Greater Toledo Islamic Center

The mosque rises out of the northwestern Ohio cornfields, a reminder of America's pluralism. I stopped in and chatted with two founding members and snapped some pictures. The center has around 400 members, and 30 students in their Islamic school.  Established in 1982, they hope to add on to the complex by expanding the school and building a residential community.  I was surprised to hear that this was just one of 5 Islamic centers in Toledo, an illustration of just how religiously diverse America is becoming. 

Jake Hofmeister



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