Ahlan Wasahlan Oct 2016

Beneficial Announcements for Oct 2016
Ar Raheem Academy Looking for Certified Teacher
Ar Raheem Academy, an Islamic school for students grades 3-12, located in Waltham, MA is looking for certified teacher. Work hours are 8am to 4:30pm. We provide a competitive pay salary with benefits. Qualifications – bachelors degree, teacher certificate and 3 years experience. If interested, please call 781-228-1039. Send your resume to stariq50@yahoo.com

Upcoming Islamic Events for Oct 2016
1. Friday, Oct 7, 2016
“Prophetic Etiquette of Practicing Mercy”
Join us for our Friday Night at the Mosque series. Presented by Imam Abdul-Malik Merchant as we continue on our journey through the sphere of community.
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Place: Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC), 100 Malcolm X Blvd, Roxbury, MA 02120
Contact: Masjid phone 617-858-6114, Web: www.isbc.org   

 2. Friday, Oct 7, 2016
“Al-Huda Qiyyam”


Please join us for our monthly qiyyam progam. Dinner will be served after the lecture. All are welcomed.
Time: 8:00pm – 10:30pm
Place: Al-Huda Society, 60 Willow St., Chelsea, MA 02150
Contact: Masjid phone 617-409-9328, Web – www.alhudasociety.org

3. Friday, Oct 7, 2016
“Syrian Refugee Crisis”


Syrian refugee crisis presented by Suzy Ismail. Personal narrative and reflections from a recent tour of refugee camps in Jordan. Dinner will be served. FREE Family event. Organized by Helping Hand USA.
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Place: Helping Hand USA, 80 Turnpike Road, Westborough, MA
Contact: Humayun Kabeer 603-785-8234

4. Friday, Oct 7, 2016
“Al-Rahma Parent & Teacher Night”


We are having a special Al Rahma School program for a short presentation covering the school operations followed by meetings and introductions between the teachers and parents. Snacks, tea and juice drinks will be provided. Our community members are encouraged and welcome to join this special school program to meet the school staff and teachers who dedicate their Sundays for propagating Islamic education in our community.
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Place: Al-Rahma School, 131 Stedman St., Unit 9&10, Chelmsford, MA 01824
Contact: School phone 978-970-5552, Syed Hassan Jafri email: syed_jafri@yahoo.com

5. Friday, Oct 7, 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. Friday to Monday , Oct 7-10, 2016
“Sufi School Weekend ”


Join us for one day or for all 4 days. Topics of lectures include “The Glorious Quran: Guidance for Today”, “Healing with the Qur’an”, “How to Walk in the Muhammadan Light”,  “What We are Meant to Give to the World”,  “Do We Want the Love or To Be Right?”, “The 99 Qualities: How to Benefit and Use Daily”, “Break Up to Make Up: Opening our Hearts for Allah”,  “The Beauty of the Qur’an”, “How to Walk Through Conflict”, “How the Companions Walked in Community” and more. Speakers include Abd al Haqq Godlas, Ibrahim Jaffe, Nura and Wadud Laird, Amany Shalaby, Laila Brady Walzer.
Time: Different times on days
Place: Wilson Chapel, Andover Newton Theological School, 210 Herrick Road, Newton, MA 02459
Contact: Zahra Lee, phone 617-721-5215, email: cmeilee@comcast.net

7. Saturday, Oct 8, 2016
“Metaphysics of Prayer”


Join us for a beneficial talk with a very honorable guest scholar coming from Texas, Sheikh Naeem Abdul Wali. Sheikh Naeem is an American Muslim convert born and raised in the US. In 1991, he moved to Madinah to begin a series of studies in Islamic disciplines. After 2 years, he pursued further studies by moving to Turkey and studying under the esteemed Sheikh Mahmud Effendi for more than a decade.
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Place: Islamic Center of New England, 74 Chase Dr, Sharon, MA 02067
Contact: Masjid phone 781-784-0434, Web – www.icne.net

8. Saturday, Oct 8, 2016
“3rd Annual American Syrian Medical Symposium”


We would like to invite you to our Gala dinner. Children’s program will be available. We look forward to having our Syrian American physicians and their families, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and community members join us. This will be a great opportunity to meet SAMS members, as well as a chance to network, form new relationships for future collaborations, and to enjoy the beautiful Boston foliage transform for the fall season.
Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Place: Boston Marriot Copley Place, 110 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02116
Contact: Dr. Abdulfatah Elshaar, Chairman, Web: www.sams-usa.net

9. Saturday, Sept 8, 2016
“Building Better Families”


We would like to invite you to a lecture by Dr. Suzy Ismail. The lecture will focus on discussing the foundation of the family with practical tips for strengthening that foundation. The talk will also cover parenting and maintaining strong marital bonds. Guidance will be offered regarding developing strategies for stronger family communication. Also, on Sunday she will be conducting one on one private counseling sessions.
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Place: Outreach Community & Reform Center, 22 Pleasant St., 3rd Floor, Malden, MA 02148
Contact: Masjid phone 781-322-0864, Web: www.maldenislamiccenter.org

