Peace Be Upon You

These banners, based on welcoming signs by Maryah Converse, are designed for use on Facebook, Twitter, and GooglePlus.

The banners' designer, Ellen Rockett, incorporated background designs from 19th century drawings of mosque art released by the New York Public Library's Digital Collection.

This brief video will help you practice the traditional Arabic greeting "as-salaamu ‘alaikum" and the response, “wa-alaikum as-salaam.”