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Islamic Society of North America (ISNA)
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The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) is one of the largest and most prominent associations of Muslims in the United States and Canada. In addition to serving as a platform and network for North American Muslims, ISNA is involved with public advocacy, interfaith dialogue, and institutional support for Muslim organisations.

ISNA was officially established in 1981 by the Muslim Students’ Association of the United States and Canada (MSA), with the intention of uniting the growing Muslim population in North America. After the United States pas…

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Bowen, Patrick, “Islamic Society of North America (ISNA)”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Devin J. Stewart. Consulted online on 29 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_32584>
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