KTTC Monday July 9, 2018
of the Masjed AbuBakr Al-Seddiq Mosque offered Somali tea and sweets
like sambusa — a fried or baked pastry with a beef, potato, and onion
filling — to educate the community about Islam and Muslims. Some
members say they understand the misconceptions that have colored public
perception of Islam since 9/11, and they're hoping the gathering will
serve to build a religious bridge and engage members of other faiths in
Members of the
mosque say they're proud of the community for coming together, despite
differences in ethnicities, religions, and background.
"I think together we can make a change and grow as a bigger community," said Issa.