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1 Muslims in Portland CI 514 Jenny Kelley

2 Muslim Community Center In1965, 5 members begin Islamic practice praying at each others homes In 1968 they move to Shaver Blvd. and call it Nation of Islam Temple #62

3 In 1975 the honorable Elijah Muhammad dies. His son takes over and slowly converts the group to Sunni Islam. In the 1980’s They move to N. Portland, then NE Alberta then back to MLK Jr. Blvd.

4 The majority are African-American ex.html Muslim Community Center

5 Rizwan Mosque 1987 First foundation stone placed of the Ahmadiyya movement in Islam

6 80 Members are mostly South Asian and African American Alislam.org Rizwan Mosque

7 Bosnian Cultural and Education Center Following the breakup of Yugoslavia from about 50 families came to Portland and formed the center

8 Masjed as-Sabeer Mosque began in the 1970’s by students who came to study at PSU. Consider a guest speaker for your classroom. Considered the most “Arab” mosque in Portland due to its leadership and predominant influence

9 Masjed as-Sabr They boast nearly 1000 members from forty different countries They often invite non-muslims to join them in the breaking of the fast during the month of Ramadan Their Imam is the only salaried Imam in Portland and is from Somalia

10 Founded in 1994, and finally built in 1999, the Bilal Masjid is considered progressive. Their education center welcomes field trips. In , 8 to 10 families from South Asia and the Middle East moved to Portland in the high-tech sector

11 Bilal Masjid

12 blogger concerning Muslims Harvard university religion projectject Bosnian/croatian pointers from a student teacher on differences/culture bosnian bosnian information on Bosnian culture/languages Croatian language site (free language tutorials)torials) Saudi Arabian Palestinian videotp://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=12 On Religion and Public life story about Ahmadi muslimsdex.ssf/2010/07/post_1.html story about Ahmadi muslims Lewis and Clark International students resources of Portland Muslim restaurants, mosquesd Muslim restaurants, mosques Islamic Centers and Muslim Owned BusinessesCenters and Muslim Owned Businesses youth site for information about countries countries

13 Masjed as-Sabr The Islamic Center of Portland SW 43rd Avenue Portland, Oregon Phone: Website: Center Profilehttp://www.assaber.com photo of Masjed As-Sabrwww.flickr.comsmproject/ /in/photostream/ photo of Masjed As-Sabr Ahmadiyya Muslim Community 9925 SW 35th Avenue Portland, Oregon Phone: Center Profile Center Profile Bosnian Cultural and Education Center 8021 SE Stark Street Portland, Oregon Center Profile Center Profile Muslim Community Center of Portland 3801 NE Martin Luther King Blvd. Portland, Oregon Phone: Muslim Community Center Islamic Center of Portland 6940 SW Hall Blvd. Beaverton, Oregon Phone: Website: Center Profilehttp://www.icop.org Bilal Masjid 4115 SW 160th Avenue Beaverton, Oregon Phone: Website: Center Profilehttp://www.bilalmasjid.com great sihttp://www.masjid-bilal.org/ great site with audio Quran


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