The ICSD resides in the heart of Claremont and is the largest Mosque in San Diego County. Our mission statement is to serve the religious needs of the San Diego Muslim population and work with the larger community to serve the less fortunate, to educate, and to better our nation. The regular activities held at ICSD are the five daily prayers, Friday prayer and sermon, and a variety of educational talks and seminars. We also work with other Mosques in San Diego county in sponsoring and holding events for the local Muslim community. In addition to these programs, ICSD is increasingly branching out in working with other San Diego organizations for social causes of interest to all people of faith.
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Keeping the Ramadan Momentum a talk by Sister Marwa Abdalla

As we are approaching the last few days of Ramadan, sister Marwa Abdalla will emphasize in her talk on how to keep all the good habits we have established during Ramadan, to keep them even after Ramadan. Hope to see many people attend!

6/23/2017 6:15:00 PM -07:00

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Ramadan Quran Competition

Level 1: 5years old & under: Surat AlBourouj(85) or Surat Al- Mutaffifen (83) Level 2: 6 -10 years old: Surat Al-Nabaa(78) or Surat Al-Insan (76) Level 3: 11-15years old Al-Mujaadilah(58) or Surat Al-Mumtahanah(60) Level 4: 16-20years old: Surat Yaasin(36) or Surat Az-Zukhruf(43) Level 5: 21years old & up: Surat Al-Anfal(8) or Surat Huud(11) The test will take place at ICSD on June 18th @ 1:30pm for any questions call ICSD office @ 858-278-5240

6/18/2017 1:30:00 PM -07:00

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Eid Bazaar 2017

Your one stop shop for all your EID needs! 🛍 Cookies Clothimy, hijabs Jewelry 💍 Bangles💫 Toys Henna✍ Face Painting😎 Art⛼🕌 Accessories 👜👛👒💄 And much more....... Bring your family and friends and come join us at the Eid Bazaar. To reserve a table and for more information contact: 858-278-5240

6/17/2017 12:30:00 PM -07:00

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The Final Countdown: The Last Ten Nights of Ramadan

Br. Asim Billoo will be speaking about the last ten nights of Ramadan, as it's coming just around the corner. There will be a speaker, games and activities and iftar will be provided. Hope to see many people there.

6/16/2017 6:15:00 PM -07:00

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Ramadan Youth Halaqa

Class Description: To establish a mutually supportive environment for the Muslim Youth in San Diego during the holy month of Ramadan through educating. The education includes Tafseer " explanation" and stories from the Quran. Expected Outcome: General knowledge about Islam through verses of the Quran, traditions of the Prophet, and stories of the Sahabah. Class Timing: Every Tuesday & Saturday From 5:00PM to 7:00 PM Class Teacher: Imam Taha

6/12/2017 12:00:00 AM -07:00

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Ramadan Community Clean Up

Ramadan is a special time of the year, Muslims around the world take a step back from their daily routines and focus on community, charity, fasting, and prayer. Ibn Abbas described that the Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) was the most generous of people, and even more so during the month of Ramadan. ICSD is inviting you to follow the footsteps of our prophet Peace Be Upon Him, on June 10th for for a community Clean Up.

6/10/2017 6:00:00 PM -07:00

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Ramadan Youth Conference

How to approach this year’s Ramadan as if it is our last one. How to make the most of it .There is no guarantee that we will see Ramadan next year, so let's all prepare for this year’s Ramadan accordingly. Join us on Friday May 26th @ 6:30pm with: Sr. Marwa Abdalla, Br. Aasim Billoo & Br. Younes Berrahouu

5/26/2017 6:30:00 PM -07:00

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Welcome Ramadan

As every year the Islamic Center is commited to share the joy of Ramadan with the Muslim children. Join us for new crafts ideas, Ramadan story time, face painting, balloons twisting, and a special ramadan cake .

