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Tokyo Jamii [Tokyo Mosque]

Name Of Masjid: Tokyo Jamii [Tokyo Mosque] Address: 1-19 Oyama-cho, Shibuya-ku, Postal Code : 151-0065 City: Pref: Tokyo Phone: Fax: Email: info@tokyocamii.org Website: … [Read More...]

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Masjid Otsuka [Otsuka Mosque]

Name Of Masjid: Masjid Otsuka [Otsuka Mosque] Address: 3-42-7 Minami Otsuka, Toshima-ku,Postal Code : 170-0005 City: Pref: Tokyo Phone: Fax: Email: Website: … [Read More...]

Featured Personality

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Sulaiman Akira Hamanaka: A Dynamic Japanese Muslim

Do you know the most popular Japanese website on Islam and who is behind that? Yes, you guessed right. It is www.islamjp.com and the force behind its … [Read More...]

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Interview With Ahmed Masahiro Kojima

Couple of days ago, I had the pleasure of meeting with a senior Japanese Muslim brother, Mr. Ahmed Masahiro Kojima, Secretary General of Kumamoto … [Read More...]

Latest Posts

Demonstration To Be Held In Tokyo Against Israeli Crimes

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Generally speaking, we do not get into politics at least on this website. However, the following appeal was one we simply could ignore. Please read on as it is important for all of us to do whatever legal way we can to stop Israel to commit such crimes against humanity. 18th July Demonstration Against Israel Muslim […]

Arabic Islamic Institute in Tokyo Distributing Free Dates

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The Arabic Islamic Institute in Tokyo is distributing  Dates “tamr-kajur”, during the month of Ramadan, for Individuals ,Masajid, Musalas and Islamic Associations. But the condition is the address should be within Japan. No international deliveries please. Please send the following information  needed to fax number: 03-3404-8622. Attn: Abuwalid 1)  Category: Individual Name:  - Masjid Name: - Musalah […]

Allowing Non-Muslims To Enter Into Mosques In Japan

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In Masjid ul Haram or Masjid Nabawi in Mecca and Madina respectively, we can justify banning of the non-Muslims to enter into these Holy mosques.  However, in japan and all the countries including Muslims and non-Muslims alike, there is no solid reason for us to ban the non-Muslims from entering into the mosques.  We need […]

Ramadan In Japan

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This is the image of Iftar in Tokyo Masjid or Turkish Mosque whatever you would like to call it.  It was taken by someone for japantoday.com website. This shows people taking their iftar yesterday (June 29).  An interesting phenomenon about the iftar dinners in Tokyo Masjid is that even, many non-Muslim Japanese also join for […]

Ramadan Starts In Japan

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We, at WWW.JapaneseMuslims.com, heartily want to extended our greetings on the occasion of the start of Ramadan 1435 in Japan and many other Muslim countries on Sunday.  May this Ramadan bring you theutmost in peace and prosperity not only in this world but also in the world hereafter.  On this great occasion, let’s not forget […]

Are Some Of Us Polluting The Halal Industry?

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Tokyo, the most hitech-city on the face of the earth, features quite a few restaurants which claim to be serving ‘Halal dishes. And, some of them, actually, do serve these dishes to their Muslim customers as well as to the non-Muslim guests. However, unfortunately, most of them still offer alcohol and other pollutants to their […]

2nd International Symposium Held On Food Halalness

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The “Gurunavi” Endowed Chair in Future Food at Tokyo Institute Of Technology invited six experts from Brazil, New Zealand, the United States, France, Great Britain and Malaysia to give lectures on “Religious Norm and Food Business: a Global Perspective”. The purpose of this symposium was to give Japanese audience a glimpse of food business related […]

Why Some of The Halal Restaurants Are Actually NOT Halal At All

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Recently, I got hold of a Muslim-friendly Guidebook published by the Japan Tourism Agency.  A large number of restaurants were listed as ‘Halal’ in that guidebook. As our mission is to list up all the Halal restaurants operating in Japan on our website, I decided to visit all of them. It has been only few days […]

Interview With First Japanese Halal Soy Sauce Maker CEO

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A former castle town flanked by Mt. Zao to the east and Mt. Gassan to the west, Yamagata is a city steeped in historical legacy, cultural tradition and rich natural beauty all year round. You could find history, culture and its liveliness whereever you go in Yamagata.  These were my first impressions when I visited […]

Nature Of Tarbiyyat Camps In Japan

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Recently, I got an opportunity to attend a one-day Tarbiyyat Camp near Tokyo which was organised by an Islamic organisation which has strong roots in the country of their origin.  Alhamdulillah, it was a nice, well-organised program and I enjoyed participating in it. People from far of place of the country came to attend the […]

How To Find Halal Food In Japan

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Day in and day out, we get so many requests on how and where to find halal food in japan. These questions are, especially raised by Muslim visitors whoa re either visiting the countries or have plans to visit for business, family, recreation or any other purposes.  Instead of answering our visitors individually, we have […]

Provision Of Halal Food In Japanese Universities

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Muslims studying in Japanese universities can find halal food in some of the campuses in the country.  Our preliminary survey results about Japanese universities offering halal food services to their Muslim students seem to indicate, that many campuses have already started offering some type of halal foods to their Muslim students. The most important is […]

Is A Cheese Cake Halal In Japan?

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Is a cheese cake halal in Japan? That is the question I asked myself earlier today while getting few cheese cakes at the end of an auto auction where I went to buy a car for myself.  However,  unfortunately, not many of my Muslim friends bothered to think about this while getting the same cheese […]

Muslims Hotline Launched

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Due to the increasing demand by the valuable Muslim visitors of JapaneseMuslims.com and other related websites, we have launched a brand-new Muslims’ Hotline service.  The hotline provides information to new Muslims in Japan and elsewhere about basic information about the country, availabliity of halal food stores, restaurants in various parts of the country. You could […]

Beautiful Japanese Naat For Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)

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This morning, I got a chance to watch the beautiful naat for our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) written and recited by our friend Mr. Syed Kamal Rizvi, a long time resident in Tokyo. Please listen to the beautiful words he says about the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). Indeed, we need to spread the […]

Launching A New Video Series On “Success Factors”

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  It is a great pleasure for us to let you know that we, at JapaneseMuslims.com are Alhamdulillah, launching a brand new daily (Inshallah) video series on “Success Points Of Business & Life” by Br. Syed Kamal Ahmed Rizvi, a well-known Muslim brother who has been quite active in Dawah and other Islamic activities in Japan […]

Teaching Islam To Our Kids in Japanese

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Islam was introduced to Japan some 120 years ago when more than 600 Turkish visitors tried to land on the Japanese soils but unfortunately,  most of them were engulfed by a mighty storm near Nagasaki port in 1892.  Since that time, the Japanese have tried to understand Islam and its various facets.  Writers studied Islam as […]

14th Annual Quran Competition Held at Arabic Islamic Institute, Tokyo

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On December 31, 2013, 14th All-Japan Quran competition was held at Arabic Islamic Institute in Tokyo. About 200 contestants from all parts of Japan recited verses of the Quran in the competition. The participants were divided into the following six groups based on their level of the Quran memorization. Level 1: Those who have memorized […]

3rd Japan-Arab Economic Forum To Be Held in Tokyo

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Japan Cooperation Center For The Middle East (JCCME) is holding the third Japan-Arab Economic Forum at a local hotel in Tokyo on December 16 and 17, 2013. The forum was established as a framework for ministerial-level dialogue by uniting efforts of the Government of Japan and Japan’s business community in cooperation with the League of […]

Introducing Muslim Embassies Database In Japan

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Alhamdulillah, we, at JapaneseMuslims.com, have added the addresses of all the Muslim embassies operating in Japan. The data includes their contact details along with their Google Map so that you could easily find if you decide to go to any of them.  The contact detail includes the address, telephone number, fax, email, website URL etc. […]