Tag: 2011

Since 2011: Muslim Center of Montgomery Gives Food, Clothes to Community

The Muslim Center of Montgomery held its quarterly Food and Clothes Pantry Saturday morning.635855148832829833-MUSLIM1.jpg

The food drive, started by Larry El-Amin in 2011, is held by the Muslim Center every three months. While December has mostly been associated with holidays such as Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, El-Amin said that’s only more reason to give.

“Christmas is coming up so we try to help those in need get through the holidays,” El-Amin said. “It’s a season of giving for Christians, so it’s an opportunity to have a season of giving for Muslims as well.” ….more: montgomeryadvertiser

Masked Men Attack Mosque in West Springfield, MA

Masked men attacked a mosque in Massachusetts. Wednesday that left several windows broken, an official and a community leader said.ue in Massachusetts Wednesday that left several windows broken, an official and a community leader said.

The attack on the Ahiska Turkish American Cultural Center and Mosque in the city of West Springfield took place at 8.15 p.m. local time (0015GMT) when five unidentified masked men began hurling stones, Yasar Colak, religious affairs counselor at Turkey’s Embassy in Washington, said….See More  Masked men attack Turkish mosque in US