TONIGHT it is Sept. 26, the fourth night of Ramadan, the holiest month

Redefining Jihad Aug 10 2006

ARABS are 15 to 18 percent of the 1.3 billion Muslims worldwide

Fundamentalism July 13 2006

Understanding and interpreting the Koran is an art, a science,

Commonwealth Club July 27 2006

A leader in interfaith understanding, Iftekhar Hai has helped build bridges

Vatican Visit April 6 2006

AS A MUSLIM, I never dreamed of attending Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica

Path to Peace Feb 9 2006

FOR centuries, war has been a lucrative business for every civilization

Commonwealth Club Feb 7 2006

The Commonwealth Club of California Presents By Iftekhar Hai

Lost in Translation Oct 13 2005

During this holy month of Ramadan, millions of Shiite and Sunni Muslims

Islamic Ecology Dec 2004

Al Ghazali, the most renowned Muslim scholar, philosopher, writer and teacher

Suggested Reading

The Message of the Qur’an by Mohammad Asad – one of the best English translations of the Holy Quran currently available. The Holy Quran by Yusuf Ali (translation) is also very good.