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Eid El-Fitr Celebration Tuesday June 4th, 2019

،السلام عليكم و رحمة الله تعالى و بركاته

The Maghrib Association of North America – MANA is pleased to announce that Eid Al Fitr will be on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019. We will have Eid Prayer at 9 AM followed by Eid Festival and fun activities for everyone, including choo choo train, inflatable bounce houses for different age groups, carnival games, snow cone machine, games and much more…

Place: Bunker Hill Grove #5

1st entrance near 6800 N. Caldwell Ave. Chicago, IL 60646

Or   2nd entrance at 6641 W. Harts Rd. Niles, IL 60714

Fees: $25 (5 years old and up)

Prayer time: 9AM to 10AM

Event time: 11AM to 6PM

For more information, send a text message to Br Jallal: (773) 744-8727

Please bring prayer rug, picnic chair/ table.  Eid is the perfect time to share home made sweets, tea or coffee with others.

Lunch will be provided

In case of rain, the event may be cancelled and further updates will be posted online.



Ramadan Mubarak to Everyone from MANA

  1. The first day of the holy month of Ramadan will be tomorrow Monday, May 6th, 2019.

Maghrib Association of North America extends our best wishes to all our community members and friends. Ramadan is a special time of prayer and fasting, contemplation of God’s greatness, empathy for the poor, and charity and service to those in need. According to Muslim teachings, this season commemorates the revelation of God’s word in the holy Quran to the Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. During this month, observing Muslims fast from dawn to sunset. Fasting involves, among other things, abstaining from food and liquids (including water).

We wish you a joyous and blessed Ramadan. Join us with your families and friends to our Annual Ramadan Iftars every Wednesday at ZAM ZAM Banquets Hall in Chicago.

Iftars at Zam Zam banquet Hall on Wednesdays 5/8, 5/15, 5/22 and 5/29
Address: 2749 N. Oak Park Ave, Chicago, IL

May Allah (swt) accept our Siyam (fasting), Qayam (night prayer) and Ibadah (worship) during this blessed month or forgiveness and salvation, which the Lord of the worlds has bestowed upon those who testify His Oneness.


Monthly Family Gathering – Saturday, April 27th at 7:00 PM

Please join us this Saturday April 27th at 7pm for a Lecture to welcome Ramadan by Imam Abdullah Madyun.

Inna Lilahi Wa Inna Ilayhi Rajiun.

Inna Lilahi
Maghrib Association of North America is deeply saddened to announce the passing away of:
Brother Boualem kelouche’s Father in Algeria

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.

Please call brother Boualem for Azaa at (773)988 2097.
“الذين اذا اصابتهم مصيبة قالوا انا لله وانا اليه راجعون”
“Who, when a misfortune overtakes them, say: ‘Surely we belong to Allah and to Him shall we return’.”

Safety & Security – Saturday March 30th from 6-9 p.m.

Even in war, there are ethics, you don’t kill a woman, a child, an elderly person, a monk, people in places of worship. The attacks on Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Islamic Center in New Zealand left 50 dead and dozens more injured. Among those gunned down by a terrorist were a 3-year-old boy, children and women. In this difficult moment where we see a rise in hate crimes on Muslims and other minority communities all over this world, MANA will host a Safety & Security workshop presented by the Arab American Police Association from 6-9 p.m. at the MANA Center in Chicago.

Youth STEM Event – Saturday, February 16 at 3:00 PM


السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته

Allah subhanahu wata3ala says in the holy Quran:

“Allah is He Who raised the heavens without any pillars that you can see. Then, He Istawa (rose above) the Throne (really in a manner that suits His Majesty). He has subjected the sun and the moon (to continue going round)! Each running (its course) for a term appointed. He regulates all affairs, explaining the Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.) in detail, that you may believe with certainty in the meeting with your Lord” (Surah Ar-Raad)

Our sustainer azza wajall tells us in this Aya and in many other verses about His power that created this universe. He mentions His perfect ability and infinite authority.

To ponder together in this beautiful creation of Allah “The Universe”, MANA YOUTH STEM is inviting all the young boys and girls of our lovely community to attend this awesome program performed mainly by our future leaders at MANA center (4363 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL)

The STEM program this month will be titled: “A look into the universe” and will be presented by one of our precious MANA youth: Elias Abdoussi.

Bring your kids for an afternoon full of knowledge and savoir faire 🙂

Yummy pizza will be served at the end of the program!

Monthly Family Gathering – Saturday, February 23 at 6:00 PM


“Cyber Security- How to keep your family safe on the internet” -Workshop will be presented by Br. Moncef Elalamy on Saturday, February 23rd at 6:00 PM at MANA center in Chicago

قال تعالى: “وقل رب زدني علما”

Allah (SWT) says: “And say: ‘My Lord! Increase me in knowledge”

ويقول الحبيب المصطفى عليه الصلاة والسلام في الدعاء المشهور: “اللهم إني أسألك علماً نافعاً”

“O Allah I ask you for knowledge that is of benefit”

من هذا المنطلق ودأبا على عادته الطيبة المباركة في السبت الأخير من كل شهر، يتشرف التجمع المغاربي لشمال أمريكا -فرع شيكاغو بدعوتكم لحضور لقائه العائلي الشهري والذي سوف يتضمن برامج ترفيهية للأطفال كما يتضمن برنامجاً تدريبيا غرضه توعية جاليتنا الكريمة تجاه مخاطر وآفات الشبكة العنكبوتية العالمية وسبل الوقاية من كل مايمكن أن يشكل خطرا على الاباء والابناء على حد سواء

المحاضرة سيقدمها الخبير في مجال المعلوميات، الأخ منصف العلمي

In our beautiful culture, knowledge comes before action; there can be no action without knowledge.

Thus, Maghreb Association of North America (MANA) is inviting all of you to attend this beneficial workshop to learn how to protect yourself and your families and keep them safe while surfing on the internet.

The seminar will be conducted by an IT expert,  Mr. Moncef Elalamy


Maghrib Association of North America (MANA)

4363 N. Elston Avenue

Chicago, IL, 60641