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Creating a Climate of Cooperation between Islamic & Western Civilizations

Praise be to Allah, the event ended successfully, the attendance, the food, the lectures were all very impressive. More 200 people came, the maximum expected number. Dr. Jamal Badawi uplifting, inspiring lecture. One attendees, express himself this way, \"Thank you guys for such an event together, what a relevant, please spread this lecture to the entire media community\".

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Finale of 3rd Annual Interative Academic Contest

Praise be to Allah, 3rd Annual Interactive Academic Contests Finale Ended Successfully. More than 200 hundred youth came and participated a joyful event. Three finale high schools competed for this year\'s cup and first place. Inspirational speeches were given and Sh. Abdirahman Sharif gave thoughtful insights to the students, parents, teachers and other guests who came. Congratulations and good job to all three finales (Ubah Medical Academy, VOA Opportunity High School & Roosevelt High School. Ubah Medical Academy won the cup for this year and made the first place the year long interactive academic contest, VOA Opportunity second place while Roosevelt, which took last year\'s cup made the third place this year.

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Second Round of Interactive Academic Contests

Praise be to Allah, the 2nd Round of Interactive Academic Contest ended successfully. More than 200 hundred youth came and participated a joyful event. Seven high schools participated in this second round

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Breakfast with Prof. Tariq Ramadan

On the very morning of Friday, 24th of December, leaders and educators had a breakfast of its kind with the Professor, what an intellectual dialogue, questions and answers afterwards!

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Co Existance: Contributing to the Common Good While Maintaining Our Values

It was a night and morning of memory for so many of us, here in the Twin Cities. On Thursday night, December 23, 2010, Prof. Tariq Ramadan gave a historic speech to a wide, diverse, overcrowded audience from aspects of religion, social, diversity, civilization, history, future… Inspiring Universal Message for everyone, no matter which class of education, economy, race or religion one belongs to. It was a motivation, encouragement and inspiration for everyone

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 1st Round of Interactive Academic Contest on  November 26, 2010

Praise be to Allah, the 1st Round of Interactive Academic Contest ended successfully. More than 200 hundred youth came and participated a joyful event. Ten high schools participated in this first round. Inspirational speeches were given and Sh. Abdirahman Sharif gave thoughtful insights to the students, parents, teachers and other guests who came.

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 1st Islamic Eid Carnival

First Islamic Eid Carnival organized by Islamic Civic Society of America in the state of MN. It took place at Huset Park in City of Colombia Heights, MN. It was 2010 Eid Al-Fitr.

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1st Islamic Eid Carnival

First Islamic Eid Carnival organized by Islamic Civic Society of America in the state of MN. It took place at Huset Park in City of Colombia Heights, MN. It was 2010 Eid Al-Fitr.

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Eid Al-Adha Celebration on Salahudin Islamic School

As Usual, Salahudin Islamic School held its Eid celebration on 11/27/2010 of Thu Al-Hija 21, 1431H. when students came back from the Eid Al-Adha break. It was a day of happiness and sharing and fun for all students, parents and teacher as well.

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Members of ICSA on ISNA Convention

The members of Islamic Civic Society of America went to the 47th Annual ISNA Convention of 2010

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Islamic Civic Society of America 12 Anniversary Past, Present  & Future of Muslim Community in Minnesota

<strong>Date:</strong> June 5, 2010<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> South High School

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Reviving the Soul & Body of Muslim Youth + Final Interactive Contest

<strong>Date:</strong> May 21, 2010<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque

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Semi-final Interactive Contest

<strong>Date:</strong> April 16, 2010<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque

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DYC in Action

<strong>Location:</strong> Varies including DYC office

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DYC 3rd Annual Appreciation Night

ICSA Youth Council, previously DYC, Dar Al-Hijrah Youth Council, the backbone of Muslim Youth In Minnesota and drive force of Islamic Civic Society America holds every year Appreciate Night for ICSA community. This event was one of the joyful events of ICSAYC glimpse.

