Speaker: Dr. Ahmed Soboh
Human Nature and the Stories of the Prophet Part 2
Speaker: Dr. Gasser Hathout
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
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,...
Finding the Center
Speaker: Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl
Marching Shoulder to Shoulder
On April 2, approximately 400 Muslims, Jews, Christians, Sikhs, atheists and others came out to support the annual Interfaith Solidarity March. In a show of unity and mutual acceptance, community members walked side-by-side in the mile-long journey from Wilshire Boulevard Temple (WBT) back to the Islamic Center. This path connecting temple to mosque was found...
Orphans in Islam
Speaker: Ahmed Gabalawi
Lessons Learned at Interfaith Playdate
March 29 marked the second playdate for our New Horizon Kindergarten students and 1st graders with their new friends from St. Brendan. The social hall was buzzing with energy as the students ate pizza, crafted glittery butterflies, played on indoor mats, and the fun continued outside with basketball, hula hoops, and chalk. In addition to...
The Connection Between Faith and Behavior
Speaker: Hassan Zeenni