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RAMADAN KAREEM!

Asalaamu Alaikum Dear Brothers and Sisters,

RAMADAN KAREEM!

I am happy to announce that Monday 5/6/2019 marks the first day of Ramadan 1440, ..Taraweah ….will start tonight (5/5/2019) after isha’a prayer (09:22 PM) at the mosque.

Please join us for our first iftar dinner Monday 5/6/2019 at ICCNY. We ask that you do not block the entrances to the parking lot with your vehicle.

The ICCNY wishes All a very Happy Ramadan. May Allah accept our Fast and keep us on the straight path. Ameen!

Sincerely,

Br. Maher Hussein
ICCNY Board

Muslims of ICCNY Stamford

Statement on the Mass Casualty Suicide Attacks on Churches and Hotels in Sri Lanka

It is with immense sorrow that we awoke to the senseless horror of coordinated suicide attacks on several churches and 5 star hotels in Sri Lanka. On this important religious holiday for Christians, it is very concerning to see this tragedy targeting a faith community and taking the lives of so many innocent people while praying at their places of worship.

We stand in solidarity with our Christian neighbors and condemn this cowardly and barbaric act. Our prayers are for the victims and their families in this tragic time. We mourn with the Sri Lankan people in this national tragedy and hope for a speedy investigation, and that those who carried out such cruelty and carnage will be brought to justice. 

There is never a justification for mass terror incidents targeting innocent civilians. We must realize that we are one human family, and the more division we sow, the more discord we will reap. In this challenging time in our nation and our fragile world, we must likewise insist that intolerance, in all its forms, be condemned and challenged so that this tide of violence does not destroy the moral fabric of society at large.

Sincerely,
Maher Hussein,
ICCNY Board President

Eid-Al-Adha 2017

 
Bism Allah Al Rahman Al Rahim – In The Name of Allah Most Gracious Most Merciful
 
Assalamu Alaikom Wa Rahmat Allah Wa Barakatuh
 
Dear Members of the ICCNY Community,
 
On behalf of the ICCNY Board Members, I am pleased to announce that Eid Al-Adha will be on Friday, September  1, 2017.  
 
Thursday, August 31st is the Fast day of Arafa.  The ICCNY will provide food in the all-purpose room on the 2nd floor to those who are fasting.  
 
On Friday, September  1, 2017 the day of Eid, the scheduled program will be as follows:
  • 8:30am – Takbeerat
  • 9:00am – Salat El Eid (Eid Prayer)
  • Followed by a light breakfast in the all-purpose room on the second floor of ICCNY.  
  • Afterwards, the children are invited to play in our on-site playground.  
Eid Mubarak to everyone in the community, and insha Allah we will see you all on Friday.  
 
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN EVENT THAT IS OPEN TO THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY 
 
Thank you, 
Maher Hussein, ICCNY Board President

Stamford Police Meeting

Asalaamu walaikum Brothers and Sisters,
 
You are invited to join us for a question and answer session with representatives from the Stamford Police Department on July 14, 2017 at 6:00pm in the all-purpose room on the 2nd floor.   They will be speaking to us about safety, recognizing suspicious activity and what to do in such case.  
 
We hope you will join us for this very informative meeting.  
 
Regards,
 
Maher Hussein 
ICCNY Board President

Summer Program / Family Night 2017

 
 
Bismi Allah Al Rahman Al Rahim – In The Name of Allah Most Gracious Most Merciful
 
Assalaamu Alaikom Wa Rahmat Allah Wa Barakatuh
 
Dear Members of the ICCNY Community.
 
I hope everyone is in good Health..
 
Just a reminder that we will begin our Summer Family Night Program beginning Friday, July 7th, 2017 inshaAllah. After Maghrib Prayer, there will be a lecture by Imam Nour. He will start a series about the life of Prophet, Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, from birth to death. Many lessons can be learnt from the life of Prophet, Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, for our benefit in this worldly life and the life to come. The youth and the kids can benefit so much and learn a lot. After the lecture, there will be a pot-luck style dinner. We ask that everyone attending to bring a dish to feed at least 4-6 people.
 
InshaAllah, We hope to see you all there!
 
