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Sep
11

Eid Welcoming Dinner and Fundraising for Rohingya Families on Sat, Sept 16th After Maghrib In ShaaAllah

Author ISGH PA Web Admin    Category Announcements, Events     Tags

Assalamu’Alikum

Please join us for Eid Welcoming Dinner and Fundraising for the Rohingya Muslims this Saturday, September 16th, following Maghrib prayers, In Shaa Allah. Everyone is invited to this free event, open to the community and their families. Alhumdulillah, many people had the opportunity to go to Hajj this year so please attend and welcome the new Hajis from our community. This will also be a great opportunity to donate towards our Muslim families in Burma. Our Guest speaker for the event is Shaikh Ayman Aishat from Helping Hand and will be flying in all the way from Dallas, TX InShaaAllah.
Speaker Bio: Imam Ayman Aishat is a motivational speaker and Khateeb across the nation. He is a board member of the Muslim Legal Fund of America and Al-Huda University. He is a former member Board of Trustees for Muslim American Society (MAS). He is originally from Jordan and lives in Unites States since 1989. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and MS in Telecommunication Engineering and is a PhD Candidate in Islamic Studies.

Aug
22

Eid-ul Adha Salah on Friday, September 1st @ ISGH @ 8:30AM, In ShaaAllah

Author ISGH PA Web Admin    Category Announcements, Events     Tags

Assalamu’alaikum,
In ShaaAllah, Eid-ul-Adha prayer this year will be held on Friday, September 1st @ 8:30AM, and will be held @ Islamic Society of Greater Harrisburg (ISGH). We highly recommend everyone make an effort to arrive promptly at ISGH at least an half hour before the Salah, enough time to find parking and be in the Masjid on time. Arrangements are being made in gymnasium for the sisters to pray. Please bring a prayer rug if possible.

The Day of Arafah will be Thursday, August 31st, 2017. For the details on the virtues for the first ten days of Dhul Hijja and the rest of the month as well as Youmul Arafah, please visit:

http://www.albalagh.net/general/zulhijjah.shtml#

Eid Sunnah
• Use two alternate routes to and from the Masjid
• Enjoy breakfast after Eid prayers
• Slaughter the animal after the Eid prayers

Refreshments
Following Eid Salah, there will be a light breakfast available. Please bring a covered dish to share with fellow Muslims if possible.

Parking
Parking is available in the ISGH complex and on the streets. Additional parking space is currently being arranged at the Advanced Auto Parts store just across the street. We recommend that you please follow volunteer’s instruction for parking and encourage anyone to consider carpooling as necessary.

Eid & Welcoming Dinner for Hajjis
ISGH Eid Dinner will be held on Saturday, September 16th, following Maghrib prayers, In Shaa Allah. We request everyone to attend as it is a free event open to the community. This will also serve as a welcoming event for those who went to Hajj this year. We highly advice the community holding any big gathering this day.

Jazakallah Khair
ISGH Council

Aug
1

ICNA Relief’s Back2School Giveaway on Sat, Aug 19th @ ISGH In ShaaAllah

Author ISGH PA Web Admin    Category Announcements, Events     Tags

ICNA Relief’s Annual Back2School Giveaway will be held on Sat, August 19th at 1:30PM in front of ISGH complex, In ShaaAllah. As part of the event, we’ll be distributing Backpacks and supplies to the needy families. We need volunteers to organize and distribute backpacks this year. We sincerely thank the youth that came and helped us last year. May Allah reward them immensely. We welcome adults and kids to help with this Back to School campaign. Snacks will be served, In ShaaAllah. Please help spread the word and request the potential families to make use of this event.

We are also soliciting donations/sponsors to cover the backpacks and the supplies. Any difference you can make in kids education will be appreciated. Each bag cost around $15 and if you would like to sponsor (any number of bags), kindly contact one of the brothers listed on the flyer. Checks can also be made to ICNA Relief USA.

Jun
27

14th Annual Muslim Day on Sat, July 1st 207 @ 2PM in Adam Ricci Park

Author ISGH PA Web Admin    Category Announcements, Events     Tags

Alhumdulillah, once again Islamic Centers of Greater Harrisburg area will be coming together to organize unique and very popular Annual Muslim Day event on Saturday, 1st July, 2017 between 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM. The purpose of this event is to unite the community by providing a day of happiness and fun in an Islamic safe environment. This event surely strengthens our community spirit and demonstrates our unity; and above all our children will really enjoy the event! We will have variety of food, sports fun- filled activities for kids, & much more for everyone, In Shaa Allah. It’s a free event so, come along with your family and friends and be the part of the largest gathering of Muslims in Central Pennsylvania.

