View Full Version : NYC area- New revert looking for mosque to attend

06-10-2012, 03:56 AM
Hello to all!

Although I have not said my shahada yet, I am planning on doing it very soon iA (when I can put my whole heart and soul into it...I am almost there I feel it!)

Anyways, I'm looking for a Sunni Islam mosque to attend. Classes for reverts/sisters would be great but not necessary. I am open to traveling within NYC- but Nassau County, LI is a possibility, too. Ideally I would like to stay in Queens/Manhattan/or possibly Brooklyn. I'm just looking for a place where my love for Allah can grow and I can be an active part of the ummah. Unfortunately, I have no sisters who I can go to for advice on anything so a strong sister presence at the mosque would be ideal. I don't even know how to properly put on a hijab :-(. If anyone could help, I would greatly appreciate it!!!

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06-10-2012, 04:07 AM
:sl: sis,
and Ma shaa Allah wonderful heart warming news indeed.
There's a of course the Islamic center of NYC up in the 90's which I wouldn't recommend, and a humble mosque on 401 E. 11th St. at First Ave. which I highly recommend.. across from there you'll find veniero's pastries a few Algerians and Moroccans work there too so they can tell you about their safe deserts to eat as that's definitely a cause to celebrate =)
The only mosque I know that offers classes is in NJ which is not in the demographics you seek.. perhaps you can ask someone at the mosque if private tutoring can be arranged..

~ Sabr ~
06-10-2012, 07:35 AM

When will you be saying your shahadah?

There are lots of sisters on this forum who, I am sure, would be more than willing to help out.

A person can keep in contact with Skype, msn and whatsapp also, if they are not near you.

06-13-2012, 06:05 AM
Thank you for your kind posts :statisfie i plan on saying it once i find a mosque i find comfortable to go to for congregational prayer and things like that.

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