Eid Salah & COVID-19 Update :

Hajj Workshop Friday 7/26/2019 after Maghrib Salat
Hajj is the Fifth Pillar of Islam. It is obligatory on every Muslim to perform it at least once in their lifetime, if they are physically and financially able.  This week-long event occurs Two Months and Ten Days after Ramadan end, during the month of Dhul-Hijjah
The Month of Dhul-Hijjah is around the corner.  Some of you may have planned to perform Hajj this year, or may be planning for next year, In Sha Allah.  The Islamic Center of Virginia (ICVA) is holding Hajj Workshop to learn the rites of Hajj. The Workshop will be conducted at the ICVA by our Imam Ammar on Friday July 26th 2019  after Maghrib salat.  Please come and join to learn the essentials of Ihram and what things to avoid in the state of Ihram during Umrah and Hajj.

Event No 1.
Al Furqaan Foundation performing Khutbas Friday, June 28th @ 1PM and 2:15 PM. Please join us  
Event No 2.
June 28th (Friday ) after Maghrib lecture by Imam Essa Wood from Al Furqan Foundation

Event No 3.
Prophetic Jewels Sat July 6th & July 20th at 1:30 PM.


Fasting 6 days of Shawwal

The Month of Shawwal is started. It is recommended to fast 6 days in Shawwal but not obligatory.  

ICVA and its management is organizing the IFTAR  for the month of Shawwal for the following days. Please Join us



Eid-ul-Fitr 2019


Eid Salat  @ Arthur Ashe Center  9:30 AM

To get into Arthur Ashe Center
Use the following Streets

Robin Hood Street – Can be used by everyone
Boulevard Street – Can be used for Handicap.

Since we are excepting thousands of Muslim community all over the Central Richmond to join our Eid prayer as every year, we request the community to arrive earlier.

Eid Mubarak!!

Eid-Prayer @ Islamic Center  :
Date: June 4th, 2019  Tuesday.
Salat Time:
 7:30 AM
  Islamic Center of Virginia,
                 1241 Buford Road, Richmond VA 23235 
Direction : http://icva1.com/

Eid-Prayer @ Arthur Ashe Center: (Main Salat, EidGah)

Date: June 4th, 2019  Tuesday.
Salat: 9:30 AM 
Location:  Arthur Ash Athletic Center , 
                 3001 North Boulevard, Richmond VA 23230

Direction : http://www.visitrichmondva.com/listings/Arthur-Ashe-Jr-Athletic-Center/1115/

 Week 4 Activities:

Up Coming Activities.

  1. Itikaf   — Daily
  2. Prophet Jewels Saturday at 1:30 PM.
  3.  Khatm-ul-Quran will be on June 2nd Iftar/Dinner and sweets.
  4. Support the Virginia Hunger Solutions Program

 Support the Virginia Hunger Solutions Program

Throughout 2019, Central Virginia’s Jewish and Muslim communities have worked together on projects to uplift our communities.  These acts of loving our neighbors were spurred by the acts of hate against both communities. Faith leaders worked to create a strong, unified community in Central Virginia. What better way than focusing on a common teaching in both faiths to love thy neighbor?

Our group discussed a joint effort to raise awareness and assistance that would have an immediate impact.  We decided to help a program by the Virginia Poverty Law Center (VPLC) called “Virginia Hunger Solutions” (VHS) which seeks to end systemic hunger in Virginia through research, education, and policy work. They create an annual, in-depth report on the state of breakfast participation in school divisions and are now working on a report about school meal debt. VHS has successfully advocated to ban lunch shaming in Virginia and is working towards universal school meals for all Virginian students.

OUR GOAL is to encourage our community members to contribute $25 each to reach a goal of $2,500 to support this initiative because hunger has no home here.

For Muslims, this is a special time of giving as we celebrate the month of Ramadan. Beyond fasting during the day, Muslims are to increase their good works and be generous this month. One of the great commandments in Judaism is to love our neighbors as ourselves, something reflected within Islam as well. Let’s try to reach our goal by June 4th.

Please considering donating to this wonderful cause.





