News & Articles
Perspectives on Islam & Violence - Syed Gilani's response to Dr. Njiere Bere's opinion on Islam & Violence. Dr. Bere is a Sociology and Non-Western Religions Professor at Lincoln Christian University.
Islamic Center of Bloomington-Normal Issues Statement on the Boston Bombers - Muslims of Bloomington-Normal, like all other fellow Americans, are shocked and saddened...
ICBN joins cities929 Radio host on April 22nd 2013 - Syed is President of the Islamic Center of Bloomington-Normal and he joins Robert to condemn the attacks in Boston and clear some misconceptions about Muslims...
Participants in Recovery Court have special Thanksgiving dinner - The Islamic Center, together with the Diversity Project, sponsored a Thanksgiving Dinner for members of Recovery Court. See feedback received from the members
Interfaith Ramadan Iftar - An interfaith Ramadan Iftar Party was organized by ICBN on Wednesday, August 8th. Many people from different faiths observed muslims breaking fast and enjoyed dinner together.
Interfaith trio to preach togetherness on three-day B-N visit
A rabbi, a pastor, and an imam from Seattle, known as the Interfaith Amigos will visit Bloomington-Normal this weekend to help people understand the relationship of different faiths...
Faith is a matter of the HEART, not of the mind - by M. Valentine
B-N Islamic community finds support after Sept. 11 events
In the 10 years since terrorists attacked the United States, the Twin Cities' Islamic community has proven that it is possible for good shoots to sprout from evil roots.
Central Illinois Bigotry Reflects National Islamophobia
Right wing activists from Central Illinois espouse the same misinformation about American Muslims seen on the national level. Read all articles by Rothwell Polk..
Interfaith Dialog: Islam Among Us, How Do we Respond ?
An interfaith dialog exploring similarities and negating misconceptions. This event is co-sponsored by ICBN, Moses Montefiore Temple, New Covenant Community and Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington-Normal. see Flyer for more information.
Bloomington-Normal Muslims Gather for Eid ul-Fitr Prayers - Two hundred and fifty Bloomington-Normal, Illinois Muslims gathered at Wesleyan University for prayers..
Muslims Enjoy Iftar Dinner Saturday in Bloomington-Normal - Iftar is the fast-breaking dinner eaten after sunset during the month of Ramadan. About 100 people gathered ..