5/20/2017 5:00:00 PM -07:00

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Women's Empowerement Workshop

Join us for an event for women of all faiths. Together, we’ll experience the power of unity and discover new ways to strengthen our communities. As we learn from and grow with one another at the Women’s Empowerement Event, we will explore ways we can work together to enrich our diversity. The event includes the power of stories, dream sharing, art making and interfaith friendship. Saturday April 29th @ 2:00pm at the Islamic Center of San Diego.

4/29/2017 2:00:00 PM -07:00

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Art Therapy

It's easy for children to express their feelings by drawing a picture as opposed to answering questions directly. Children may be reluctant or even hostile about discussing certain topics. Creating artwork is a safe venue that allows kids to tackle tough issues in a creative way. Talking to the children about their drawings or paintings and helping them interpret the art can provide adults with the opening they need to get at the heart of the problems affecting our children and help the children release their negative emotions.

4/8/2017 2:00:00 PM -07:00

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Positive Parenting in The Muslim Home

Parenting is all too often filled with sleepless nights, tears, and anxiety followed by endless doubts: “Did I do my best?” “What could I have done differently?” “Am I responsible?” Positive Discipline, a philosophy conceptualized by Dr. Jane Nelsen, provides a powerful model for channeling parenting struggles into proven methods that yield results. Noha Alshugairi and Munira Lekovic Ezzeldine will share timeless principles on how to: ●Approach parenting in Islam as a process of love and guidance ●Apply Positive Discipline tools to nurture Islamic values in matters of faith, relationships, and everyday life ●Empower children to be responsible, capable and proactive individuals ●Address sensitive issues constructively, including sex, drugs, bullying, and youth radicalization ●Resolve conflicts by focusing on solutions rather than punishments

3/18/2017 2:00:00 PM -07:00

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EMPOWERing Muslim Youth: An Activism Conference

Join ICSD, UCSD MSA, SDSU MSA, Mesa College MSA, and MCC for a youth activism conference. As muslim-american youth it is not only a responsiblity, but it is sheer necessity that each of us ensures that we are informed of the skills we need to be an active member of our communities at this time. This event is open to and geared towards mature highschool students, College students, and young professionals. Adults are also welcome to attend. Workshops include: - The Countering Violent Extremism Program - Marya Bangee and Ahmed Shaikh - Legal Implications of the Executive Orders - ACLU - Activism and the Muslim Community - Malek Bendelhoum, Ismahan, and Imam Taha - Activism on Palestine under the new Administration - Nasser Barghouti and Taher Herzallah - Combating Hate Speech Workshop: Win the Heart, not the Debate - Know Your Rights RSVP HERE: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScUJgIJxrY-NK2vH5RqHdoLfzhIM5VU5RF0jgDZtsjaaqmPLw/viewform?c=0&w=1 Please message the ICSD facebook page with questions or conerns inshaAllah!!

3/11/2017 12:00:00 PM -08:00

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Reclaiming Our Voices: An Open Mic Night

Who remembers IslamaJamma from 2011? Join ICSD Youth for a night of spoken word and poetry. We are reclaiming our voices and our narratives. Each one of us is a multidemnsinal Muslim with incredible storeis and thoughts. Come share them! If you would like to perform, sumbit pieces at mayte.gutierrez@issdweb.org or drop it off with your contact information at the ICSD office. Prizes will be awarded. Everyone is welcome. If you have any questions, please post here or message us individually.

1/21/2017 6:00:00 PM -08:00

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San Diego Women's March

ICSD is inviting the Muslim women to join the San Diego Women's March on Jaunary 21st at 10:00am. On this day we will come together as neighbors and friends, who stand in solidarity for all human rights. The women will be peacefully marching in San Diego in solidarity with the Women’s March in DC dedicated to a free and open society and standing united in our respect for all people and resisting the marginalization of anyone. As a diverse, inclusive community of compassionate people, our goal is to strengthen and continue our commitment to work for the protection of women’s rights. We stand firm in agreement that women’s rights are human rights. Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10 AM-2:00PM Saturday, Jan 21, 2017 @10am, Civic Center Plaza (1200 Third Ave, San Diego, CA 92101. The march will start with a gathering in front of Civic Center Plaza, at 1200 Third Avenue. Marchers will then proceed on Broadway to Harbor Drive. The march will end in front of the County Administration Building, on the Harbor Drive side. Invite Your friends and family.

