Our First ICSC Jum’a in Pasadena

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...

New Singles Club Mixers Planned this Summer

New Singles Club Mixers Planned this Summer

The Islamic Center hosted its first “Singles Social Club” event recently for Muslim men and women ages 30 – 50 years old looking to get married. The gathering was small – 11 women and 10 men. It was hosted by a husband and wife team at their private residence in West Los Angeles. The ice breaker...

Palm Sunday Attacks Condemned

Palm Sunday Attacks Condemned

The barbaric attacks on Coptic Christians on Palm Sunday in Egypt claimed by the so-called “Islamic State” are utterly condemned by the Islamic Center of Southern California. We pray these innocent victims, our Christian brothers and sisters (and all innocent victims of terrorism no matter their faith) are accepted into the highest levels of paradise,...

Supporting Refugee Humanitarian Day

Supporting Refugee Humanitarian Day

Throughout the week, Islamic Center members filled a U-Haul truck with gently used donations for Syrian refugees. This was a collection leading up to an interfaith service day on April 8 called, “Refugee Humanitarian Day,” co-sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, i.CARE, One Global Family and the Islamic Center. Approximately 350 people,...