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The Content of a Muslim Youth

<strong>Date:</strong> Friday January 4, 2008<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> This was a DYC\'s bi-monthly event. Sh. Ahmed Taajir, imam of Ummatul Islam mosque, and Br. Abdisalam Adam, director of Dar Al-Hijrah mosque, nourished youths with the Islamic knowledge in regards to what a Muslim youth ought to be, taken resources from the Quran, hadiths, Islamic history, etc.

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Muslim Youths & the Islamic Marriage

<strong>Date:</strong> Friday November 23, 2007<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> This was a DYC\'s bi-monthly event. The wellbeing of civilization rests upon the realms of family. The foundation of family is marriage. In Islam, marriage is a lawful agreement and a revered act. Sh. Ahmed Taajir, imam of Ummatul Islam mosque, lectured youths about marriage in Islam. M ain topics were to create a better understanding in the Steps Towards Marriage, What makes Marriage an easy or difficult one, the Pleasures of Marriage, and many more to create a debate that you will never forget!

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Grand Opening of the Mosque Expansion

<strong>Date:</strong> Thursday November 22, 2007<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> The expansion of the men\'s section at Dar Al-Hijrah mosque was completed in November 2007. Many sheikhs, community activits, organizations, and the community at large came to the ceremony.

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SSU Eid Al-Fitr Event

<strong>Date:</strong> Saturday November 2, 2007<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> This event was established by the Salahudin Student Union, who do similar events like this. And they did this event in particular for their teachers, classmates, parents, and staff of Salahudin Islamic School.

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Eid Al-Fitr 2007

<strong>Date:</strong> Friday October 12, 2007<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> The Council of Imams from different mosques in Minnesota have agreed upon that Friday October 12th, 2007 will be the first day of Shuwal. We wish a pleasant Eid Mubarak to all of you wherever you may be, Kulu \'Amin wantum bikheyr. Eid Al-Fitr is one of the major Islamic Holiday remarking the end of Ramadan. Eid prayers were held at the mosque and Bryan Coyle Community Center in Mpls, MN.

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The Road to Judgment Day

<strong>Date:</strong> Monday October 10, 2007<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> A night most likely to be Layl Al-Qadr(Night of Power) as agreed various scholars. It is a night that is equivalent to good deeds that are better than 83 years and 4 months. Thus, we invite the community members, especially the youth, to congregate at the mosque for the entire night and engage in a spiritual awakening journey. Many sheikhs have participated in this event, lecturing us about the day of the judgment. Sh. Abdirahman Sharif, Prof. Abdulwahid Sh. Osman, and others were amonsgst the lecturers.

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Welcoming the Blessed Month of Ramadan

<strong>Date:</strong> Friday September 7, 2007<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> Ramadan for 2007 is either on September 12th or 13th. Thus, Dar Al-Hijrah is hosting an event to welcome the month of Ramadan; to know its meaning, principles, and history. This lecture is for young Muslim students; however, both young and old are welcome to celebrate the upcoming blessed month. Refreshements are provided for the audience!

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Opening the Door to Our Differences

<strong>Date:</strong> Friday August 17, 2007<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> This was a DYC\'s bi-monthly event and we invited as our guest speaker Dr. Hamdy El-Sawaf to speak on the different opinions that Muslims have and how to open a door that can make us all, with our difference, a great ummah (nation).

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Salahudin Students\' Picnic Day

<strong>Date:</strong> Sunday August 5, 2007<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Nokomis Par, Mpls, MN<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> To end the summer with laughter and reminder was a goal that was achieved on this beautiful day with the students of Salahudin and their teachers. We prayed, played soccer, basketbal, and tennis, and ate food.

