Monthly Archives: May 2012

ICSC Volunteer Bulletin

Volunteer and Homeless Sensitivity Training for Imagine LA: PART II

Sunday June 3 @ 1:30pm

What: Faith Partner Team Member

When: 1-3 hours per week for 2 years
How: Get started by attending Part II of… Continue reading

Battle of the Books

By: Editor

Muslim-Jewish High School Leadership Council Selected

By: Editor 


Sixteen extraordinary Muslim and Jewish high school students have been selected through a competitive application process to take part in this fall’s inaugural Muslim-Jewish High School Leadership Council.  Supported by the Human Relations Commission and… Continue reading

Calling all youth! MYG to start Model United Nations Club

By: Sami Ghanem


MYG plans to host a simulation of the real United Nations called Model United Nations, or MUN.  This conference will be inviting schools from all over LA to try out their diplomacy representing the interests… Continue reading

Two testimonies: MECA Incarcerated Muslim Support Project

By: Soha Yassine

As you know, MECA has partnered with The Claremont Forum Prison Library Project to send books to Muslim inmates. Additionally, we have sent dozens of DVDs and CDs of ICSC khutbas, Sunday Program lectures, and more to… Continue reading

Save the date for annual ICSC fundraiser: “Ramadan: A Time of Renewal”

By: Soha Yassine 

This week marks the start of the Islamic month of Rajab. This means Ramadan is just around the corner. Please mark your calendars for our Annual Fundraiser. Tickets… Continue reading

ICSC Celebrates Mothers

By: Shirin Nouh 

On Saturday, May 12 the Social Services Committee, chaired by Zeina Zein and her dedicated group of volunteers, held its second Family Night, which celebrated Mother’s Day as well.  The event was… Continue reading

ICSC Helps Muslim Inmates Receive Halal Meals

By: Editor


Currently, approximately 400 Muslim inmates are housed within the Los Angeles County Jail system.  Since the inception of the Muslim Community Affairs (MCA) Unit, it was determined that there was a need for additional services for… Continue reading

Mosque Field Trip Reflection

By: Editor

Below is a reflection written by an eighth grade student at Westside Neighborhood School after a visit to the Friday prayers at the Islamic Center of Southern California in April.


During the second trimester of… Continue reading

Are You Voting in This Year’s Election? MPAC Wants to Know

By: Marium Mohiuddin


(Washington, DC – 05/22/12)  Do you plan on voting in this year’s election? Will you actively take part in this year’s election? These are just a couple of questions the Muslim Public Affairs Council is… Continue reading

Community Update

By: Dr. Elhami Nasr


On behalf of the Board of Directors and the ICSC community, I would like to congratulate Sr. Necva Ozgur for receiving the “ISNA Lifetime Achievement Award” at the National ISNA Education Forum in Chicago on… Continue reading

Mother’s Day Family Night A Success

By: Zeina Zein


On behalf of the Social Committee I want to thank everyone who helped make the Family Night–which celebrated mother’s day–possible.  This event required many hours of planning and preparing.


[In the Media] reGeneration Concert


Nearly 650 people who filled Temple Emanuel for last April’s reGENERATION CONCERT FOR POSSIBILITY. We shared a memorable evening of uplifting song and celebration with a remarkable variety of twenty world class artists and inspiring interfaith clergy. Supporting… Continue reading

ICSC Announces Pre-Ramadan Quran Contest

By: Editor

The Social Services Committee and the Religious Committee will hold a

Pre Ramadan – Quran Contest

for youth ages 6 to 18

Islamic Center of Southern California – Lecture Hall

on July 15, 2012

at 10 AM to… Continue reading

3rd Annual Interfaith Event: For the Love of Tomorrow

By: Eba Hathout

On April 1st, 2012, our foundation held its third interfaith event “For the Love of Tomorrow” at the University of Southern California.  This year’s theme was ‘Nurturing the Spirit’.
You can view… Continue reading

Special Message from Dr. Hathout about Palestine & Importance of Giving

By: Editor

“The suffering in Palestine should be a priority for every human being with conscience,” said Dr. Maher Hathout, MPAC Senior Adviser, in a recorded message for KinderUSA‘s upcoming annual fundraising dinner.

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