—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
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.
ICNA Sisters’ Wing’s annual online Tafseer-ul-Quran in English began on July 19th and continued through the middle of Ramadan with an attendance of 250. The entire Quran was covered in daily sessions that took place from 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm Eastern on Paltalk. Three online sessions also took place in Urdu with an average of 125 attendees.
70 Urdu and 13 English classes were also conducted in person with an average attendance of 20-25 students. These classes were held in Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Kentucky, Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York and Santa Clara. These in person sessions covered selected chapters of the Quran.
The Islamic Circle of North America is a leading American Muslim organization dedicated to the betterment of society through the application of Islamic values. Since 1968, ICNA has worked to build relations between communities by devoting itself to education, outreach, social services and relief efforts.
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