Upcoming Activities for Week 3 Ramadan 2019

  • ​ ​VA Outreach Committee Iftaar @ May 22nd (Details Below)
  • Weekend School Graduation @ May 26th (Details Below)
  • Itikaaf for Last  10 days. (Details Below)
  • ​Khatam-ul-Quran will be on June 2nd Insh
  • Every Saturday at 1:30 Pm Prophetic Jewels by Br, Bassel Tinawi (Prize’s and more)

​ ​VA Outreach Committee Iftaar @ May 22nd (Details Below)

The Islamic Center of VA Outreach Committee would like to invite you to Join us for our Third Annual Ramadan breaking the fast dinner (Iftar) for RVA Community

Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Time : 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Location: Bon Air United Methodist Church (1645 Buford Rd, Richmond, VA 23235)- The event will be at the Gym.

*** Register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScr_bOPwbDbfppByJnYvg1NrhTMsa0gCvK1Q8-QdDOBYPk73A/viewform

Weekend School Graduation @ May 26th (Details Below)

AnchorEvery Saturday at 1:30 Pm Prophetic Jewels by Br, Bassel Tinawi (Prize’s and more)

Taraweeh, Eitikaf ,khatam-ul-quran and Qiam-El-Lil:


Please follow the guidelines/rules of Islamic Center during the Eitikaf. Qiam-El-Lil will be at  last 10 day of Ramadan and during the weekend. Suhur (Food) will be provided.
For more information Please email at admin@icva1.com

Inshallah we will Duaa and Khatam-ul-quran on June 2nd 2019.


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Week 2…….


ICVA Khatm-ul-Quran will be on June 2nd



Week 1…….

Building Extension Iftar & Fundraising for ICVA


Date & Time:  May 11th, 2019, Saturday after Iftar

Location : ICVA
Guest Speaker: Shaykh Nader M. Elmarhoumi, Ph.D
Resident Scholar and Director of the McKinney Islamic Association
Executive Board Member of the North Texas Islamic Council

Please join us for the Fundraising Iftar and Dinner for our building extension
May 11th, 2019, Saturday

Friday 5/10/2019 – Visiting Khatib for Friday Jummah (Shaykh Nader M. Elmarhoumi, Ph.D) .

Youth Group Activities:

Date & Time: Every Friday 45 min before Iftaar
“Reclaim your Ramadan”  (A new approach to Ramadan, bringing a change, and removing hurdles & barriers.)
The last ten nights, benefits and importance of itikaf, and qiyam, laylatulqadr and its basic etiquettes.
Speaker : Dr.Alghanainy  & Br. Haris Khuran.


1.  Ramadan Announcement
2. Ramadan Calendar
3. Taraweeh and Hafiz Detail
4. Iftar and Dinner Arrangement Daily
5. ICVA & Al- Madina Fund Raising  

*** Purchase Reusable Water Bottle for only $5 – help to protect our environment.  ICVA will not provide any plastic bottles , and  working with other centers in the greater Richmond area also  we will be providing water via Water dispensers to reduce the wastage and cut back on the use of thousands of plastic bottles. Please bring your refillable water bottles form home

**** Special Arrangement ** Baby Sitting and  Sister with small babies (Infants) with separate  prayer Area.

Ramadan 1440 Announcement- Week 1

“O you who believe, fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those
before you, that you may (learn) self-restraint.” Qur’an 2: 183

As per ISNA announcement, Inshaallah Monday  May 06, 2019, is the 1st day of Ramadan and salat el-Taraweeh will start today  May 05th  (Sunday night) followed by Isha Prayer .
May  5 (Sun) –  May 18 (Sat):           9:35 p.m
May 19 (Sun) – June  1 (Sat):            9:45 p.m
June  2 (Sun) –.June  3 (Mon):          9:50 p.m.

Ramadhan Calendar: 

Download the Ramadhan Calendar:

Taraweeh : 

By the blessings of Allah swt, this Ramadan 1440/2019, the Management of ICVA has local Huffaz to lead the Taraweeh prayers.
Br. Hammad Shere
Br. Tamer Mohsin
Br. Tanvir Sheikh and
 will lead the Salat Al-Taraweeh at Islamic Center of Virginia, 1241 Buford Road, North Chesterfield, VA.

Please join us for Salat Al-Isha and Salat Al-Taraweeh to get the reward from Allah swt of listening to the Holy Quran.  A larger audience will encourage the Quran reciters, InshaAllah

Iftar and Dinner Every Day @ ICVA
If you would like to sponsor the Iftaar Please coordinate with the icva Iftaar committee.
Please Join Us with the community

Narrated Ibn ‘Abbas:
The Prophet was the most generous amongst the people, and he used to be more so in the month of Ramadan when Gabriel visited him, and Gabriel used to meet him on every night of Ramadan till the end of the month. The Prophet used to recite the Holy Qur’an to Gabriel, and when Gabriel met him, he used to be more generous than a fast wind (which causes rain and welfare).

