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Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Admir Rasic

Admir Rasic was born in Bosnia-Herzegovina a few years before the start of the Yugoslav wars. He and his family and lived in Germany as war refugees before moving to the United States in 2000, making Spokane their new home. He is a proud dad of a 2-year-old daughter and the son of a concentration camp survivor. "I am grateful to God for all of the blessings in my life," he said. He received a bachelor's degree from the University of Washington in English Literature and enjoys playing soccer, reading books and meeting new people. His goal is to make the world a better place for his daughter.

Ask A Muslim: Do you drink alcohol?

Consuming alcohol falls into the forbidden (in Arabic haram) category

Ask A Muslim: What is Ramadan?

In 2017, Ramadan started on May 26, while in 2018 it is expected to start on May 15. In 2019, Ramadan will likely start on May 4.

Viewpoints: Is it ever OK to lie?

From your faith perspective is lying is ever justified and why?

Ask A Muslim: What Does Ramadan Look Like for Muslims in Spokane?

I am aware of two locations in Spokane that will host Ramadan activities throughout the month: the Spokane Islamic Center and the Bosnia-Herzegovina Heritage Association of Spokane. Each location will be open to the public and everyone is welcome to come meet their Muslim neighbors and enjoy the food.

Ask A Muslim: Is there a translation of the Quran you recommend?

Since I do not speak Arabic, I understand the difficulties of finding a scholarly translation of the Quran.

Ask A Muslim: What is the Kaaba?

The Kaaba is the small, black building in Mecca that Muslims circumambulate during the annual pilgrimage of hajj.

Ask A Muslim: Why do you believe in Allah?

Allah in Arabic really means the God.

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