Hadith of the Month

ععَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ السَّخِيُّ قَرِيبٌ مِنْ اللَّهِ قَرِيبٌ مِنْ الْجَنَّةِ قَرِيبٌ مِنْ النَّاسِ بَعِيدٌ مِنْ النَّارِ وَالْبَخِيلُ بَعِيدٌ مِنْ اللَّهِ بَعِيدٌ مِنْ الْجَنَّةِ بَعِيدٌ مِنْ النَّاسِ قَرِيبٌ مِنْ النَّارِ وَلَجَاهِلٌ سَخِيٌّ أَحَبُّ إِلَى اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ مِنْ عَالِمٍ بَخِيلٍ .

سنن الترمذي كتاب البر والصلة باب ما جاء في السخاء 1961

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, Generosity is near to Allah, near to Paradise, near to the people, and far from the Hellfire. Miserliness is far from Allah, far from Paradise, far from the people, and near to the Hellfire. An ignorant generous person is more beloved to Allah the Exalted than a stingy scholar.

Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhi 1961, Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar

School News
  1. We want to thank everyone for your generosity you have been showing to Muslim Center of NY. Please keep in mind Brothers and Sisters; we may not always be here but institutions will remain as long as humanity is alive. There are great benefits and rewards when we take part in continuous charity and it will be a great help to our community for the years to come. Your tremendous efforts in requesting funds from potential donors will go a long way in supporting this center. MCNY's Annual Fundraising Event is finally here! It will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Marriott LaGuardia. Time: 6:00P.M. We encourage everyone to bring your families and friends, and are looking forward to a wonderful evening with you all.

  2. In today’s world individuals play an important role in the development of society and our environment. Our religion, Islam emphasizes and gives great attention to protecting our surroundings for the well being of the human mankind, and all the other living things such as plants, animals, etc. Muslim Center J.H.S would like to dedicate April as the month of Conservation. What is Conservation? It is the usage, improvement, and protection of human and natural resources. We are responsible to take care of our environment. Allah SWT says; "Devote thyself single-mindedly to the Faith, and thus follow the nature designed by Allah, the nature according to which He has fashioned mankind. There is no altering the creation of Allah." Quran 30:30. May Allah SWT give all of us the tawfeeq to respect and make our surroundings a better place. Ameen.

  3. ELA state exams will begin on Wednesday April 3- Thursday April 4, 2019. We are sure our students will perform well as they have been preparing for this all year. Here are a few tips for the students to prepare for the upcoming state exams;
    • Make sure to get an ample amount of sleep the night before the test.
    • Students should eat a nutritious and filling breakfast.
    • Make sure the student is on time (if not early) on the day of Exam.
    • Set a backup alarm to avoid possibility of oversleeping.

  4. On March 23, 2019 MCJHS held the boy’s Interstate competition, and on March 30, 2019 the Girl’s Interstate speech competition took place. All of our students did an outstanding job in our In-School Speech Competition. Each and every speech was a motivation and inspiration for all of our audience and judges. All the students who participated did a commendable job. The final winners for the Interstate Speech competition are:

    CategoryNameGradeIn SchoolInterstate
    1Sumaiya Asra3rd1st Place1st Place
    3Nabiha Jahir7th1st Place2nd Place

    We would like to give our winners a big CONGRATULATION! MCJHS is honored to take the trophy for the Girl’s 2019 Interstate Speech Competition.

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