Eid is Tomorrow Monday July 28 2014

Assalam u Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah,

Dear brothers and sisters in Islam,
May Allah accept the Fasting and all of our worships of the blessed month of Ramadhan.
Based on verified sightings of new moon globally, Eid has been declared for tomorrow Monday July 28 2014. Eid has been officially announced in a large number of ’Muslim countries including Saudi Arabia based on these sightings.

Therefore, according to our adopted criteria we declare Monday July 28 2014 to be the Day of Eid Al Fitr 1435 in Rhode Island

There will be Eid prayers held throughout the state of RI. Below are the locations and timings for Eid prayers:

Masjid Al-Islam (40 Sayles Hill road, N. Smithfield RI)
First prayer: 6:30 AM
Second prayer: 9:00 AM

Roger Williams Park (Providence)
First prayer: 8:00 AM
Second prayer: 9:30 AM
(In case it is raining around the time of prayer, please head to Masjid Al Kareem at 39 Haskin st, Providence RI)
If Eid prayer is offered at Masjid Al Kareem due to rain it will be at following times:
9:00 AM
10:30 AM

تقبل الله مناومنكم
كل عام وأنتم بخير

Mufti Ikram ul Haq
Resident Imam
Masjid Al-Islam
Fatwa Center of America

First day of Ramadhan 1435 will be Sunday 06/29/2014


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Assalam u Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah,

Dear brothers and sisters in Islam,

We are very pleased to welcome the blessed month of Ramadhan.

Based on the reports from Saudi Arabia and other Muslim countries, first of Ramadhan this year will Sunday 06/29/2014

As previous years, Taraweeh prayers will be held at Masjid Al-Islam daily throughout the blessed month of Ramadhan. First Taraweeh prayer will be held on Saturday 06/28/2014

Isha prayer will start at 10:15 PM followed by Taraweeh prayers.

Iftaar will also be offered daily at Masjid Al-Islam Insha’Allah.

If you would like to sponsor an Iftaar, please contact the office at the Masjid.

May Allah bless all of us during the holy month of Ramadhan.

Please download the Ramadan prayer schedule by clicking here.

Mufti Ikram ul Haq

Resident Imam

Masjid Al-Islam

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee Visit


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Assalam u Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah,

Respected Community Members,

We would like to remind everyone that R.I Governor Lincoln Chafee will be visiting Masjid Al-Islam. This is the first time for any incumbent governor of R.I to visit a Masjid in Rhode Island. We urge all Muslims to attend this gathering.

If you have any questions for the governor, please send them in advance to askamufti@aol.com. Please do not forget to write your name and city at the end of your question.

Event Day: Friday
Event Date: 10/05/2012
Event Time: 5:30 pm
Venue: Masjid Al-Islam
Address: 40 Sayles Hill Road. N. Smithfield RI 02896

Ramadan Food Drive


Assalam u Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah,

Boxes will be placed in Masjid Al-Islam and Masjid Al-Kareem all throughout Ramadan. We will be accepting canned goods and non-perishable items. Please no plastic bags, or loose items.

The food will be donated to Rhode Island Food Pantry, and distributed to our local community. This will only be possible through your generous donations.

If you have any questions please contact Samia Habib @ 508-243-6283. JazakAllah Khair for your contributions. Example of donations are as follows:

  • Canned: fruits, beans, tomatoes
  • Peanut butter
  • Boxes or rice, pasta (preferably brown/whole wheat)

On the authority of Abu Huraira (RA) that the Prophet (SAW) said “Whoever removes a worldly grief from a believer, Allah will remove from him one of the griefs of the Day of Judgment”


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