Important News and Updates:

as of June 13th 2017:

The Mosque Foundation in Bridgeview was on lockdown during the nightly Taraweeh prayers. For more information:

http://abc7chicago.com/news/fbi-conducts-active-criminal-investigation-in-bridgeview/2097137/

Manhunt underway in Bridgeview for suspect in high-speed chase

as of May 26th 2017:

Inshallah, in the month of Ramadan, we will have 3 Imams leading the Taraweeh Salah:

Imam Ifdhal Khan – First 8 rakah

Hafiz Yasir Laliwala – Second set of 8 rakah

Hafiz Omar Alam – Final 4 rakah

Part-Time Islamic School

Days: Monday - Wednesday - Friday* Time: 5pm to 7pm Class: Islamic Studies and Quran class Instructor: Imam Ifdhal Khan

Weekend Islamic School

Days: Sundays* Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Class: Sunday School Instructors: varies on class

Summer Adult Course

Saturday - Sunday* Time: 12pm to 2pm Class: Fiqh, Aqeedah, Nahw, and Sarf Instructor: Imam Ifdhal Khan

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Humble Beginnings

The American Islamic Association(AIA Masjid) is an organization of Muslims providing facilities and personnel for regular and special prayers, religious and language education for all age groups, social and religious interaction and outreach programs with other Faith groups and other social / community organizations. AIA Masjid was incorporated in Frankfort, Illinois in 1979 as a not for-profit religious entity and organized under Internal Revenue Service 501 c–3 code with the intention of imparting religious education to our children. Over time the activities of the organization have expanded into a full service religious organization catering to all ages. These activities encompass regular daily prayers, Friday congregational and other special prayers like Taraweeh and Eid. Weekend school and adult educational classes form an important aspect of the Association’s charter. Future plans include a full time day school and toddler day care for working parents. The 14 acre scenic property was purchased in 1982. Until late 2005, the weekend school activities were conducted in the renovated farmhouse and old airplane hanger were retrofitted for makeshift congregational prayers and services. The Mosque was completed in September 2005 at a cost of approximately $2,000,000 generously donated by the South Suburban Muslim community. The present facilities consists of a prayer hall, a community meeting hall and school classrooms. All are housed in a two-story 15,000 square feet building that was completed in October of 2005. The prayer hall can accommodate about 425 people and is divided into separate areas for men and women. There are separate entrances and separate adjacent areas for shoes and coats for men and women. The community meeting hall can accommodate 350 people for sit-down dinners and about 550 in a theater or lecture style seating. Attached to the hall is the service kitchen. The facilities are very conducive for weddings, reunions, seminars, lectures and business meetings. Furthermore, there are six classrooms catering to the Sunday School needs and provides sufficient space for day care.