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ICNA’s Stance on the Occupy Wall Street Protests

JAMAICA, New York (November 02, 2011) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) issued a press release today in support of Occupy Wall Street protesters.
“Real progress and development of a country depends on prosperity of society as a whole, not just that of a selected portion of society. Yet the income gap between the rich and the poor continues to grow, and uneconomic recovery across the country has been uneven and unstable at best. Corporations are ruthlessly cutting jobs, leaving 10% of the entire population unemployed while Wall Street enjoys huge bonuses.
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US Mosques Used 3 Different Methods to Decide Eid ul Fitr

A report on how the date for Eid ul Fitr 2011 was determined by Mosques in USA.


Based on survey conducted by the Islamic Circle of North America.


JAMAICA, New York (October 25, 2011) – Almost an equal percentage of American mosques decided the day of Eid ul Fitr either on the basis of local moon-sighting (40%) or according to the Fiqh Council of North America’s prepared Islamic calendar (39%).


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Eid Al-Adha Wishes from ICNA

ICNA wishes Muslims in America and everywhere a blessed Eid Al-Adha! We encourage our members and the general Muslim community to celebrate the Eid holidays with your local masajid, communities and Islamic centers.
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