Date: Saturday, July 1st 2017

Time: 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Adams-Ricci Community Park, 100 East Penn Drive, Enola, PA 17025

Pavilions: East Enola (for brothers) and Midway (for sisters)

Sponsored by: Islamic Centers of Greater Harrisburg Area.

Dawah Cup Trophy Distribution – 3PM

Entry is free and there is free onsite car parking available.

In Sha Allah Dhuhr salah will be offered with Jama’h and will be offered @ 2PM so, request everyone to attend.

Barbecue Chicken will be provided. ***Everyone is requested to bring at least one cooked item in two trays (one for each pavilion) and 2 packs of soda cans or 2 soda bottles.

*** ~~~~NOTE: Islamic dress code must be observed.~~~~~~

For more information please contact management of nearest Islamic center. Anyone who would like to volunteer their services for this event is warmly welcome.

For Directions: From I81 Exit 61 (old exit #20) the Wertzville Road Exit, Take Wertzville Road PA Route 944 East. Go through the traffic light at East Penn Drive. Turn Right; go to the next traffic light Magaro Road. Turn right, and then turn left into the park. From I81 Exit 65 (old exit #21) Marysville/Enola, Take US 11/15 south towards Enola. Turn right at the first traffic light onto Valley Street. Follow Valley Street 1.7 miles to Salt Road. Turn left onto Salt Road. Salt Road changes to East Penn Drive. Follow East Penn Drive to the second traffic light. Turn Right onto Magaro Road, and then turn left into the park

 

 

Jun
24

Eid Mubarak – Eid Salah on Sun, June 25th at Farm Show Complex In ShaaAllah

Author ISGH PA Web Admin    Category Announcements, Events     Tags

Based on mutliple global moon sightings in and around the world, Eid ul Fitr will be celebrated tomorrow and the prayers will be held at 9:30AM on Sunday, June 25th at Farm Show Complex, In Shaa Allah. This year ISGH will be having a United Eid In ShaaAllah.

When: Sun, June 25th or Mon, June 26th

Takbeerat Begins: 9:00AM

Eid Salah Begins:  9:30 AM

Place: Farm Show Complex, Main Hall, 2300 North Cameron St, Harrisburg, PA

Please bring a prayer rug if possible and also, please try your best to perform wudu before you start.

Disposable plastic bags will be provided for securing your shoes during the salah, In ShaaAllah.

Parking:

  • Free Parking is available in the Farm show complex. Use McLay St entrance to enter the Farm show complex and to avail free parking. You may be charged if you enter from the HACC side entrance.
  • Enter into the prayer hall through either one of the entrances towards Maclay Street.
  • Use the Maclay Street entrance for parking.
  • Follow the direction of the parking volunteers.
  • Please park your cars responsibly as parking is limited.

Food:

  • No outside food is allowed inside the complex

Eid Sunnah:

  • Fitrana is $8 per person and it is important that you pay your Fitrana at the masjid before Eid Salah
  • Have breakfast before leaving for Eid-ul-Fitr prayers
  • Use two separate routes to and from the Masjid
  • Recite the following Takbir on the way to Salah and until the beginning of Salat-al-Eid

Allaho Akbar, Allaho Akbar. La ila ha illlallah. Allaho Akbar, Allaho Akbar. Wa lilahill hamd.

Security:

Farm show Security guards will be securing the perimeter of the building and parking lot. They will not be posted at our event but will however be walking through periodically. In addition to the above we’re hiring 4 security personnel for the event and will be posted at the entrance and inside the complex In ShaaAllah. Considering the recent anti-Muslim incidents within and outside US, CAIR urges everyone to review the advice on security procedures contained in CAIR’s “Muslims Community Safety Kit”. This kit was developed to better equip the community with the knowledge necessary to protect against the anti-Muslim bigotry or attacks and to secure basic rights.

Annual Muslim Day (Central PA Picnic):

Eid celebrations or Annual Muslim Day will be held at Adam Ricci Park on SaturdayJuly 1st, beginning 12PM, In Shaa Allah. This event is being sponsored by all local Islamic centers. For additional details, please contact your Islamic Center.

