50,000 Muslims to Pray at Capitol on September 25

50,000 Muslims to Pray at Capitol on September 25

Outdoor Jummah Prayer theme: “Our Time Has Come!”The flier for this event mobilized by the the Dar-ul-Islam mosque in Elizabeth, New Jersey states: On Capitol Hill 50,000 believers in the Greatness of Allah praying for the greater good of all people / OUR TIME HAS COME / The “Athan” will be chanted on Capitol Hill, echoing off of the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and other great edifices that surround Capitol Hill.

Room in Capitol used for Muslim "Jummah"

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) pointed out that Muslim staffers on Capitol Hill meet for Friday “jummah” prayers in a room under the dome of the Capitol. Ellison stressed that Muslims can and should get involved in electoral politics. (Arab American News 8/1/08)