General Body Meeting And Shura Elections 2015

Assalaam Alaikum Warahmatullah Wa Barkatahu,

Insha’Allah the Muslim Community of New Jersey will hold its 3rd quarter General Body meeting and Shura Election at MCNJ Masjid Bab-al-Rahmah in Fords, NJ on FridayOctober 2 2015 between Maghrib and Isha.  There are three (3) + (1 woman) seats that need to be filled.

All paid MCNJ members for the past one year or longer are eligible to stand in the election, nominate a candidate and vote for a candidate.
The agenda for the meeting is as follows:mcnj_elections

  • Recitation of Qu’ran
  • President’s Welcome and Address
  • Finance Update
  • General Discussion/Q&A session
  • Election Polling will continue between Maghrib & Isha
  • Isha Salah
  • Polling Results Announced

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Nomination need to be made by 1 registered member (3+1 open seats)
  • Should be current registered member since September 2014
  • Nomination forms are available upon request from Br. Ozair Omarzai & Br .Najeeb or Download it from here
  • Submit the completed form to Br. Ozair Omarzai & Br. Najeeb by Sept 18, Maghrib salah.
  • The list of eligible nominees will be posted on Sept 21, insha’Allah

Dear brothers and sisters, please make every attempt to participate in the meeting, insha’Allah

Sunday School Registration on Sept 6th & 13th

Insha’Allah registration for MCNJ Islamic Sunday school will start from Sunday Sept, 6th 2015 and Sunday Sept, 13th 2015 (11:00am to 1:00pm) at MCNJ Masjid.

School starts from Sept, 20th 2015 at Iselin Middle School

Due to space limitations, there will be a cap on maximum number of students per class. Parents are therefore highly encouraged to register early to ensure enrollment for the year 2015-2016.

For more information about registration and fees click here

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to email at [email protected] or call 732-800-2035.

Maktab Program Starting From Sept 15th

Qur’an and Islamic Education for boys and girls ages 5-13

Masjid Bab-al-Rahmat is offering a unique opportunity for parents to provide the best Islamic education for their children. Maktab-e-Suffah presents an afters chool program perfect for students in elementary and middle school. Children will learn Islamic principles and manners, the correct way to perform prayer and wudu, discuss stories of the Prophet (pbuh), memorize Qur’an and much more. A qualified team of teachers will mentor and guide the next generation of leaders of our ummah.


Starting from September 15th 2015 Monday – Thursday

Maktab timings 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

The Maktab-e-Suffah is a curriculum based after school program which includes Islamic Studies education as well as a Qur’an Hifdh Program.
Daily Schedule – Quran, Break time for play and activities followed by designated  Islamic Studies subjects:

  • Monday- Aqeedah & Ikhlaaq
  • Tuesday- Hadeeth & History
  • Wednesday- Fiqh and Dua
  • Thursday- Quran Memorization

Register Now

Registration form Maktab Program

Registration Dates
Sept 4th 2:00 – 2:30PM
Sept 5th 11:00 – 1:00PM
Sept 6th 11:00 – 1:00PM
Sept 11th 2:00 – 2:30PM
Sept 12th 11:00 – 1:00PM
Sept 13th 11:00 – 1:00PM

High School Success Seminar on Aug 14th

As-Salaamu Alaikum WaRahmatullahi WaBarakatuhu

We invite you to unique, engaging seminar on “How to Succeed in Highschool and get into the College of your Choice” The following are some items this seminar will cover

  1. How to look at the big picture and how highschool connects with college and ultimately your career
  2. How to select courses and improve your grades
  3. How to improve studying skills, memory and study habits
  4. How to do well on the SATS and standardized tests
  5. How to develop people skills and create your own brand
  6. How to prepare for and complete the college application process
  7. And much more!

