Knowing Your Muslim Neighbors
Market research shows that most people wished they knew their neighbors better. In fact, Ralph Nader once said, "When strangers start acting like neighbors... communities are reinvigorated". What is Islam? Who are Muslims and what are their core beliefs? Since Minnesota's Muslim population has increased in recent years, it makes sense to uncover the myths from the facts. Understand Islam's pillars which include Shahadah (declaration of faith), Salat (daily prayers), Zakat (special tax given to the poor), Sawn (fasting) and Hajj (pilgrimage). Understanding the social structure of the Muslim population and learning basic information about social interaction. Class is interactive and there is time for Q/A along with a light dinner served.