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I am looking for Shia Muslims in the Harrisburg, PA area. I'm living in Nashville, TN right now and I'm planning to move about an hour away from Harrisburg, in Snyder County, next month. I wondered if anyone can give me information about any Shia masjid or halal stores in the area. Plus, all of my relatives are Christians and I don't know any Muslims in the area at all. I have been a Muslim for three and a half years and my husband and I are separating and I'm moving in with my Aunt.

Also, I'm planning to try to go to graduate school at Penn State University next year. I would appreciate any information and contact with any Muslim lady who might be able to help me find the things that every Muslim needs; halal meat, Masjid an so on.

Ensha Allah someone knows something about the area. :blink: I've never lived in PA, even when I was a Christian, so I don't know anything about it the area and I would like to find out as much as I can before I get there. This would help to make the transition easier, ensha Allah. Thank you for your attention to this matter.

Asalam Alaikum, a sister in Faith

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salaamu alaikum

im In Pittsburgh too, but i have no clue what shia community Optikal is talking about...i know of almost no shias cept maybe 4-5 in these here parts...hmmmm

I think allentown is fairly close, like an hour or so from Harrisburgh, i think...i hope...en'shallah you'll figure everything out

salaamu alaikum

Baheera

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Thank you all for your info...however, the place I plan to live is about 2 hours and 30 minutes away from Allentown. I could drive there once or twice a month if that is all there is, but I'm still hoping, ensha Allah, I could find something closer. The town I'm moving to is Middleburg, it's kind of small and remote, an hour outside Harrisburg. I really appreciate all of you for responding to my plea for information. I did find a halal meat store in Harrisburg in the online yellow pages, under grocers. So I'm excited about that, the people who own it are more than likely Sunni, but that doesn't matter, the meat is still halal ensha Allah, if they say it is. I know there are several Sunni masjids in the Harrisburg area, but I prefer Shia, and if I have to drive two or three hours to get there, then I guess that's just how it's going to be.

Are there any other people out there with info? ? ? I would sure appreciate learning anything you know about this area. Thanks again, to all who responded so far. Sincerely, your sister in Faith :angel:

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Maybe this can be helpful.....

Harrisburg Masjid Culture Center

200 South 17th Street,

Harrisburg, PA 17103, USA

Phone: 717-232-4545

Islamic Center

1725 Martin Luther King Blvd Harrisburg,

Harrisburg, PA 17104, USA

Phone: 717-238-2272717

Islamic Center (Masjid Muhammad)

1725 Market St,

Harrisburg, PA 17103, USA

Phone: 717-238-2272

Wa Salaam

Mario (neo-converted italian)

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This should be a Halal deli located in downtown Harrisburg:

MRG Partners

17 S 2nd Street,

Harrisburg, PA 17106, USA

Phone: 717-233-7107

Fax: 717-233-7286

Email: mrgpartnerslp@yahoo.com

Ciao and Good Luck

Mario

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Salaam alaykum

I live in Columbus, Ohio & I have yet to meet another Shi'i Muslim. To my knowledge, there are nothing here but Salafi/Wahhabis, Ahmadiyyans & Nation of Islam types. Any mention of Shi'ism in the masjids here will start a fitna. So I pretty much have to practice taqiyya except with a few of my closest friends. So I know how you feel. Hang in there.

Wasalaam

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Harrisburg Masjid Culture Center

200 South 17th Street,

Harrisburg, PA 17103, USA

Phone: 717-232-4545

Islamic Center

1725 Martin Luther King Blvd Harrisburg,

Harrisburg, PA 17104, USA

Phone: 717-238-2272717

Islamic Center (Masjid Muhammad)

1725 Market St,

Harrisburg, PA 17103, USA

Phone: 717-238-2272

Wa Salaam

Mario (neo-converted italian)

I'm fairly positive that these are all Sunni Masjids, but thank you very much for offering this info :angel: But I will go to the neighborhoods of these centers, regardless, and see if I can find a place that I can go shopping for halal meat and Islamic clothing whenever I need it. I have one address for a halal meat store in Harrisburg, that I found in the online yellow pages. :Hijabi: Asalama Alaikum, a sister in faith

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I am from harrisburg and there is no Shia majlis there....closest one is in Allentown. All the Majlis above are Sunni.

This should be a Halal deli located in downtown Harrisburg:

MRG Partners

17 S 2nd Street,

Harrisburg, PA 17106, USA

Phone: 717-233-7107

Fax: 717-233-7286

Email: mrgpartnerslp@yahoo.com

Ciao and Good Luck

Mario

this place is no longer located here.

Maybe this can be helpful.....

Harrisburg Masjid Culture Center

200 South 17th Street,

Harrisburg, PA 17103, USA

Phone: 717-232-4545

Islamic Center

1725 Martin Luther King Blvd Harrisburg,

Harrisburg, PA 17104, USA

Phone: 717-238-2272717

Islamic Center (Masjid Muhammad)

1725 Market St,

Harrisburg, PA 17103, USA

Phone: 717-238-2272

Wa Salaam

Mario (neo-converted italian)

All Sunni.....I was first converted to Sunni and attended most of these majlis......some are even Nation of Islam

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Salaam,

These are from the IIC database of Shia masjids - hope it helps!

-

rahat

ALmakarim Islamic Founation

P O Box 11094

Erie , PA 16514 , USA

(814) 824-9165

http://www.eriecom.com/islam2 Pennsylvania

Imamia Medics International (IMI)

P.O Box 338, 45 N. Union Ave.,

Lansdowne, PA 19050-9998

(516) 542-9181

Islamic Center Of Steialogei

933 N. Broad St.

Philadelphia , PA 19123 , USA

(215) 765-8690

Islamic Cultural Center of Erie

9 East 12 st

Erie , PA 16501 , USA

(814) 453-3001

Islamic Studies Association

P.O. Box 630A Burrowes Hall, Millersville University,

Millersville Pennsylvania 17551-0302

(717)871-4641

KSI Jamaat of Pennsylvania

Allentown , PA 18102 , USA

(610) 776-5022

Mahdieh

6502 Haverford Ave

Philadelphia , PA 19151 , USA

(215) 871-7656

http://www.Mahdieh.org

Shia Ithna Asheri Jamaat Of Pennsylvania (SIJPA)

1500 Ridgeview Drive

Allentown , PA 18104 , USA

(610) 398-1900

http://www.sijpa.org

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As-salam wa-alaikum-wa-rahmatul-lahe-wabarakataho.

 

Momineen, I've a business trip to Harrisburg,PA for a month starting 29th Sept.

Would be celebrating Eid-ul-azha over there itself.

I am from India and donno anything about the city.

Can someone help me in this regard.

Especially the mosques and where I can find fellow shias in Harrisburg.

I can be contacted on mehdiabbas84@gmail.com.

 

Thanks in advance

Mehdi

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