Madeel Abdullah

Madeel Abdullah

Madeel Abdullah professionally works as an anesthesiologist in Philadelphia, PA. A practicing Ahmadi Muslim, he is a husband and father of two.

Reading Time: 1 minutesPublished on Philly.com on May 13th, 2017: With prevailing stereotypes regarding the status of women in Islam, I wanted to mention a few things taught in Islam. The Holy Quran states, “Worship God and join not any partners with Him; and be kind to your parents. . . .” (4:37).

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally posted on the Daily Times The attack on the Philadelphia police officer by a so-called Muslim was a heinous act in the name of Islam. The perpetrator was clearly mentally disturbed with a warped view of Islam. Prophet Muhammad has clearly said “love of one’s country of residence is

Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally published on Philly.com Hostile climate The recent act of throwing a severed pig’s head at the Al Aqsa Islamic Society mosque in North Philadelphia was clearly an act of Islamophobia, signifying grave disrespect toward Muslims. But it is much more than that. The act also reflects a growing climate

Reading Time: 1 minutes    Originally posted on Philly More than 130 people were brutally murdered Friday in attacks around Paris. This is not Islam. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association USA challenges radicalization and extremists’ claims about Islam by showing through words and deeds the true essence of Islam. The association has fed

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally posted in Delaware County Daily Times After a lengthy legal battle with SEPTA, the American Freedom Defense Initiative will start advertising on buses in Philadelphia with the phrase “Islamic-Jew Hatred: It’s in the Quran.” As an American Muslim, I’m not sure what the goal of these advertisements are aside

Reading Time: 1 minutesTo the Times: I applaud the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in favor of Samantha Elauf and the right for Muslim women to have equal opportunity and be free from discrimination in the work place due to their choice of wearing the hijab. I believe this ruling upholds the American value

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally Published in USA Today Two gunmen opened fire in Garland, Texas, Sunday, outside an event hosted by the American Freedom Defense Initiative. Cartoons of Mohammed were displayed. As a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community, I condemn the attacks wholeheartedly. The prophet in his lifetime repeatedly tolerated such abuse.

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally Published in USA Today Two gunmen opened fire in Garland, Texas, Sunday, outside an event hosted by the American Freedom Defense Initiative. Cartoons of Mohammed were displayed. As a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community, I condemn the attacks wholeheartedly. The prophet in his lifetime repeatedly tolerated such abuse.

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally Published in The Philadelphia Enquirer and the USA Today As a Muslim living in America, I wondered if I should celebrate Thanksgiving. Sure, I enjoy eating turkey, gathering around with family members to watch a good game of football and spending the weekend with them, but what does my

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published in The Washington Post My gift on Mother’s Day is pretty standard: dinner and flowers. However, I’m reminded of what the prophet of Islam said: “Paradise lies at the feet of your mother.” Perhaps I can do more year-round rather than on just one day. Maybe I can help her with her daily