Category: Community News

Imam About Town

NEW YORK, USA

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From wedding ceremonies to the NYPD, there isn’t an area of Muslim life in New York that the young Imam Khalid Latif hasn’t worked tirelessly to improve

In 2000, Khalid Latif, an 18-year-old first year undergraduate at New York University, still fresh off the train from Edison, New Jersey, found himself standing before a group of his fellow Muslim students, delivering his first sermon. ‘What do you mean give the sermon? You want me to stand in front of 150 people and lecture them about their religion?’ he responded, when the then president of NYU’s Islamic Center invited him to cover for an absent imam. ‘He said, “Just do it. You can do it.”’ more at http://brownbook.me/

Oklahoma Muslims receive special praise from White House officials

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Muslims marked the end of the yearly pilgrimage to mecca with communal prayer and celebration called Eid Ul-Adha on Saturday.

Leaders of the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City say it’s been a tough month for Muslims here in Oklahoma after being associated with the beheading at Vaughan foods in Moore.  mOklahoma Muslims receive special praise from White House officialsore  http://kfor.com/

MyJihad Ad Campaign Now on Chicago Buses!

 A Muslim man with prayer beads and a Jewish man with Hebrew/English on his shirt that reads “If not now, when?” (famous statement by Hilel the Elder) building friendships Jihad has to do with making friendship across the isle: MORE AT: myjihad.org/…

Sandy Relief Muslims

ICNA Relief’s Disaster Response Team deployed on the ground after seawater left affected cities. The call ICNA Relief made for volunteers was extremely successful. Hundreds of volunteers responded to the call. ICNA Relief has established an Information & Referral Center…

Muslim Scholars on Voting

Knowledge Is Power, Ignorance Is Disaster! The article: “It is incumbent upon Muslims to actively participate for the following reasons: 1) In order to protect our rights as American citizens, we must be involved in politics. 2) Our involvement can facilitate our support of…