Islam

North Shore Islamic Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 24 July 2014.

Phone: 781-599-5552

Islamic Center of Boston

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 31 July 2018.

Phone: 508-358-5885
Email: info@icbwayland.org
Website: http://www.icbwayland.org
History In 1979, a small group of immigrant professionals concerned with their children’s Islamic education met in a classroom at the Martin Luther King School in Cambridge, MA. In 1987, the community purchased a plot of land and the Islamic Center of Boston, Wayland (ICB) was born. The Wayland center started off in a small white house, but the center... Read more about Islamic Center of Boston

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Center (Bait-ul-Nasr)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 24 September 2018.

Phone: (978)-600-8433
Email: gs.bos@ahmadiyya.us
Website: https://www.ahmadiyya.us/chapters/69-boston-ma/85-mosque-info
[flickr_set id="72157621939103610"] History The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at (community) is a religious organization, whose point of origin stems from a 19th century Islamic revivalist movement in the Punjab region of South Asia. In 1889, Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad proclaimed himself... Read more about Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Center (Bait-ul-Nasr)

Islamic Center of New England at Sharon

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 29 June 2018.

Phone: 781-784-0434
Email: icne_email@icne.net
Website: http://www.icne.net/
History The Islamic Center of New England in Sharon was founded in 1993 as an extension of the Islamic Center of New England in Quincy, Massachusetts. As the number of Muslims living on the South Shore increased, it was clear that the existing Center in Quincy could not accommodate the entire population. When the search for a new location started... Read more about Islamic Center of New England at Sharon

Muhammad's Mosque #13

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 August 2009.

Phone: 413-827-7691

Islamic Council of New England

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 November 2009.

Contact Information

Address: c/o 7 Sansouci Drive, South Hadley, MA 01075
Email: aabduhu@gmail.com [home], aabduhu@gmail.com [home]
Website: http://www.islamiccouncilne.org/

History

The Islamic Council of New England was established in 1984 as a non-profit, tax-exempt religious organization to serve as an umbrella for all Islamic centers and masajid in New England. The...
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Hate Engulfs Christians In Pakistan

August 2, 2009

Author: Sabrina Tavernise

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/03/world/asia/03pstan.html?emc=tnt&tntemail0=y

The blistered black walls of the Hameed family’s bedroom tell of an unspeakable crime. Seven family members died here on Saturday, six of them burned to death by a mob that had broken into their house and shot the grandfather dead, just because they were Christian.

The family...

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Imam Runs to Become Member Of Detroit City Council

July 31, 2009

Author: David Grant

Source: Examiner.com

Wire Service: AP

http://www.examiner.com/a-2144903~Imam_runs_to_become_member_of_Detroit_City_Council.html

City Council candidate Imam Abdullah el-Amin says he came to the Islamic faith because "it let me know about the human being."

It's this perspective - regardless of its religious origin - that he thinks is sorely needed on a...

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Egypt: Christian-Muslim Tensions Rise

July 30, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: AllAfrica.com

Wire Service:

A handful of recent clashes between Muslims and Christians has again raised the spectre of sectarian discord in Egypt. The incidents, though relatively minor, highlight longstanding tensions between the country's Muslim majority and its Christian minority.

"As long as Egypt's Christian community...

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Islamic School Ban Sparks Protest

July 27, 2009

Author: Phil Mercer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8169871.stm

Hundreds of people have protested against a government's decision to scrap plans to build an Islamic school in Australia's biggest city, Sydney.

Parents and prospective students have said the decision was unfair and racist.

Islamic groups have insisted that the Muslim community in Australia, which is comparatively young and fast-growing, needs...

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Muslims Welcome Police Scarf Move

July 27, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/somerset/8171151.stm

Avon and Somerset Police is issuing head coverings to its female officers so they can enter mosques.

The force says the move will help its officers respect Muslim religious customs while carrying out their job.

The garments, designed to match the force's uniform, were designed in consultation with Muslim groups.

...

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Retired Minister Works to Bring Religions Together

July 25, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The News-Star

Wire Service: AP

http://www.thenewsstar.com/article/20090725/LIFESTYLE/907240307/1024/LIFESTYLE

Almost always, when Protestants and Catholics are formally gathered under one roof in New Orleans — and when they are joined by Jews, Muslims and Sikhs — somewhere in the background will be a retired Presbyterian minister named the Rev. Will...

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Georgia Courts to Allow Religious Head Coverings

July 24, 2009

Author: Greg Bluestein

Source: Google News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hV06rZEk-p1KyWypLPvzMCzwOuTAD99L318O0

Georgia courtrooms will allow religious headgear after last year's arrest of a Muslim woman who refused to remove her headscarf in a west Georgia courthouse.

The Judicial Council of Georgia voted unanimously this week to allow...

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