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Launch of BSL Khutbah Service at East London Mosque

An exciting new service has been launched in Tower Hamlets to engage deaf and hard of hearing Muslims in Friday prayers.

For the first time ever the Khutbah at the East London Mosque was translated into British Sign Language on Friday (17 April), enabling deaf Muslims to participate fully in the service.

The translation was organised by local charity Al-Isharah, working in partnership with the East London Mosque and London Muslim Centre and Tower Hamlets Council.

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    [...] Launch of BSL Khutbah Service at East [...]

    Jun 04, 2009 @ 4:21 pm

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    [...] the same week, I had a meeting with another group who were responsible for getting the Friday khutbah at East London Mosque translated into BSL. During that discussion, I was made even more aware of the struggle of presenting Islam to the Deaf [...]

    Jul 27, 2009 @ 11:04 pm

  3. Fathima khatun

    I want that more all Muslim people education services learn Sign language to Birmingham.

    we’ll my friends like it BSL Training Skills it good

    many thanks


    May 03, 2012 @ 11:54 pm

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