Corrected version: Story text updated Monday, Oct. 19, 2015 at 3:27 p.m. to correct information regarding Mr. Sugheir’s university attendance. Mustafa Sugheir, 90, came to the U.S. in 1954 from Jenin, Palestine. He settled first in Angola, Ind., and later in Toledo, after attending Trine University, formerly known as Tri-State University. In
Toledo’s first mosque was more than a house of worship. To Habib Khan, 76, it was a “big home,” where the community gathered for dinners, games, and the dabke, a Middle Eastern line dance performed at haflehs, or parties. The mosque, founded in 1954, was at Bancroft and Cherry streets, close to
A user-submitted video by the University of Toledo Arabic Composition & Conversation class, Fall 2012.