Fitra and Fidya Rates 1442 AH

What is Zakat al-Fitra? ‘Zakat al-Fitra’ is a religious tax paid on the day when Muslims break the fasting period at the end of the month of Ramadan. As Muslims across the world spend the last days of Ramadan in prayer, performing good deeds and taking care of their religious accountabilities, paying Zakat al-Fitra is […]

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India Covid-19 Emergency Appeal

As you may be aware, our community in India is in dire difficulty due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis and CoEJ has received an urgent and heartfelt appeal from the Mumbai Jamaat requesting for support. In an email received today, Al Hajj Safder bhai Karmali, President of the KSI Jamaat, Mumbai told us:   “Mumbai […]

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Eid Card Competition 2021

The Council of European Jamaats is pleased to present its annual Eid Card Competition 2021.   We have separated the entries into two age groups: 5-8 & 9-12 years old.   Participants need to design the front cover (must be hand-drawn) and write a poem inside the card for Eid-al Fitr 1442 AH. Deadline: Sunday […]

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CoEJ Mediation Services

The CoEJ Mediation service is completely free, fully confidential, and is held to the highest standards of professionalism. Click here to learn more.   Our mediators are qualified and supervised through external supervision. On Sunday 18 April 2021, they had another training where they looked into the strengths and challenges of online mediation, practiced the skill […]

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Ramadhan 1442 AH: Announcement from Najaf

The below guidance has been received from the offices of Ayatullah Sistani (DZ) in London via Najaf.org In the Name of the Most High. Praise be to Allah Lord of the worlds and peace and blessings be upon Mohammad and his pure household. According to the announcement from the office of H. E. Ayatullah Seestani […]

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Hilal Statement – Shahr Ramadhan 1442 AH

Guidance received from Najaf will InshaAllah be published on Monday 12 April 2021 after Maghrib.   Nonetheless, our calculations for crescent visibility on Monday 12 April 2021 (29 Sha’ban 1442AH) for London is as follows:   Astronomical New Moon is on Monday 12 April 2021 at 3:30am Sunset 7:53pm Moonset 8:18pm Crescent age 16 hours […]

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Feedback on ICRA Module 10: Irfan

Module 10 of the ICRA Course on Irfan that took place last weekend was overbooked, and extremely well delivered and insightful!⠀ ⠀ Thank you to all our wonderful participants, and especially to Dr. Isa Jahangir for his well thought out and illuminating analyses and for taking the time to answer all the questions. Participants were […]

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Feedback on ICRA Module 9 Philosophy

        Module 9 of the ICRA Course on Philosophy that took place last weekend was overbooked, and extremely deep and thought provoking!⠀ ⠀ Thank you to all our wonderful participants, and especially to Dr. Zoheir Ali Ismail for his deep analyses and for taking the time to answer all the questions! Participants were asked […]

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Loss and Bereavement Workshop – March 2021

CoEJ held it’s second Loss and Bereavement workshop on 28 March 2021 which was facilitated by Br. Sarfraz Jeraj and Sr. Esmat Jeraj.   The aim of this workshop was to assist the community in understanding the factors affecting the grieving process and how to communicate effectively with the bereaved. It was an enriching event […]

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