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Oklahoma Muslims Condemn Terrorism And Support Humanitarian Action – locally and internationally
(Tulsa 11-16-15) The Islamic Council of Oklahoma, Oklahoma’s statewide council of mosques, Islamic schools and organizations, condemns ISIS’ terrorism and hopes for a way forward that ensures justice for the perpetrators and the victims and embodies compassion for the most vulnerable. The recent attacks on Paris, Beirut, Turkey and beyond are horrific and heart-breaking, nerve-wracking and reprehensible. They are the nightmares from which every peace-loving citizen of the world wants […]
OKLAHOMA MUSLIMS HONOR ALL OF AMERICA’S VETERANS. CAIR-OK deserves our thanks.
(Tulsa, OK 11-10-15) The Islamic Council of Oklahoma, Oklahoma’s statewide council of mosques, Islamic schools and Muslim organizations, says on behalf of its member organizations that it is time to recognize our veterans with due respect. Sheryl Siddiqui, ICO Chairperson, says about the Council on American Islamic Relations Oklahoma Chapter, “CAIR-OK deserves our thanks for their courage in this charged political climate for doing the right thing with their float […]
Tulsa Muslims are activists & Worker Bees with #beyondcoexistence. Tulsa Regional Food Bank
Open Mosque Day
Find information about a mosque near you. First Ever State-wide Open Mosque Day from 1:00-4:00pm Sponsored by the Islamic Council of Oklahoma. Islam and Muslims are in the news almost every day. Did you ever ask a Muslim what they think about that? Citizenship compels patriots to know the stories beyond the headlines. Here’s your chance! Six mosques in the state are opening their doors for casual gatherings- great for meeting […]
Open Letter to Governor and Legislature Supporting Removal of Ten Commandments Monument
The Islamic Council of Oklahoma appreciates the efforts of the signers of this letter and stands in solidarity with them. Living and working respectfully, side-by-side with our neighbors and co-workers of all beliefs is a core teaching of our faith. Muslims are comfortable in the U.S. because of the compatibility of the Quran, Islam’s holy scriptures, and the U.S. Constitution. It is important to Muslims that the Constitution be upheld, […]
Sheryl Siddiqui’s interview about Open Mosque Day on NewsOK
Sunday November 1, 2015 the Islamic Community invites Oklahomans across the state visit a mosque.
Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City Dedicates New Community Outreach Center
by Carla Hinton A former church site and office complex that once housed an Islamic school has been turned into the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City’s new community outreach center. About 275 people gathered Friday for the grand opening and dedication of the Islamic Society’s Mercy Mission Building at 3840 N St. Clair. The new center is adjacent to the Islamic Society’s mosque at 3815 N St. Clair. Imad […]
Muslims around world celebrating Eid ul-Adha
By BILL SHERMAN Faith and Values Writer for the TULSA WORLD Tulsa Muslims are joining Muslims around the world this week in the Eid ul-Adha celebration, the Festival of the Sacrifice. The three- to four-day celebration follows the Day of Arafat on Wednesday and is associated with the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca. One of the five pillars of Islam is making the pilgrimage at least once. Adam Soltani, […]
Oklahoma Muslims observe Eid ul-Adha today
Many observant Oklahoma Muslims are celebrating Eid ul-Adha today, Thursday, Sept. 24. It is the Festival of the Sacrifice, a celebration that often spans between three and four days. According to a news release from the Islamic Council of Oklahoma, the Saudi government announced that the “Hajjis” (Muslim pilgrims in Mecca) observed the Day of Arafat on Wednesday , Sept. 23, the most imporant day of the Hajj. Eid ul- […]
“Bring Back Our Girls” Rally held at Centennial Green ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ rally held at Centennial Green Sheryl Siddiqui (second from right) talks with A’isha Dixon (left), Mikkel Henderson, an unidentified woman and Joe Briggs Jr. (right) as they gather in support of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls during a rally in downtown Tulsa on Wednesday. MATT BARNARD/Tulsa World Buy this photo Related Galleries Tulsans rally for kidnapped Nigerians About a dozen supporters gather at Centennial Park Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2014 2:00 am By MURPHY MITCHELL World Staff Writer |4 comments PHOTO GALLERY: Tulsans rally […]
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