Ramadan: A Time of Renewal Draws 300+ people
By: Shirin Nouh
On Saturday, July 14, the Islamic Center of Southern California held its annual Pre-Ramadan fundraiser. By the grace of God, and thanks to our wonderful community support, we had a near packed-house.
June Family Night Re-cap
By: Dr. Zeina Ghanem
Alhamdulillah the June Family Night was great. You can view photos of the event here andhere.
From the beautiful sitting area to the resounding of the Adhan by Dr. Saleh Kholoki’s throughtout the masjid, everywhere you turned was just something more to enjoy.
Grinning people push past you, calling out conversationally in Arabic, English, Urdu, Farsi, Spanish and other languages. All are eager to get the delicious and juicy chicken made by our Algerian wonderful volunteers. Others, who have already been lucky enough to get their chicken and salad early are sitting at the tables and chatting. Others are eating the mankiesh, tasting just like it came from the mountains of Lebanon, and the falafel, straight from the streets of Egypt.
Coming into the door of the masjid, you see on the basketball court your kids enthralled in the movie “Muhammad (pbuh)”. The dramatic music and booming dialogue builds up the suspense, and leaves the kids on the edge of their seats. Read More