Ramadan 2019

The IAR would like to wish you and your family a blessed Ramadan that is filled with joy and happiness. The first day of Ramadan will be Monday, May 6, 2019.  The Taraweeh prayers will start on the evening of Sunday, May 5, 2019.

The Ramadan program and time table (Imsakiyah) are available at raleighmasjid.org/ramadan

Ramadan Babysitting

The Women's Committee will provide child care free of charge in the Al-Iman school (Red
brick) building during Ramadan. Please read the following guidelines before dropping off your children:

Read Guidelines | Sign-Up Link (Mandatory for Babysitting service)

Qur'an Night on Tuesday 5/21


A special presentation by our young Qur'an students!

In the Shade of the Message and Prophethood

The IAR Community Outreach team presents:

The Battle of Badr

IAR - Main Musallah

5:45 p.m. (After 'Asr)

MC: Maryam Siddiqui

Recitation: Ibrahim Ali

Presentations: Maryam Zahid and Abdurahman Ali

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Does Disability impact your family?

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IAR is working towards a Silver certification from MUHSEN for providing a friendly environment for special needs families. Muhsen (Muslims Understanding and Helping Special Education Needs) is a non - profit umbrella organization serving the Muslim community to establish a more inclusive "Special Needs Friendly" environment for our Brothers & Sisters living with Disabilities. Muhsen will advocate, educate, train and implement programs and services nationwide to improve access to Masajid for individuals with Special Needs as well as acceptance and inclusion by the community in all aspects.

As an ongoing effort to support Muhsen in its goal to recognize and learn the requirements for individuals with disabilities, IAR requests that if you have a family member with special needs to please fill out the Needs Assessment survey. Also, if you know anyone who has a family member with special needs, please send the link to the survey to them. All responses are confidential and will automatically be directed to Muhsen.


Hiring Cleaning Crew

Islamic Association of Raleigh (IAR), a non-profit organization, seeks cleaning individuals part-time, full time, day or night shifts. IAR is looking for energetic, and driven individuals to join the IAR.

Job Details

Quran Night - In The Afternoon

On Monday May 13, 2019, come attend a special presentation by our young Qur'an students. The IAR Community Outreach team presents: "Understanding the Conquest of Makkah" at The IAR - Main Musallah 5:45 p.m. (After 'Asr).


Triangle Imams Council

You are invited to attend a special Announcement and Signing Ceremony on Friday April 26 at IAR after Maghrib at 8 pm.

Triangle Area imams will share the declaration of the Triangle Imams Council unifying the majority of masajid on dates for Ramadan and Eid.

All are welcome to attend this special milestone of unity of the Muslim community!

Sri Lanka Events

"He who kills a soul, it shall be as if he had killed all mankind; and he who saves a life, it shall be as if he had given life to all mankind."- The Holy Quran 5:32

The Islamic Association of Raleigh (IAR) strongly condemns the recent terrorist attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka and stands with people of all faiths. We offer our deepest thoughts and sincere prayers for the victims and their families and pray for the speedy recovery of the injured.

Al-Iman High School

Special Announcement: Al Iman School invites rising 9th graders and their families to pre-register for the planned Islamic high school in Raleigh. In order to pre-register, please click here to fill out the pre-registration form and submit a refundable $250 deposit (online payment link). Al Iman School and IAR officials will notify parents by June about the status of the high school insha'allah.

Chairperson of the IAR school Board (IARSB) (Volunteer position)

The IAR is delighted to announce the formation of the IAR School Board. The school board will develop both short- and long-term strategies for future growth, competitive educational performance, fiscal independence and financial efficiency of the IAR schools.

Job Details

Al Furqan School 2019-2020 Registration

Al Furqan School is still accepting registration of students for the year 2019-2020.

Please visit the office on Sunday April 28, 2019 between 10.00 am and 1.15 pm.

IAR-Exclusive Deluxe Hajj Program 2019/1440

Join our renowned Hajj Family! Announcing premium-deluxe program exclusively for our community.

