https://facebook.com/ICNA https://youtube.com/ICNA
In The Name of Allah, The Most Beneficent, The Most Merciful
Home : About ICNA : Chapter Locator : Contact Us
 

Archive for June, 2012

06 30 12
 

Sum of Shariah: New KS law denies use of foreign codes

 
By HELEN T. GRAY
The Kansas City Star
 
Women can drive in Kansas. The stoning of adulterers is not condoned, nor is removal of the right hand of thieves.
 
Yet the Kansas Legislature overwhelmingly passed and Gov. Sam Brownback recently signed a ban against state courts or agencies making any ruling based on foreign laws — read, Shariah.
Read more

 
 
06 27 12
 

Charity Reports Spike in Homeless Muslim Women

 
By Jehangir Khattak | Voices of NY
 
June 26, 2012, New York – Two leading New York-based Urdu newspapers have reported an increase in homelessness amongst Muslim women, many of them fleeing domestic abuse. The Pakistan Post and the Urdu Times both reported that the relief arm of Islamic Circle of North America, known as ICNA Relief, one of the America’s largest Muslim charity and relief organizations, is finding it hard to accommodate the number of Muslim women seeking shelter at its temporary housing shelter in New York.
Read more

 
 
06 19 12
 

Webinar on American Mosque Report 2

 
Developing an Agenda for Strengthening Masjids: Lessons from Report Number 2 of the US Mosque Study 2011, Saturday June 23, 2012 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time
  Read more

 
 
06 19 12
 

WhyIslam Goes South of the Border

 
by Wendy Diaz Muslim Link Staff Reporter, Thursday, 14 June 2012
 
When Nahela Morales, an Administrative Assistant and National Coordinator for Spanish Dawah at WhyIslam, decided to plan her family vacation a year ago, she never thought she would be taking her work with her. Now, she is spearheading a joint effort between WhyIslam and seven other organizations, most of them Spanish-dawah oriented, to deliver necessary Islamic material to the growing Muslim community in Mexico.
Read more

 
 
06 18 12
 

ICNA Sacramento Holds Fundraiser

 
By Ras H. Siddiqui
 
The WhyIslam effort in Sacramento, California, held its third Annual Fundraiser at the Holiday Inn Express in Elk Grove on Saturday, June 9 th attracting a broad spectrum of Muslims who seriously want to spread the true message of Islam into America’s mainstream community. This project is a part of an ongoing movement started by the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA).
Read more

 
 
06 12 12
 

Youth Conference 2012

 
By Zainab Arain
 
I stepped out of the airport and was confronted by the sight of eight boisterous girls stuffed into a minivan with their luggage and junk food. I was to be the ninth. I squeezed into a space on the floor, shouted my salams over the clamor, and we took off into the night.
Read more

 
 
06 12 12
 

Muslims – Can’t Guarantee Obama 2012 Election Vote

 
By Sabrina Siddiqui, 06/11/2012
 

WASHINGTON — As President Barack Obama travels across the country to raise funds and court voters, one group that was drawn to his candidacy four years ago has expressed a feeling of being further and further marginalized.
Read more

 
 
06 9 12
 

Highlights of the 37th Annual ICNA-MAS Convention 2012

 

Theme: Defending Religious Freedom, Understanding Shariah

 
By The Convention Committee
 
Alhamdulillah, the 37th Annual ICNA-MAS Convention, held in Hartford, CT from May 26th to 28th, was a huge success.
Read more

 
 
06 8 12
 

Convention 2012: Sharing My Personal Observations

 
By Dania Sandfia
 
Memorial Day weekend was the weekend of the ICNA-MAS Convention. The convention brought together about 16,000 Muslims in the Hartford, CT area—an area that, if it weren’t for the convention, would be dead. Muslims came from all over the country—some from Ohio, Boston, Chicago, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Indiana, and as far as California.
Read more

 
 
06 7 12
 

A Fun Experience For The Whole Family

 
By Haseeba Syed
 
Take a look around you—in front of you, behind you, to your left and to your right. All you see is a sea of people. They’re all doing the same thing as you. This is the feeling you get when you’re at the ICNA Convention, especially during prayer (although we shouldn’t be looking around in prayer!) You are surrounded by thousands of fellow Muslims that are all there for the same reason as you are, to gain more knowledge on Islam and to worship Allah (SWT).
Read more