Ahlan Wasahlan Jan 2014

Beneficial Announcements for Jan 2014
1. Rabiul Awwal Started on Friday, Jan 3
According to local moonsighting methodology, the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal 1435 started on Friday, January 3rd, 2014. Sources: Kashif Aziz of Hilal Committee (www.hilalcommitte.org) and Hilal Sighting Committee of North America (www.hilalsighting.org). It is reported that Prophet Muhammad (saw) was born in this month of Rabiul Awwal.

2. Muslim Student Looking for Room To Rent
A Muslim college student studying Accounting is looking for a room to rent in the Boston area. He prefers to live with a Muslim family who is willing to sublet a room or find other Muslim roomates. Contact Abdur Rashid 781-535-2708.

Upcoming Islamic Events for Jan 2014
1. Friday, Jan 10, 2014
“Role Models of Islam and How to Follow Them”
Presented by bro Munthir Baara. This is Part 2 of a 12 part halakah series. The objectives of this series is to earn knowledge of great scholars, target your role model and develop roadmap to follow their footsteps. Dinner will be served after the talk. All are welcome.
Time: 8:00pm – 9:30pm
Place: Islamic Society of Greater Lowell, 131 Stedman Street, Chelmsford, MA 01824
Contact: Naushad, Masjid phone 978-970-5552, Web: www.isgl.org

2. Friday, Jan 10, 2014
“Origins of Islamic Fiqh”
Our speaker is Mufti Ikramul Haq who is the Imam of Masjid Al-Islam in N.Smithfield, Rhode Island. Please feel free to bring your family, relatives and friends to our educational program. The program is geared towards enhancing your knowledge of Islam and giving you a chance to meet with old and new friends. Dinner is served before the talk.
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Place: Islamic Center of New England, 74 Chase Dr., Sharon, MA 02067
Contact: Masjid phone 781-784-0434

3. Saturday, Jan 11, 2014
“A Biography of the Prophet Muhammad”
Presented by Imam Talal Eid. Join us for our informative lslamic lecture. All are welcome.
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Place: Yusuf Mosque, 186 Chestnut Hill Ave., Brighton, MA 02135
Contact: Web: www.yusufmosque.com

4. Saturday, Jan 11, 2014
“Obligation of The Quran”
Presented by Maulana Numaan Nasir Cheema. Please invite your family and friends to participate in these religious gatherings. Aqiqa Dinner provided by Hafiz Ahmed’s family for their new born daughter. All are welcome.
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Place: Islamic Center of Burlington, 130 Lexington Street Burlington, MA 01803
Contact: Munir Gandevia, Masjid phone 781-229-0336, Web: www.icburlington.org

5. Saturday, Jan 11, 2014
“Islamic Lessons”
Our special guest Sheikh Hassan Mohamed Abul Azm will be with us to share with us words of wisdom. We invite all Muslims to join us and learn from this scholar. Dinner will be served after the talk. All are welcome.
Time: 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Place: American Muslim Center, 6 Victoria St., Everett, MA 02149
Contact: www.americanmuslimcenter.net

6. Sunday, Jan 12, 2014
“Hope- Evening of Empowerment for Syria’s Today and Tomorrow”
It is a time for us all to come together during this long, cold winter this year, to get empowered and re-ignited, and to hear from sources on the ground on what is going on inside Syria in terms of civil activism and coordination of efforts. We are honored to have Kafranbel’s creative mind Raed Fares with us as well as female blogger and human rights spokesperson Razzan Ghazzawi. We’ll meet field activist Iyad Sawaf and hear from Abdullah Shahin. We will enjoy a lovely dinner and end the evening with an intriguing Q&A session with our activists and aid representatives and really hope you’ll come out. The evening is paying for itself with your ticket money so rest assured that donations all go towards their beneficiaries. Come see a few of the original posters from Kafranbel and even enjoy some children’s art drawings. Tickets – Adults $45, Students $25
Time: 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Place: Sheraton Framingham, 1657 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701
Contact: www.nudaysyria.org

7. Saturday, Jan 18, 2014
“Prophet Isa and the Controversies Around Him”
Presented by Dr. Saleem Khanani who is a practicing doctor in the field of Hematology/Oncology. He is also very active in the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester and gives regular halaqas there. Dinner will be served after the lecture. All are welcome.
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Place: Selimiye Mosque, 105 Oakland Ave., Methuen, MA 01844
Contact: Masjid phone 978-975-4593

8. Saturday, Jan 18, 2014
“Seerah Conference”
“You have indeed in the Messenger of Allah, A beautiful role model.” Al-Qur’an. Join us for an important conference on the qualities of Rasullullah (saw). Speakers include Imam Al-Amin Abdul-Latif (NY), Imam Wissam Abdul-Baki (MA), Imam Abdus-Samad Adam (MA), Imam Taifa Abdullah (MD), Dr. Kamal Hassan Ali (MA) and Dr. Irshad Altheimer NY). Dinner will be served. All are invited. Organized by Iqaamatiddeen Education, Dawah Institute and Islamic Society of Western Mass.
Time: 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Place: Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts, 377 Amostown Road, West Springfield, MA 01085
Contact: Dr. Kamal Hassan Ali, phone 413-204-5263, email: kali@westfield.ma.edu

9. Sunday, Jan 19, 2014
“Community Health Forum For Men”
Join us for an FREE health screening, and presentation of various health topics. All are welcome. Refreshments provided. Health vendor booth space $25.
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Place: Masjid Abdul Muhsi Khalifah, 120 Madison St., Brooklyn, NY 11216
Contact: Masjid phone 718-783-1279 or 347-789-3064

10. Saturday, Jan 25, 2014
“Quarterly Meeting of Islamic Council of New England”
We’ll be having our first quarterly meeting of 2014. Please send your representatives from your masjid to attend. ICNE is the longest serving umbrella organization for masjids and Islamic centers in New England.
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Place: Islamic Center of Greater Worcester, 57 Laurel St., Worcester, MA 01605
Contact: Mazen Duwaji, ICNE Executive Director, phone 508-641-8190


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