Ramadan Starts Thursday, May 17th Print
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 22:35
First Taraweeh Wednesday Night after Isha Prayers


Islamic Society of Delaware (ISD) wishes to inform you that based on ISD Moon Sighting Policy, Sheikh Abdelhadi, has confirmed that the moon for the holy month of Ramadan has not been sighted in Saudi Arabia on May 15th, therefore, the first day of Ramadan will be Thursday, May 17th, Insha'Allah. May Allah (SWT) bless all Muslims with the bounties of this holy month. Tarweeh prayers will start Wednesday night after Isha prayer. Iqama for Isha prayer will be at 9:50 PM.

Taraweeh Prayer Arrangement: Brothers will be praying in the multipurpose hall and the old hall. Sisters will be praying in the mezzanine floor area, foyer area and a partitioned section in the adjacent old hall. Babysitting will be available from the first night of Ramadan for a minimum donation of $2 per night per child and children ages 3 to 7 must be placed in the babysitting room in IAD, subject to space availability; children 8 and above must pray along with their parents. Children in the babysitting room must be picked up after 8 rakat of Taraweeh prayers.

Parking: Permission has been secured for parking at the German Club for taraweeh prayers. Please do not park at any private property and obey the parking rules when parking at the German Club, at the masjid, or on Salem Church Road. Illegally, unsafely, or double parked cars may be towed at owner's expense.