Publisher: WOW Publishing Inc. (2012)
Pages: 112 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher:
AZIZAH is a unique publication that strives to connect Muslim women in North America, while presenting a forum for their voices.
A magazine that provides a forum while empowering Muslim women to forge their own identity.
Discerning and assertive, the AZIZAH woman knows her potential and strives to fulfill it.
AZIZAH, it's more than a magazine. It's a catalyst for empowerment.
Color Blind Although we are seeing more interracial and interethnic marriages in the community, not everyone has transcended the snares of cultural bias. by Heather Laird Jackson
Rooms to Call our Own Five years after Hurricane Katrina people are still rebuilding. The Muslim women of New Orleans have carved out special spaces for themselves. by Taslim van Hattum
Streets, Stages & Spirituality See what happens when 20,000 people convene in a Chicago park for a summer festival of international music, art and conversation. by Yahsmin M. B. BoBo & Sabira Khan
Having Our Say Instead of thinking of yourself as a victim of the media, use social media and make your opinions heard. by Molly Darden
Date Night One way to keep your marriage fresh and romantic is by regular dating. It’s the cure for the common marriage. by Tayyaba Syed
The Generation Divide The complicated cross section of adolescence, culture and religious identity brings communication challenges. by Molly Darden & Sabira Khan
Healthy, Halal & Humane More people are standing against the inhumane treatment of animals in factory farming. They say it's not just how an animal dies that makes meat halal, it's also how it lives. by Nadirah Z. Sabír
The Soothing Art Famed calligrapher Elinor Aishah Holland tells why the art of calligraphy is alive and well. by Dujanah Descartes
Common Ground Muslim scholars, the Dalai Lama and some other Buddhists find that, although Islam and Buddhism are different, we have much in common. by Kaukab Khalid
Décor Extraordinary Days, Extraordinary Décor When celebrating Eid, creative decorating touches embrace the joy of these special days. by Azizah Kahera
Menu The Lunch Combo Dietitian YaQutullah Ibraheem shares options for nutritious lunches consisting of smoothies, salads and sandwiches.
Destinations Blooming in the Desert: Kuwait Having rebounded from the Iraqi invasion, Kuwait offers a peaceful spot for vacationers. by Tahira Muhammad
Style It's a Wrap! Designers and retailers are paying attention to scarf styles and offering chic selections. by Nuzalita
Well-Being Liquid Gold. Benefits of Honey
Matters of the Heart A look at three conditions that afflict this essential organ, its delicate electrical circuits and life-giving function. by Tabassum Firoz MD
Deen Forgiveness: As human beings we are prone to commit sins and errors. When we seek forgiveness, we experience the love and mercy of God. by Zaynab Ansari Abdul-Razacq
Shahadah God’s Promise is Always True by Binta Diop
Book Club Reviews of Reviews of The Size of a Mustard Seed written by Umm Juwayriyah & Love in a Headscarf written by Shelina Zahra Janmohamed
Real Gems Melt-in-your-mouth gourmet dates, fragrant sachets, elegant ceramic place cards, a basket device to make laundry day easier and a candle you can use as a body moisturizer or for a massage. by Staff Writers
Global Voices Capturing the Beauty Shahida Ahmed uses her creativity as a tool for promoting peace and understanding. by Kelly Crosby
Fiction Dance Steps by Imane Fawzy Nofal. Art by Marini Widowati
Poetry Rain by Ameenah Sablan
Art by Fadoua Abida
Reflections The Inner Journey In the third essay of a series about fulfilling our purpose, we think about how we think. by Jacqueline Freeman Ennaffah
Point of View Between Deen & Dunya: Our Children's Tug O'War by Bayyinah K. Muhammad
Ayah Surah Al Isra, Ayah Art by Fadoua Abida