Minaret Capping Ceremony at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC) in Roxbury (2007)

On Saturday June 9, 2007 the Islamic Society of Boston (ISB) and the Muslim American Society (MAS) organized a day-long celebration surrounding the capping of the minaretThe minaret is a tower often built to adorn a mosque, from which the call to prayer may be sounded. at the ISB MosqueMasjid (plural masajid) in Arabic means “place of prostration,” or the place where Muslims bow in prayer; in English, this word has become “mosque.” A masjid contains a prayer hall in which there is a mihrab or prayer niche, and a minbar or pulpit... and Cultural Center in Roxbury, Massachusetts.