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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 | 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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SUMAYYAH BINT KHAYYAT (RA) | GREAT WOMEN IN ISLAMIC HISTORY

Sumayyah bint Khayyat (RA) an African woman (by most accounts Ethiopian) was the first martyr in Islam. She was the seventh person to embrace Islam and is one of the foremost greatest women companions. Sumayyah (RA), along with her husband Yasir ibn Amir (RA) and son Ammar were amongst the earliest converts. Although her husband, Yasir (RA) was martyred before her eyes, Quraysh pagans failed to...
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QURAN DONATION

The Islamic Society of CNY would like to extend sincere thanks to the Institute of Islamic Information and Education (III&E) of Chicago, Illinois for the generous donation of 50 Qurans (Yusuf Ali - English translation). In the course of a conversation regarding sourcing materials for ISCNY's New Muslim packs, III&E director Umar Ali promptly opened the dawah material storage and donated th...
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