Families and Fun Blend Together at International Celebration

For the seventh consecutive year, the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno hosted a community celebration with international cuisine, crafts and family-friendly activities. The weekend event featured food vendors, performers, bounce houses, a culturally-inspired ...

Can Gen Z Figure Out How to End Islamophobia?

Muslims and Christians gathered last week at Fresno Pacific University to talk about Islamophobia, its causes, and what Generation Z — the generation of Americans now of college age, who are said to be the nati...
Photo of Imam Seyed Ali Ghazvini leading a prayer

Peace Is the Message as Valley Muslims Mark End of Ramadan

Valley Muslims celebrated the end of Ramadan with prayers, food, and gifts to the underserved Wednesday morning at the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno. "We thank God for the blessing to ourselves, our community, our nation, and the world," said Reza Nekum...
Shutterstock photo of a traditional Nowruz table.

Fresno State Art Exhibit Rings in Persian New Year

The Persian New Year, or Nowruz, celebrates the vernal equinox, which is Wednesday or Thursday, depending upon which part of the world you live in. It is celebrated as a secular holiday in Iran, the Caucasus...
Photo of Muslims hugging at the end of the Ramadan Fast in Fresno, CA.

Valley Muslims End Ramadan With Feast & Charitable Gifts

Valley Muslims celebrated the end of Ramadan with prayers, food and gifts to charity Friday morning at the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno. The Eid al-Fitr feast marks the end of  29 or 30 days of dawn-to-dusk fasting. "Eid Mubarak" is a greeting and phra...