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Issue 144

Last Friday marked the Solidarity for Palestine march outside City Hall, and hundreds of people showed up to voice their opinion. We were on site to record interviews, so keep your eyes peeled for a video overview in the next newsletter. Also, although we will be updating our website as Eid events are posted, this will be our last newsletter before Eid. So, from all of us here at WNY Muslims, Eid Mubarak! You can keep the spirit of Ramadan going by making a donation to ISNF - just fill out the form we have included in this issue. We hope the rest of your Ramadan stays blessed!

What's Going On?

  • Hadith of the Week
  • Meet the New Members of Our Editorial Board
  • Upcoming Events
  • Family Eid Night (Chand Raat)
  • Solidarity with Palestine
  • Call for Creative Writing Submissions
  • Tent of Abraham
  • ISNF Donations
  • Manage Your Business is Hiring!
  • Muslims in the Media

Hadith of the Week

"The best type of Jihad is speaking a true word in the presence of a tyrant ruler." [Abu Dawud and At-Tirmidhi]

Meet the New Members of Our Editorial Board

Anam

Anam

Anam is our current Assistant Executive Director. She hopes to help WNY Muslims grow as an alternative news source that not only raises awareness, but promotes peace, tolerance and diversity as well.

Mohamed

Mohamed

Mohamed is a former intern who acted as our interim Assistant Executive Director. He has covered many community events and has acted as a valuable liason for the community. He will be continuing his education at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, but will remain involved by blogging about his experiences for us.

Family Eid Night

Family Eid Night (Chand Raat)

The Pakistani Association has organized an Eid Night at Taste of India on Sunday night at 9:30pm. Come celebrate Eid with the community! Bring your family, dress to impress, and help yourself to the dinner buffet - but most importantly, have fun!

Entrance is $2 per person, cash only, and children under 5 enter for free.

For more details on the event CLICK HERE.

Solidarity for Palestine

By Anam A.

Hundreds rallied outside Buffalo City Hall last Friday, July 18th to protest the Israeli ground invasion of Gaza.

People were not shy about showing their support: chants decrying the deplorable conditions inflicted upon the Gazans rang through the air as people demanded for Israel to “Free, Free Palestine!” Members of various faiths, young and old, gathered in …

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MPAC's 9th Annual "Tent of Abraham" Event

MPAC's 9th Annual "Tent of Abraham" Event

This year’s 9th Annual “Tent of Abraham” event took place last week, on July 17th, at Masjid An-Noor on Heim Road. Hosted by the Western New York chapter of the Muslim Public Affairs Council (WNY-MPAC), the event was an interfaith gathering of local Jews, Christians, and Muslims and was co-sponsored by Congregation Havurah, The Islamic Society of Niagara Frontier, Network …

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Call for Creative Writing Submissions

Call for Creative Writing Submissions

Some members of the Buffalo community are interested in starting an awareness campaign about the struggles people face around the globe and more specifically, the Middle East. They are looking for talented writers to submit pieces of creative writing …

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ISNF Needs Your Donations

The Islamic Society of Niagara Frontier provides valuable services to the community, but they need your donations in order to continue doing so. Please donate by filling out the form here: http://isnf.org/pdfs/pledgeform.pdf. Remember, every little bit helps!

Manage Your Business is Hiring!

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