Address: Adams-Ricci Park, 100 East Penn Drive, Enola, PA 17025
For additional information, please call (717) 417-8018.

Jazakallahu Khairan

ISGH Council

Jun
19

Joint Eid Salah at Farm Show Complex and JazakumuAllahu Khairan for your Generous Donations

Author ISGH PA Web Admin    Category Announcements, Events     Tags

It’s remarkable that we are in the final days of Ramadan with Eid ul-Fitr soon approaching, we take this opportunity that we ask Allah SWT to accept all our Ibadah, fastings and charity.

First of all our sincere thanks to all the families who donated or sponsored iftar at ISGH. JazakumullAllahu khairan for all your donations. May Allah reward you immensely and give barakah in your earnings.

Also, as you’re aware ISGH contributes extensively to community needs whether using its name, its facility or even its resources, ISGH is always there to support community events. As we strive hard to ma​​ximize good works in this month of prayer, supplication and generosity, we ask that you please extend a generous hand and support ISGH. Your kindness will enable us to fund many important operational and school projects. So, it’s a humble request to you all please take a moment and contribute whatever you can by visiting our website www.isghpa.org or you may handover your donations to one of the council members at your convenience. In ShaaAllah, your generosity and kindness in this time will allow us to maintain the complex and support its Islamic schools.

This year ISGH will be having a United Eid In ShaaAllah and will be joining hands with the following Islamic centers to perform the Eid salah together at Farmshow complex, Harrisburg, PA.

Masjid As-Sabereen, Masjid Al-Nur, Harrisburg Masjid, Hershey Islamic Center, Cham Muslims Association of PA.

For additional details, please contact your local Islamic center.

When: Sun, June 25th or Mon, June 26th

Takbeer Begins: 9:00AM

Eid Salah Begins:  9:30 AM

Place: Farm Show Complex, Main Hall, 2300 North Cameron St, Harrisburg, PA

 

Please bring a prayer rug if possible and also, please try your best to perform wudu before you start. Disposable plastic bags will be provided for securing your shoes during the salah.

Parking:

  • Free Parking is available in the Farm show complex. Use McLay St entrance to enter the Farm show complex and to avail free parking. You may be charged if you enter from the HACC side entrance.

Food:

  • No outside food is allowed inside the complex

Eid Sunnah:

  • Fitrana is $8 per person and it is important that you pay your Fitrana at the masjid before Eid Salah
  • Have breakfast before leaving for Eid-ul-Fitr prayers
  • Use two separate routes to and from the Masjid
  • Recite the following Takbir on the way to Salah and until the beginning of Salat-al-Eid

Allaho Akbar, Allaho Akbar. La ila ha illlallah. Allaho Akbar, Allaho Akbar. Wa lilahill hamd.

Security:

Security personnel are being hired for this event and considering the recent anti-Muslim incidents within and outside US, CAIR urges everyone to review the advice on security procedures contained in CAIR’s “Muslims Community Safety Kit”. This kit was developed to better equip the community with the knowledge necessary to protect against the anti-Muslim bigotry or attacks and to secure basic rights.

Annual Muslim Day (Central PA Picnic):

Eid celebrations or Annual Muslim Day will be held at Adam Ricci Park on SaturdayJuly 1st, beginning 12PM, In Shaa Allah. This event is being sponsored by all local Islamic centers. For additional details, please contact your Islamic Center.

Address: Adams-Ricci Park, 100 East Penn Drive, Enola, PA 17025
For additional information, please call (717) 417-8018.

 

Jazakallahu Khairan

ISGH Council

May
27

ISGH Summer School Program – Qur’an Tajweed Program

Author ISGH PA Web Admin    Category Announcements, Events     Tags

ISGH is offering a summer school program to families looking improving tajweed of their kids ages 5 to 15. Kids are divided into two groups after initial evaluation is done.

Importance of Tajweed

  • If someone doesn’t know Tajweed,
  • The meaning of Ayath can change
  • Salah may not be accepted
  • On the day of Qiyamah, Qur’an will appeal against you.

Begins June 5th & Ends July 30th (Monday- Friday)

From: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Registration Deadline: June 4th, 2017

Exams July 28th, 29th and 30th

To register click on the link below.

Register for Summer School

May
15

Ramadan Mubarak and Prep @ ISGH – Allahumma Ballighna Ramadan

Author ISGH PA Web Admin    Category Announcements, Events     Tags

Assalamu-Alikum,

May Allah grant us the ability to reach Ramadan and help us to fast and pray during Ramadan and spare us from the fire of the hell, Ameen.

