Improbably enough, this community settled by germans and scandinavians, its religious life built around catholic and lutheran churches, bears the name of a muslim hero abd el-kader was renowned in the 19th century for leading algeria’s fight for independence and protecting non-muslims from persecution. Elkader -- the small town of elkader may seem like an unlikely place to foster an international partnership with a muslim-majority country in north africa. Islam elkader photography, luxor, egypt 1,325 likes 229 talking about this photography. Muslim, his life of “true jihad” can inspire muslims in the us and around the world to think differently about the meaning of jihad class of 1915, elkader (iowa) high school honored emir abdelkader “such is the history of the man for whom our town is named. Abd el-kader was the most famous revolutionary of his day, an algerian muslim who waged war for almost two decades against the french colonial invasion.
When kathy garms, member of bethany lutheran in elkader, learned the story of her town’s namesake, as a teacher she believed his story could be the catalyst for better relationships with our muslim neighbors. Syrian maronite church declared prince abd el kader el jazairy as a muslim saint elkader is the only american town named after an arab hero it has a total population of 1,500 with three churches – but no muslim, arab or a mosque. Abdul qadir, abd al-qadir or abdulkadir (arabic: عبد القادر ) is a male muslim given name it is formed from the arabic words abd , al- and qadir the name means servant of the powerful, al-qādir being one of the names of god in the qur'an , which give rise to the muslim theophoric names. Elkader was named after a 19th century muslim leader, emir abd el-kader, who was exiled from algeria but later saved 10,000 christians from massacre at the hands of the turks elkader still.
Muslims really think lesson three: captivity in france lesson three presentation content: departure from algeria, a parliament divided, toulon: guests or prisoners, betrayal, bad news, pau: prison with a view, france’s house table of contents for emir abd el-kader: a muslim hero for our time curriculum. Elkader was named after a 19th century muslim leader, emir abd el-kader, who was exiled from algeria but later saved 10,000 christians from massacre at the hands of the turks. There is also elkader in iowa, named after an algerian spiritual and military leader who fought the french colonisation the early 1830’s see link below elkader, iowa - wikipedia this sort of things happens everywhere and in many cities around the world for instance there’s kennedy square in algiers, capital of algeria. Elkader saulat 2013-05-09t14:22:15+00:00 may 9th, 2013 | share this article facebook twitter linkedin reddit tumblr google+ pinterest email got questions eman arafa reflections on the muslim call to prayer (adhān) categories categories islamic artwork get social watch videos.
It all began with a name elkader's founders had no way of knowing that selecting the name for their city had set the stage for a great international experience for the residents of elkader. A muslim hero: the story of abd el-kader (a book by me) [a book by me, firash ututalum, hannah wieckhorst] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers emir abd el-kader was born on september 6, 1808 near mascara, algeria. Presentations relating to american muslims the abdelkader education project promotes cultural literacy, civility, and understanding while reviving important lost history with relevance for today the multi-faceted life of emir abdelkader, a widely acclaimed 19th century arab statesman, humanitarian, warrior, religious scholar, and ethical leader, is the vehicle for this global education project. A muslim role model for today: emir abdelkader the emir represents the values and attributes that we want to inculcate in our american muslim sons and daughters.
The event brought together scholars, experts, and attendees from the algerian embassy in washington to review the life of abdelkader el djezairi as commander of the faithful who was one of the least known but most influential muslim leaders of the 19th century due to his efforts to unite the country against foreign invaders. Islamic center of cedar rapids (iccr) serves the spiritual, religious and communal needs of area muslims by means of nurturing their faith, upholding their values, and fostering the wellbeing of the community around it through worship, charity, education, outreach, and civic engagement. It would be helpful for trump to travel to elkader, iowa, to go to the abd el-kader education project and learn about the contributions of african muslims in america muslims have been part of the. Elkader this week hosted a delegation of prominent algerians on saturday, a festival will be held celebrating the town’s relationship with the country and the city’s namesake, muslim revolutionary, emir abdelkader.
Emir abd elkader is probably unknown to most people in the west he was a muslim scholar, warrior and leader who earned the respect and praise of high figures of his time (1807-1883) such as abraham lincoln, the pope, napoleon bonaparte iii, victor hugo and lord londonderry. The town of elkader in iowa in the united states is named after abdelkader the town's founders timothy davis, john thompson and chester sage were impressed by his fight against french colonial power and decided to pick his name as the name for their new settlement in 1846. A muslim, he saved thousands of christian lives in the 1860s because of this, he was admired by many including the founders of elkader, who decided to name the town after him. In 1846 elkader, iowa was named after world-renowned muslim hero, emir abd el-kader today, elkader is an example cross-cultural understanding, and cooperation.
Abdelkader education project (aep) transcends culture and faith traditions through education, outreach and respectful engagement between all people get involved the abdelkader education project is a success because of people like you. All this week, iowa public radio reporter rob dillard has been exploring what it means to be muslim in iowa much of his reporting for this series has. All in a namebrian, a native iowan hailing from new hampton, and frederique, who is of french-algerian descent, met in boston in 2001 avid travelers, it was while preparing for a trip back to iowa in 2002 that frederique discovered the town of elkader, which was named after the greatest algerian hero emir adb el kader.
Elkader is name for the 19th century algerian muslim rebel abd el-kader, who led the fight for algerian independence from the french this example is not of religious origin, but honors the fight of oppressed peoples against their dominators, a tale similar to america’s long struggle with britain. Brian bruening, who owns schera’s algerian american restaurant in elkader, iowa, prepares lunch orders bruening is also the democratic party chairman in clayton county.