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Muslims refuse to assimilate into Canadian Culture: Boycott Western Holidays

Posted by thebosun on October 4, 2007

Hat tip to SYTMAN & BOZE Morning Show, KTTH 770 AM, Seattle

Mosque Orders Muslims: Boycott Western Holidays

TORONTO – A Toronto mosque is telling Muslims not to say “Happy Thanksgiving” or invite friends into their homes for turkey dinner on the holiday weekend.

The Khalid Bin Al-Walid Mosque says to “avoid participating” in dinners, parties or greetings on Thanksgiving because it is a kuffaar, or non-Muslim, celebration.

A two-part article on the mosque Web site says Muslims should also “stay completely away” from “Halloween trick-and treat nonsense,” Christmas, New Year’s, anniversaries, birthdays and Earth Day.

“How can we bring ourselves to congratulate or wish people well for their disobedience to Allah? Thus expressions such as:Happy Thanksgiving, Happy Birthday, Happy New Year, etc, are completely out,” it says.  Source: Canada.Com National Post.

According to The Canadian Sentinel Blog, Khalid Bin Al-Walid Mosque previously was forced to apologize for declaring that saying “Merry Christmas” was equal to murder.

The mosque is once again up to its old tricks encouraging its members to reject Canadian culture and alienate itself from Western civilization. These 7th century clerics appear to be encouraging their mosque members to not assimilate into the host country (Canada) culture.

Link to Khalid Bin Al-Walid Mosque rules that discourage assimilation: ETIQUETTE AND RULINGS: EID


The Prophet’s words “Every nation has its festival, and this is your festival” indicate that these two Eids are exclusively for the Muslims, and that it is not permissible for Muslims to imitate the kuffaar and mushrikeen in anything that is a distinctive part of their celebrations, whether it be food, dress, bonfires or acts of worship.Muslim children should not be allowed to play o­n those kaafir festivals, or to put up decorations, or to join in with the kuffaar o­n those occasions. All kaafir or innovated festivals are haraam, such as Independence Day celebrations, anniversaries of revolutions, holidays celebrating trees or accessions to the throne, birthdays, Labour Day, the Nile festival, Shimm al-Naseem (Egyptian spring holiday), teachers’ day, and al-Mawlood al-Nabawi (Prophet’s Birthday). The Muslims have no festivals apart from Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adhaa, because of the hadeeth narrated from Anas (may Allaah be pleased with him) who said:“The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) came to Madeenah and the people had two days when they would play and have fun. He said, ‘What are these two days?’ They said, ‘We used to play and have fun o­n these days during the Jaahiliyyah. The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said, ‘Allaah has given you something better than them, the day of Adhaa and the day of Fitr.’” (Sunan Abi Dawood, 1134)

These two Eids are among the signs or symbols of Allaah which we must celebrate and understand the aims and meanings behind them.

It is my opinion that this type of Islamist mindset promotes hatred, intolerance, and  xenophobia by the Muslims and islamophobia by the non-Muslims.  Assimilation is the key to success in a host country.  

My immediate questions are:

  • Why do Muslim clerics at Khalid Bin Al-Walid Mosque hate the country they currently live in? 
  • Why do they chose to isolate themselves from Canadian society?

Please visit Canadian Sentinel Blog for the complete story from a Canadians point of view:  Mosque Orders Muslims: Boycott Western Holidays

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2 Responses to “Muslims refuse to assimilate into Canadian Culture: Boycott Western Holidays”

  1. kar said

    they are only here to spread islam, nothing more

  2. thebosun said

    Kar it is very sad that and it is very true.

    Until the mohammedans go through reformation and enlightenment, it will only get worst.

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