Ramadan in Ithaca

Ramadan started on the day of Saturday, May 27 (and night of Friday, May 26).

The prayer schedule for Ramadan can be downloaded here.

In addition, the Ramadan information sheet distributed by the Muslim Educational and Cultural Association of Cornell University can be downloaded here.

Below is a list of activities during Ramadan.

1- Daily Prayers

Prayers in congregation are held at the moosalla at the following times: Fajr – 10 minutes after start, Dhuhr – 1:30pm, Asr – 6:30pm. Maghrib and Isha are held at One World Room, Anabel Taylor Hall, Cornell University soon after the start time.

2- Daily Quran Recitation Halaqa

At the moosalla every day for 30 mins there will be Quran recitation halaqa after Asr prayer (6:30pm).

3- Daily Iftaar

There will be daily iftaars every day in One World Room, Anabel Taylor Hall, Cornell University. Sponsored by the Cornell Muslim Alumni.

4- Nightly Taraweeh Prayers

Taraweeh is prayed after ‘Isha prayer during Ramadan. The first Taraweeh prayer is the night before the first fast. These will be prayed at One World Room, same place where iftaar is served.

5- Weekly Potluck

Each Saturday at One World Room there will be a potluck iftaar. We will gather before iftaar by 20min to read Quran.

6- Quran Competition: TBD

Spend some time this month to memorize and revise the Quran. Details will be announced soon.
Prizes are sponsored by the Cornell Muslim Alumni.

7- Itikaf

The moosalla is open for anyone planning to perform itikaf.

8- Qiyam Nights

In order to take advantage of all of the last odd nights of Ramadan, there will be tahajjud prayers held every odd night 2:30am-3:00am at Moosalla Noor starting June 16.