Islam

North Miami Islamic Center/As-Sunnah An-Nabawiyyah (formerly Masjid Shamsuddin)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 21 July 2014.

Phone: 786-428-0005
Website: http://www.masjidmiami.com
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History

At the end of 2000, some Muslims who lived in different areas of Miami but worked in North Miami gathered and thought of establishing a mosque. They needed an Islamic center or mosque in order to fulfill their prayer obligations. In December 2000, they rented a room in a business area at 365 NE 167 St, North Miami, and used...

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Masjid Al-Muhmin

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 21 July 2014.

Phone: 305-691-0124
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History In the mid 1980s, some Muslims, mostly Nigerians with a few other Africans, met each other, gathered and started a jama’ah (congregation). In the beginning, they just joined the Masjid Al-Ansaar and the Masjid Miami because they did not have their own mosque. Then these Muslims, including the Imam Latief, realized other immigrant Muslims, mainly from Nigeria, were turning away from Islam...

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Masjid An-Noor/The Islamic School of Miami

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 21 July 2014.

Phone: 305-408-0400
Website: http://islamicschoolofmiami.org
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History

Masjid An-Noor was built in 1999, but Muslims affiliated to this mosque have conducted Sunday school since 1989. Later on, in 1994, the community established the Islamic School of Miami, Inc., which now conducts Sunday school, after school, and summer school programs, in order to provide an Islamic environment for...

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Masjid Al-Ansar

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 27 August 2015.

Phone: 305-757-8741
Email: masjidalansar@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.masjidalansar.8m.com
History Masjid Al-Ansar is one of the oldest mosques in South Florida. Together with Masjid Ibrahim, it is closely affiliated with a predominately African-American organization, Mosques Cares. Early in its history, the building for Masjid Al-Ansar was originally a church before it was purchased by Muslims in 1968. Demographics Most of the... Read more about Masjid Al-Ansar

Masjid Miami Gardens

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 21 July 2014.

Phone: 305-624-5555
Website: https://www.facebook.com/masjidmiamigardens
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History

In 1973, a few Arab and Pakistani Muslims used a room in their apartment as a mosque and started doing the Friday prayer, jama’ah isya, and the zuhur prayer every Sunday. Since then, those Muslims have conducted Friday prayer regularly. They collected money from other Muslims and in 1975 purchased a house on Flagler...

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Government-Sponsored Conference Considers Women's Issues

June 14, 2004

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/2004/0614/p01s04-wome.html

On June 14, 2004 The Christian Science Monitor reported, "[W]hen the first government-sponsored conference on women's issues was announced early this year, there was a spontaneous and unprecedented outpouring of public support. Groups of women, individuals, and members of charitable and cultural societies from across the country flooded the council's offices with working papers,...

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A Free Chaplain Yee Speaks Out for Islam

June 14, 2004

Source: The News Tribune

http://www.tribnet.com/news/local/story/5136819p-5065896c.html

On June 14, 2004 The News Tribune reported, "Capt. James Yee, a Muslim U.S. Army chaplain who was jailed for 76 days by his government on suspicion of espionage before he was cleared, stood with his prayer cap on Saturday evening and explained some basics of Islam to an audience at the Washington State History Museum. 'I'm here today as James Yee - your brother in...

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Atlantic City School District Recognizes Muslim Holidays

June 14, 2004

Source: The Associated Press

http://www.libertypost.org/cgi-bin/readart.cgi?ArtNum=51560

On June 14, 2004 The Associated Press reported, " Atlantic City has become the fourth school district in New Jersey to recognize Muslim holidays. The city's board of education approved districtwide days off for Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, two sacred Islamic holidays, for the upcoming school year. Previously, under state law Muslim students and teachers were allowed to...

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Masjid Al-Fayza of Miami

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 21 July 2014.

Phone: 305-358-1268
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History Masjed Al-Fayza, or sometimes also called Mushalla al-Fayza, was set up five years ago in Downtown Miami to allow Muslim men and women who work in this area to perform their daily prayers and the Friday prayer. Before this mosque was established, many Muslims found it hard to leave downtown for prayers, especially for Friday prayer. In 1999, a group of Muslims rented three rooms (220, 221 and 222...

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Masjid Ibrahim

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 28 August 2015.

Phone: 786-845-9192
[flickr_set id="72157621817752449"] History Before Masjid Ibrahim was established in 1995, this community observed their Islamic practices and prayers in a building in the same area. The group had previously established a local community business. They then purchased land and built the present building which includes the mosque, the school, a place for prayer and for business (i.e., a restaurant and a store which sells... Read more about Masjid Ibrahim

Masjid Al-Ihsaan

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 28 August 2015.

Phone: 305-259-0042
Website: http://www.masjidalihsaan.com
[flickr_set id="72157621942299526"] History and Location Masjid Al-Ihsaan was founded in 2001. The mosque is in a 40 by 60 feet building on 9,500 square feet of land. The mosque is next to a Christian school at 10180 SW 168 Street in Perrine, Miami. The mosque is very attractive. It is the second mosque in Miami, after Miami Gardens Masjid, to have a small tower, a dome,... Read more about Masjid Al-Ihsaan

Masjid Miami (Flagler St.)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 21 July 2014.

Phone: 305-261-7622
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History

Masjid Miami was established in 1974. Together with Masjid Al-Anshar in Liberty City, Miami, Masjid Miami is considered one of the oldest mosques in Miami. The mosque is located near Flagler Street, Miami, which is why the mosque is also called Flagler Mosque. The mosque building is about 1500 square feet. Programs, Activities and Affiliation Besides providing...

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European Governments Seek Measures to Control Radical Imams

June 13, 2004

Source: Centre Daily/Chicago Tribune

http://www.centredaily.com/mld/centredaily/news/world/8914070.htm

On June 13, 2004 the Chicago Tribune reported, "The case [of London prayer leader Abu Hamza] also underscores the difficulties that Britain and other European countries with large Muslim minorities face as they try to cope with radical or fundamentalist preachers who hold great sway over legions of alienated young Muslim men. The preachers' messages often...

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Muslim Community Center Opens in London

June 12, 2004

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/3796631.stm

On June 12, 2004 the BBC News reported, "A Muslim community centre - one of the largest of its kind in western Europe - has opened in London. The London Muslim Centre in Whitechapel aims to teach women and young people job skills and how to balance work with their role at home. The six storey building can hold 10,000 worshippers but 15,000 have been attending the centre's inauguration. It hopes to improve...

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