The Muslim Council of Elders’ social media pages will broadcast a total of 5 programs during the holy month of Ramadan which falls in line with the Council’s strategy to employ all avenues to promote the values of dialogue, peace, and coexistence.
Most prominent among these programs is ‘Al-Imam Al-Tayeb’ by His Eminence Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders. The program covers a variety of topics relevant to women, their status within Islamic culture, and how Islam values female empowerment. A number of television outlets in the Arab and Islamic worlds will also air the program.
‘Values of Humanity with the Elders’ is a program presented by members of the Muslim Council of Elders that bring to light various fundamental qualities outlined in the Document on Human Fraternity. These include tolerance, acceptance of the other, forgiveness, coexistence, citizenship, respect, mercy, cooperation, wisdom, justice, and other virtues.
‘With the Peacemakers’ is a program presented by members of the Emerging Peacemakers Forum, an initiative by the Muslim Council of Elders. It focuses on a number of global examples that have enabled people to achieve peace in their societies. This coincides with the launch of the second edition of the Emerging Peacemakers Forum, which will be held in Geneva next July.
‘Crescent of Coexistence’ discusses certain human values that can be rediscovered during the holy month of Ramadan. It includes a number of episodes such as, ‘Ramadan and Community Peace’, ‘Ramadan the Month of Giving’, ‘Ramadan the Month of Acquaintance’, ‘Faith and Reckoning’ ‘Temporary Righteousness: Do we understand Ramadan well?’.
The program ‘Think About Your Fasting’ discusses the rationale behind the legitimacy of fasting, its most valuable secrets, the psychological and physiological impact it has on a person, the benefits that one can attain from fasting, and the thirty-day school of fasting.
All programs can be streamed on the Muslim Council of Elders’ social media pages through the following links: