“Christmas-Winter” Holidays: All You Like To Read

By Back to Religion Editor


In this collective folder, Onislam.net team gather articles, personal accounts, videos and audios that cover Christmas and winter holidays.

Check the folder’s various sections, and provide us with your feedback and contributions…


                                        Your Family in the Holidays

The signs are everywhere, signifying the elaborate preparations that take place to celebrate Christmas.

Muslim families living in the West are not oblivious of the events that go on around them. Their children are also much aware of the hype. Thus, the questions come from children, who in their innocent years feel naturally connected to what they see.


Muslims, Too, Have a Lot to Do During Christmas

It is commonly known that as soon as the Halloween buzz ends, the colorful decorations, songs, and merchandises that symbolize the onset of Christmas, begin to appear at the grocery stores, malls, on the public main streets, and even few walking steps from where you and your family reside-your neighborhood.


What Do Muslims Do When Santa Comes?

Muslims living in the west are faced with the question of what to do when they are asked to participate in Christmas celebrations, gift giving, and parties.

Educate Your Kids About Jesus and Christmas

10 Tips to Enjoy Winter Holiday

I Don’t Celebrate Christmas, I’m Not “Old Scrooge”

The Other Face of Christmas

“Mommy there’s a “Holiday” tree in my school!”


Muslims On Christmas

Indeed, we Muslims may not have lights at our houses; we may not have lighted trees in our living rooms; and we may be working the night shift on December 25 and trolling the streets for something, anything, to eat. But that doesn't mean we don't have Jesus and Mary in our hearts.

Christ-Mass or Christmas

Many people around the world will be celebrating Christmas, a holyday believed to be held in commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ.


Is Jesus on Your Christmas List?

December is the month of holiday and shopping. Irrespective of one’s religious and cultural background, one cannot resist the temptation of going wild in shopping.

How Do I See Christmas?- Muslims Answer

Muslims’ Christmas Stories: “We Are Not Offended”

The Headache of Holiday Shopping

"Jesus and Me!" — A Muslim Ponders

Celebrating Christmas Confidently (Bishop’s Stand)

For India, It is Christmas All the Way…

Christmas in the East- How Much Westernized?

To Christians: Don't Borrow to Celebrate Christmas




Celebrations, Are Muslims In?

Muslims see these religious communities as cousins not only in faith but in ancestry also, through Abraham, that great pillar of monotheism. Islam encourages calling (da`wah) to Islam though wisdom and good speech and through constructive and dignified dialogue..

Christmas and Our Lost Humanity

One of the most popular Christmas songs reads, ‘Feed the world, let them know it’s Christmas time.’- initially aimed at addressing the needs of the developing world, who would have thought that charity (food-aid) must now actually begin at home.

Religious Celebrations: Are You In?

Celebrating Christmas: Cultural or Religious?

Christmas: A Time to Reflect on Jesus

New Reverts’ Christmas Dilemma

Christmas: Celebrating the Birthday of Jesus?

My Transition from American to Islamic Holidays


                                                 And In the News…

Some Muslims celebrate Christmas as the birth of Prophet Jesus Christ same as they celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him).



US Muslims Celebrate Christmas

Decorating her family’s Christmas tree in Fairfax County, Virginia, Nadiya El-Khatib is busy adding symbols of the three Abrahamic faiths, including olive woods, balls of glass, snowflakes and Hanukkah ornaments.


UK Muslims Feed Christmas Needy

A Muslim campaign in the central British town of Blackburn to collect donations for the needy during this Christmas season has been a great success after volunteers managed to collect tonnes of food

Xmas Trees Bring Hope for Palestinians

Christmas Fatwa Angers Aussie Muslims

Christmas Volunteerism Unites US Faiths

Avoid Christmas Wishes: Indonesia Scholars

Xmas Spirits Unite Canada Faiths

Poverty Eclipses Pakistan Christmas Joy

Related Links:
Christmas Celebration (10+ Fatwas)
Wishing Merry Christmas in Islam? (Video)
Christmas in Bethlehem (Gallery)