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Grenfell Hall at Al-Manaar

Grenfell Hall at Al-Manaar At their last regular meeting held on Friday 29th September 2017 Al-Manaar ‘s Board of Trustees decided to name one of the Halls after the Grenfell Tower where tens of residents perished in a tragic fire on 14th June 2017. The hall named “Grenfell Hall 1 & 2” was the main space first used as a ...

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Muslims, Jews and Christians come together to combat homelessness

Read Original source   For the first time ever, London’s vital winter night shelter schemes will include a mosque as a venue. West London Mission’s (WLM) Night Shelter in Westminster is the first winter night shelter scheme in London which has churches, a synagogue and a mosque as venues to host people who would otherwise be sleeping rough. WLM’s Night ...

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Almanaar hosts interfaith Succot lunch

Read More here Jews and Muslims enjoyed festive meal together at Al Manaar mosque, with the aim to promote mutual understanding, cohesion, as well as address poverty and homelessness in London.   embers of West London Synagogue, New West End Synagogue and Holland Park Synagogue, together with worshippers and staff at Al Manaar mosque, enjoyed an interfaith succot lunch on ...

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Sukkah in Almanaar

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Grenfell fire: hundreds gather at mosque for funerals of five victims

Read Original Hundreds of people have gathered in the al-Manaar mosque in west London to say funeral prayers for three women and two children who died in the Grenfell Tower fire. After the 75-minute ceremony on Friday, members of the mosque and the local community lined a narrow street close to the Westway flyover to see coffins containing the remains of ...

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Pictorial Report of a Royal visit to Al-Manaar

Pictorial Report of a Royal visit to Al-Manaar Mosque & Centre on Tuesday 5th Sep. 2017. During the visit the Duke of Cambridge Prince William and Prince Harry met with families from Grenfell Tower including a group of Grenfell Women who regularly meet in Al-Manaar and use the kitchen facilities there to cook meals. On arrival the Royals were welcomed ...

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Al-Manaar’s Response Submission to the Grenfell Tower fire Inquiry ToR

Al-Manaar’s Response Submission to the Grenfell Tower fire Inquiry ToRP Please download here

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Al Manaar Community Consultation Meeting

  Al Manaar Community Consultation Meeting in Response to the Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry’s Terms of Reference Download the leaflet  Al Manaar has prepared a response and is holding a meeting to consult and obtain your views on its proposed response to the Inquiry Team.   Meeting:   2nd August Time:         7pm- 8.30pm Venue:      Al Manaar Mosque & Centre ...

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The fourth emergency service. Faith communities in the Grenfell frontline

  JONATHAN AITKEN 19th July 2017 wrote The Grenfell Tower fire disaster is teaching Britain many lessons. Some of them will have to await the findings of inquiries and inquests. But already it is clear that the sclerotic bureaucracies of local and national government were not up to the job. Inadequate building materials and firefighting equipment may have deepened the ...

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Al-Manaar mentioned in New York Times

Original report is here For Child Survivors of London Fire, a Belated Eid Celebration LONDON — Few things are more quintessentially British than a funfair for children. And nothing conveys the British slogan “Keep Calm and Carry On” like staging one for children rendered homeless after an inferno that killed at least 80 people. The local mosque near Grenfell Tower, the ...

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