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Our Faith, Our Family, & Our Future

<strong>Date:</strong> June 29, 30, & July 1st of 2007<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Mpls. Convention Center, MN<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> The purpose of this convention is to connect the fine lines between our faith, our family, and our future in a balanced manner. The Qur’an directs Muslims to be people of moderation and fairness. We therefore need to remind ourselves constantly what Islam means to us in facing the challenges of life since Islam is both a religion and a way of life for Muslims

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Salahudin Student Association Event

<strong>Date:</strong> March 31st of 2007<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah, Minneapolis, MN<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> An event by the Salahudin Student Association for their dugsi mates. It was an exciting event for the students to come together and socialize. There were lectures, plays, and nasheeds by the students.

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Health Awareness with Islamic Perspective

<strong>Date:</strong> March 16th of 2007<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah, Minneapolis, MN<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> The main concern of the event was to showcase the importance of health education, prevention of diseases, and the connection between Islam and health. A doctor, public health, pharmacist, and the imam of the mosque partook of this event with titles such as The Significance of Drug Use and Abuse, Islam and Health, Diets, and Prevention of Illegitimate Sex (Zina) and much more. An estimation of 200 attendees.

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Eid Al-Adha 2007

<strong>Date:</strong> December 30th of 2006<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah, Minneapolis, MN<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> Many Muslims have come to celebrate the biggest holiday of the Muslims, Eid Al-Adha. Women, children, and men have rejoiced together at Dar Al-Hijrah. An estimation of 500~700 attended the two prayers we held at the mosque.

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A Symposium on the Success of Muslims

<strong>Date:</strong> December 23rd of 2006<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> South High School, Minneapolis, MN<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> The symposium was held at South High School, and scholars from in and around MN have come to speak about Family Issues & Islam and the Future of Muslims in America. Prof. Mohamed Sh. Rasheed, Br. Mohamed Dini, Sh. Ahmed Burale, Prof. Abdullwahid Sh. Osman, and Imam Abdirahman Sharif were the speakers that enlightened us that night. More than 700 attended the event.

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The Success of Muslim Youth

<strong>Date:</strong> November 24th of 2006<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah, Minneapolis, MN<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> This was the bi-monthly event for the Muslim youths in Twin Cities and its vicinities held by the Dar Al-Hijrah Youth Council to congregate at the mosque for this wonderful event. The theme of this event was educational and spiritual awakening night. Various speakers participated at the event including Prof. Abdiwahid Sh. Osman, Crystal Flint-Holoman, and the director of Dar Al-Hijrah Abdisalam Adam with topics as Bridging Between Education & Religion, How to Succeed in Schools, The Success Here & After, & Admission, Scholarships, & Financial Aid Processes.

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Salahudin Students\' Night

<strong>Date:</strong> November 23rd of 2006<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah, Minneapolis, MN<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> Students of Salahudin Islamic School dedicated this event for their young brothers and sisters at Salahudin to spent time at the mosque together. Because it was Thanksgiving holiday, students did not have school; instead of spending their time somwhere else they organized this event. They demonstrated very valuable lessons through lectures, plays, poems, contests, awards, etc.

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Dar Al-Hijrah Volunteer Appreciation

<strong>Date:</strong> November 5th of 2006<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> VOA, Minneapolis, MN<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> More than 60 people whom have volunteered at Dar Al-Hijrah mosque during the Ramadan participated in this event.The Board of the Mosque recognized the efforts of these people. The event was in luncheon form where the Board gave certificates to these volunteers.

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Salahudin Eid Festival

<strong>Date:</strong> November 4th of 2006<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah, Minneapolis, MN<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> More than 300 of Salahudin Students gathered at the Center to celebrate the festival of Eid Fitr. The students demonstrated varieties of activities such as lectures, dicussion, poetries, moral plays, entertaiment, awards and gifts to the adminstration, teachers, and students. Students invited Br. Mohamed Dini from Ohio to give a lecture about staying Muslim in the western society. The director of Center Br. Abdisalam was also the invitees speakers.

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Eid Al-Fitr 2006

<strong>Date:</strong> October 23rd of 2006<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah, Minneapolis, MN<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> In Islam there are two major holidays and each of them comes after finishing one of the Islamic pillars. They are Eid Al-Fitr, which comes after completing the Ramadan (fasting), and Eid Al-Adha, which comes after the Pilgrimage to the City of Mecca. The estimated attendees were between 1,500 to 2,000 including men, women, and children.