For sponsors/Contribution/Volunteer 
“Maashallah most of the community members are already signup if there are any slot available please enroll and accept the reward”

Please Call/email/Text 
Br. Refaat Mohamed 804-901-2868
Br. Jamil Adeyola 804-833-8229
Safwat Ahmed 804-519-4938
Email: admin@icva1.com

Week End Fund Raising for ICVA 

May 11th Saturday : Islamic Center of Virginia Fund Raising after Iftar/Dinner.
May 18th Saturday : Al Madina school of richmond

———————————————————————————————————————————————-                                                                                 More Updates:

Taraweeh, Qiyamul lail, Khatam-Ul-Quran, Idd Prayer and location will be updated soon and also please visit to the icva website.

Note:  Donation  Zakat/Ramadhan Expenses/ Iftar Sponsorship can made through website (www.icva1.com) or Mohid (small screen at the center)

———————————————————————————————————–General Assembly will be held at Islamic Center of Virginia, Buford Road (ICVA) on Sunday, April 28th, 2019 at 01:30 PM.
We request all the Member’s to attend the meeting Plea

se… Non-Member and the community Members can attend too,



Please join over 12 Houses of worship in the Bon Air and Southside area including the Islamic Center of VA, for their 13thAnnual Interfaith Dialogue in 2019.  This year dialogue will focus on the topic of: “Home” 


The aim of the dialogue is to deepen mutual understanding and appreciation between the three Abrahamic religious communities. 


All events are free and open to the public. The three events start at 6:30 pm and end at 8:15 pm. Free Parking and refreshments will be available.


We will have table discussions, presentations from religious leaders and various organizations.


Dates and places of the Trialogue: 

1st session on March 28, 2019: St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church (2700 Dolfield Drive, North Chesterfield, Virginia 23235


2nd session on April 4th, 2019:  Islamic Center of Virginia (1241 Buford Road, Richmond VA 23235)


3rd session on April 11th, 2019: OR AMI (9400 West Huguenot Road, Richmond, VA 23235)

Join us at the Islamic Center of Virginia to honor and pray for the victims of New Zealand and to reaffirm our standing together in the Greater Richmond Region.

When: Sunday March 17th, 2019 at 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm

Where: Islamic Center of Virginia – 1241 Buford Road, North Chesterfield VA 23235.

Youth Group will have a Bake Sale after Jummah to raise funds for their activities on 1/25/2019 .
Sunday 12/23 – Youth CampFire Tales after Maghrib .
 Youth Hot Coca  Kick Off 12/14/2018 after Maghrib. Please Join Us.
Dear community members please come and join us to enlighten the evening with presentation by Dr. Rashed Nizam, M.D., Chairman, ISNA Founders Committee,  Past Member of ISNA Majlis  and Past President, NABIC .
InshaAllah dinner to follow.

Please join us for our Friday Halaka

An Evening Discussion and Halaka on:

Myths and realities of mental health in Muslim Communities


Friday November 2nd, 2018

Place: ICVA

Time: 7:00 PM

Imam Ammar Amonette

 Waleed Fawaz, MD.

Imad Damaj, Ph.D.

The link for the registration is 


Hajj Welcome reception rescheduled Sunday 9/23
Due to inclement weather ICVA  Hajj Welcome reception  has been  rescheduled. Insallah the Hajj welcome reception will be on Sunday  September 23th after Maghrib Salat.

Please join us to welcome  the Hujjaj and have dinner with the community inshallah.
Date: Sunday September 23th
Time: Maghrib Salat
Location: ICVA



Potluck and Iftaar on the Day of Arafat Monday August 20th 2018 @ ICVA

The Edi-ul Adha Will be on Tuesday, August 21, 2018.

Center Location Salat: 7:00 AM (Prompt)
Date:  Tuesday, August 21, 2018.
Imam: Fazel Ismail Jajbhay​
Location: @
Islamic Center of Virginia (Center Location)
1241 Buford Road,
Richmond, VA

 Eid-ul-Adha Main Salat : 

Arthur Ash Center (Main Salat):

 Main Salat: 9:00 AM (Prompt)
Date:  Tuesday, August 21, 2018.
Imam: Ammar Amonette​
Location: @
 Arthur Ash Athletic Center , 
3001 North Boulevard, Richmond VA

parking is free