1/21/2017 10:00:00 AM -08:00

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Spoken word & poetry night!

Who remembers IslamaJamma back in 2011? We are bringing it back!!! join ICSD Youth for a spoken word & poetry night. We are reclaiming our voices and our narratives. Each one of us is a multi-faceted Muslim with incredible stories and thoughts. Come share them! Please submit pieces no later than December 4th to mayte.gutierrez@issdweb.org or drop it off with your contact information at the ICSD office! We hope to see everyone there. Everyone is welcome for a great and inspiring community event!

12/10/2016 6:00:00 PM -08:00

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How to Stress Less

Join us on Friday November 18th at 6pm for an interactive session on stress management. We will learn how to understand and reduce all types of stress that affect us every day. The difference between good stress and bad stress and how stress affects our overall health. Using principles of mindfulness and practical nutrition tips. We give you a framework and tools to implement a stress management plan to make your life more workable and enjoyable.

11/18/2016 6:00:00 PM -08:00

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ICSD Youth Halaqas

JOIN US FOR OUR FIRST HALAQA. BRUNCH PROVIDED! ICSD will have weekly halaqas for college-aged students (brothers & sisters) every Sunday morning at 11:30am inshAllah. These halaqas aspire to create an intimate, safe environment for students to learn about their deen, work on strengthening their spirituality, and reconnect with Allah and His word after a long week of school commitments. Halaqas will be led by Sheikh Taha and held outside in the ICSD playground's field.

11/13/2016 11:30:00 AM -08:00

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Stand with Standing Rock

Join us Friday November 11th at 7:30pm to learn more about the Dakota access pipeline and the efforts to stop it and how Muslims are standing in solidarity

11/11/2016 7:30:00 PM -08:00

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Feeding the Homeless

This Friday in the MPR, join ICSD to help make over 200 food bags for many people living in downtown San Diego, without homes and income. Starts at 2:30!! We will be leaving towards downtown around 4:00pm. If you are over 18 and have a car, please do join us to also drop off the food bags after asr prayer. It is a moving experience to meet and talk to many of the homeless population living in our own city and we encourage people to join us. Join ICSD as we continue our homeless program. For the past three years, ICSD Youth has delivered over 1000 meals to homeless around downtown San Diego. We would like to invite the community in continuing this small, but important experience and helping us in making the food. Safwan ibn Salim related that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: Anyone who looks after and works for a widow and a poor person is like a warrior fighting for Allah's cause, or like a person who fasts during the day and prays all night. (Bukhari)

11/11/2016 2:00:00 PM -08:00

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Introduction to Islamic & Natural Medecine

Do you know who in history made tremendous contributions in the field of Medicine, Medical Science & Surgery for the World? It was our Muslim ancestors who heeded Allah's (SWT) encouragement from the Qur'an "...you are the best community, raised for the Benefit of Mankind, you enjoin what is good and forbid what is evil..." Please join me in a discussion on the History and Current Practice of Natural Medicine, including: Tibbun Nabawi (Medicine of the Prophet) Unani Medicine (Greco-Arabic Medicine} Naturopathic Medicine & Homeopathy Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture Ayurveda and Tibetan Medicine Our System of Islamic Medicine/ Unani Medicine, developed from the Qur'an and advice of our Prophet (upon him be peace). by our ancestors, such as Aiesha, may Allah be pleased with her, ibn Sina, al-Kindi, Hunayn ibn Ishaq, al-Zahrawi and others, is naturally based in Botanical Medicine and Surgery. Guest Lecturer Karim T. Abdullah, N.D., MScAOM, L.Ac. Primary Care & Family Medicine, at Seattle Healing Arts Center, in Washington Dr. Abdullah has trained and practiced Naturopathic Medicine for over 27 years. His medical training was at Bastyr University School of Naturopathic Medicine and he received a Masters of Science Degree in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. His studies included Ayurveda and Tibetan Medicine. For 7 years, he was a Clinical Assistant Professor, training Medical Students at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health. For the past 11 years he has been a Primary Care Physician at Seattle Healing Arts, which is a Center for Integrative Medicine."

