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  • 26 May 2017

    Port Elizabeth:
    Al Bayaan:
    | Awatif: Sheikh Ebrahim Essop | Azhar: Moulana Basheer Moosagie | Baywest: Hafiz Muhammad Osman | Bloemendaal: Sheikh Ramadaan Shabaan | Booysens Park: Sheikh Imad Lagerdien | Central: Sheikh Iman Nakhomo | Cottrell St: | Darul Uloom: Mufti Siraj Desai | Fuqara: Moulana Salmaan Moosagie | Grace St: Imam Abdul Haseeb Jappie | Greenacres: Moulana M Ali Desai | Huda: Moulana Abdurrahmaan Nackerdien | Humphries St: Hafiz Tayyib Moosagie | Korsten JK: Moulana Shafi Moosa | Kuyga: | Mansoor: Moulana Salmaan Fredericks | Motherwell: Imam Moosa Milanzi | NMMU: | New Brighton: Sheikh Nceba Salamntu | Overbaakens: Moulana Nazeem Moosagie | Pier St: Moulana Riyaad Jappie | Rudolph St: Sheikh Abdullatief Lagerdien | Ruvan Centre: Moulana Meraj Mdahoma | Saabireen: Sheikh Majdie Jardien | Salt Lake: Moulana Maseehullah Desai | Taqwa: | West End: Moulana Hussain Kapery

     

    Uitenhage:
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    Imam Liaquat Ali Tiry | Ibaadur Rahmaan: Moulana Shoayb Laher | Mumineen: Combined Juma with Qudama | Qudama: Imam M Zahied Farrath - Combined Juma with Mumineen

     

    [All venues subject to change without notice]

  • 2017

    May

    25: Somalia Feedback. Masjid Mansoor after Esha (7.15 pm Jamaat)

     

    26: Ramadan Starts. First Taraweeh. Subject to sighting of moon

    26: Moonsighting Event. Fathers and sons. Malabar Eidgah. Maghrib Salaah at the Eidgah

     

    Jun

    15: Itikaf Starts. Subject to sighting of moon

     

    16: Youth Hamper Distribution. 8.30am-12.00pm. From Madressa Mansoor

     

    24: Youth Itikaf. Masjid Mansoor. Sat 9.00pm-Sun 6.00am. Registration: 082 883 6601

     

    24: Moonsighting Event. Fathers and sons. Malabar Eidgah. Maghrib Salaah at the Eidgah 

    26: Eidul Fitr. Subject to sighting of moon

 

 

 
 
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Michigan Musjid
Michigan Musjid
Estimates of the Muslim population in USA range from around 2.5 million (0.8% of the population) to 7 million. From the 1840s to 1914, thousands of Muslims immigrated to the USA from the Ottoman Empire and South Asia.

 

Islam increased greatly in the 20th century, driven mainly by immigration and conversion. Muslims comprised 17-20% of the prison population or 350,000 inmates in 2003, many convert to Islam while in prison. Individual Muslims visited or lived in USA during the colonial era. Native-born American Muslims are mainly African Americans and make up 24% of the Muslim population. South Asians make up 26%, Arabs 26% and the remaining 24% other groups.
 
Muslims might have fought in the American Revolution and they served in the US military during the American Civil War. Hajj Ali was hired by the US Cavalry in 1856 to raise camels. By 2005, 15,000 Muslims were serving in the US Army. Many of the slaves brought to colonial America from Africa were Muslims. By 1800 there could have been 100,000 Muslim slaves in USA.
 
Alexander Russell Webb was the earliest prominent Anglo-American convert to Islam in 1888. In 1915, what is most likely the first American Musjid was founded by Albanian Muslims.
 
There are over 1,200 Musjids in the US, over 400 Muslim organizations, over 160 Muslim schools and about 100 publications. There are Muslims serving in government as well. About 20,000 Americans accept Islam every year. Airports have installed footbaths for Wudhu and many stores now offer Halaal food.
 
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