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06 30 14
 

What do Soccer, Brazil, and WhyIslam Have in Common?

The 2014 FIFA World Cup!
 
People from all over the world are turning toward Sao Paulo, Brazil for the largest global sporting event of the year, and WhyIslam has front row seats.
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06 27 14
 

Ramadan Greetings from ICNA

 
Dear brothers and sisters in Islam,
 
Assalamu Alaikum. I wish you and your families Ramadhan Mubaarak. May the Barakah of Allah SWT descend on us as individuals, as families, as a Jamaa’ah and as an Ummah.
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06 23 14
 

Brazilian Ex-Gangster Finds Islam

 
OnIslam Staff
Monday, 23 June 2014
 
A Brazilian ex-gangster has reverted to Islam, taking the shahada (Islamic declaration of faith) and sharing his story with members of da`wah project WhyIslam who are currently visiting Brazil during the ongoing World Cup tournament.
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06 17 14
 

Muslims Arrive in São Paulo to Share and Serve

 
Brazilian Muslims Invited North American Group
 
-—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—-
 
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL (June 16, 2014) – On the eve of the World Cup and in the midst of local protest against the FIFA tournament, Muslim members from the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) have begun arriving in Brazil at the invitation of local Muslim organizations.
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06 11 14
 

WhyIslam Heading to Brazil

 
A leading American Muslim group has announced plans for a special da’wah mission to Sao Paulo, Brazil, during the FIFA World Cup from June 12 through July 9, to provide accurate information about Islam to hundreds of thousands of football fans.
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04 17 14
 

Successful Booth Organized at LA Times Festival of Books

 
(LOS ANGELES, CA, 4/17/14) This past weekend, the WhyIslam team, under the ICNA Los Angeles chapter organized a successful interactive da’wah mega-booth at the 19th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books held at the University of Southern California.
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02 15 14
 

Presidential Quotes on Islam & Muslims

 
By ICNA Staff Writer
 
February 17, 2014 – This President’s Day, see what US Presidents have said about Islam and Muslims.
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02 3 14
 

Group hopes billboard helps educate others about Islam

 
By Mark Hicks, The Detroit News, February 2, 2014
 
Perched along Interstate 96 near Milford Road for the past month, a large red billboard asks travelers in the thousands of vehicles that pass it daily: “What is Islam? Who are the Muslims?”
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01 31 14
 

ICNA Observes World Interfaith Harmony Week

 
New York, NY
February 1, 2014
 
As part of its commitment to foster a global culture of peace, the Islamic Circle of North America joins in celebrating World Interfaith Harmony Week during the first week of February.
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11 15 13
 

Changing religious landscape: Increase in Muslim Latinos

 
Thursday, November 14, 2013
 
By ELISA CORDOVA, Cronkite News Service
 
TEMPE — Chris Cruz was born and raised Roman Catholic but converted to Islam in large part because of its call for a healthier lifestyle, including a prohibition on drinking.
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11 3 13
 

WhyIslam Expands in Mexico

 
By OnIslam Staff, Thursday, 31 October 2013
 
SOMERSET, New Jersey – After notable success in the US, a leading Muslim organization has expanded its awareness campaign to Mexico to present an accurate image of Islam and create new opportunities for dialogue with a new community.
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10 23 13
 

Interview: Muslim Mothers in Chiapas, Mexico

 
Nahela Morales is a Mexican mother of one currently living in New Jersey, USA. She serves as the National Hispanic Outreach Coordinator for WhyIslam, a dawah project of ICNA.
 
Recently, she and a team of volunteers traveled to Mexico to give dawah and provide aid for impoverished families. It was during this trip that she visited the city of San Cristobal de Las Casas in the State of Chiapas, home to a growing number of indigenous converts to Islam. This is her story of the Muslim mothers living there.
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10 12 13
 

Why So Many Latinos Are Becoming Muslims

By Tim Padgett
 
Most Latinos know the country is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month right now. What far fewer Latinos know is that next week marks Eid al-Adha, one of Islam’s most sacred holidays.
 
And yet the two observances are more related now than most Latinos realize.
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09 26 13
 

“Find Jesus in the Quran” billboard drawing attention

 
Sep 25, 2013
By MYFOX ATLANTA STAFF
 
ATLANTA – A billboard on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard is raising a few eyebrows. The sign, located just before Interstate 285 reads “Find Jesus in the Quran.”
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08 21 13
 

WhyIslam, Noman Ali Khan Join for Mexico Trip

 
By Wendy Díaz, Muslim Link Staff Reporter
Sunday, 18 August 2013
 
When Nouman Ali Khan, founder and professor at Bayyinah Institute, is not teaching intensive Arabic classes, engaging the youth in various masajid in Texas, touring the country promoting his program, or recording Qur’an Weekly videos and Ramadan reminders, he goes grocery shopping for poor indigenous Muslim families in Mexico. Sound bizarre? Read on.
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07 16 13
 

Why-Islam launches outreach programs during Ramadan

 
SOMERSET NJ (July 15th 2013) – The ‘WHY-ISLAM ‘ project addresses a growing need for accurate information on Islam and Muslims. During Ramadan, the month in which Muslims abstain from food and drink in an attempt to become closer to God, there is an increased curiosity about Islam from the diverse American society.
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06 27 13
 

An Islamic Expedition to Mexico

 
by Sadeel Allam, 06/26/2013
 
Can you picture 115,296,797 persons? Now, out of that amount, 3,700, according to a 2010 census by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography are Muslim, with a one third concentrated in Mexico City. Over the past 10 years in the conflicted area of Chiapas, reside approximately 300 native people, some which are from the ancient Mayan civilization that don’t speak Spanish, but have reverted to Islam.
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05 4 13
 

Más que nunca los Latinos aceptan el Islam en L.A.

 
Por: Muhammad Hussain, Nahela Morales (English translation below)
 
LOS ANGELES, California (04/05/2013) – Una docena de voluntarios de habla hispana participaron en nuestro puesto de información en Fiesta Broadway de Los Angeles California el domingo pasado. Este evento fue organizado por el equipo de ICNA del Sur de California un proyecto de WhyIslam.
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05 2 13
 

Female converts to Islam facing growing scrutiny

 
Omar Sacirbey, Apr 29, 2013
 
BOSTON (RNS) When Karen Hunt Ahmed and her Muslim husband divorced four years ago, many friends asked her, “Now you can stop this Islam stuff, right?”
 
Some friends, she thought.
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04 30 13
 

Successful booth at LA Times Book Fest amid concerns

 
By Roomana Songerwala
 
LOS ANGELES, California (April 22, 2013) – Over the past two days the prestigious Los Angeles Times Festival of Books was held on the sprawling grounds of the University of Southern California campus amid a warm but breezy weather.
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