Friday Night and Weekend Programs

The Education Committee is pleased to announce that Sh. Okasha Kameny will be here for his regularly scheduled monthly program this weekend. The Friday Night Program will be delivered by him and is titled "Statements Wrongly Attributed to the 4 Imaams". The lecture will highlight the need to verify statements that are credited to Imaams Abu Haneefah, Malik, Shafi' and Hambal.

Weekend class schedule

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).


Imam Candidate Visit

Please join us Friday June 5th to welcome an Imam Candidate. The Imam has a dual background in Engineering and Islamic Studies and is currently pursuing further education in Islamic Studies. In addition to delivering regular Friday sermons at various mosques, he conducts classes, workshops, and lectures on Islam at universities, community centers, and religious institutions. He is an instructor for the OakTree Institute, working with youth and organizations to develop citizen leaders driven by faith and trust in God. His style focuses on enabling others to engage the Quran and Prophetic example and apply their findings towards their own spiritual and organizational successes.

On Friday June 5th the Imam Candidate will be delivering the Second Shift (1:35-2:10pm) Jummah Khutba, joining the community for a talk from 7pm-8:30pm and giving a Khatira after Fajr on Saturday.

Al-Furqan Chair-Person Position

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

Ilyas & Duck Book Reading and Evening of Activities

The award winning children's author of the Ilyas and Duck series, Omar Khawaja will be coming to IAR to hold an interactive story and activity time for kids ages 3-12 and to share with the community information about his 5000 libraries campaign. Bring the whole family for an evening of fun on Saturday May 30th. 6:30 PM at the IAR Musallah. Br. Omar will be available afterwards for book signing.

More information

IAR-MYC Youth Banquet with Shaikh Yasir Qadhi

The Youth Committee of IAR will be hosting a special dinner with Shaikh Yasir Qadhi on Saturday June 13th at McKimmon Center entitled Beacons of Hope: Investing in The Next Generation of Our Ummah. Reserve your seats at For more information please send an email to or call (919) 376-6910.

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 For a more detailed job description please see

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May 29, 2015Sha'aban 10, 1436 Hijri

Prayer Times

Friday, May 29 2015




Fajr 4:20 AM 5:15 AM
Shuruq 6:01 AM
Dhuhr 1:17 PM 1:35 PM
Asr 6:13 PM 6:30 PM
Maghrib 8:26 PM 8:36 PM
Isha 9:40 PM 9:45 PM

May prayer schedule

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Salah Durations

Friday Prayer for IAR

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

    Winning the Love of Allah

    Musa Ramsey

  • Second Shift:
    1:35 - 2:10

    Title to be announced

    Okasha Kameny

  • Third Shift:
    3:30 - 4:00

    Sickness of Rushing Others

    Rakan Diarbakerli

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