Ahlan Wasahlan Nov 2016

Beneficial Announcements for Nov 2016
Your Voice Counts, Vote on Tuesday (Nov 8, 2016)
70 Imams from 30 cities have got together to urge Muslims in the US to go out and vote. It was necessary because some people in our community have been circulating information promoting cynicism about voting and political engagement. In our society, standing up for what is right entails speaking out about issues, working with other citizens, voting, and making sure that politicians stick to their promises. Anyone refusing to participate in this process is essentially denying a most important path to establishing justice in our nation. We must strive for peace and justice at home and abroad. When we take part in the electoral process, we make our voices heard. Polls will be open from 7 AM to 8 PM on Election Day.
MA residents – Election Day locations:

Upcoming Islamic Events for Nov 2016
1. Fri, Nov 4, 2016
“Spending for Sake of Allah – Rewards and Barakah”
The speaker this time is Imam Abdulrahman Ahmad and Imam Khalid Nasr. You are cordially invited to our weekly halaqa. Please feel free to bring your family, relatives and friends to our educational program. The program is geared towards enhancing knowledge and awareness of Islam and providing an opportunity to connect with old and new friends.
Time: 7:30-9:30pm
Place: Islamic Center of New England, 74 Chase Dr, Sharon, MA 02067
Contact: Masjid phone 781-784-0434, Web – www.icne.net

2. Fri, Nov 4, 2016
“The Thirty Verses – Tafsir on Surah Mulk”

2016-nov-burlingtonPresented by Imam Shakeel Rahman. Dinner shall be served. Sisters accommodated.
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Place: Islamic Center of Burlington, 130 Lexington St., Burlington, MA 01803
Contact: Masjid phone 781-229-0336, Web: www.icburlington.org

3. Fri, Nov 4, 2016
“American Muslim Youth – Risk and Protective Factors”


Please join us for our community qiyyam progam. Presentation by Loay Assaf and Amr Aly (Ak-Huda Youth Director). Dinner will be served after the lecture. All are welcomed.
Time: 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Place: Al-Huda Society, 60 Willow St., Chelsea, MA 02150
Contact: Mohamed Lamaallem 617-409-9328, Web – www.alhudasociety.org

4. Fri, Nov 4, 2016
“Lessons from the Holy Quran”
Presented by bro Mahdi. Please join us for this beneficial talk. Potluck dinner, bring your favorite dish to share with the community.
Time: 8:00pm-9:30pm
Place: Islamic Soc of Greater Lowell, 131 Stedman St., Unit 9 & 10, Chelmsford, MA 01824
Contact: Giamal, masjid phone 978-970-5552, Web: www.isgl.org

5. Fri, Nov 4, 2016
“ICWayland Potluck Dinner”
Open to all members, their families, friends and guests. No structured program for these dinner gatherings. The idea is to bring a food dish of your choice to share with other attendees and use the opportunity to get to know each other as we eat together and socialize in an informal setting. Children of all ages are welcome.  You can bring any of your games that can be shared. There is no entry charge for the event. Please bring a main dish sufficient to feed your family and share with others. If you’d also like to bring salad, dessert, or drinks please feel free.
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Place: Islamic Center of Wayland, 126 Boston Post Road, Wayland, MA 01778
Contact: Malik Khan, email: potluck@icbwayland.org

6. Fri, Nov 4, 2016
“Sufi Unity Healing Circles/Dhikrs ”
Come relax, feed & strengthen your hearts and souls. Open to people of all faiths and beliefs. All ages welcome- adults, teens, children and babies. Potluck dinner – bring something to share if you can. You can also join live by phone 712-432-0460, Pin 566981#.
Time: 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Place: Andover Newton Theological School, 196 Herrick Road, Newton, MA 02459
Contact: Zahra Lee, phone 617-721-5215, email: cmeilee@comcast.net

7. Sat, Nov 5, 2016
“A Night of Quran, Qiyam and Dinner”


Presented by Imam Mohamed Al-Ali. All are welcome.
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Place: Yusuf Mosque, 186 Chestnut Hill Ave., Brighton, MA 02135
Contact: Web – www.yusufmosque.com

8. Sat, Nov 5, 2016
“Exploring Divine Rhetoric”


This is session 3 of 4 of a monthly lecture series. An introduction to drawing meaning from the Quran through its coherence, script and language and the etiquette of approaching the reveled book. Food: We will have lunch plates for you to purchase.  Please bring $10 cash.  Limited Seating, please make sure to register, so we can make sure there is a spot and food available for you!
Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm
Place: HHRD NE Regional Office, 80 Turnpike Road, Westborough, MA
Contact: Khalid Khan Sadozai 508-932-5400, Registration: www.goo.gl/MGqG8X

9. Sat, Nov 5, 2016
“Quranic Salvation – How To Attain Spiritual Triump”


Understand your soul and strengthen our connection to Allah (swt), along with ways to improve one’s character through analyzing and reflecting deeply on sections of the Quran. Tafseer of surah Al-Asr, Ayat Al-Birr, Surah Luqman and Surah Fussilat. Taught by Fahad Tasleem. Fahad Tasleem is the founder of DC Seminary, an institute focused on spiritually empowering working professionals, graduates & college students. He also serves as the lead instructor of iERA US (the Islamic Education & Research Academy). Tickets $10 per person. Organized by Islamic Center of Central Jersey, Noor -ul-Iman and Al-Bayan.
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Place: Facebook – http://bit.ly.quranicstudy
Contact: albayanclasses@gmail.com

10. Thurs-Sun, Nov 10-13, 2016
“Harvard Arab Weekend: Beyond the Present”
Harvard Arab Weekend (HAW) is the largest pan-Arab conference in North America, bringing together over 1,300 students and professionals to discuss key issues with the region’s most prominent politicians, business people, and leaders. Keynote Speakers include: Mr. Raed Saleh,  Syrian White Helmets leader; Ms. Tawwakol Karman, Yemeni Nobel Peace prize winner; Dr. Rafik Abdesselam, Tunisian former minister of Foreign Affairs; Dr. Amr Hamzawy, Egyptian politician and former MP; Dr. Walid Fitaihi, Saudi Founder, Chairman of the Board of Directors & CEO, International Medical Center (IMC). Panels will cover topics including Arts in the Middle and its diaspora, Agents of change; Arabs re-imagining the future, Mental health and healthcare in conflict and war zones, Innovation to solve the refugee crisis, American Muslims facing todays challenges, and more. Tickets – $45 student, $65 professional per day.
Time: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Place: Harvard University, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact: Web – http://www.harvardarabweekend.com

11. Sun, Nov 13, 2016
“Songs for Syria”


A concert for humanitarian relief. Music by Hene Stahl and Kleperante and Layaali Arabic Music Ensemble. Organized by Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), Old South Church and CAIR-MA.
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Place: Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston, MA
Contact: Web – www.songsforsyria.eventbrite.com

12. Sat & Sun, Nov 26-27, 2016
“ICNA Northeast Convention”


This year’s speakers include Imam Siraj Wahhaj, Naeem Baig, Sheikh Saad Tasleem, Hamza Tzortzis, Sheikh Yasir fahmy, Dr Dalia Fahmy, Sheikh Mohammed Faqih, Sheikh Hosam Helal, Dunia Shuaib, Imam Asif Hirani, Imam Hafiz Zafeer Ali and Preacher Moss. Also wide array of products and services available from Muslim vendors at the bazaar. Tickets $50 invididual, $125 for family.
Time: 9:00am-9:00pm
Place: Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd, #400, Hartford, CT 06103
Contact: ICNA, phone 718-658-1199 www.icnaconvention.org


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