Ahlan Wasahlan Nov 2014

Beneficial Announcements for Nov 2014
Al-Huda Society Looking for Community Developer
Al-Huda Society is a nonprofit Muslim organization located in Chelsea, MA.  We are seeking a qualified community developer who is well versed in Islamic sciences and is highly experienced in North American Islamic culture, to help advance the progress of its workers, volunteers and community members. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Islamic studies or related field from an accredited education institution and 5 years minimum of professional experience in the USA, including working with board members, volunteers and a congregation with over 300 attendees at Friday prayers. Salary based on experience. To apply, submit your resume to careers@alhudasociety.net. We will contact you for a weekend visit during which the board will arrange for you to provide the Friday Khutbah and community lectures throughout the weekend. For more info on our center, visit www.alhudasociety.net

Upcoming Islamic Events for Nov 2014
1. Friday, Nov 7, 2014
“Time Management in Muslim Life”
Our speaker is Dr. Mohammed Agwa. 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: 8:30pm – 9:30pm
Place: Islamic Center of New England, 74 Chase Dr., Sharon, MA 02067
Contact: Masjid phone 781-784-0434

2. Friday, Nov 7, 2014
“Community Qiyyam Program”
Join us for Islamic talk by Ali Hasaba. Dinner served after the talk. Then all are invited to do qiyyam prayer and dua.
Time: 8:15pm – 10:30pm
Place: Al-Huda Community Center, 60 Willow St. Chelsea, MA 02150
Contact: Masjid phone 617-409-93287, Web: www.alhudasociety.org

3. Friday to Sunday, Nov 7-9, 2014
“8th Arab Weekend Conference”
Harvard Arab Weekend (HAW) is the largest annual pan-Arab conference in North America. HAW 2014 is the eighth annual session of Harvard Arab Weekend, with the theme “Inspiring Solutions.” The Arab World experience is one of a crisis of culture and a culture of crisis, and in setting this reality, we begin to understand that the relationship between the two can be one of surprising resolution, of inspiration. The interaction of crisis and culture thus can produce opportunities for change and positivity in the region. Organized by Harvard University,
Time: 8:00am – 9:00pm
Place: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Contact: www.harvardarabweekened.org

4. Saturday, Nov 8, 2014
“Remembering Mayor Menino”
Join us for a session the good works of Boston’s popular mayor, the late Thomas Menino who passed away last week.
Place: ISBCC Comman Ward Cafe, 100 Malcolm X Blvd, Boston, MA 02119
Contact: Yusufi Vali, Executive Director ISBCC, phone 617-427-2636, Web: www.isbcc.org

5. Saturday, Nov 8, 2014
“ICNA Upstate NY 2nd Annual Convention”
Enhance your Islamic knowledge and expertise with a wide array of thought provoking topics and break-out sessions for all to enjoy. Speakers include Naeem Baig, Dr. Jamal Badawi, Sheikh Inayat Ullah, Sheikh Rafiq Mehdi, Sheikh Arsalan Haque, Sr Suzy Ismail and more.mExplore the cultural bazaar with exhibitors in the pavilion, featuring books, hijaabs, clothing, Islamic CD’s and much more at discount prices. Halal Food vendors will be in the bazaar area. Tickets $40 family, $20 individual.
Time: 10:00am – 8:00pm
Place:  Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 23 East Main Street, Rochester, NY 14604
Contact: ICNA, phone 718-658-1199, Web: www.icnany.org

6. Saturday, Nov 15, 2014
“American Muslim Consumer Conference 2014”
Join us this year as we discuss the role entrepreneurs are playing to develop this market, the global outlook of this market and the rising influence of Islamic and ethical capital.  In partnership with DinarStandard, AMCC 2014 will debut a new study on the American Muslim market. This study will provide fact-based insights and actionable strategies to equip businesses to address American Muslim consumers and present global Islamic market opportunity for American businesses. Speakers include Aamir Rehman of Fajr Capital, Iman Kouvalis of DinarStandard, Adnan Durrani of American Halal Co., Ibrahim Abdul-Matin of Green Deen, Mohamed Issa of NoorVitamins, etc. Tickets $199.
Time: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Place:  Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Newark Airport, 128 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ 07114
Contact: Web: www.americanmuslimconsumer.com

