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Teeming ISNA Convention Shows Muslims Playing Growing Role in American Society

Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

December 1, 1997 | M, M.

Attending the annual convention of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) is always a rewarding experience, and it was no different this year. This is the single largest annual gathering of Muslims in North America. After a decline from 1983 to 1993, ISNA has turned itself around and has been gaining rapidly in strength. According to the ISNA organizers, “around 22,000” people attended the convention that was held in Chicago, Illinois, between Aug. 29 and Sept. 1, 1997.
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