Stories tagged: spokane islamic center
Sun., Jan. 24, 2016, 5 a.m.
Spokane Interfaith Council works for religious literacy
The Spokane Interfaith Council series called “Meet the Neighbors” aims to provide an introduction to the diverse religions practiced in Spokane.
Mon., Dec. 21, 2015, 11:17 p.m.
Spokane Muslims feeling tension amid national backlash
After the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, this month was attributed to a Muslim couple, Karen Strongren’s son was afraid to go to prayer services at the Spokane Islamic …
Sun., Aug. 9, 2015
Qasim Hatem immersed himself in Islam after stellar football career
A former Spokane football player, who once was powerless to stop Washington Husky fans from mobbing him after games, now works to help empower Muslim children in a culture that …
Fri., July 10, 2015
Prayers to resume after anti-Muslim vandalism at club
Ramadan prayers will continue at the Bosnia Herzegovina Heritage Association through July 17, following the discovery of the message “Death to Islam” spray painted on the building’s exterior this weekend. …
Sat., April 20, 2013
Spokane Faith and Values is celebrating its first anniversary with a progressive dinner and fundraiser Sunday. Faith Feast will be hosted by three Spokane Valley congregations – the Spokane Islamic …
Sun., Sept. 11, 2011
Local Muslims report show of support, little backlash
A few days after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, a mostly non-Muslim crowd showed up at the Spokane Islamic Center in north Spokane for afternoon prayers. “We had people …
Sat., Feb. 14, 2009
Muslim mosque invites dialogue
The Spokane Islamic Center’s new mosque provides more space for its faith community, and to welcome people to learn about Islam as a faith that promotes peace, love and caring. …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2007
A mosque in the making
Spokane’s Muslims prayed on a tarp under a tent Friday, in the hopes that a year from now they’ll be worshipping on the same spot in the region’s first traditional …