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Did You Know?
 
  • There are approximately 6.2 billion people in the world.
    • Approximately 1.5 billion of them are Muslim.
    • Approximately 1.9 billion of them are Christian.

  • Contrary to popular perceptions, Islam promotes:
    • monotheism,
    • human rights,
    • democracy,
    • environmentalism, and
    • respect for all life, regardless of race, gender, age, social status or creed.

  • Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States, had a copy of the Holy Qur'an in his personal library.

    • The contributions of Muslims to our understanding of medicine and pharmacology is enormous. In the 12th and 13th centuries, hospitals in Damascus, Baghdad, and Cairo achieved such fame that historians regard them as one of the greatest treasures of modern civilization.

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    Announcements
    1. Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) is 12/31/06
    2. Ramadan is expected to start around 9/24/06
    3. Eid al-Fitr (Feast of the Fast) is expected around 10/24/06

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