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ISWM Eid al Adha Prayer Information

Asalamu Alaikum Dear Community Members, Please bring your own prayer mat, folding chair for elderly and an umbrella to cover yourself from sun or rain. WHAT: Eid al Adha Prayer WHEN: Tomorrow Takbeerat Start at 8AM Salat Al Eid at…


Donate Now | SUMMER SUFFERFEST by West Springfield Boys & Girls ClubSUMMER SUFFERFEST IS BACK and this year the reigning champion, Mayor Will Reichelt, and Adam Jaber are inviting YOU to join in on the Summer Sufferfest fun! All you need is a bike and the Strava app (free) The event is virtual so you can ride a bike anywhere, anytime, and any distance. Each week we’ll recognize individuals who have rode the most miles, most elevation, and the single longest ride. Plus, if you log 100 miles in a week you’ll be entered into a raffle that we’ll pull each Monday. The competition begins Thursday, July 1st and it will end with a celebration at the West Springfield Boys & Girls Club on Saturday, July 31st. .… See More…

Will there be any Muslims left among the Chinese Uyghurs?

The Chinese government says it protects freedom of religion, as long as believers follow laws and regulations – including a ban on religious education for minors. As a result, the number of Uyghurs practicing Islam is dwindling.
Tursunjan Mamat, a practicing Muslim and ethnic Uyghur in western China’s Xinjiang region, said he’s fasting for Ramadan but his daughters, ages 8 and 10, are not. Religious activity including fasting is not permitted ….more:csmonitor