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“Islam teaches love & peace, not hate & violence”

September 3rd, 2015

Muslim Americans Declare in 100 Billboards Across the US
 
By Stoyan Zaimov, Christian Post Reporter, September 3, 2015
 
Muslim Americans have erected 100 billboards across major U.S. cities with the message that Islam and its prophet, Muhammad, taught love and peace, rather than violence and hatred.
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U.S. Muslim campaign to dispel myths about Prophet

September 3rd, 2015

By Ismat Sarah Mangla, September 03 2015
 
Among the many colorful billboards in New York City’s Times Square boldly advertising the latest movies, musicals or premium alcoholic drinks, one sign in particular stands out.
 
“Muhammad believed in peace, social justice, women’s rights,” the sign reads.
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US Muslims hope billboards reclaim Islam’s message

September 3rd, 2015

By Rasha Madkour, Sept. 3, 2015
 
BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of billboards with Muslim themes are sprouting nationwide, proclaiming what organizers say is the true message of Islam and its prophet, Muhammad: peace and justice, not extremism and violent jihad.
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N.J. billboard looks to raise awareness about Islam

September 1st, 2015

By Hannan Adely, Staff Writer | The Record
August 31, 2015
 
Commuters heading toward the George Washington Bridge are being asked to take a closer look at the Islamic faith in a new billboard on I-95.
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ICNA Seminar Prepares Pilgrims for Hajj

August 28th, 2015

OnIslam Staff, Thursday, 27 August 2015
 
CAIRO – Preparing pilgrims for the spiritual journey, the Education Department of the Islamic Circle of North America announces free online seminar on the Muslim hajj, offering help to would-be pilgrims to fulfill the life-time journey.
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August 26th, 2015

Online Hajj Seminar by ICNA Tarbiyah Department

August 24th, 2015

 
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NEW YORK, NY (August 24, 2015) – The Education Department of the Islamic Circle of North America announces free online seminar on the Muslim Pilgrimage (Hajj). This will be conducted by Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan.

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Bay Area billboards raise awareness about Islam

August 9th, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A roadside campaign to raise awareness about Islam has arrived to Bay Area billboards. It is part of a nationwide push to dispel myths about Muslim Americans called #WhoisMuhammad launched by The Islamic Circle of North America, an American Muslim organization based in New York.

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New billboards aim to educate about Islam

July 20th, 2015

By Catherine Holland, KPHO/KTVK, Jul 19, 2015
 
PHOENIX (KPHO/KTVK) – Phoenix is getting three new billboards as part of a national campaign designed to raise awareness about the Islamic religion.
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Seattle billboards to counter negative views of Islam

July 19th, 2015

By Nina Shapiro, Seattle Times staff reporter, July 18, 2015
 
A national campaign aimed at countering negative perceptions of Islam has put up four billboards in Seattle. Changing public perceptions may be a tough job, in the face of the Chattanooga shooting and fears about proselytizing.
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Leaders Respond to Chattanooga, TN Shooting

July 18th, 2015

National and Tennessee Community and Religious Leaders Respond to Shooting in Chattanooga, TN
 
Released: July 17th, 2015
 
A month ago today, a young gunman murdered nine members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. It was the first day of Ramadan. This morning a young man murdered four marines, and wounded three others.
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ICNA Condemns Killing of Marines in Tennessee

July 17th, 2015

 
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NEW YORK, NY (July 16, 2015) – The Islamic Circle of North American condemns Thursday’s deadly attack by a gunman on a military recruitment center and a reserve facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee that left four marines dead.
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Etiquettes of Eid-ul-Fitr

July 17th, 2015

 
By Sh. Abdur Rahman Khan
 
As Ramadhan comes to an end, I pray that Allah accepts our good deeds – our fasts, our prayers, our du’a, and every action done for His sake. May this blessed month leave us with a slate clean of sin.
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Billboards in Iowa are part of the ‘Why Islam?’ project

July 12th, 2015

By Matt Kelley,Radio Iowa
 
Iowa is among 14 states that are the focus of a campaign called the “Why Islam?” project. So far, four billboards have been placed in Iowa cities which organizers say aim to decrease hatred and mistrust and promote a peaceful coexistence. Imam Jawad Ahmed is the supervisor of the effort’s toll-free hotline, based in New Jersey.
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Billboard on I-17 promotes Islam in Arizona

July 8th, 2015

William Pitts, 12 News, July 7, 2015

Members of the Islamic community are hoping billboards placed along Interstate 17 will spread what they call the true nature of the Muslim faith. The billboards are near the Islamic Cultural Center of Phoenix and advertise a free Quran, as well as a phone number and website to call for questions.

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Same-Sex Marriage: A Quranic Perspective

June 30th, 2015

In Islam, marriage is the union between man and woman. It is the first human institution established by God, who created Adam and immediately made from him, his spouse, Eve. From this union children were born, and nations, tribes and civilizations emerged.
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Sex, Drugs and the Redemptive Power of Islam

June 30th, 2015

By Malika MacDonald Rushdan
 
Do you remember the hadith of the prostitute who obtained paradise just by providing water to a thirsty dog? Yet, more often than not, we look down upon those who may seem beneath us. As the National Director of ICNA Relief USA’s Women’s Shelter Network, I want to share with you the story of one such woman, a tale that is sadly far from unique.
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The Story Behind the “Why Islam?” Billboards on I-95

June 26th, 2015

By Jess Swanson, June 24, 2015
 
Religious billboards are nothing new for Florida highways, especially the ones in the rural north. But five billboards unveiled on May 8 were erected along Interstate 95 by the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) to educate South Floridians about Islam. They were prompted by growing levels of Islamophobia in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo killings in January.
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Group Uses Billboards To Battle Islam Misconceptions

June 22nd, 2015

June 22, 2015, By Shelby Lin Erdman
 
A nationwide billboard campaign by an Islamic group is seeking to counter the negative image of Islam following a deadly shooting rampage at a French magazine in January.
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Muslims mark Ramadan, donate personal care products

June 21st, 2015

Muslims to Donate $3000 Worth Personal Care Products to DuPage PADS, to Mark Ramadan
By Community Contributor Taskeen Khan,
 
CHICAGO, June 16, 2015 – ICNA Relief Chicago, the Glendale Heights, IL, based local chapter of a National Muslim organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable, will donate personal hygiene products to homeless women, on June 23 2015, to honor the Islamic month of Ramadan.
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