ICGC Weekly Communications
Friday, May 20th, 2022
Fajr -5:30 a.m.
Dhuhr - 2:00 p.m.
Asr - 6:00 p.m.
Maghrib 5 min after Adhan
Isha - 10:20 p.m.
Starting May 21 Isha - 10:40 p.m.
1st Khutbah - 1:15 PM
Dr. Wazir Ali

2nd Khutbah - 3:30 PM
Dr. Wazir Ali

Mirror Hall will NOT be available for praying this Friday, May 20th, 2022
For extra space, please use the gym instead
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Education Corner
End of Year & Eid Celebration!

Limited Space - Up to 100 participants. If space is available - $50.00 at the door.
Bring the registration confirmation with you on the day of the event.
Summer Youth Programs - Register Now!
Summer Field Trips Registration Opens May 27th

Horse Riding Field Trip
Overnight at the Zoo
Overnight White-Water Rafting & Rope Course Trip
Cincinnati FC vs Montreal Impact
COSI Field Trip
ICGC Youth Board
The Youth Board continues to be the cornerstone of the ICGC Youth programming. We thank them for their service!
ICGC Community Services
ICGC Arzaq Annual Event
Sunday June 5th from 9 - 3 pm
Contact for any questions please call
586-222-1800 or email nhussein@icgc.us
ICGC Driving Services
Seeking Volunteers to drive community members to ICGC Jumu’ah prayer. Click on the flyer for more details.
Know Your Neighbor is a chance to visit the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati to meet your Muslim American neighbors, show support and learn about Islam.
Another Sunday of OUTREACH @ ICGC…
“Shared Grief, Different Customs” - with Imam Hossam Musa and leaders from diverse faith communities in Cincinnati exploring the customs of funerals, burial, and mourning practices of Muslim, Baptist, Sikh, Jewish, and Hindu communities. 
Co- moderated by Board Chair Emeritus Shakila Ahmad and Sandy Kaltman, a Jewish activist in Cincinnati’s interfaith community, as part of the Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati’s bicentennial commemoration.
Over 150 students from the Wyoming school district came for their annual tour of the Islamic Center as part of their educational studies in world religions. 
Tour was led by Tours and Talks Chair Shabana Shakir-Ahmed.
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The many ways ICGC’s leadership engages with the broader community….

Friday, May 6, 2022 West Chester hospital gala: in attendance Board Chair Dr. Tariq Sultan showed here with West Chester Hospital FACHE Chief Administrative Officer Tom Daskalakis. Also in attendance that evening ICGC ED Henry Hane and Shaykh Mahmoud Khalil.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 an all day major Cincinnati Chamber cultural competency program where board chair emeritus Shakila Ahmad presented ICGC, Islam and Muslim Americans to 35 leaders from across the region. 

Thursday, May 12, 2022- CAIR West Chester Mason new office opening: in attendance - Board Member Maria Munir and ED Henry Hane.
We appreciate our interfaith partner, EquaSion, for their recent statement on the violence in AlAqsa masjid during Ramadan, and their call to preserve the sanctity of sacred spaces.  
Ongoing Activities
Family Connection
Due to the substantial success of the Midwest Muslim Singles Event(MMS) that attracted singles from 13 different states, the marriage connection is planning to host a new event inshaa'Allah. Please join our email list in the link below to be the first to receive the news and updates about the new MMS event: https://www.mmidwestsingles.com/
Job Opportunities!
El-Sewedy International Academy of Cincinnati
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Open Community Corner

CAIR-Ohio's Summer Internship Development Program - Taking place in Columbus AND Cincinnati this year.

The Summer Internship Development Program is a four-week training intensive designed for college students looking to jump-start their skills in grassroots activism and advocacy. Students gain important community connections and work experience to help advance their future academic and professional endeavors.

Apply by May 15
Miami University Study

We are researchers at Miami University leading a qualitative research study on the experiences of Arab, Middle Eastern, and North African (AMENA) teenagers and parents of teenagers. 

We are recruiting participants! In a 45 minute virtual interview, participants will be asked about their experiences as an Arab/MENA American, conversations surrounding race and ethnicity, religion, and intergenerational relations. This research study has been approved by Miami University Institutional Review Board (approval #02031r). 

All interviews will be conducted via Zoom and either video or audio recorded. Each participant will receive a $10 electronic gift card. 

Eligibility criteria:
  • Identifies as Arab/MENA
  • Teenager (ages 13-17) or a parent of a teenager
  • Resident of the USA
  • Proficient in English

ICGC Office Hours & Contact info
Executive Director
Henry Hane
Office: (513) 477-5341
Email: hhane@icgc.us
Imam: Sh. Hossam Musa
Office: (513) 755-3280 Ext. 1
Mobile: (513) 724-4626)
Email: imam@icgc.us
Administrative Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 - 4:30 p.m.
(513) 755-3280 Ext. 0
Email: info@icgc.us
Acct. & H.R. Manager
Faiza Abid
Office: (513) 755-3280 Ext. 6
Direct: (513) 757-9145
Email: finance@icgc.us 
Youth Director
Isa Ar-Razi
Direct: (513) 282-4006
Work Cell: (513) 400-4967
Email: iarrazi@icgc.us
Islamic Weekend School
(513) 755-3280 Ext. 5
Email: iws@icgc.us
Luna Sakkal: lsakkal@icgc.us
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