Omar Suleiman – Eating Iftar While Gaza Starves – Taraweeh Khatira

Omar Suleiman
AI: Summary © The Eastern Empire is centered around the idea that everyone should enjoy the experience of the culture. The two narratives from the Bible, one about a woman who talks about being in a bad situation and the other about the responsibility of her family for her health, are discussed. The speakers also touch on the importance of avoiding empty stomach foods and the need for people to commit themselves to their cause, and encourage them to donate to trustworthy organizations and use their own money to help those who are starving.
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Brothers Are we ready in Selma?

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Soleimani comm rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh.

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Shape arms investment out of normal human hamdulillahi rabbil Alameen whatever you want to allow Bali mean without Cuba to in Matatini Allahumma salli wa sallam about I cannot decode Asuka Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa salam ala alihi wa sahbihi wa salam to Seaman cathedra.

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I wanted to actually addressed Subhanallah a sentiment, the, I think many of us are feeling this year. And I actually want to ask you, how many of you feel a sense of guilt when you're having a thought? When you see what happens to the people in Gaza this year?

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Pretty much everyone, I'm sure those that didn't raise their hands feel the exact same way. Allah It's a strange year, to be witnessing this genocide and real time and to see people died from hunger. And then Subhanallah we break our fest, and I know that it's a strange sentiment. And I actually wanted to address this from a perspective of the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and the way that the Companions would act in such a situation. Now, I want to preface this by saying that if you feel guilty when you are having your Iftar because you know, the blessings that are available to you that you take for granted. And you see the hunger of the people of Gaza, then

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that is a sign of Eman. That's a sign of faith. You should feel guilty, I should feel guilty we should feel a sense of loneliness that our brothers and sisters Subhanallah cannot find even a piece of bread while we have food that we can toss to the side. May Allah Subhana Allah to Allah nourish them, may Allah subhanaw taala sustain them may Allah subhanaw taala pour tranquillity upon them. May Allah subhanaw taala make them steadfast May Allah subhanaw taala open the doors of all of his sustenance to them. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant them victory over their vicious oppressor. Allahumma Amin.

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So what do we do with the skills and I wanted to go to a few Hadith are a few things that happened with the Companions, particularly when they thought of the hunger of the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam because there is an impact that it then has on how you act with food, how you act with food, and what narration Ebola or the Allah Tala. He passed by a group of people and the whole model of the home so he was passing by a group of people after the death of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and they had a roasted lamb. And they invited him to join and he couldn't bring himself to join them forever and Jaquan he refused to eat with them. We'll call out of the allotted time, and

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we'll have Roger Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Amina dunya when I'm yes Berman and Hamza Shane, he said the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam left this world, and the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was not even able to eat barley bread.

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And so that memory of the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam stopped him from being able to enjoy a meal that he was invited to, of course, closer than abodo, the Allah Tada I'm going to the prophets why Selim was his own family. And we read in the shaman, a very famous narration from a stroke, who says that I went to visit on a Saturday Allahu Tada. And she asked for food to be brought for me. And then as the food was brought, she said that Nussbaum and Tom in a shot with an app key in the kids that I never have my fill from a meal, except that I want to cry and then I cry.

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And I said to my mother, our Mother, why is it a Mother of the Believers that you cried? And she said, ethical * Allah T Farakka la hora Sudha Allah He sallallahu alayhi wa salam, a dunya I remember the state in which the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam left this world. And she said, Well Allah He mer shabby. I'm in Copenhagen. Welcome in martini for Yeomans Han Allah.

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What a man it is. Salatu was Salam, the most powerful man in the world. And she says, I swear by Allah, that he never

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had his fill from bread or meat twice in a day. prophesies, I've never had two full meals a day.

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The most powerful man in the world, well, Rama attended Atomy. And so I start with this to say, Dear brothers and sisters, that there is a sense of not being able to enjoy the food that's in front of you. Because you know that someone better than you has been deprived. And there is no one better than the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and even if he passed away, without us having met him at his site was set up, we still love him. sallallahu alayhi wa salam. And so that same sentiment, I want to remind you before we even talked about the people of Leza, that same sentiment sometimes should strike you as well as I'm ahead as someone who loves the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,

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that the extravagance that we have, and that we enjoy, we remember that the prophets lie, some didn't enjoy that extravagance in this life. And that should cause us some discomfort. And so there is an effect of knowing that someone better than you did not have what you feel like you don't deserve. And then there's something else. There's proximity, to where even if the person is not necessarily of a virtuous state, the fact that you know of their state of hunger and that you've been exposed to it should disrupt your conscience, when food is presented to you. Hence the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is famous Hadith, where he said sallallahu alayhi wa sallam lace and

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movement, Allah, the Yeshua, Zhao Hoja, he is not a believer who eats to his fill, while his neighbor is hungry, I realized that when we talk about neighbors, that's a very foreign concept to us today. But you got to think about how neighbors were back to them. Right, you knew what your neighbor was going through, you knew what your neighbor was afflicted with, you had an idea of whether or not they were in a good financial circumstance. And they will not comment on that hadith in two ways. They say number one, there is the idea of greed, right? That your neighbor would be effective, while you have that food in your house, and it doesn't take much for you to let something

