Sabtu, 08 Juni 2019

 5 city names in the United States whose roots are from the Middle East

 5 city names in the United States whose roots are from the Middle East


1.Bethlehem, New Hampshire, United State.

20190606_163137.jpgScreenshot of the Bethlehem Area of the United States (source : Al Arabiya English)
We can't differentiate betwen Bethlehem in Palestinaand Bethlehem in The United State, the two city names are the same, but the history of ancient and classical city tell us that Bethlehem was built as the holy city in the Middle East, and the name of Bethlehem is famous in United State after many saints brought the name of Bethlehem in their hearts to a hopeful country, the United States

Below is a photo of old city from a local guide


2. Mecca, California The United State

20190606_163253.jpgScreenshot of the Mecca area of ​​the United States (source : Arabiya English)
Mecca was built by Abraham as the Holy Land of Muslims located in Saudi Arabia, it turns out Mecca also names an area in Riverside CountyUnited States with a population of 8,577 people.

Next to Mecca in California, Mecca in Indianapolis and Mecca in Ohio, United States

A photo of Mecca Zamzam Tower (a local guide)

IMG_20180908_205408.jpgZamzam Tower of Mecca
Below a photo of Mecca from other a local guide

Screenshot_____-__-__-__-__-__-1.pngA photo of Mecca
3.Medina, Washington, The United States

20190607_075615.jpgScreenshot of Medina Area, Washington, The United States (source : Wikipidia)
Madīnah, is a city in the Hejazi region of the Arabian Peninsula and administrative headquarters of the Al-Madinah Region of Saudi Arabia. At the city's heart is al-Masjid an-Nabawi ('The Prophet's Mosque'), which is the burial place of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad, and it is one of two holiest cities in Islam, the other being Mecca(wikipidia)

Next to Medina in Washington, The United States, many states have Medine city
1.Medina, California, United States
2.Medina Tennessee, The United States
3.Medina Minnesota, The United States
4Medina, New York , The United States
5.Medina, Wisconsin , The United States
6.Medina, Kansas, The United States
7.Medina, Ohio, The United States
8.Medina, West Virginia, The United States
9.Medina, North Dacota, The United States

Below a photo of the Al Masjid an Nabawi Mosque by a local guide

IMG_20190216_192249_364.jpgOn the way to the Al-Masjid an-Nabawi Mosque.
4.Cairo, Illinois, The United States

20190607_203821.jpgScreenshot of Cairo Area, Illinois, The United States (source : Al Arabia English)
Cairo is famous as the biggest city in middle east and north Africa and I think not just north but may be all Africa. In downtown you can find the old city and I recommend if you want to eat some original food you can find many places and restaurants over there like ( koshry sayed hanafy – kapapgy el nasr) and if you wanna visit some place very old ( not old as pyramids) you can go to el moez street and khan el khalely. But be carful its not easy to walk there as its very crowded. Basically I think Cairo is the best  city. (A local guide)

Next to Cairo, Illinois, United States, 15 other states have cities named Cairo:
1.Cairo Alabama, The United States
2.Cairo Arkansas, The United States
3.Cairo Florida, The United States
4.Cairo Georgia, The United States
5.Cairo Tennessee, The United States
6.Cairo Indiana, The United States
7.Cairo Iowa, The United States
8.Cairo Kansas, The United States
9.Cairo Kentucky, The United States
10.Cairo Missouri, The United States
11.Cairo Mississippi, The United States
12.Cairo Nebraska, The United States
13.Cairo Oklahoma, The United States
14. Cairo Oregon, The United States
15.Cairo West Virginia, The United States

Below a photo of Cairo by a local guide

32701904_1879378795456400_6974003174659063808_n.jpgA photo of Cairo Egipt
5.Damascus, Maryland, United States

20190607_233431.jpgScreenshot of Damascus Area, Maryland, United States (source : Al Arabia English)
Damascus arabic: دمشق‎, romanized: Dimašq [diˈmaʃq], Syrian Arabic: [dɪˈmaʃʔ]) is the capital of the Syrian Arab Republic; it is also the country's largest city, following the decline in population of Aleppo due to the battle for the city. It is colloquially known in Syria as aš-Šām (الشام) and titled the "City of Jasmine" (مدينة الياسمين Madīnat al-Yāsmīn). In addition to being one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Damascus is a major cultural center of the Levantand the Arab world. The city has an estimated population of 1,711,000 as of 2009. (Wikipidia)

Next to Damascus, Maryland, United States, 10 states have cities, named by Damascus

