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Britons United Against Racism, Against Hatred

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“All mankind is from Adam and Eve, an Arab has no superiority over a non-Arab nor a non-Arab has any superiority over an Arab; also a white has no superiority over a black nor a black has any superiority over a white – except by piety and good action.” — Prophet Muhammad (upon whom be […]

Islam Awareness Week 2015

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‘Islam Awareness Week’ takes place annually between February and March in universities across the UK. In preparation for the 2015 ‘Islamic Awareness Week’ season, we provided training for university Islamic Societies (ISOCs). In London alone, in conjunction with the Federation of Student Islamic Societies (FOSIS), we delivered training for eleven different university groups on the […]

iERA Muslim Winter Support featured on the BBC

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On Sunday 8th February 2015, Abu Tayeb Khairdeen, Head of Community Development for the Islamic Education and Research Academy (iERA) was invited onto Mike Hill’s Sunday morning BBC Tees Breakfast show to discuss iERA’s national campaign; Muslim Winter Support. Abu Tayeb spoke at length about each of us, people of faith and none, helping our […]

Abdurraheem Green discusses: What Is British Islam?

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On Monday 9th February 2015, Abdurraheem Green, Chairman of the Islamic Education and Research Academy (iERA) took part in a studio discussion on the topic, what is ‘British Islam’ with presenter John Rees, academic Dr Amina Yaqin, from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and writer Hajji Ahmad Thomson. British Muslim identity seems […]

Eleven University Groups Trained To Talk About Islam on Campus

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On Saturday 7th February 2015, the Islamic Education and Research Academy (iERA) hosted a training workshop for the Federation of Student Islamic Societies (FOSIS) on the topic of how to discuss and convey the message of Islam in a clear and compassionate way on campus. This training was organised in preparation for the upcoming ‘Islam […]

We Must be Fundamentalists Concerning Compassion – BBC Radio 4

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Speaking on BBC Radio 4 Programme Beyond Belief, Hazma Tzortzis, Head of Education and Research at iERA comments, “I believe in fundamental values that are binding and unchanging. I believe that we all are fundamentalists in some way. That we have to be fundamentalists concerning compassion, concerning tolerance, concerning coexisting amongst different peoples. I believe […]

Hamza Tzortzis Nominated for Religious Advocate of the Year Award

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HAMZA ANDREAS TZORTZIS has been shortlisted as a finalist in the RELIGIOUS ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR category at the 3rd Annual British Muslim Awards presented by Al Rayan Bank (formerly known as Islamic Bank of Britain). The British Muslim Awards recognises a wide range of achievements which cover various aspects of society including business, charity, […]

iERA Trustee attends MEND Annual Dinner

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The Muslim Engagement and Development forum (MEND) formerly known as iEngage held it’s annual dinner at The Porchester Hall in Bayswater, London on Wednesday 17th December 2014. The event was attended by many leaders from the Muslim and non-Muslim community, including Yusuf Chambers, founder and trustee of the Islamic Education and Research Academy (iERA). The […]