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some water extends a little bit of extra sugar, a little bit of extra bread, something to go over to your neighbor, a little bit of extra meat Subhanallah, in the narration of our beloved Ramona, and also the Allahu taala, on Houma with a Jewish neighbor when the meat came to his house. And he immediately said, take some of that over and he quotes the Hadith of the prophets lie Selim. So it's not even about who the person is, it's about the fact that there is a human being that is next door to you. And you have extra. And so the profit slice and I'm said shall be, right. When you eat to your fill, meaning by necessity, there is an implication of excess, you have extra, and your

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neighbor goes to sleep hungry. And so the first two narrations speak to the virtue of the person who is starving, the second set of narration speak to the proximity that you have to the starving person. And these days, subhanAllah we're in a two way dilemma, because we see the most blessed people on earth starving on our screens.

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You know what, Sam's Pamela. They see us in our normal bond festivities will lie. It's a strange world. When you think about it,

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can you imagine? And I was actually speaking to one of the brothers panela that's one of the journalist there. And he was talking about Subhanallah their extreme food habits. He's on Instagram.

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I mean, he's in Rafah on Instagram, and he has nothing to do

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and is watching other Muslims, celebrating their thoughts and talking about what they're doing and all types of stuff. So it's a two way thing we're exposed to them. And they're exposed to us may Allah subhanaw taala forgive us for our incapacity, Allah hum me. If that makes you a little sick in your stomach. It should. It should make all of us a little sick in our stomach. Now. We spoke about before Ramadan, the crime of starvation. May Allah subhanaw taala punish those who are starving our brothers and sisters, the outward enemies and the hypocrites from within this ummah as well, because the responsibility for their Starvation is not just on one party. It's from multiple directions

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unfortunately. May Allah subhanaw taala hold them accountable for what they're doing to our brothers and sisters. I mean, Allah forgive us for not being able to do more for them. Hola. Hola. Me, what do we do with these feelings? And this is what I want to come to inshallah to Allah and give you a little bit number one, should it have some sort of a consequence on how we carry ourselves this Ramadan? Yes. Make your fonts a little less extravagant. Don't do the big parties this year. Try to limit a little bit more and actually, especially when you're having a thought with your

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Family talk about why you're doing that. Right? Let's, let's bring it down a notch this year when it comes to the festivities of food, the festivities of Iftar let's bring it down a notch in sha Allah to Allah. And let's remind ourselves of what's there. That's number one. Number two,

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make you're at the time of Iftar with your family for those that are starving,

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remind them of the blessing that's in front of them and the profit slice and I mentioned and accepted your app. The mini Haney often for the believer at the time that they break their fast and this is a time of accepted you're out and make your act collectively as a family before your breaking of the fast and specifically mentioned hunger you know, when you make you're out, you mentioned the favorites that Allah has given to you. And then you ask ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada for specific things so specifically mentioned, the blessing of food that you have, and make sure that Allah subhanaw taala provides for our brothers and sisters over there. Bring it front and center to

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your conscience. Number four.

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If you can donate to your brothers and sisters, trustworthy organizations, and I'm not going to get started as to which organizations are trustworthy. Yes, by the way, anyone? That's fundraising for VESA right now ask questions. Right Do Your Homework look at the reputation of the organization ask questions about how they're getting food into Reza right now. There are some that are getting food into the zone hamdulillah there are some that will be very transparent and say that they're storing Rafa for the moment. And this is the intention, this is the future plan and hamdulillah Hey, but donate to trustworthy organizations in sha Allah Tada and do your homework, do your homework and by

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the way, if you do your homework and you give money to this effort, and it turns out that they completely, you know, misappropriate that money your DUA Inshallah, your intention is sound, may Allah subhanaw taala accepted from you. Do your homework in sha Allah Tada. And definitely give number six.

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Remember the people that are hungry, that are not invisible, and you can reach them from your own My dear brothers and sisters, there are people in the Horn of Africa. There are people in Yemen, there are people in different parts of the world that are starving from your ummah, and you can reach them with your charity. Let this also be a time that you give to them in the lucky time. And then even in your own neighborhoods, even here in Dallas, wherever you are, there are people hungry Muslims and non Muslims. Reach out to them in sha Allah to participate. Let this truly be a month of appreciating the blessing of food and exerting ourselves in regards to the blessing of food in the

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nighttime. And the last thing, dear brothers and sisters, commit yourself still to the cause in sha Allah to Allah whatever you were doing before Ramadan keep on doing it, but in the know how to how to undo it even more in Charlottetown May Allah subhanaw taala use us for our brothers and sisters in the Gaza and all over the world in Palestine and Syria and Somalia and Yemen, the Rohingya wherever they are in Sudan, Ya Allah allow us to benefit them, allow us to do that which is going to be beneficial for them. May Allah subhana wa Tada use us and not replace us may Allah Subhana Allah never let us be from the heatless May Allah Subhana Allah to Allah forgive us for our shortcomings

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May Allah subhana wa Tada overcome the oppressors wherever they are and whoever they are loving I mean broadcloth eco center MyChart until it gets

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