• thinkprogress
    July 20, 2017

    Muslim Ban Executive Order 13769

    Image Courtesy of thinkprogress.org The Muslim American Society continues to reject the Supreme Court’s decision to allow a modified version of the Muslim Ban Executive Order 13769 “Protecting the nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” denying the entry of refugees for 120 days and visitors from 6 Muslim majority countries; Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia,…

  • Al Aqsa Mosque Closure

    For Immediate Release MAS Denounces Closure of Al Aqsa Mosque   (Washington D.C., 7/19/17) — The Muslim American Society condemns the closing of Al Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem, the third holiest site for Muslims all around the world. This closure was enacted last Friday after a deadly shootout involving 2 Israelis and 3 Palestinians. It prevented…

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    May 9, 2017

    MAS Participates in USCMO 3rd Annual Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

    (WASHINGTON DC 5/7/2017) – The Muslim American Society (MAS) participated in the US Council of Muslim Organizations’ 3rd Annual Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill on May 1-2. Over 400 delegates from 30 states visited with the offices of their elected officials. Among the attendees were over 40 MAS members representing 11 chapters. During the congressional…

  • March 22, 2017

    MAS Denounces VA GOP Attack on DC Area Muslim Organizations, VA Attorney General

    For Immediate Release For more information, contact: Lana Safah National Communications Director l.safah@MASnational.org (800) MAS-2166 Ext. 804   MAS Denounces VA GOP Attack on DC Area Muslim Organizations, VA Attorney General   (Washington D.C., 3/22/17) — The Muslim American Society (MAS) denounced a Virginia GOP demand for an apology from Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, and…

  • Event+Details
    January 20, 2017

    Women’s March on Washington

    On Saturday, January 21st 2017, the day after the presidential inauguration, hundreds of thousands of people are projected to attend the Women’s March on Washington DC in response to “rhetoric of the past election cycle has insulted, demonized, and threatened many” minorities, in particular women, and with the aim of sending “a bold message to…

  • November 11, 2016

    Reflections on Election Results

    Reflections by Br Mazen Mokhtar, Executive Director of MAS. I thank God for His innumerable blessings, The only future that matters is the one we are willing to work for. On Tuesday we went to the polls to exercise our right to vote. Many voters were dissatisfied with the choice of candidates, dismayed at the…

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    June 5, 2016

    Muhammad Ali, 1942-2016

    Today, the Muslim American Society (MAS) joins millions across the globe in mourning the legendary three-time heavyweight boxing champion and civil rights activist Muhammad Ali. Ali, arguably the most famous boxer in history, was also well known for his social, political and religious views against racism and war. A practicing Muslim, Ali was vocal against…

  • H4HSlider
    February 15, 2016

    #Hearts4Humanity

    It’s time to step up our game and serve humanity!! We’re asking the youth of this nation to remember those suffering in Syria by motivating their communities to have hearts and save refugees! In this campaign, each local MAS chapter is competing against one another to raise the most money for Syrian Refugees. February is…

  • USCMO
    February 5, 2016

    1st International Conference of Muslim Councils in the West

    MAS Joins 1st International Conference of Muslim Councils in the West   (Washington DC 02/04/16) — The Muslim American Society (MAS), as part of the US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), announced today in a press conference the creation of a steering committee for the Coordinating Body of Muslim Councils in the West. This announcement comes at…

  • December 5, 2015

    USCMO Strongly Condemns San Bernardino Killings

    (Washington, D.C., 12/2/2015) – The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, offers its sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims in the San Bernardino shooting and pray for quick recovery of those who were injured. USCMO denounces this and every act of violence. This…