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INTRODUCTION TO THE QURAN FOR CHRISTIANS

October 5, 12, 19, 26 | 7:00pm-8:30pm | Introduction to the Quran for Christians Facilitator: Mohamed Khater Location: CTS Conference Center Address: 500 Brookford Rd, Syracuse, NY 13224 Reservations: 315-446-2680 Online Registration: www.ctkretreat.com Email: ctkretreat@syrdio.org The community is invited to "Introduction to the Quran for Christians", hosted at Christ the King Retreat Ho...
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GUEST SPEAKER | TERRY HOLDBROOKS: JOURNEY TO ISLAM

Friday | July 29 | Guest Speaker |  Terry Holdbrooks: Journey to Islam  Bonus Presentation: Khalil Meek Organization: Muslim Legal Fund Date: Friday July 29 Time: 8:3opm Cost: FREE Location: ISCNY The Islamic Society of CNY invite everyone to a special event with guest speaker Terry Holdbrooks. Holdbrooks is a US Army veteran who was a guard in Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay. His experience...
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DAILY INSPIRATION | 1437 RAMADAN

This feature is coordinated by The Post-Standard/Syracuse.com and InterFaith Works of CNY The 12 months of the Islamic, or Hijri calendar follow a lunar cycle. A lunar month, as observed during Ramadan, may be 29 or 30 days depending on the time it takes for the moon to complete its four phases. The entire year consists of 354 or 355 days. "It is He who made the sun to be ...
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DAILY INSPIRATION | FARWELL RAMADAN

This feature is coordinated by The Post-Standard/Syracuse.com and InterFaith Works of CNY As we get closer the end of Ramadan, anticipation builds for the upcoming celebrations. Eid ul – Fitr is the festival that marks the end of fasting for the month of Ramadan. Muslims worldwide don their best clothes to attend the morning Eid prayer. The prayer is usually followed by fa...
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INTERFAITH WORKS OF CNY | BLESSED RAMADAN PROJECT *UPDATE

UPDATE: 07/06/2016 | courtesy of Interfaith Works During the holy season of Ramadan, which began on June 5 and ends this evening, InterFaith Works and its Round Table of Faith Leaders, in collaboration with the New York State Council of Churches, offered faith organizations and individual community members the opportunity to display a lawn sign that wished our Muslim friends a Blessed Ramad...
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DAILY INSPIRATION | FIRST FASTS

This feature is coordinated by The Post-Standard/Syracuse.com and InterFaith Works of CNY For the new Muslim, observing the fast during Ramadan can be a great experience. They may have the support of friends and community members to help ease any worries and provide encouragement throughout the month. Having Iftar (the evening meal) and performing prayers with others can p...
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DAILY INSPIRATION | GOT DATES?

This feature is coordinated by The Post-Standard/Syracuse.com and InterFaith Works of CNY If you go to any Muslim home or Masjid for Iftar (the evening meal to break the fast) you can always count on dates and water as the first course. Naturally, our bodies need water after a fast. I'm still amazed at how much sweeter and refreshing water tastes after a day of fasting. Da...
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DAILY INSPIRATION: WHO CAN FAST?

This feature is coordinated by The Post-Standard/Syracuse.com and InterFaith Works of CNY Every Muslim past the age of puberty is obligated to fast during the month of Ramadan, as long as they are physically able. People who are sick, travelling, women who are menstruating, pregnant or breastfeeding are exempt from the fast and are encouraged to make up missed days at a la...
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DAILY INSPIRATION: FASTING IN THE PAST

This feature is coordinated by The Post-Standard/Syracuse.com and InterFaith Works of CNY Fasting is a practice that predates Islam. Throughout history, people of all different faiths regularly practiced fasting; using the time for reflection and prayer. In the Qur'an, Mary was commanded to abstain from speech after the birth of Jesus (peace be upon him). "So eat and drink...
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ISCNY INSIGHT | REVISITING DAWAH | USAMA CANON

Friday | May 27 | 6pm - 7:30pm | ISCNY Insight: Discussion Group Date: Friday, May 27, 2016 Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm Program: ISCNY Insight Video Lecturer: Ustadth Usama Canon Video 1: Revisiting Dawah (Part 1) Cost: FREE Location: Islamic Society of Central NY Join us May 27th at 6:00pm for ISCNY INSIGHT. A weekly discussion group unpacking contemporary issues with a focus on m...
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