Central Jersey Muslims offer prayers for San Bernardino victims

OLD BRIDGE - Central Jersey Muslims held a special prayer service and a “Muslims for Life” blood drive in honor of victims of San Bernardino massacre early Sunday afternoon.  According to a news release sent by Saima Sheikh, a spokesperson for Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA, the event was "in light of the horrific tragedy that took place in San Bernardino, California." [...]

2015-12-07T02:45:49-04:00 News|

Muslims again defending their religion after California terrorist attack

Many Muslims again this week felt compelled to defend their religion after Wednesday's shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that left 14 dead and 21 wounded. The suspects Syed Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, were themselves killed in a shootout with police hours after their deadly attack at the Inland Regional Center. Originally posted at http://www.cleveland.com/

2015-12-06T02:59:26-04:00 News|

Muslims In US Distance Themselves From Killers

Muslims gathered at one of Southern California's largest mosques have denounced last Wednesday's massacre, which occurred only about two dozen miles away. About 200 people met at the mosque in Chino last Thursday night for a prayer vigil and to send a message that Ahsan Khan described as "love for all, hatred for none". Khan [...]

2015-12-06T02:52:52-04:00 News|

Harrisburg Muslims hope to heal community with prayers and education

For the second time this week, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community prayed for the victims of the San Bernardino attacks, while also trying to educate the larger community that terrorism isn't part of Islamic teachings. Starting with a verse from the Quran, first sung and then spoken in English, people who spoke were clear: the people [...]

2015-12-05T03:04:19-04:00 News|