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Eid Mubarak to all celebrating!

Eid Mubarak from ING!     Wishing you and your families a blessed and happy Eid al-Fitr (Festival of Breaking the Fast)! Over the last month, Muslims around the world have increased their devotion, worship, and introspection in order to draw closer to God. Eid al-Fitr is a special day to end the month, and...

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Hundreds Attend Unity Event | ING Ramadan Iftar | Upcoming Events

Hundreds Attended ING Panel Featured During Sunnyvale Unity Gathering ING and the city of Sunnyvale co-organized a Unity Gathering in response to a recent hate crime in Sunnyvale where a man drove into pedestrians believing that they were Muslim. The victims were Hindu. Hundreds of faith leaders, local nonprofits and community members gathered together to...

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Join us for our 26th Anniversary Celebration! | Survey Results | Upcoming Events

Join us for our 26th Anniversary Ramadan Event: Sunday, May 26 in Palo Alto Join us to celebrate our 26th anniversary, learn about ING’s exciting new programs that promote intercultural understanding, empower Muslim teens, and explore ways we can jointly address and overcome common roots of bigotry. You will also have the opportunity to meet our new...

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The Idolatry of Violence vs. the Worship of God

Worshipers of the idols of violence and hate are attacking sanctuaries built for the worship of God. The latest attack came to a synagogue in San Diego, during the holy season of Passover; one person died and three were injured. The gunman claimed credit also for arson of a mosque in nearby Escondido, and issued...

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Event TONIGHT | Upcoming Interfaith Panel | Ramadan Events

Join us TONIGHT for the Last Panel in the “Understanding Islam” Speaker Series Join ING Executive Director Maha Elgenaidi and Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian for the last event in a three-part speaker series on “Women and Islam” tonight, April 25th from 7:00-8:30pm at the Saratoga Civic Theater. Panelists will talk about what it...

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ING Reflections on Sri Lanka Terror Attacks

The tragic news from Sri Lanka struck at our hearts: at least 321 people killed and more than 500 wounded in the horrific attacks on Easter Sunday, the holiest day of the Christian year. Sri Lanka has also seen more than its fair share of violence with nearly three decades of civil war having taken...

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Understanding Islam Panel | Oakland Equity Training | Upcoming Events

ING holds the first of its three Ramadan 26th Anniversary Events. Join us for the next two Hosted by an ING supporter in Saratoga, ING held its first of three Ramadan 26th anniversary events where David Renie, ING board chair and Ishaq Pathan, ING deputy Director spoke to a small audience of 40 supporters. Join...

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We Mourn and Pray with Catholics and with the People of France

We at ING, as people committed to respect for all faiths and cultures, are deeply grieved by the fire that has engulfed the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, one of the great shrines of Christendom and a French cultural treasure of inestimable value. We are further saddened by the fact that this tragedy occurred...

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