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Muslims Press Public Schools On Islamic Holidays

August 12, 2009

Author: Omar Sacirbey

Source: Religion News Service

http://www.religionnews.com/index.php?/rnstext/muslims_press_schools_on_islamic_holidays/

Calculus and chemistry are among the pressures awaiting Mesuka Akter, a senior this year at Long Island City High School in New York City.

But unlike past school years, Akter, a Muslim, will not have to choose between missing school and missing the two holiest...

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Sectarian Violence Hits Pakistani Town

August 12, 2009

Author: Aleem Maqbool

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8196013.stm

On a street in the small Punjabi town of Gojra, house after house stands gutted and looted.

One home in particular is the focus of attention. The windows and doors are gone, what is left of the furniture lies gnarled inside, and some of the ceilings have collapsed. People are peering into a small bedroom at the back of the building.

It is from here...

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MPAC Participates In Government Interagency Meeting

August 12, 2009

Author: Alejandro J. Beutel

Source: Muslim Public Affairs Council

http://www.mpac.org/article.php?id=875

"Engagement." That would be the word to describe what took place at the Department of Justice-sponsored interagency meeting between representatives of various government agencies and members of Arab, Muslim, Sikh and South Asian organizations.

The purpose of the meeting was for various community and government groups to interact with one another,...

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Muslim Students Reflect On Ramadan Celebration

August 11, 2009

Author: Megan K. Scott

Source: ABC News

Wire Service: AP

http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory?id=8302958

In a Muslim country, celebrating Ramadan is relatively simple: Most people are fasting from sunrise to sunset.

But in the U.S., most people are eating, and enticing food commercials, an overabundance of restaurants and watching others eat can make celebrating the holiday more challenging...

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French Muslims' Veils Ignite Debate On Values

August 9, 2009

Author: Edward Cody

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/08/08/AR2009080802609.html

It was market day on Place Leon Sublet, the main square in this little working-class town southeast of Lyon. In the shadow of an old Catholic church, unhurried shoppers wandered the food stalls.

It could have been a portrait of France at its most traditional, except that many of...

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Islamic Center of New England at Sharon

This data was last updated on 29 June 2018.

Address: 74 Chase Drive, Sharon, MA 02067
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...

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