Location: MCNJ (15 South Second Street, Fords NJ 08863)

Date: Friday August 14th 7:009:30pm

Registration Required:

WHAT MAKES THIS SEMINAR UNIQUE? This seminar is not a boring lecture with facts and rules. Its designed for a younger audience and aims to motivate kids on not only the importance of doing well in highschool but also tips and strategies on how to succeed. It also incorporates islamic concepts and puts highschool into the larger picture of our role in society as Muslims.

WHO IS THIS EVENT FOR? Ideally for students grades 7th-10th (AND their parents) but any grade will benefit. Especially parents with younger kids who want to start early (its NEVER too early to prepare1)

WHAT WILL THIS SEMINAR COVER? This will cover the most important aspects of succeeding in highschool (grades, SAT, course selection, extracurricular activities, volunteering, awards, scholarships, letter of recommendations, the college application and much more) as well as 15 important concepts that will help students succeed in highschool. We will go over what colleges look for when they accept students and how to prepare for and complete the application process.

Annual Eid Festival 2015

MCNJ and Masjid Al-Wali will be hosting an

EID FESTIVAL on Sunday July 19th from 11AM – 4PM.

Free Food
Ice Cream and Popcorn
Bouncy Castle
Come and enjoy some community fun!

Al-Wali Community Center
9 Olsen Ave, Edison, NJ 08820

Eid Mubarak! Eid ul Fitr on Friday, July 17, 2015

According to reports and statements made by  Hijri  Calendar Committee, the crescent was sighted in majority countries in the Muslim world. Therefore the 1st of Shawwal and Eid ul Fitr will be on Friday, July 17, 2015.

Eid Mubarak to you and your family! May Allah SWT make this Eid a blessed one for our community, Muslim ummah and the entire humankind. On this holy and joyous occasion May the blessings of almighty Allah come down on your shoulders and may you enjoy a very Happy Eid this year and in the years to come.

Kullu Am wa Antum Bi Khair
كل عام و انتم بخير

Eid Salah Location:
Edison Hotel 3050 Woodbridge Ave Edison, NJ 08837.

First Salah: 8:00AM
Second Salah: 9:00AM

MCNJ Administration would like to express deepest gratitude to everyone who have donated, supported and volunteered during the month of Ramadan. We cannot thank you enough for your generous donations, as well as all of your prayers and support. MCNJ looks forward to your continued support and help.

We appreciate your valuable feedback to serve you better and improve our services.

Jazak’Allah Khair


Eidul Fitr Prayers Details

Depending on the sighting of Shawwal moon Eidul Fitr will be either on Friday, July 17th or Saturday, July 18th

The decision will be announced on the evening of Thursday July 16th by 9:30 PM

Please check our website or Facebook page for the moon sighting information.

Eid Salah Location:
Edison Hotel 3050 Woodbridge Ave Edison, NJ 08837.

First Salah: 8:00AM
Second Salah: 9:00AM

Please purchase parking tickets as soon as possible to avoid traffic delays at the venue $10 before Eid or $20 on Eid day at the venue or Contact Br. Najeeb or Br. Kamal for tickets.

Please pay your Fitra (Zakatul Fitr) before Eid Prayers
Fitra is a minimum of $10 per person and it should be given for every member of the family.

Khatmul Qur’an Will be on Monday 13th July 2015

Khatmul Qur’an (end of the recitation of Holy Quran in Taraweeh prayers) will insha’Allah be on Monday, 13th July.

Please join us on this blessed occasion for Iftar and Khatmul Quran on 27th night of Ramadan with your family.

Maghrib Time: 8:28 pm
Isha Time: 10:15 pm

Other programs on the night:
Tafsir Surah Yousuf By Imam Asif
Time: 12:30 am to 1:30 am

Qiyamul Layl (Night Prayers)
By Shaikh Fares Al Baghdad
Time: 2:00 am to 3:00 am

Time: 3:30am

Venue: Masjid Bab-e -Rahmat  Fords, NJ
Address: 15 South Second Street, Fords NJ-08863
Phone: 732-738-5100