Featured Highlights: Stress-free Direct Flights, Haram Boundary Hotels, Room Access During Hajj, Upgraded Mena Camp Across Jamarat and much more! Starts at an unbeatable $10,699. Register at iarhajj.org.


Admin Assistant for Imam's office

The Islamic Association of Raleigh is seeking a motivated, trustworthy individual to serve in the role of Administrative Assistant to the Imams.

Please review the job description for further details.

IAR CEO Position

Islamic Association of Raleigh (IAR), a non-profit membership organization, seeks an experienced CEO.

The CEO oversees, manages, coordinates, and administers all IAR operations in accordance with the established and approved goals of IAR. The final selection of the successful candidate shall be subject to the approval of the IAR Shura.

Job Description

IAR Fundraising Statement

The Islamic Association of Raleigh would like to thank you for your continuous and steadfast support of your center.

Your generous donations help us improve on the programs and services we provide to our community members as well as maintain, manage and beautify the center. Your feedback and input are always welcome and appreciated. JAK for being an important part of the IAR.

IAR Fundraising Brochure

Donation Receipts for 2018 by email

IAR would like to thank you for all your donations and support, your generosity truly made a difference and helped us sustain the programs and services you enjoy. All your donations are tax deductible.

For the first time this year, we will send your donation receipts for 2018 through email by the end of January 2019. If you are not sure that we have your email or you have changed it, please send your email to the IAR office at office@islam1.org to update it. If you do not receive your donation receipt by email by Jan 31, 2019. Please send us an email or call the office at 919-834-9572.

IAR Podcast Survey

The Office of Imam is thrilled to launch a brand new podcast series to tackle daily questions with Imam AbuTaleb, Imam Muamar, and Guests!

We are seeking community's input for topics, please click here for details and feedback.

Imam Baianonie's Book on Fiqh

Alhamdulillah our respected Imam Baianonie's book on Fiqh is now available to download.

Differences in Fiqh Made Easy (pdf)

Post-Survey Announcements

Jazakallahu khaira for participating in the IAR Strategic Planning Community Survey.

The following report summarizes the findings of the survey.

Survey Summary Report (pdf)

Marketing Committee Positions

The IAR is delighted to announce the formation of the marketing committee. The Marketing Committee sets the vision for and manages the overall marketing strategy of the IAR. 

The purpose of this committee is to:

  • Work with the IAR-CEO to define the short-term and long-term marketing needs.
  • Contribute to and review the marketing plan to ensure progress toward annual and long-range goals.
  • Set priorities for marketing efforts; evaluate plans and strategies; and present outcomes to admin team.
  • Work with different committees to coordinate efforts around, public relations, website, social media communications, newsletters, annual report, and other marketing projects.
  • Identify and recruit community members to serve on the Marketing Committee.
  • Engage in advocacy and networking.
  • Keep our community members informed with all the current activities and services that we offer.

Requirements: bachelor's degree in marketing research or a related field, business administration or communications

Time Commitment: about 4 – 8 hours per month. These are volunteer positions.

If you are interested to lead or join this committee, please send your resume to jobs@islam1.org

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May 20, 2019Ramadan 15, 1440 Hijri

Prayer Times

Monday, May 20 2019




Fajr 4:26 AM 4:45 AM
Shuruq 6:06 AM
Dhuhr 1:16 PM 1:35 PM
Asr 5:00 PM 5:30 PM
Maghrib 8:21 PM 8:31 PM
Isha 9:30 PM 9:45 PM
Taraweeh   10:05 PM

May prayer schedule

Prayer times on your phone: https://raleighmasjid.org/m

Friday prayer topics and speakers to be announced soon.

Friday Prayer Schedule

  • 1st Shift:
    Khutba 11:30 / Salah 12:00
  • 2nd Shift:
    Khutba 1:00 / Salah 1:30
  • 3rd Shift:
    Khutba 3:00 / Salah 3:30