MYG Feeds the Homeless
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MYG Feeds the Homeless

“And, they give food, in spite of love for it, to the needy…” ~Al-Insan, The Noble Qur’an, 76:8 At the Islamic Center’s MYG Sunday Session, this past week, it was all about Community. And, not the show “Community,” that stars Danny Pudi, of Lena Khan’s new film The Tiger Hunter. *wink, wink* MYG is brand new for the 2017-2018 season, and we opened...

Happy Hijri New Year (1439)
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Happy Hijri New Year (1439)

The Islamic Center of Southern California wishes you and your loved ones a Happy Hijri New Year (1439). As we embark on the journeys of a new year, we extend heartfelt gratitude for the blessings and mercies of what lies ahead, insha’Allah. May our hearts be filled through love and service to others and our spirits...

Rev. Jesse Jackson Speaks on Charlottesville & Racism
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Rev. Jesse Jackson Speaks on Charlottesville & Racism

Renowned civil rights activist Reverend Jesse Jackson spoke to a full house at the Islamic Center this past Sunday. In these trying times, especially in light of the recent attacks in Charlottesville, Reverend Jackson’s unwavering spirit and his firm belief in the power of unity left the room feeling renewed and hopeful. Addressing the crowd, Rev. Jackson stated, “We’re...

Mosque Beautification Day is a Beautiful Success!
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Mosque Beautification Day is a Beautiful Success!

Last Sunday, Aug. 13, the Islamic Center of Southern California held a community-wide event that called for all hands on deck: “Mosque Beautification Day!” Many people, as young as six and as old as sixty, worked together to bring polish and shine to our beautiful Islamic Center – purifying our spirits while we cleaned the...

ICSC Condemns Anti-Jewish Rhetoric
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ICSC Condemns Anti-Jewish Rhetoric

Recent news reports of two Imams in California (one in Davis, the other in Riverside) using anti-Jewish rhetoric in their weekly sermons is roundly condemned by the Islamic Center of Southern California.  There is no space – either in the spirit of Islam or in general human relations – for such language targeting another faith...

Our First ICSC Jum’a in Pasadena
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Our First ICSC Jum’a in Pasadena

On Friday, June 2, the ICSC held its inaugural Jum’a Prayer at United Methodist Church in Pasadena.  There was a buzzing excitement amongst the attendees as this Friday was extra special since it was the first Jum’a prayer of Ramadan.  Dr. Saleh Kholaki called the adhan as almost 100 people packed into the room – preparing for Hassan Zeenni to address the...