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Issue 145

 We hope you had a blessed Eid! A big thank you to all our volunteers who helped wrap and distribute our Eid goodie bags at Heim Mosque on Monday. We hope your children enjoyed the candy - just don't send us any dentist bills!

Our volunteers hard at work on the assembly line

What's Going On?

  • Hadith of the Week
  • Upcoming Events
  • WNY Muslims' Organizational Meeting
  • My Thoughts On the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
  • Event Coverage: Family Eid Night (Chand Raat)
  • ISNF Needs Your Donations
  • Call for Creative Writing Submissions
  • Manage Your Business is Hiring!
  • Muslims in the Media

Hadith of the Week

"Your smile for your brother is charity." [Fiqh-us-Sunnah]

COMMUNITY EVENTS

ATTENTION: Community members, please use our website to post your events. Learn how here or contact us. 

Organizational Meeting: Thursday, August 8th

We will be having a meeting this upcoming Thursday, August 8th, at 5:30pm at 4011 Bailey Ave. Amherst, NY. We need your voices and ideas to help us grow and plan for the future; we would like to learn what events, projects and causes you would like to see us work on. How can we better serve the Muslim community and the general WNY community? We’ll be having an organizational meetings every Thursday, so please stop by if you’d like to get more involved with us.

My Thoughts On the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

My Thoughts On the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

by Amber Shaikh

It's disheartening to read people's comments excusing Israel regime's crimes against humanity. I am certainly not pro-Hamas, since the murdering of innocents is legally and morally wrong, but let's be fair and not cheer on Israel for killing over a thousand civilians (in only 19 days) either. There is too much documented proof …

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Family Eid Night (Chand Raat)

Family Eid Night (Chand Raat)

By Anam A.

Chand Raat is a pre-Eid tradition for many families. With the advent of technology, formal moon sightings are no longer necessary to determine the arrival of Eid, but who says you can't still have a little fun anyway? This is why on Sunday 27th July, the Pakistani Association organized an Eid Night for families at Taste of India. …

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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!

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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Manage Your Business is Hiring!

 Manage Your Business, LLC has a full time position available for Cleaning and Landscaping. All supplies are from the company, but the individual should have reliable transportation as travel to clean medical and administrative offices is required. Evening and weekend availability is a must. Please e-mail jobs@mybllc.net for more information.

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