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SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY ALUM REFLECTS ON JOURNEY TO HAJJ

"Muslim Syracuse residents reflect on returning to a country more divided after taking the Hajj to Mecca" By Alexis Jones After taking the hajj, one of the five pillars of Islam, Syracuse Muslims describe how they feel about the United States' current political climate and the American Dream. Amina Foco was standing at a cashier’s desk in a Saudi Arabian mall when the gates of the stor...
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ECLIPSE PRAYER TODAY

Eclipse Prayer | Salatal kusuf (solar) and khusuf (lunar eclipse) | August 21 | 1:30pm For lovers of the sunnah: There is a unique prayer that we have the opportunity to pray today. It occurs when the moon eclipses the sun. There is a special salaah in a form that is uniquely prayed only for this prayer. It is called salatal kusuf (solar) and khusuf (lunar eclipse). These pictures explain a bit...
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THE KING: PARABLE PRESENTED BY IMAM ELFIKI

"The King" a tradition parable (story) addressing a contemporary concept, rethinking "YOLO". ISCNY Imam Mohammed ElFiki was recently invited to present a story as part of the Transformational Storytelling Series organized by program founder Jim Brulé. This platform uses storytelling as a vehicle for fostering interfaith and intra-faith discovery and discourse. Imam ElFiki's selected story en...
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ADVENTURES AT ISCNY SUMMER CAMP 2017!

SHOUT OUT to all the kids that attended the 2017 ISCNY SUMMER KIDS CAMP!! What an action-packed 3-weeks of learning, laughter, and adventure!! Kids enjoyed hiking, arts and crafts, a special guest visit from an officer with Syracuse Police Department and a karate demonstration with Sensei El-Java Abdul-Qadir from Excel Martial Arts Training Center + much more!  We would like to extend a special th...
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QURAN RECITATION COMPETITION

Sunday | June 3 | 1:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Quran Recitation Contest Participants will be asked to read from random parts from the Quran to test his/her Tajweed skills. The test will be conducted by Haj Talib. Prizes will be distributed during the night of the 14th insha’Allah. All Age Groups: Brothers and sisters all age groups are highly encouraged to participate Where: Islamic Society of...
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JUNE 10TH | SOLIDARITY PRESS CONFERENCE & EVENTS

The Islamic Council of Greater Syracuse, representing five Islamic centers around the city, would like to express our love and gratitude to the entire community for their continuous support.  It is heartwarming to see lawn signs that read, “To Our Muslim Neighbors: BLESSED RAMADAN” at many homes, churches, and temples. We, as American Muslims, feel fortunate to celebrate our holy month with a nat...
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2017 ANNUAL FUNDRAISER |GUEST SPEAKER | SH. YAHYA OMAR

Annual Fundraiser | Friday | June 2nd  (after isha)  We hope you are enjoying a fruitful Ramadan so far! It’s hard to believe that we have concluded almost 1 week of fasting. It serves as a reminder for all of us to cherish and avail ourselves to all the blessings of this month. Already in the past few days, we have enjoyed wonderful iftars hosted by the diverse communities of our umma! The ...
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IFTAR SCHEDULE

Iftar Program for 1437 Hijri or 2017 Community-wide Iftars will be sponsored on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during Ramadan. Iftars are sponsored by various organizations and community members. Iftar dates are still available, the sign-up sheet is on main entrance door on the first floor by the musallah. Iftar Schedule: Friday, June 2nd - Palestine Saturday, June 3rd - Pakistan Saturday,...
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TARAWEEH & TAHAJJUD PRAYER

Daily Taraweeh Salah is lead by Sheikh Mohammad El Fiki, inshAllah Taraweeh prayers begin five minutes after Salatul Isha. We will pray 8 Raka’at plus 3 witr, with a 5-10 minute break after first 4 raka’at of the Taraweeh. I'tikaaf Program:  Last 10 nights of Ramadan, ISCNY will be open for I’tikaf and Suhoor  Imam Mohammed ElFiki will stay after Taraweeh prayer and will pray two sets ...
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ENTREPRENERSHIP PANEL: MUSLIM MASTERMIND

Guest Speakers: Mohammed ElFiki, Nabil Rab, Omar Baroudi Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm *RSVP: Click link below to register Cost: Free Brothers Mohammed ElFiki, Nabil Rab, and Omar Baroudi are back in town after a road trip to the 2017 Muslim Mastermind (MM) Entrepreneurship Conference in Chicago, Illinois. Tuesday, May 23rd, our guest panelists will share thei...
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