eNews Update from IQRA'
August / Ramadan 2011
HilalIQRA' & Ramadan  
RAMADAN is the month of Qur'an, fasting, praying and charitable giving: Zakah. Allah said in the Qur'an"Zakah expenditures are only for the poor and for the needy and for those employed to collect [zakah] and for bringing hearts together [for Islam] and for freeing captives [or slaves] and for those in debt and for the cause of Allah and for the [stranded] traveler - an obligation [imposed] by Allah.  And Allah is Knowing and Wise."


Many scholars have permitted paying Zakah to Islamic organizations in the West under the prevision of "the cause of Allah: Fi sabili-llah." You can help IQRA' fi sabili-llah in our mission of spreading Islamic education to children worldwide. We strive to bring hearts together for Islam in many underprivileged communities here and around the world. It is very advisable for Muslims to distribute their zakah during this month.  Remember us in your prayers and when you share your wealth for the sake of Allah.

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Ramadan Kid's Corner Page 

IQRA' has prepared a unique and interesting page that includes online games and print-out activities for kids to engage in this Ramadan.  


29 IQRA' eBook Titles Available Online

Currently, we have uploaded 29 IQRA' titles to preview or download. Please visit eIQRA.org for our eBooks titles or IQRA.org for our Book Center. Also, please visit eIQRA.org/school for the eSchool Power Point Presentation to learn more about our Online Academy.


Hafiz Ikhlas will be leading Taraweeh prayer (20 Rakats) from the first night of Ramadan and will complete the Quran on 20th night, inshallah at IQRA' head office located at 7450 Skokie Blvd. Skokie IL 60077. Isha prayer will be at 9:45 PM inshallah. The prayer is open to sisters as well as brothers, small children are not encouraged - Sorry, no babysitting service could be arranged. For more information please call  847 673-4072 
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IQRA' Concluded "Connecting to Allah Through Qur'an" Class and held its iPAD Drawing


By the help of Allah (swt) we concluded our class "Connecting to Allah Through Quran". This 7 week program started on June 10, 2011, at IQRA' headquarters in Skokie, IL. Over 30 students attended and participated in this class.  On Friday July 22, 2011, students were presented with certificates of participation, copies of the Holy Qur'an in Arabic and other awards.


Also, during the same ceremony IQRA' held its drawing for prizes, with the first prize winner being an iPAD 2. The following winners were selected at random:


1.    Apple iPAD 2 Winner: Senna Zineddin - Florence, KY

2.    Complete Sirah Book Set Winner: Zafar Siddiqui - Blaine, MN

3.    Complete Sahaba Book Set Winner: Erum Iqbal - Northbrook, IL


Click on the video above to view the drawing ceremony.

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'Fordson' follows a predominately Arab-American high school football team from Dearborn, Michigan during the last ten days of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and unearths the story of a community desperately holding onto its Islamic faith while struggling to gain acceptance in post 9-11 America


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Saturday, 29th of October 2011


  An evening with Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

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Bassam Helwani
IQRA' International Educational Foundation