Tafsīr Programme 01/09/2015
Tafsīr Programme 01/09/2015

Shaykh Mohammed al-Hilli continues his weekly tafsīr of Sūrat Ṭā Hā. Shaykh Mohammed began by noting how it is a common feature amongst all humans to have the desire to question. As human beings we use questions to obtain information, but also as a way of presenting information and pursuing a…

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Calling out for more clothes

Following on from the success of the Clothing Collection Campaign, we have been able to send over 17 shipments of clothes to the orphans and their families (approximately 25 tonnes). We are continuously looking for more ways to improve quality of life for the orphans; therefore we are still acceptin…

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Tafsīr Programme 25/08/2015

Shaykh Mohammed al-Hilli continues with his weekly tafsīr of Sūrat Ṭā Hā. Shaykh Mohammed began by asking us to contemplate the problem of facing difficult questions. How many times have each of us been asked questions by those who oppose or disagree with us, and had difficulty answering. Tho…

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Tafsīr Programme – 18/08/2015

Shaykh Mohammed began this week by considering how the biography of Prophet Muhammed (s) is characterised by a number of battles. The Qur’an chronicles these battles as confrontations between the Muslims and the disbelievers. If we look at the first verse of Sūrat al-Fatḥ we see that Allah says…

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Tafsīr Programme – 11/08/2015

Shaykh Mohammed al-Hilli continued his weekly tafsīr, picking up from where he left off last week on verse 44 of Sūrat Ṭā Hā and continuing on to verse 47. Shaykh Mohammed began by asking us to imagine that each of us was an ambassador tasked with confronting the most vicious tyrant in the wo…

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Tafsīr Programme – 04/08/2015

Shaykh Mohammed al-Hilli continued with his tafsīr of Sūrat Ṭā Hā, focusing this week on the verses 40 to 44. Shaykh Mohammed began by considering how conversation and discourse are natural habits of human beings, and how this dialectic is used throughout the Qur’an. In particular, he focus…

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Tafsīr Programme – 28/07/2015

Shaykh Mohammed al-Hilli’s weekly tafsīr returned this week after its brief hiatus during the holy month of Ramadhan, continuing the exegesis of twentieth chapter of the Qur’an, Sūrat Ṭā Hā. Shaykh Mohammed began with a summary of what had been covered so far. We recalled that the chapter…

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Ramadhan Food Hamper

During Ramadhan this year Noor Orphans Fund distributed food hampers to poor families across Iraq who are struggling to buy food. The hampers contained a total of twenty essential foodstuffs, including rice, pulses, oil, milk, tea and sugar. This initiative has helped ease the suffering of many poor…

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NOF Gala Dinner 2015

On the 14th of June 2015 the Noor Orphans Fund hosted its annual charity fundraising dinner in London. Following on from the popular charity dinners we’ve held in the past, this years dinner was widely lauded as being the most successful to date. Over four hundred guests were in attendance, enjoyi…

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