1.Damascus Alabama, United States
2.Damascus Arkansas, United States
3. Damascus Georgia, United States
4. Damascus Illinois, United States
5. Damascus Mississippi, United States
6. Damascus Oregon, United States
7.Damascus Pennsylvania, United States
8. Damascus, Tennessee, United States
9.Damascus  New York, United States
10.Damascus  Virginia, United States

Below a photo about Damascus by a local guide

20180826_105336.jpgAbout Damascus

Senin, 27 Mei 2019

5 Oldest Islamic Boarding Schools in Java

When talking about Islamic boarding schools, Islamic boarding schools are the first place of education before there is a school or madrasah education as modern education, Islamic boarding schools are traditional Islamic education in Indonesia, where students can learn and must be occupied by santri in the complex which also provides mosques for worship, study room and more. religious activities. This complex is surrounded by rules and regulations for students in accordance with applicable regulations. Islamic boarding schools are two terms that show one understanding. Islamic boarding schools are based on their basic understanding of student learning places, while huts mean simple houses or residences made of bamboo. In addition, the word cottage might come from Funduq Arabic, which means a hostel or hotel. On Java, including Sunda and Madura, terms and conditions are generally used, while in Aceh it is known as the Dayah or Rangkang or menu, while in Minangkabau it is called Surau.

The following is 5 lists of the names of the oldest Islamic boarding schools in Indonesia as well as the founders and years of their establishment. Until now, this oldest boarding school still exists and continues to innovate and develop according to the times.

1. Al-Kahfi Somalangu Islamic Boarding School, Kebumen, Central Java

Caption : A photo Al-Kahfi Somalangu Islamic Boarding School, Kebumen, Central Java (local Guide Abdur Rouf)
The early history of the establishment of the Alkahfi Islamic Boarding School Somalangu is one of the oldest historic Islamic boarding schools in Southeast Asia that still exists today, in the village of Sumberadi, Kebumen, Central Java. This boarding school was founded on Wednesday, January 4, 1475 M. Its founder was Sayid Muhammad Ishom Al-Hasani or known as laqob Sayid Abdul Kahfi Al-Hasani, a clerical figure from Hadhramaut, Yemen, who was born on the 15th of Sya'ban 827 H in the village of Jamhar, Syihr.

2. Buntet Islamic Boarding School, Cirebon, West Java

Caption : A photo Sport Centre of Buntet Islamic Boarding School, Cirebon, West Java (local guide Ugit Rifai)

The early history of the establishment of Buntet Pesantren was inseparable from the struggle against invaders, one of the oldest Islamic boarding schools in Indonesia, first established in the 1750 AD, by KH. Muqoyyim bin Abdul Hadi, or the Buntet call it Mbah Muqoyyim. He is an official of the Mufti (Official Religious Court) of the Palace.

3. Sidogiri Islamic Boarding School, Pasuruan, East Java

There are two versions of the year of the establishment of the Sidogiri Islamic Boarding School, namely 1718 or 1745. In a note written by Panca Warga 1963 it was stated that the Pondok Pesantren Sidogiri was established in 1718. The note was signed by Almaghfurlahum KH. Noerhasan Nawawie, KH. Cholil Nawawie, and K. A. Sa'doellah Nawawie on October 29, 1963.

4.  Darul Ulum Banyuanyar Islamic Boarding School, Pamekasan Madura

Caption : A photo Darul Ulum Banyuanyar Islamic Boarding School, Pamekasan Madura local guide Bang Ipul)

The Banyuanyar Islamic Boarding School originated from a small langgar (musholla) which was founded by Kyai Itsbat bin Ishaq around the year + 1787 M / 1204 H. He was one of the charismatic scholars known for his zealousness, wisdom and wisdom which gave birth to community leaders and caregivers Islamic boarding schools on Madura Island and Java Island.

5. Jamsaren Islamic Boarding School, Surakarta, Central Java

Caption : A photo Jamsaren Islamic Boarding School, Surakarta, Central Java (local guide Suntoro)
 The history of the establishment of the Jamsaren Islamic Boarding School is inseparable from the struggle for independence of Indonesia and Pangeran Diponegoro, the boarding is located on Jalan Veteran 263 Serengan Solo. This Islamic Boarding School was first established around 1750. In its history, this cottage passed two periods, having experienced a vacuum of almost 50 years, between 1830 - 1878.

Initially, the Islamic boarding school which was established during the reign of Pakubuwono IV was only a small surau. At that time, PB IV brought in scholars, including Kiai Jamsari (Banyumas, Central Java). The name Jamsaren was also taken from the name of the residence of Kiai Jamsari which was later enshrined until now.