Long Island Muslim Society
Long Island Muslim Society (LIMS) is a not for profit religious, educational and, charitable organization. It is incorporated in the state of New York under section 501(c) of the IRS code.
The Society has established an Islamic Center at 475 East Meadow Ave, East Meadow, New York to serve the religious, educational and cultural needs of a vibrant long island community.
LIMS provides Information, consultation and counseling on religious and spiritual matters.
LIMS promotes understanding and friendship among people of all faith through its’year round interfaith programs
LIMS partners with other organizations in providing humanitarian services to people with special needs.
LIMS incorporated as a 501(c) not for profit religious organization on August 4 1989.Three signatories: Monir Uddin Ahmed R. Ph, Lutful Hoque Chowdhury R. Ph.,
Rafiqul Islam R. Ph.
April 26 1990, Interim LIMS Executive Committee formed. A Constitution & Byelaws Committee was formed to prepare the governing rules for the organization.
December 9 1990, LIMS constitution & Bye laws adopted. An elected executive committee and a president take oath.
LIMS starts weekend Quran classes in a rental property at Hempstead Turnpike on June 9 1991.
LIMS purchases the first house on the East Meadow Avenue in December 1993 and moves all activities to this location.
LIMS purchases the second house next to the first house in the month of July 1999.
Construction for a new Islamic Center started in 2008 and completed in 2009.
LIMS purchases the third house in the month of June 2012.and builds a parking lot on the property for the Center.
The Past Presidents
Abdul Huq, Ph. D. April 1990- December 1990 (interim committee)
Muhammad Amzad Hussain, M.D. 1991-1996
Mohammed Rafiqur Rahman, R. Ph. 1997 – 2000
Mohammed Saleh, R. Ph. 2001 – 2006
Afroza Huq 2007 – 6/2009
Mohammed Rafiqur Rahman, R. Ph. 7/2009 – 3/2011
Lutful Hoque Chowdhury, R. Ph. 3/2011 – 7/2011
Mohammad Abdur Rab 7/2011 – 1/2013
Muhammad Amzad Hussain, M.D. 2/2013 – Present
Muhammad Amzad Hussain, MD, MBA 2/2013 – 12/2016
Prof. Hussain S.Ahmad, MBA, MS 2019 – Present
Activities At A Glance
LIMS provides programs for adults and children to help us learn to lead our lives spiritually and functionally as Muslims. In order to accomplish this, the following are our present activities:
Daily 5 Prayers
Friday Jummah Prayer
Weekly Children and Adult educational programs
Participation in Inter-faith dialogue and events.
Partnership with the Long Island local churches, synagogues, local charities and Interfaith Nutrition Network (INN) to donate food to feed the hungry.
Support Kiwanis Club of East Meadow for distribution of food during the Thanksgiving holiday.
Provide Annual Blood Drive
Clothes and blanket donation to poor and needy during winter.
School Supplies to needy communities.
Monetary donations to Refugees around the world.
Financial Aid workshop for HS Seniors