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October 1, 2017
WASHINGTON — New plans for expanding the Islamic Center of Fredericksburg have drawn a calmer response from residents than the original proposal for a new facility did two years ago. Related Stories. Man receives 'overwhelming support' after uproar over mosque Virginia ÃÂ· Va. muslim communityÃÂ ...
September 30, 2017
A rising tide of anti-Muslim sentiment forced the Islamic Center of Fredericksburg into the national spotlight in November 2015. A man interrupted a presentation on the congregation's plan for a new Spotsylvania County mosque, angrily declaring that “every Muslim is a terrorist.” A deputy halted theÃÂ ...
January 24, 2017
The Islamic Center of Fredericksburg has cleared the first—and likely easiest—hurdle for a plan to expand its 16-year-old mosque in Spotsylvania County. With little discussion, the Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to lift a requirement that 5 acres by the mosque be developed as two retailÃÂ ...
November 12, 2016
A year after facing an anti-Muslim backlash that drew national attention, Islamic Center of Fredericksburg trustee Samer Shalaby is backing off plans to build a larger mosque across from the Chancellor Community Center. Now he hopes to sell the land to a homebuilder and use the proceeds for an additionÃÂ ...
October 31, 2016
Community leaders discuss unity at Islamic Center of Fredericksburg's Open House. By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH THE FREE LANCE–STAR; Oct 30, 2016; (0) ÃÂ· Facebook ÃÂ· Twitter ÃÂ· Email. Islamic. Buy Now. As Spotsylvania 1st Sgt. Shaun Jones listens, Rabbi Joe Cabino explains the Jewish “neighbor” tradition. MORGANÃÂ ...
September 15, 2016
Sister Munira Salim Abdalla, chief administrator for the Islamic Umma of Fredericksburg, asks a law enforcement official to intervene after hearing someone say they were threatening Islam during a heated public meeting regarding the possible construction of a new Islamic Center of Fredericksburg site atÃÂ ...
New York Times
June 21, 2016
It was a Friday Prayer like any other at the Islamic Center of Fredericksburg until the warning came from the imam. Less than a week after the Orlando, Fla., nightclub massacre by an American-born Muslim, and after Donald J. Trump's renewed call to bar Muslims from entering the United States, Imam HilalÃÂ ...
November 18, 2015
Islamic Center of Fredericksburg will continue pursuing plans for a new mosque despite intense opposition ... plans for a new mosque in Spotsylvania County despite strong opposition — and some anti-Muslim statements — at a meeting this week, a trustee of the Islamic Center of Fredericksburg said.