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08 8 12
 

Documentary on Anti-Shariah Movement & Its Response

 
Program: Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
Episode: Shariah Controversy
 
“It targets one community, one faith,” says Naeem Baig of proposed legislation to ban US state courts from considering shariah. “It is to create this fear of Islam and Muslims in the larger society.”
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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.
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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
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04 20 12
 

15th Annual Quiz Competition Draws 1,000 Participants

 
Dallas, TEXAS (April 19, 2012) – This year’s 15th Annual YM Quiz Competition in Dallas, TX continued its yearly success of assembling and accommodating a large number of young Muslim kids across the Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) metroplex.
 
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03 23 12
 

KUHF Conversations: The Objectives of Sharia Law

 
March 22, 2012, by: David Pitman
 
This weekend, the Islamic Learning Foundation in Houston will host a series of lessons called “Compassionate Justice: The Objectives of Shariah.” The classes are open to everyone of any faith. This is part of a broader effort by an Islamic advocacy group to help people gain a better understanding of what Shariah Law is, and what it isn’t. KUHF’s David Pitman spoke with Sh. Omar Suleiman. Sh. Suleiman teaches at the Islamic Learning Foundation in Dallas, and will this weekend’s classes in Houston. Click below to listen:120322-KUHF_Convo-Shariah-Law 

 
 
03 21 12
 

Muslims seek to educate Houstonians on Shariah

 
By Lomi Kriel
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
 
The way supporters of the conservative group Texas Eagle Forum see it, a growing number of U.S. Muslims are practicing “stealthy jihad,” secretly trying to impose their religious doctrine on Americans and form a parallel judicial system, one that could force women to wear burkas or even condone honor killings.
 
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12 16 10
 

“WhyIslam Center” Project Dinner Attended By Many

 
by TMO, Muslim Media Network
 
HOUSTON, Texas (December 16, 2010) – “Giving brings many rewards & blessings to a person: Giving with philanthropic spirit brings rewards & blessings to not only a person, but also brings positive change in the society around us.”
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11 14 10
 

Purify Your Gaze

 

Purify Your Gaze is a three-week online awareness campaign discussing pornography addiction within the Muslim community.

 

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11 14 10
 

The Best Ten Days of the Year

 

The best ten days in the whole entire world are upon us, the most blessed days of the year: the first ten days of the month of Dhul-Hijjah (meaning “Owner of the Hajj”). It is truly the holiday season for us Muslims, as to us the special days are those in which we really have a reason to rejoice: our good deeds are being multiplied in number.

 

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10 31 10
 

YM Quiz Competition in Southern California

 
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
LOS ANGELES, California (October 31, 2010) – The Islamic Circle of North America Southern California chapter invites you to participate in its Young Muslims Quiz Competition, taking place on November 7th, 2010 at Islamic Center of Orange County (ISOC), Garden Grove, CA.
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08 26 10
 

ICNA Sisters’ Wing’s Annual Online Tafseer-ul-Quran

 
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JAMAICA, New York (August 25, 2010) – To honor and welcome the blessed month of Ramadan, ICNA Sisters’ Wing held “Welcome Ramadan” programs nationwide as well as Tafseer-ul-Quran (Quranic exegesis) sessions.
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08 17 10
 

Family Retreat Connects with Nature

 

ICNA’s Family Retreat was held in Harrisburg, PA at the Gifford Pinochet park from July 3rd to 5th. More than 60 families, totaling over 200 individuals, attended the retreat. It was an atmosphere where people prayed together and enjoyed together. Some highlights were food, volleyball, badminton, cycling, and a campfire with a barbecue.

 

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08 10 10
 

Companions and Ramadan by Sh. Ibrahim Negm

As Ramadan is quickly passing us by, and we are entering the last ten days, let’s all take advantage of this time and spend Ramadan like the companions did. Below is quick mp3 presented by Young Muslim, a youth division of ICNA.

 

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07 22 10
 

Record Attendance at the 5th ICNA S. Central Conference

 

By Zainab Arain

 

HOUSTON, Texas (July 2nd, 2010) – The fifth annual ICNA-MAS US South Central Region Conference was held at the University of Houston with much success. The theme, Save Family – Save Society, attracted large crowds.

 

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07 22 10
 

Successful Launch of ILF in Houston

 

HOUSTON, Texas (July 17th, 2010) – Over 150 students attended the first ever class of the Islamic Learning Foundation (ILF) of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Houston Chapter. Ustadh Abdul Sattar Ahmed (Founding member of Chicago’s ILF) said he was not expecting that many to show up for the first course.

 

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07 19 10
 

YM co-sponsors “Summer Nights” Lecture Series

 
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JAMAICA, New York (July 19, 2010) – Young Muslims (YM), and Young Muslims Sisters are pleased to announce their co-sponsorship and participation in the Summer Nights Program 2010, which consists of a series of online educational web seminars on Islamic topics such as Fiqh, Dawah, the Quranic Sciences, Hadith Study, etc.
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09 28 09
 

Intro to American Muslim Family

Meet the Ansaris! They are among an estimated seven million Muslims living in the United States, with over 1200 mosques throughout America.

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09 19 09
 

Eid Mubarak & Launch of National Family Campaign

Insha Allah, we pray that as we approach the end of Ramadan, all of our fast, charity and other good deeds are accepted and rewarded multifold. We also pray that Ramadan has recharged our spiritual batteries, and that we carry the momentum forward by keeping self-discipline, self-restraint and generosity, while obeying Allah’s commandments. If you have not already then please do pay Zakat-ul-Fitr here

 

http://www.icnarelief.org

 

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08 26 07
 

Kitaab-ur-Ramadhan Uloom Al-Quran Course

ramadan07classICNA New Jersey is organizing a learning opportunity entitled: Kitaab-ur-Ramadhan
Course QRN 101: Uloom Al-Quran. It will take place on: 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Every Saturday starting from Sept 8th to Oct 6th 2007. The
Fee will be: $100 which
Includes Books, Teacher's notes etc.
Description: This course of sciences of the Quran, instills the
understanding of deep inner concepts of our Holy Book such as, its
history of collection, reasons of revelation, abrogation of ayats,
Makki and Madani ayats, orientalism and the Quran, as well as
scientific ayats tafseer in the Quran. After this course everyone will
know Allah's book better and be able to give dawah efficiently as well
as dispel the myths and misconceptions non-believers have about the
divine book of Allah.
Important note: This Course will give participants hands on experience in
Why Islam Dawah work, by going through practical field excercises
associated with the courses. Whatever learnt in theory will be
practically applied ass part of course requisites. Savor Unique
Experience!
*Class will be taught by ustaadh Sheikh Jawad Ahmed, graduate of
International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan. Currently at
Al-Ghazaly Islamic High School, Teaneck, NJ.
877-WhyIslam Center
1320 Hamilton St.
Somerset, NJ 08873
. The
Registration Deadline is September 3, 2007. Please visit http://www.icnanj.org for more information.

 
 
07 9 07
 

Conference Confronts Islamic Stereotyping

thedaydotcomBy David A. Brensilver

Hartford — East Lyme resident Imran Ahmed recently received an e-mail in response to comments he posted on the Internet about terrorism and the war in Iraq. The e-mail, Ahmed said, came from a former U.S. serviceman who opined that Islam was a bankrupt religion and that Muslims subscribe to terror and violence.
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