I never dreamed of having a big wedding, or even any wedding at all. When I met my now husband, he agreed that he would be happy eloping. But when the time came and we were getting married it became clear that the event was not for us but for our families — for each of us to introduce the people who had shaped our lives to our new spouse and for our families to get to know this new person. This ritual seemed especially important in light of the fact that we come from such different cultures. My husband is a Kurdish Turk, raised Muslim. In the end, we had three weddings.
Israeli man's photos in holy Muslim site cause social media rage
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This week we speak to Shahzad Younas, founder and chief executive of Muslim dating website and app Muzmatch. It was two years ago, and the then year-old British entrepreneur was in San Francisco pitching London-based Muzmatch to a group of high profile potential investors. Shahzad and his business partner Ryan Brodie were there because they had entered a global competition to win backing from prestigious Silicon Valley investment firm Y Combinator. This US company offers financial and practical support to a number of new start-ups per year.
Jump to navigation. He adjusts his feet as three men around him — all stocky and sporting similarly shaped beards — shout words of encouragement. Come on! Salam breathes deeply, revolves the palms of his hands over the barbell and jumps and lands on his feet, the weight resting under his chin. He drops it, and hugs each of the men, a celebration of his personal best.
Images of an Israeli citizen inside a mosque in Medina, Saudi Arabia, have caused anger among Arab users on social media. His Facebook page includes photos of him inside Medina Prophet's Mosque, one of Islam's holiest sites. Non-Muslims are prohibited from visiting Mecca and advised not to enter parts of central Medina, where the mosque is located. But Mr Tzion said religious sites in Medina were open to the public. Speaking to the Times of Israel , Mr Tzion - who became an Israeli citizen in - said visiting Muslim countries was "a hobby", describing his message as "respect for other cultures and faiths".