10/29/2016 6:30:00 PM -07:00

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Napoleon

The Islamic Center of San Diego invites you to attend an inspiring talk by Napoleon, a former member of Tupac Shakur's Rap Group "Outlawz" When: Friday August 26th @ 5:00pm The event is free but donation is appreciated,

8/26/2016 5:00:00 PM -07:00

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Muslim Response to Orlando Shooting with Sh Jamaal Diwan

Join us tomorrow with Sh Jamaal Diwan to discuss a "Muslim response to the Orlando shooting" at the Islamic Center of San Diego after Asr until about 7 pm. Iftar dinner will served to event attendees after Maghrib.

6/15/2016 5:30:00 PM -07:00

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Welcome Ramadan

ICSD is proudly presenting the third anual Welcome Ramadan event. The kids will enjoy many craft ideas to prepare for the month of Ramadan. The event will also include a masjid cake, Ramadan library, face painting and many other activities. If you would like to book a table to sell items related to Ramadan contact ICSD.

6/4/2016 5:30:00 PM -07:00

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Taco Night

Join us for a memorable time of learning and connecting with your daughter, your sister, ............or your friend. Taco Night is a special invitation to all women to learn and make the famous Mexican food " Taco". the event is held at the Islamic Center of San Diego on April 23rd, 2016 @ 5:30pm fee: $5 per person

4/23/2016 5:30:00 PM -07:00

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Sushi Night

Join us for a memorable time of learning and connecting with your daughter, your sister, ............or your friend. Sushi night is a special invitation to all women to learn and make the famous Japanese food " Sushi". the event is held at the Islamic Center of San Diego on March 19th, 2016 @ 5:00pm fee: $5 per person

3/19/2016 5:00:00 PM -07:00

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Math Tutoring

Math Common Core State Standards require greater focus by teachers and deeper knowledge by students who will need to accurately calculate equations, understand concepts not just memorize answers, and accurately select the best mathematical concept or equation to solve real-world problems, while demonstrating why the method or equation they selected is accurate. The Common Core State Standards has been a big challenge to many students, for that Coast Vineyard church and the Islamic Center of San Diego are teaming up to provide a free Maths tutoring for Elementary, Middle school and High school Starting March 19th @ 9:30 am- 12:00pm at Lindbergh Schweitzer Elementary school. Informative session on the common core will be provided to the parents. to register your kids please email us at sdmathtutors@gmail.com

3/19/2016 9:30:00 AM -07:00

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Vulnerability & Power in Islam

Attaining "sakkina," or tranquility, may seem like a hard task in our daily lives. At times, we feel vulnerable in the face of power and forget the empowerment our faith provides us. Join us as Marwa Azab discusses this phenomenon and ways to strengthen ourselves and our community.

