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Juniata/Hunting Park: Teaching Islam And Serving The Community

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Shireen Hammoudeh has been preaching about Islam since she became a teacher at the Muslim American Society Center in 2003 (MAS). Her mission has been to empower the youth and pass along the teaching of the last prophet in Islam, Muhammed.

What is MAS?

MAS, the Muslim American Society is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, that is a dynamic charitable, religious, social, cultural and educational organization. MAS offers unique programs and services that seek to better the individual and in turn, the greater society by imparting Islamic knowledge, promoting community service and much more.

How long have you been a member?

When MAS started in 2003 at its old location near North Howard street, I was first asked to start teaching children and youth members how to memorize verses from the holy Quran. In 2005 once MAS moved to its more spacious location on East Luzerne in the Juniata/ Hunting Park area my role at the Mosque and in the Muslim community became more known.  

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