Ramadan Information

Ramadan is here. For information on Ramadan, the programs available during Ramadan, and to download the Ramadan time table please visit our new Ramadan page at www.raleighmasjid.org/ramadan. (Updated July 5th)

We will be updating this page with additional useful information pertaining to Ramadan so that we can all make the most of this blessed month.

Qiyyam ul-Layl

Qiyyam ul-Layl will start on Monday night (Tuesday before Fajr), July 7th. The Qiyyam ul-Layl prayer (including Witr) will be from 3:00 AM to 3:40 AM.

Eid Toy Drive 2015

Social and Welfare Committee and Muslim American Mothers Association (MAMA) are conducting Eid Toys Drive at IAR to bring the spirit of giving during Eid to the less fortunate refugee and needy families in the Triangle area. Your gifts will brighten a child's Eid day.

Additional information

2015 Ramadan Food Drive

The Social & Welfare Committee operates Food Pantry distributing food to the Needy. The Food Pantry will be open every Saturday in Ramadan for food distribution and the success of this program relies heavily on food donations from the Community. Collection bins are placed in IAR lobby to deposit donations of non-perishable food items for distribution during Ramadan. The items most in need during Ramadan are rice, flour, cooking/vegetable oil, and sugar. Please donate generously.

For information on any specific food items which you would like to donate please contact Br. A.Q. Ahmad at (919) 200-5522.

Donations For Community Iftar for the Needy, Travelers, and Singles at IAR

The Social & Welfare Committee will be offering Iftar at IAR Monday through Saturday open to all community members but particularly for the needy, travelers, and singles. Donations for the Daily Iftar Program are being sought from the Community.

Donation details

Food Pantry Operator - Part-Time Position

The Social and Welfare Committee is looking for an individual to operate the Food Pantry Operations located at the Islamic Center of Raleigh (ICR).


Al-Furqan Chair-Person Position

There is an opening for a chair-person of Al-Fuqan School. Interested candidates can send an email to jobs@islam1.org.

Ramadan Rush Program

The IAR Muslim Youth Coalition will be having its second Ramadan Rush Program (Day Camp) from Monday, June 22, 2015 until Thursday, July 16, 2015, inn shaa'a Allah. The program will be Monday - Thursday, 12:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., and will include Islamic education, sports, hands-on activities, iftars, and more, inn shaa'a Allah.

More information and sign-up form

Social & Welfare Committee Support Group (SWSG)

The Social & Welfare Committee of IAR is requesting and seeking community members to sign up for its support group SWSG.


Beginners Qur'an Reading class

There will be a free Qur'an reading class starting May 20th, 2015 at the IAR for adults, new Muslims, and anyone interested in reading the Qur'an

Additional details

IAR Constitution

The Constitution & Bylaws of the Islamic Association of Raleigh was adopted in 1989 and it has served us very well over the past many years. To ensure its continued effectiveness in the future IAR Shura has formed an ad-hoc committee to review this important document and recommend necessary changes. The approval of the proposed changes would require approvals by the Shura, Board of Directors and the General Body.

To kickoff the review and proposal process, the ad-hoc committee is inviting community members to provide their input. Community input will help the Committee to prepare recommendation for the proposed changes in Constitution & Bylaws. Please use links below to review existing document and submitting changes.

Constitution & Bylaws of the Islamic Association of Raleigh

Submit your feedback: Feedback form

Availability of Multipurpose Hall (Gym) For Personal Iftars

The Social & Welfare Committee will be utilizing the Multipurpose Hall (MPH) for the entire month of Ramadan to offer Daily Iftar to the needy, travelers, singles and others in the Community. However, all Sundays in Ramadan are kept open where the MPH will not be used for IAR Daily Iftar and instead will be made available on a first-come-first-serve basis to community members wishing to conduct their personal Iftar at IAR.

Details for making a reservation

Hajj 2015

The IAR Raleigh Hajj group has chosen Adam Travel for handling our Hajj travel arrangements. Tentative dates for hajj travel are September 13, 2015 until September 27, 2015.

Details | Feedback | Hajj Form

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 jobs@raleighmasjid.org. For a more detailed job description please see raleighmasjid.org/imamposition

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July 05, 2015Ramadan 19, 1436 Hijri

Prayer Times

Sunday, July 05 2015




Fajr 4:21 AM 4:50 AM
Shuruq 6:04 AM
Dhuhr 1:24 PM 1:35 PM
Asr 6:23 PM 6:30 PM
Maghrib 8:37 PM 8:47 PM
Isha 9:53 PM 10:00 PM
Taraweeh   10:20 PM

July prayer schedule

Prayer times on your phone: http://www.raleighmasjid.org/m

Salah Durations

Friday prayer topics and speakers to be announced soon.

Friday Prayer Schedule

  • First Shift:
    12:00 - 12:35
  • Second Shift:
    1:35 - 2:10
  • Third Shift:
    3:30 - 4:00
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