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Proclamation—Day of National Thanksgiving

Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor; and Whereas both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me “to recommend to the people of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer, to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favors of Almighty God, especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness:”…more:  presidency.ucsb.edu ..more: Discussion Guide Begin by reading George Washington’s “Thanksgiving Proclamation…more: Thanksgiving and Muslim Heritage 


Restaurant “American City Diner”: Standing with American Muslims.”

This restaurant “American City Diner” located at 5532 Connecticut Ave, Washington DC NW, 20015 bravely
put up this sign “Standing with American Muslims.” Please express your appreciation and gratitude to them by visiting them, together with your family and friends, and calling them at 202-244-1949 to thank them! Supporters who are standing up with American-Muslims, in the face of an unprecedented, vicious and dangerous wave of Islamophobia. Light always breaks out of darkness!”
Several people have called and thanked them! They were really happy to receive the calls. SOURCE (ICNA FACE BOOK)

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