AEP Blog

Looking to the pastMay 12, 2019 Written by Michaela Hill   Abdelkader’s personal identity was inseparable from his spiritual identity. He viewed himself as a devout Muslim above anything else. One of the most defining aspects of his
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A Guide to the Month of RamadanApril 28, 2019 Written by Nadia Elamin   When Does Ramadan Occur? Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is very a significant time for Muslims all over the world. Ramadan officially
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Emir Abdelkader’s Legacy Lives OnApril 14, 2019 Written by Michaela Hill   The more I discover about the life of Emir Abdelkader, the more I am constantly amazed at his ability to overcome difficult circumstances. He truly was able
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5 Ways to Get Involved in AEPMarch 31, 2019 Written by Daud Shad   Abdelkader Education Project (AEP) was founded in Elkader, Iowa in 2008 “to revive the courageous religious and moral legacy of Emir Abdelkader el Djezairi.” If you’re interested
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Meet the Bloggers: Reem EsseghirMarch 17, 2019 Written by Samantha Wiedner   This week we decided to take a break from the usual blog and interview one of our very own bloggers!   Reem, 17, is a high school
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Education: The path to a better tomorrowMarch 3, 2019 Written by Samantha Wiedner   The first conversation that I had with Kathy Garms took place in a small boutique that I worked in high school. She hadn’t come into the boutique
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A Guide to Islamic HolidaysFebruary 17, 2019 Written by Reem Esseghir   With nearly 2.5 billion Muslims around the world, it is important as members of a diverse society to be aware of the background and significance of the holidays that
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WelcomeAbdelkader Education Project promotes values of compassion, understanding, and cultural literacy. These values are a part of Emir Abdelkader’s legacy. We are excited to begin this blog as the next facet of our organization. Our
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