Register for CAIR 19th annual banquet at ISNA booth
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/29/13) -- On Sunday afternoon, members of CAIR's board and senior staff will host an informal open house and offer tours of our Capitol Hill headquarters in Washington, D.C., for Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) conference attendees.
By Ian Millhiser, ThinkProgress
Last week, federal Judge Vicki Miles LaGrange issued a permanent order striking down an anti-Islamic amendment to the Oklahoma constitution. Moreover, this order followed a similar decision by a bipartisan panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit upholding a temporary block on the same amendment.
By Phil Anderson, The Topeka-Capital Journal
A few months ago, members of six United Methodist churches in central Kansas decided it was time to learn more about the Islamic faith.
The challenge: How to go about the task?
Sure, there were books, films and Internet sites geared to introducing people to Islam.
But that lacked a personal connection, and didn't allow Methodists the chance to meet Muslims on an individual basis.
If you missed any recent news impacting the American Muslim community, here's a 5-minute video review.
By Christopher Harress, International Business Times
Islamic banking is a growing option in America as various Islamic banks pop up across the country to service those who wish to preserve Shari'aa law or those who just want to use an Islamic bank. They welcome all customers, and there are some very interesting features that could make you consider turning to an Islamic institution before you take out that next loan.
Past events have been sold out, no tickets are sold at the door -- so register TODAY to reserve your place!
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/20/13) -- Registration for CAIR’s September 28th annual banquet at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va., is now available online. In past years, the banquet has sold out. No tickets will be sold at the door, so register TODAY to reserve your place.
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Then he becomes a prophet of God.
Iman Abdulrazzak, an observant Muslim, realized at the last minute that she needed special permission to wear her headscarf while taking the Massachusetts bar exam. She scrambled to fax her request for an exemption to the ban on hats and other headwear. She called the board's office in Boston repeatedly to make sure it got through.
About 1,500 Muslims from around Virginia gathered at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on Thursday morning to end the month-long fast of Ramadan. The worldwide ceremony Eid al-Fitr, which includes prayer, teaching and eating with family and friends, marks the end of fasting from food and drink from sunrise to sunset that started July 9 this year.