Sunday Letter: Fashion, Politics, Food (August 29 to September 4)

Sunday Letter Fashion, Hijab, Food (August 29 to September 4)



120French court overturns burkini ban

Summary: The highest French administrative court overturned a town’s burkini ban, which challenges bans in 30 other municipalities.

Source: The New York Times




121First Muslim-Women-Run Mosque in Europe Opens This Week

Summary: Scandinavia’s first female-run mosque opened last week in Copenhagen, and more than 60 women attended the opening.

Source: Women in the World





122Muslims Are Not Terrorists

Summary: Two Muslim women were recently kicked out of a restaurant in France as the restaurant owner called them “terrorists.”

Source: Pres TV



123Burkini Discussion in France is Still Hot

Summary: Muslim Fashion designers have expressed confusion and anger after the recent burkini ban in parts of France.

Source: The Los Angeles Times






124Food Friday: Date Loaf

Summary: The loaf has a soft spongy texture and keeps well for about a week if stored in an air-tight container.

Source: Goltune




125Be Our Guest
Summary: At Goltune, we’re trying to create a new section of our site specifically for talented guest bloggers to write passionately about issues affecting Muslim women.

Source: Goltune



126Fashionable Muslim Women project displays beauty

Summary: Goltune recently went to Seattle to conduct their Fashionable Muslim Women project.

Source: Goltune



127French burkini ban drives increased sales

Summary: Following the uproar surrounding the burkini ban in France, Israeli designers have seen increased profits.

Source: The San Francisco Chronicle




128Muslim hip-hop dancers breakdown stereotypes

Summary: We’re Muslim, Don’t Panic is a hip-hop dancing group that aims to dispel myths.

Source: The Tennessean



129British Muslims speak against a burqa ban

Summary: VICE recently asked British Muslims their thoughts regarding a proposed burqa ban in public places.

Source: VICE