7. Saturday, Nov 15, 2014
“United We Stand for Palestinians ”
Join to listen to Br. Tariq Khdeir talk about his experience and help raise funds for Gaza refugees. Other speakers include Yaser Najjar, Munther Baara and Imam Souliman Salam. Tickets $10 per person and $90 for table of 10. Dinner and babysitting included in the ticket.
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Place: ISBCC, 100 Malcolm X Blvd, Boston, MA 02119
Contact: Rasha Azoni-Harrison 617-318-1504, Humayun Kabeer 978-405-6118

8. Saturday, Nov 15, 2014
“Janazah Workshop ”
Join us for learning on how to perform janazah. Imam Hannan and Saifuddin will be doing a practical demonstration for the men. Imam Hannan will also teach on how to lead the janazah prayer.
Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Place: Masjid Al-Islam, 624 George St., New Haven, CT 06511
Contact: Chaplain Matiniah Yahya, Masjid phone, phone 203-376-7189, Web: www.masjidalislam.net

9. Saturday, Nov 15, 2014
“Stand with the Prophet”
Frustrated with Islamophobes defaming the Prophet? Fuming over extremists who give bad name to Islam? These attacks are no accident. Hate groups in the U.S. have invested at least $160 million dollars to attack our Prophet and Islam. Isn’t it time we invested in defending our faith? This is not an event. It is the beginning of a movement. A movement to defend Prophet Muhammad (saw) , his person, and his message. This benefit will raise funds to establish a Strategic Communication Center for the Muslim community, which will develop effective responses to anti-Islamic attacks, as well as to train young Muslims in media. Tickets $50 person.
Time: 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Place: UPSKY Long Island Hotel, 110 Motor Pkwy, Hauppauge, NY 11788
Contact: Sound Vision 1-800-432-4262, Web: www.soundvision.com/events/newyork/

10. Sunday, Nov 16, 2014
“ISBCC Imam Search”
Imam Suhaib Webb will leave the ISBCC on January 1st, 2015. His transition to MakeSpace in Washington, DC will allow him to serve Islam nationally and further the vision of Islam in America. This opens a void in our community and we would like to find an Imam as a replacement. Please join us for a community forum and we will introduce you to our current Imam Search Committee, which is in the process of forming.
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Place: ISBCC, 100 Malcolm X Blvd, Boston, MA 02119
Contact: Yusufi Vali, Executive Director ISBCC, phone 617-318-1512, Web: www.isbcc.org

11. Saturday, Nov 22, 2014
“50th Anniversary of ICNE”
Join us in celebrating 50 years of service of the Islamic Center of New England (Quincy) to the community. Keynote speakers include Dr. Muzammil H. Siddiqi (former ICNE Imam, former President of ISNA, Director of the Fiqh Council of North America) and Alex Kronemer (co-Founder Unity Productions Foundation, producer, documentary filmmaker). Tickets $65
Time: 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Place: Lombardo’s Banquet Facility, 6 Billings St., Randolph, MA 02368
Contact: ICNE, phone 617-479-8341, Web: www.icne.net

12. Saturday, Nov 22, 2014
“4th Annual Project GEM Fundraiser Dinner”
Fundraiser for fulfilling the needs for girls education in Pakistan and Somalia. Keynote speaker is De. Ingrid Mattson, former President of Islamic Society of North America (ISNA). Tickets $50.
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Place: Islamic Center of Wayland, 126 Boston Post Road, Wayland, MA
Contact: Masjid phone 508-358-5885

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