There has been no moon sighting in any part of the world so far so, the holy month of Ramadan for 2017/1438 will begin on Saturday i.e May 27th and we will have our first Taraweeh at ISGH on Friday 26th, In Shaa Allah.

Taraweeh will start immediately after Isha Salah and will be led by Mufti Rehan-ul-Haq, Hafiz Ahmed and Hafiz Imran, In Shaa Allah.

ISGH will be hosting free community iftar every Friday and Saturday of Ramadan. Everyone is invited. If you’re interested in participating/sponsoring for one of these iftars at ISGH, please contact one of the council members or click on the following link. You will be able to sponsor for Fruits, Water paper products or for Food In ShaaAllah.

Sponsor/Host Ramadan Iftar

We’ll be having our Ramadan Fundraising dinner on first Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at 8pm, In Shaa Allah and we would like to cordially invite everyone to this iftar.

We encourage everyone to please attend and donate during this holy month. These donations will go in supporting Hifz/Cyber/Evening School and towards maintaining our large complex.

Your participation is very important to us in making this fundraiser successful, and we look forward to see you there and helping us in our efforts.

Event: ISGH Ramadan Fundraising Dinner
Keynote Speaker: Imam Mohammad Ibn Ahmed (Administrator, National Chaplaincy Board)
Place: 407 N Front St, Steelton, PA 17113
Date: Sat, May 27th, 2017 at 8PM
Tickets: Free Entry

All the tax donations to ISGH are tax deductible. Those who cannot attend please click on the following link to donate Donate To ISGH For any queries please e-mail arizwan@hotmail.com. Please pass this information to all those you think would be interested.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us @ (717)407-8018.

Ramadan Mubarak in advance

Jazakumu’Allahu Khairan
ISGH Council

May
9

ISGH Evening School and Sunday School Graduation Ceremony

Author ISGH PA Web Admin    Category Announcements, Events     Tags

ISGH Islamic schools will be holding their Graduation ceremonies on Saturday, May 20th In ShaaAllah.

Sunday School Graduation Ceremony – 11AM, Saturday, May 20th

Evening School Graduation Ceremony – 6:00PM, Saturday, May 20th

In Shaa Allah. Kids will perform various activities as part of this event.

Our guest speaker in the evening will be Mufti Obaidullah Awal Abul, SBNY Organized Maktab coordinator, will present graduation certificates to all the kids.

  • Event: ISGH Graduation Ceremony
  • Date and Time: Saturday, May 20th 11:00AM and 6:00PM
  • Guest Speaker: Mufti Obaidullah Awal Abul, SBNY Organized Maktab coordinator

Dinner will be served, In Shaa Allah.

Request everyone to participate and support our only full time Hifz school in Harrisburg.

May
1

Recognition at the Inaugural Diversity Day and Winners of the Largest Group in Race Against Racism Event

Author ISGH PA Web Admin    Category Events, Media, Pictures     Tags

Alhumdulillah, ISGH has been presented with recognition award for its contribution towards first Annual Diversity Day held on Tuesday, April 27th at Capitol Building.

Also, ISGH with Muslims of Central PA also participated in the Race Against Racism which took place on Saturday, April 29th.  We received an award for the largest number of participants in the event.  JazakumuAllahu Khairan to everyone who donated and participated in the event.

JazakAllah khair to Br Fayyaz and to Sr Ayesha Noor and everyone who supported and contributed to the success of these events.

Pictures from Diversity Day

Race Against Racism Pictures

Funeral Contacts for Harrisburg

Funeral Contacts for Harrisburg Area

An-Noor -Dr Noor- (717) 571-4190 -Abdul Raheem- (717) 395-6919

As-Sabreen -Abdul Khader- (717) 395-4876 -Ilyas- (717) 329-4904

B&H Center -Sabith Sisic- (717) 439-1010 -Damir Biscic- (717) 691-8494

ICPA -Waseem Khan- (973) 288-3500 -Mehmood Jawhar- (717) 608-5532

ISGH -Rizwan Moosa- (717) 480-0416 -Md.Siraj (717) 805-1973 -Ziauddin (717) 608-9409

Peace Center-Carlisle - Akbar Viramani- (717) 448-4082 - Abdul Raheem- (717) 395-6919

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