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1st National Mosque Open House Day

Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), along with its two outreach divisions, GainPeace and WhyIslam, hosted an Open Mosque Day on August 19, Saturday, in several Masjid in the US, insha Allah.  Some mosque hosted theirs on Aug. 20, Sunday. These open houses are...
Masjid hosts luncheon for non-Muslims

Masjid hosts luncheon for non-Muslims

By Nick Ciccone, August 23, 2017   Masjid Hamza, in Valley Stream, along with hundreds of mosques across the country, opened its doors to the community on Sunday in an effort to break social barriers and have an honest discussion about Islam. The event was...
Lake County mosque opens doors to non-Muslims

Lake County mosque opens doors to non-Muslims

‘There are so many things in common between us’ By Lee V. Gaines, Chicago Tribune Shaykh Azfar Uddin, the imam at the Islamic Foundation North Mosque, said when the prime minister of Spain called the recent deadly terror attack in Barcelona an example of...
For Muslim women, a home to call their own

For Muslim women, a home to call their own

By Lisa Wangsness, GLOBE STAFF   The shingled Victorian house on Intervale Street has a purple door, a symbol of hope. The Basmala — a phrase recited when reading the Koran, “In the name of God, the most gracious, the most merciful” — decorates a wall in the...