2/20/2016 6:00:00 PM -08:00

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Racism in America and Anti-blackness in the Muslim Community with Dawud Walid

The Islamic Center of San Diego presents: A weekend with Dawud Walid discussing History of Racism in America and Anti-blackness in the Muslim Community Dawud Walid is a leading voice for Muslims and Islam in Michigan and currently serves as the Executive Director of CAIR Michigan. Friday, February 5th: Jumuah Khutbah at ICSD Youth Open Discussion: Spirituality & Activism at 6 pm Saturday, February 6th: Real Talk: Racism and Anti-blackness at 6 pm All events held at ICSD

2/6/2016 6:00:00 PM -08:00

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Human Trafficking

-Do you know that most of the kids victims of the Human Trafficking reveal that they their friends involve them gradually. -how can the kids be part of the human trafficking? -What are the signs of a child involved in the Human Trafficking? -San Diego and California generally with its large immigrant community is one of the 10 top places indulging in the Human trafficking? join us to know more how to protect your own kids and others from this social evil.

1/30/2016 6:00:00 PM -08:00

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Education Town Hall Meeting

Parents can make a big change in our public school system. Attend thetown hall meeting this Saturday to understand the programs and services provided to your kids, your role as parents to help your children succeed. Do you know that 55% of the Muslim Kids are bullied at school. Do you know that 29 % of Muslim girls who wear the headscarves have offensively touched by their scarves.

1/23/2016 6:00:00 PM -08:00

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Gathering in Solidarity with Muslim Women

After the recent horrific terrorist attacks, many Muslim women, particularly those who wear the hijab or headscarf, have been targeted as victims of hate crimes and disrimination across the nation and in our very own city of San Diego. Join The League of Women Voters and The Islamic Center of San Diego for a Gathering in Solidarity with Muslim Women Monday, January 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm Balboa Park: 6th Ave and Laurel St, San Diego, CA 92103 Wear your headscarf and come show support! Additional scarves will be provided. We will be joined by our friends of many faiths and backgrounds. All are welcome.

1/18/2016 2:00:00 PM -08:00

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Coping with Fear

During the past few weeks, the Muslim community has faced many events that instigate a sense of fear for the safety and comfort of the community. Recognizing and coping with this emotional trauma is an incredibly important step in the process of healing. Join the Islamic Center of San Diego for a presentation to learn practical tips to effectively deal with our emotions and use them as an opportunity to promote goodness in our greater society. RUTH SUPRANOVICH is a clinical associate professor of field education at the USC School of Social Work and director of the San Diego Academic Center. She joined the school in 2012 and shares responsibilities for all San Diego Academic Center field activities and teaches integrative seminars for foundation year students.

12/12/2015 2:00:00 PM -08:00

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Characteristics of Long & Satisfying Marriages

For married, engaged, divorced or single. The relationship between infant and mother and how it later affects your marriage? Should couples be similar or different from each other? Is keeping secretes OK in a marriage? What are the characteristics of a long and satisfying marriage? Babysitting available.

11/21/2015 7:15:00 PM -08:00

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Fighting Disease with Whole Food

Fighting Disease with Whole Foods 1. How did we get to this state of ill-being? ➔ Better living through chemistry The long term effects of flavors, colors and cooking materials ➔ The high price of convenience How Microwave, Teflon and processed foods ruin our health ➔ The effects of lifestyle changes Physical stress vs. chemical stress ➔ The misuse of power Shenanigans of the food and pharmaceutical industries 2. What can we do to get back to good health? ➔ Eat right, move right, think right ➔ Benefits of eating right The right foods prevents and heal Proper food lessens the negative effects on the body Healthy eating contribute to emotional, mental and physical well-being ➔ Benefits of proper exercise Strength, stamina and energy Oxygenation of blood and removal of toxins Deeper breathing Emotional uplift ➔ Benefits of thinking right Positive attitude = positive energy Higher productivity More enjoyment of life Assist physical healing Mental soundness 3. Why is kinesiology the most powerful approach to healing? ➔ Individualization Based only on the body’s needs at this time ➔ Prioritizing vs. chasing symptoms As a self-healing mechanism the body determines the weakest link ➔ Accuracy The body never lies ➔ Prevents “forest fires” Imbalances are caught and corrected early; they don’t become a problem"

11/13/2015 6:00:00 PM -08:00

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