History

//History
History 2017-08-07T14:08:59+00:00
  • The idea of building a comprehensive Islamic Center in Bridgeport area started around year 2000.
  • BICC Incorporated in July 17 , 2002.
  • Saturday School in University of Bridgeport (UB) masjid Started in early 2000 with 15 students, and in a couple of months 100 students were enrolled.
  • University of Bridgeport (UB) provided Dana Hall for free one full year
  • The School continued in Dana Hall till May 2007
  • Al-Manar Center was bought in September 2005 for $307,000
  • New Islamic Center in 877 Park Avenue was bought in May 2017 for $1 million

 

Founders:

  • Khaled Elleithy
  • Hosam Afifi
  • Abdelshakour Abuzneid

 

Presidents:

  • Khaled Elleithy – July 2002 – December 2009
  • Mohamed Hamada – January 2010 – December 2011
  • Ayman Alpizra – January 2012 – April 2015
  • Ahmed Ebrahim – May 2015 – Now