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Why Talk ISIS in Iowa? Exploring the many meanings of Jihad

Please register HERE for the free event.
 On September 16, speakers from the worlds of  national security, education and Muslim, Christian, and civic leadership will gather in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. They will discuss the many meanings of jihad as reflected in the life of Emir Abdelkader, after whom a town was name in Iowa in 1846. Considered Algeria’s George Washington, this 19th century Arab scholar/warrior/statesman counted among his admirers Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, and Pope Pius IX.

Headlined Abdelkader vs. ISIS: The Many Meanings of Jihad, the day-long forum builds on the annual Abdelkader Global Leadership Prize essay contests sponsored by the Iowa-based Abdelkader Education Project (AEP), open to high school and college students around the country. The forum honors students who have best articulated how Abdelkader’s lived Islam offers an example both to leaders today and can serve as an antidote to both islamophobia and the radicalization of youth drawn to the allures of ISIS ideology.

JANAZA Prayer TODAY FRIDAY 8-18-2017 – To Allah we belong and to Him we shall return / إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون

The Janazah prayer is scheduled for today Friday August 18, 2017 at MCC after first Friday Prayer at 1PM. We are still taking donations to cover expenses of the funeral and sending  the body to Morocco. Please donate at MCC after Prayer or online via PayPal (Link below).

Address:

Muslim Community Center
4380 N. Elston Ave. Chicago, IL 60641

 

With extreme sadness and sorrow, Maghrib Association of North America announces the passing away of Hamza Hammouis. He was shot to death early Monday in north suburban Evanston. MANA is organizing Azaa and fundraising this Thursday August 17th at 8pm at MANA Community Center: 4363 N. Elston Ave. Chicago, IL 60641. Everyone is encouraged to attend and help donating to cover funeral expenses. Or you may donate online via PayPal (click here)

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We pray that Allah Subhanaho wa thaala may forgive his sins and grant him a place in Jannat al Firdous. We pray to Allah SWT to give patience to his family, relatives and friends.

إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون. اللهم ارحمه واغفر له وعامله بما انت اهلا له وثبته عند القبر وادخله الفردوس الأعلى دون حساب ولا سابقة عذاب. نسألكم الدعاء له بالرحمة والمغفرة ، ولأهله الصبر والسلوان

Kharof 2017 Reservation

As of now all sheep are sold out.

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The farm is located in Grovertown IN, more details will be provided later on by email.

Jazakum Allahu khairan.

Sisters Yoga Class

Please, click on the following link to register:
https://goo.gl/forms/4rS00lMpXmQvsPro1

Arabic Language Skills development

Please, click on the following link to register your child:
https://goo.gl/forms/o5RfXRXqWqTXys3k1

Monthly Gathering Picnic – Sunday August 20th

MANA Invites all community members to join us at this month’s picnic.

Quran classes

To sign up for quran class please click on the proper link.

After the payment setup please fill up the kid(s) information.

  1. One kid $40,00
  2. Two siblings $70,00
  3. 3 siblings $90,00
  4. 4 siblings $120,00
  5. 5 siblings or more  $150,00

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