London, UK – The British Muslim community has been facing many challenges this year in the aftermath of the killing of the British soldier, Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich, London on May 22nd.
With cases of attacks against Muslims and vandalism against mosques on the rise, coupled with increased tension and feeling of distrust towards Muslims, it is imperative that we as a community reach out to our neighbours and explain what our beautiful religion actually teaches.
It is with this situation in mind, that the Islamic Education and Research Academy (iERA) has embarked on a project entitled ‘Right up Your Street’ to empower Muslims to give dawah to their neighbours during the blessed month of Ramadan. iERA has produced 100,000 booklets which individual Muslims can give out to their neighbours thereby introducing them to Islam and in turn fostering good and lasting relationships.
iERA is getting mosques to give talks on the importance of presenting Islam with a view to motivating each member of their congregation to take a set of booklets and give them to their neighbours. Following this, they can start a healthy dialogue by inviting them around for breaking the fast or for some tea.
So far, during Ramadan, iERA has been travelling up and down the country, visiting mosque after mosque, informing and motivating worshippers to take and distribute a set of booklets to their neighbours so that they can start a positive interaction. This way fear, the fuel of ignorance, can be dispelled and thereby enable Muslims to be part of a cohesive and vibrant society.
iERA is an international organisation committed to educating and informing humanity about, and inviting to, the truth and noble message of Islam.
For further enquiries please contact iERA at [email protected]