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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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IFTAR | PAKISTAN

Saturday | June 18 | Pakistan JazakAllah Khair to the Pakistani community for sponsoring the Iftar on Saturday, June 18th. The Iftar is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend. Community-wide Iftars will be sponsored on Friday, Saturday and Sunday during Ramadan. Iftars are sponsored by various organizations and community members. Full ISCNY Community IFTAR SCHEDULE HERE SHARE THIS:
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IFTAR | IRAQ

Friday | June 17 | Iraq JazakAllah Khair to the Iraqi for sponsoring the Iftar on Friday, June 17th. The Iftar is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend. Community-wide Iftars will be sponsored on Friday, Saturday and Sunday during Ramadan. Iftars are sponsored by various organizations and community members. Full ISCNY Community IFTAR SCHEDULE HERE SHARE THIS:
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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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IFTAR | ABDIKARIM FAMILY

Sunday | June 12 | AbdiKarim Family JazakAllah Khair to the AbdiKarim Family for sponsoring the Iftar on Sunday, June 12th. The Iftar is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend. Community-wide Iftars will be sponsored on Friday, Saturday and Sunday during Ramadan. Iftars are sponsored by various organizations and community members. Full ISCNY Community IFTAR SCHEDULE HERE SHARE THIS:
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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: 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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I’TIKAF & LAYLATUL QADR

Starting Tuesday July 7 | Daily Program Abu Hurairah (RAAH) reported: The Prophet (SAAW) said, Whosoever performs Qiyam  (night vigil prayer) during Laylatul Qadr , with faith and being hopeful of Allah's reward, will have his former sins forgiven.'' - Al-Bukhari and Muslim Laylatul Qadr falls on one of the odd nights of the last 10 nights of Ramadan which will begin Tuesday, July 7th, i...
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