Isra and Miraj: The Miraculous Night Journey

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The Israa and Miraj refer to, two parts of an miraculous journey that Prophet Muhammad  took in one night from Makka to Jerusalem and then an ascension to the heavens.
Israa is an Arabic word referring to Prophet Muhammad’s  miraculous night journey from Makka to Jerusalem – specifically, to the site of al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem – as referred to in Surah Al-Israa in the Quran.
It is believed to have been followed by the Mi’raj, his ascension to heaven. According to some of the Hadith scholars this journey is believed to have taken place just over a year before Prophet Muhammad  migrated to from Makka to Madina, on the 27th of Rajab.

Muslims celebrate this night by offering optional prayers during this night, and in many Muslim countries, by illuminating cities with electric lights and candles. Read more

Soup Kitchen – May 11th, 2014

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The next ISA Soup Kitchen day will be on 5/11/2014. For several years, members of the Islamic Society of Augusta have been serving the needy in our community by providing meals at the Master’s Table. Please help us to continue to serve our community and help the unfortunate. We will need two teams each consisting of 10 individuals to help in: We need more volunteers to participate.

1. Cooking from 8:00AM to 10:00AM

2. Serving/cleaning from 10:30AM to 12:20PM

If you can make it, please send me a note and I will sign you up. You are encouraged to participate as your help is needed. If you have questions or need more information, please do not hesitate to call or email me at (803) 642-5688 or srsalaymeh@hotmail.com.

2014 ISA Soup Kitchen Schedule

Election Committee Weekly Report

Nominations closed on Sunday February 16th, 2014, please see the list of final nominees here, ICC Candidates 2014-2015 Candidates had the opportunity to make 5 minutes statements during the Sunday Business meeting on February 16, 2014. Please click here to read their statements. Nominees Statements 2014

Candidates presentation 2014

Ballots

We hope that all members attend the business meetings to follow up the ICC election process and to be informed about the current issues. The elections will be held on February 23, 2014. If you are not able to attend you can use the Proxy Form to have another voting member to vote on your behalf. Voting Proxy