10. Saturday, Oct 8, 2016
“A Night with the Quran”


Presented by Dr. Kamal Youcef-Toumi. All are welcome.
Time: 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Place: Yusuf Mosque, 186 Chestnut Hill Ave., Brighton, MA 02135
Contact: Web – www.yusufmosque.com

11. Saturday, Sept 8, 2016
“Muharram – Significance and Virtues”
Presentation by Imam Mushtaq Ahmed. The talk will be in Urdu, with translation in English. Dinner will be served after the talk, insha-Allah. Please invite friends and family.
Time: 6:15pm – 9:00pm
Place: Masjid E-Basheer, 234 Union Ave., Framingham, MA 01702
Contact:  Web: www.islamicsocietyframingham.org

12. Saturday, Sept 8, 2016
“Muslim Youth Identity”


American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP) invites you to attend a panel discussion on combating stereotypes and the impact of discrimination on a young person’s well-being. Three speakers will deliver TED-style talks and share their unique perspectives and personal experiences growing up as Muslims in America and the challenge of forming their identity in a climate of prejudice and Islamophobia. Event will also be LIVE streamed. The speakers include Laila Alawa – CEO & Founder of The Tempest, Atif Moon – Co-Founder, Center for Global Understanding (CFGU) and Ayisha Irfan – Co-Founder, Muslim Writers Collective. The moderator is Rukhsana Chaudhry who is the Director, AMHP Mental Health Program
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Place: 238 Thompson Street, C95, New York, NY 10012
Contact:  Kiran Ahmad 571-212-2798, Madiha Shahid 917-602-3519

13. Sunday, Oct 9, 2016
“Eidul Adha Family Barbeque”
Games and gifts for kids. Please come and enjoy the lovely Fall evening with your family. Tickets $7 per person, Kids 6 yrs and under FREE.
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Place: Stanley Park, 400 Western Ave., Westfield, MA 01085
Contact: Masjid phone 413-788-7546, Web: www.iswmonline.com

14. Friday and Saturday, Oct 14-15, 2016
“Harvard University Islamic Finance Conference”


The theme for this year’s conference is Sustainable Development Goals – What Roles for Islamic Finance”. This year’s speakers include Taha Abdul Basser, Khalid Latif, Rafat Abdel Karim (Malaysia), Sheikh Yusuf Talal deLorenzo, Kal ElSayed (CEO Guidance Residential), Bashar Qasem (CEO Azzad Asset Management), Omar Selim (CEO Arabesque Asset Management), and more. Organized by Harvard University Muslim Alumni (HUMA), Harvard Islamic Society and Harvard Business School Islamic Society.
Time: Fri 2:00pm – 7:00pm, Sat 9:00am-7:00pm
Place: Boylston Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact: Web – http://www.humaislamicfinanceconference.com/

15. Friday and Saturday, Oct 14-15, 2016
“Confidence in Our Faith”


Join us for a FREE 2-day intensive seminar on Islam. First day’s topic is Confidence in Islam. Second day topic is Lessons from the Life of Aisha (ra) – for sisters only. Presented by Ustadha Fuseina Mohamed who was born in Seattle to Ghanaian parents. After graduating from the Dream program Ustadha Fuseina took on the responsibility of heading Bayyinah’s first Access Program, teaching Quranic Arabic for sisters in the Dallas/Fort-Worth area. She also started Bayyinah’s first continuing education program for graduates of the Dream and Access programs. Ustadha Fuseina also started Bayyinah’s first 10-Day Fundamentals of Classical Arabic courses for sisters only and has taught the course several times around the country. Ustadha Fuseina is also a graduate of the Qalam Seminary Islamic Studies Program.
Time: Fri 6:30pm – 8:00pm, Sat 2:00pm-3:30pm
Place: Islamic Center of Capital District, 21 North Lansing Road, Schenectady, NY 12304
Contact: Masjid phone 518-370-2664, Web: www.iccdny.org

16. Saturday, Oct 15, 2016
“Celebrating the Legacy of Muhammad Ali”


You are invited to this great event. ICNE’s annual Fall conference. Speakers include Dr Basyouny Nehela, Dr James Jones, Dr Riaz Khan, Imam Abdullah Faaruuq, Imam Taalib Mahdee, Bilal Kaleem, Salwa Abd Allah, Ihab Mohamed, and more. Snacks and lunch meals included. Tickets students $15, Adult $30, Family of four $75. Organized by the Islamic Council of New England and MIT MSA.
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Place: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 77 Mass Ave., Cambridge, MA
Contact: Mehmet Efe Akengin, email: akengin@mit.edu; El Bachir 857-318-8033, Web: www.islamiccouncilne.org

17. Saturday, Oct 15, 2016
“ISGL Fundraiser”


Help us finish building our new masjid and community center. Join us for our fundraiser. There will be arrangement for Maghrib prayer and the program will start right after the prayer. A sumptuous dinner will follow the fundraiser. Elaborate activities for kids three and up. Tickets $15 per person, $50 per family.
Time: 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Place: Burlington Marriot, One Burlington Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803
Contact: Masjid phone 978-390-9779, Web: www.isgl.org


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