Announcement of Thul-Hijjah, Arafah Day, and Eid Ul-Adha

The Islamic Civic Society of America – Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque is please to announce that the 1st Day of Thul-Hijjah is Tuesday September 15th, 2015. Arafah Day is Wednesday September 23rd, 2015.  Eid Ul-Adha Day is Thursday 24th, 2015.

The greatest days of the year are the first ten days of Thul-Hajjah. Among the great seasons of worship are the first 10 days of Thul-Hijjah, which Allaah has favored over other years. The prophet PBUH said “There are no days on which righteous deeds are more beloved to Allaah than these days.”

It is recommended to offer your sacrifice in the 10th, 11th, and 12th and/or 13th of Thul-Hijjah at your city of residence where you and your family live.


Islamic Civic Society of America wishes a pleasant Eid Mubarak to all of you wherever you may be. Kulu Aamin wa antum bikheyr. We pray that Allah accepts our good deeds of this Eid Ul-Adha holiday.
For details on prayer times and locations,

Masjid Dar Al-Hijrah
504 Cedar Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55454
Takbeer 6:00 AM
Prayer: 8:00 AM

Takbeer :8:30am
Prayer: 9:00am


ICSA Identity Statement: Islamic Civic Society of America (ICSA) demonstrates the compatibility between Islamic principles and the principles of democracy. Members of ICSA are dedicated to governing for the common good while addressing the specific needs of the Muslim community. The Islamic Civic Society of America Governing Document guides members in their commitment to advance ICSA identity while achieving goals.

ICSA is a governing member of the Minnesota Active Citizenship Initiative

ICSA Purpose: To develop the civic capacity and civic infrastructure needed to uphold the ICSA Intuitional Governance while achieving goals. Members of the ICSA Organizing Agency have primary obligation to achieve this purpose.

ICSA – Dar Al-Hijrah Programs

ICSA – Dar Al-Hijrah youth development and leadership programs shall welcome any Muslim youth in the state of Minnesota to enhance their religion and culture, expand their educational level, strengthen between families and youth ties, establish non-violent methods for peace, institute integrity, and work for better future.
Part-Time Islamic Schools currently serves students of all ages. Their curriculum includes memorization of the Holy Qur’an, Islamic Studies, reading and writing Arabic, Islamic manners (Tarbiyah), Islamic history (Seerah), prophet’s way of life (Hadith), jurisprudence (Fiqh), and remembrance of Allah (Thikr).
ICSA’s woman leadership program is to educate Muslim women about their faith. Women are encouraged to gather weekly for study of the Qur’an and discussion of issues that affect their lives. This education serves as the foundation for women’s empowerment in decision making, both within the Muslim community and in mainstream society. Women leadership strongly encourages Muslim women to be involved in public school education and in politics, providing training and mentoring on public speaking, self-confidence, organizational skills, interfaith work, conflict resolution and stress reduction.
ICSA – Dar Al-Hijrah offers a counseling office where the Imam provides counseling on social issues such as marriage, divorce, and conflict resolution. The Imam will intensively go over with the family about their issues, and he will provide a solution that is reason able for both parties.

PUBLIC LEADERSHIP AWARDS – 13th Annual Hubert H. Humphrey

Our Imam Sh. Abdirahman Sharif Mohamed shares this honor with his Muslim and Somali Communities! 2015 Hubert H. Humphrey Public Leadership Awards Honoring the Life and Legacy of Walter Mondale In honor of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs’ namesake, Hubert H. Humphrey, the Public Leadership Awards honor individuals and organizations that have contributed to the common good through leadership and service. This year’s awards commemorate the life and legacy of Walter F. Mondale, and recipients are recognized for their work and progress on issues of access to justice, civil and human rights, and government accountability that have characterized the career of our nation’s 42nd Vice President.

For further details please contact
Wali Dirie (612.817.9934) – Executive Director
Abdisamad Ibrahim (612. 707.4424)

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