Seeking Applications from Volunteers for Members of School Board at IAR (3 Positions)

The IAR Shura has approved the formation of a "School Board" that will provide a coherent long-term vision for Islamic Education at IAR and will focus on strategic planning for future growth for both Al-Iman and An-Noor Schools. IAR is seeking applications from volunteers to serve as "Members" on the School Board.

Send applications to Br. Munir Abdullah ( Interested candidates are also encouraged to contact Br. Munir Abdullah if more information on this volunteer opportunity is desired or to discuss their candidature.

Application Deadline: October 17, 2014.

More info and Qualifications

Udhiyah/Qurbani Program for 2014

The Social & Welfare Committee has selected Niger for Udhiyah/Qurbani this year to be done through Islamic Relief. The cost is 75 dollars per goat. Niger has been selected based upon the information provided by Islamic Relief. As many as 20 million people are facing chronic food shortages across the Sahel region of West Africa, some of whom are on the brink of starvation. Eight million people are already in need of emergency assistance in Niger, Mali and Chad.

The money collection will begin on Wednesday, September 17 and the deadline to pay for Udhiyah/Qurbani through IAR is October 1, 2014. If you would like to get Udhiyah done through IAR you can pay the required amount to Imam Baianonie, Br. Fiaz Farid or Sr. Hind Malik at Social & Welfare Committee Office.

Friday Night Boy's Program

The IAR Youth Committee is happy to announce that the Friday Night Boy's Program for Elementary through High School youth will be returning after a long absence.


Last Chance to Apply for Youth Leadership Programs

This weekend is your last chance to apply for the new youth leadership program for Middle School and High School Students. These two-year certification programs meet once a week and cover over 60 topics and include various projects and hands on training. For further details, please contact Br. Aatif Abdul-Qadeer or email

Middle school Fall 2 year leadership program

High school Fall 2 year leadership program

Imam Position

The Raleigh Masjid is seeking an Imam with the following qualifications:
  • A degree in Islamic Studies or related Sharia area from an accredited university
  • Excellent Qur'anic recitation skills and strong memorized command of a significant portion of the Qur'an
  • Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Adequate knowledge of Fiqh to teach and counsel the community on matters of Fiqh in the four main schools of thought
  • Adequate knowledge of the Seerah of the Prophet (PBUH)
  • Fluent in English - spoken and written
  • A strong understanding of Islamic etiquettes, manners, and appropriate behavior
  • A complete understanding of challenges and hardships Muslim youth face in the US
  • US work authorization

Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience. To apply please submit your resume along with references and recommendations to For a more detailed job description please see

Hajj Workshops

There will be three Hajj workshops held at the IAR on the Second Floor. Dates and time listed below.
(Note: these workshops are open for any one that intends to go to Hajj this year regardless of which group they are going with.)

Sunday Aug. 31st at 11:00 AM
Topic: UMMRAH (presentation)

Sunday Sept. 7th at 11:00 AM
Topic: HAJJ (presentation)

Sunday Sept. 14th at 11:00 AM
Topic: LOGISTICS (presentation)



Umrah Logistics - Quick Guide (PDF)

Hajj Logistics - Quick Guide (PDF)

Islamic Center of Morrisville - Change in Status

The IAR started the Islamic Center of Morrisville (ICM) in March 2009 as an IAR standing committee. Since then, the ICM has grown significantly and now seeks a permanent home in the Morrisville area. ICM management team, decided to transition the ICM's operations to a separate non-profit organization set up for this purpose by members of the Morrisville community a year ago. Its non-profit status with IRS is pending. IAR was made aware of it recently by the ICM. To support this growth in the most effective manner possible, the IAR Shura, in collaboration with the ICM management team, has decided to transition the ICM's operations to a separate set up.

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2014 Ramadan Quran Contest

The 2014 Ramadan Quran Contest sponsored by An-Noor Qur'an Academy is here.

The contest has six beginner levels (B1 through B6), six intermediate levels (I1 through I6), four advanced levels (A1 through A4), five very advanced levels (VA1 through VA5) and one Huffadh level (HA1). The purpose is to recognize and encourage participation at various levels of memorization and familiarity with tajweed.

The registration deadline is August 15th, 2014.

Quran Contest Rules and Registration

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Prayer Times

Thursday, September 18 2014




Fajr 5:31 AM 6:00 AM
Shuruq 6:59 AM
Dhuhr 1:14 PM 1:35 PM
Asr 5:33 PM 6:00 PM
Maghrib 7:21 PM 7:31 PM
Isha 8:37 PM 9:15 PM

September prayer schedule

Prayer times on your phone:

Salah Durations

Friday Prayer for IAR

  • Topic / Speaker
  • First Shift:
    12:00 - 12:35

    Title to be announced

    Lebeed Alkadhi

  • Second Shift:
    1:35 - 2:10

    Title to be announced

    Saad Taslim

  • Third Shift:
    3:30 - 4:00

    Title to be announced

    Hasan Baloch


Friday Prayer for ICM

  • Topic / Speaker
  • ICM First Shift:
    1:10 - 1:40

    Title to be announced

    Abdenasser Zouhri

  • ICM Second Shift:
    2:10 - 2:40

    Title to be announced

    Mahen Khan

  • ICM Third Shift:
    3:30 - 4:00

    Title to be announced

    Hassan Masood

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