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27th Night of Ramadan

<strong>Date:</strong> October 18th of 2006<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah, Minneapolis, MN<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> More than 300 people, especially youths, have come to the mosque at this night to congrate and gain benefits from the Night of Power (Layl Al-Qadr), as agreed by various scholars. It was a night that was equivalent to good deeds that were better than 83 years and 4 months. Among the speakers were prof. Abdiwahid, Sh. Macalin, Imam Abdirahman, and other students.

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Dar Al-Hijrah Free Health Screening

<strong>Date:</strong> September 16th of 2006<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> C-Highrise Bldg Riverside, Minneapolis,MN<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> Masjid Dar Al-Hijrah invites you to a free health screening to help ease the symptoms and educate community members about these diseases. The nurses at the center will check your blood pressure and diabetes frequently and will give you the needed advice

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Celebration of the Purchase of the Center

<strong>Date:</strong> July 1st of 2006<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> South High School, Minneapolis, MN<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> About 700-1000 community members of Twin Cities and its vicinities have gathered and participated for the celebration of Dar Al-Hijrah Center\'s purchase. Dar Al-Hijrah administrators and many appreciated community leaders partook of this event with th theme of The Role of the Islamic Institutions in the Development of the Soc.

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Youth Educational Night

<strong>Date:</strong> May 26th of 2006<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah Center<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> About 200-300 students and youths from varies schools in Twin Cities and its vicinities attended this event. Among the speakers were Imam Sharif, Guest speaker Mustafa Ibrahim, and students from high schools, colleges, and universities. The vocal point of the event was about The Necessity of Education, Volunteering, & Role Models of Companions.

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The Purchase of Dar Al-Hijrah

<strong>Date:</strong> April 7th 2006<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Downtown Minneapolis, MN<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> This event was about the exchange of signatures in regards to the purchasing of the center. The center was on sale for $400,000, and it sits on a measurement of 25,000 sq ft. On behalf of Dar Al-Hijrah, we would like to appreciate the effort, generosity, and help we have received prior and after the purchasing of the center. Thank you all!

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Youth Colloquy Weekend

<strong>Date:</strong> April 1 & 2, 2006<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah Center<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> This event was exclusively for the youth of the center and to have a dialogue with them about the affairs of their daily lives. The Speakers were Imam Abdul Malik Johari from Washington DC and the Imam of the Center Abdirahman Sharif. The main topics were Manners of a Muslim Youth, Who is Our Role Model, & Obedience Towards Parents.

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Youth Symposium Night

<strong>Date:</strong> March 10, 2006<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah Center<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> Major attendees of the event were youths as it was aimed for them.This event was part of our bi-monthly event that we held in the Center. Among of its speakers were Prof. Abdiwahid Sh. Osman, Imam of the center, and number of students from Minnesota Colleges, Univerisities, and High Schools. Topics were about eduction, Islam, and more.

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Rally Against Danish Caricature

<strong>Date:</strong> Febuary 19th 2006<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Brian Coyle Community Center, Mpls, MN<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> The rally was against the Danish cartoonists who depicted the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). More than 1,000 Muslims around the Minnesota areas rallied and protested against these caricatures. The rally was sponsored and organized by Islamic centers and organizations, and many community leaders, imam, and activists gave lectures.

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Eid Al-Adha 2006

<strong>Date:</strong> January 10, 2006<br/> <strong>Location:</strong> Dar Al-Hijrah Center<br/> <strong>Event Update:</strong> In Islam there are two major holidays and each of them comes after finishing one of the Islamic pillars. They are Eid Al-Fitr, which comes after completing the Ramadan (fasting), and Eid Al-Adha, which comes after the Pilgrimage to the City of Mecca. The estimated attendees were between 1,500 to 2,000 including men, women, and children.

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