Salaam,
Maher Hussein
ICCNY Board President

Eid-Al-Fitr 2017

Asalamu Alaikom Wa Rahmat Allah Wa Barakatoh

Bism Allah Al Rahman Al Rahim

In The Name of Allah, Most Gracious Most Merciful,

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

I am writing to inform you that Insha Allah Eid Al Fitr will be celebrated on Sunday, Jun 25, 2017.

The Day’s Schedule will be as follows:

8:00AM: Takbeerat

9:00AM: Salat El Eid (Eid Prayer)

9:15AM: Salat El Eid (Khutbah)

9:35AM: Mayor Martin will say a few words

10:15AM: Light Breakfast

Please park at Laurel House or on the side streets as the parking lot will be reserved for the children’s activities and older. Thank you.

On behalf of the entire ICCNY Community, I would like to wish you and your families a Blessed final days of Ramadan and Eid Mubarak, Insha Allah. Amen.

Salam,
Maher Hussein
ICCNY Board

Parking during Iftar – 9 Jun 2017

Asalamu walaikum Brothers and Sisters,

 
Stamford Mayor Martin, Stamford Police, Members of the Department of Justice and the FBI will be joining us for Iftar today (Friday, June 9th).  As we need to keep the main parking lot available for our guests, we ask that you please park your vehicles at Laurel House or on Court St or in our vacant lot around the corner.  
 
Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
 
Maher Hussein
ICCNY Board President 

ICCNY Fundraising 2017

Assalamu Alaikum Dear Brothers and Sisters,
 
I would like to announce three upcoming fundraiser campaigns at ICCNY –
 
1) Friday, June 9, 2017 during Khutbah
2) Wednesday, June 21, 2017 after Iftar
3) Friday, June 23, 2017 after after Goma prayer.
 
Both fundraisers will go towards our mosques’ general operating costs, as well as replacement of the A/C, adding a fence around the Center, bathroom renovation and exterior painting. We are hoping to raise a minimum of $50,000, InshAllah. We urge everyone in our community to give generously.
 
On behalf of the ICCNY Board of Trustees, I would like to thank you in advance for your continued and generous support!
 
Sincerely,
 
Maher Hussein
ICCNY Board President

Ramadan Kareem 2017

Asalaamu Walaikum Dear Brothers and Sisters,

RAMADAN KAREEM!

I am happy to announce that tomorrow 5/27/2017 marks the first day of Ramadan 1438. Taraweah will start tonight after isha’a prayer at the mosque.

Please join us for our first iftar dinner tomorrow at ICCNY.  We ask that you do not block the entrances to the parking lot with your vehicle. 
The ICCNY wishes All a very Happy Ramadan. May Allah accept our Fast and keep us on the straight path. Ameen!

Sincerely,

 
Br. Maher Hussein
ICCNY Board President 

First day of Shaban

Bism Allah Al Rahman Al Rahim – In The Name of Allah Most Gracious Most Merciful
 
 
Assalamu Alaikom Wa Rahmat Allah Wa Barakatuh
 
Dear Members of the ICCNY Community. Today is the first day of Shaban 

أحاديث شهر شعبان

 

1- عن عائشة رضي الله عنها، قالت: كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ” يصوم حتى نقول: لا يفطر، ويفطر حتى نقول: لا يصوم، فما رأيت رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم استكمل صيام شهر إلا رمضان، وما رأيته أكثر صياماً منه في شعبان ” رواه البخاري ومسلم.

 

2- عن عائشة رضي الله عنها قالت: “كان أحب الشهور إلى النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم أن يصومه شعبان ثم يصله برمضان” رواه أبو داود وصححه الألباني.

 

3- عن أم سلمة رضي الله عنها قالت: «ما رأيت النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم يصوم شهرين متتابعين إلا شعبان ورمضان» رواه الترمذي وصححه الألباني.

 

4- عن أسامة بن زيد رضي الله عنه قال: قلت: يا رسول الله، لم أرك تصوم شهراً من الشهور ما تصوم من شعبان، قال: «ذلك شهر يغفل الناس عنه بين رجب ورمضان، وهو شهر ترفع فيه الأعمال إلى رب العالمين، فأحب أن يرفع عملي وأنا صائم» رواه النسائي وحسنه الألباني.

 اللهم بلغنا رمضان 

أمين