Ahlan Wasahlan July 2013

Beneficial Announcements for July 2013
1. Month of Ramadan Expected To Start Tues or Wedn, July 9 or 10, 2013
The moon sighting for the month of Ramadan will be done on Monday night, July 8, 2013. If the moon is sighted on that night, then Ramadan will begin on Tues, July 9. If the moon is not sighted on that night, then Ramadan will begin on Wedn, July 10. For those who follow the global moonsighting method, you may contact OCRC at 781-322-0864. For those who follow the local moonsighting method, you may contact Burlington Masjid at 781-229-0336 or Masjid An-Nur at 617-427-1542.

2. Helping Hands Accepting Zakat
Helping Hands, a non-profit relief organization can accept your Zakat Fitrah and Maal and distribute to deserving and needy Muslims according to sunnah. Also, donations and sadaqa are welcome as usual. For more information, contact Humayun Kabeer at 603-785-8234. Email: humayun.kabeer@hhrd.us, Web: www.hhrd.org

3. Teaching Positions Available at Knowledge Academy
Knowledge Academy, an Islamic school located in Middleton, MA is has vacancies for the positions of Elementary School Teachers, Middle School Teachers, High School Teachers, Hifz Quran Teacher, Arabic Language Teacher. If interested, please send resume to the Director, Oya Bozkurt at bozkurtoya@gmail.com, Web: www.knowledgeacademy.org. Phone 978-407-0747

4. Apartment Available For 4 Months
A Muslim neighbor who will be visiting his family back in his home country wants to sub-lease his apartment while he is gone. The apartment is located on the main street of Commonwealth Ave in Boston with easy access to trolley and bus public transportation. The one bedroom apartment is available for the months of Aug, Sept, Oct and Nov 2013. The person who takes the apartment must pay rent of $700 per month at the beginning of each month to the management office. All utilities are included in the rent. For more information, contact Amin Shah at 617-787-5151 or email: aminshah@shahclan.net

Upcoming Islamic Events for July 2013
1. Saturday, July 6, 2013
“Heroes of Islam”
Presented by Maulana Numaan Nasir Cheema who completed his Aalim course from Darul Uloom Canada and Darul Uloom al-Madania in Buffalo, New York. Please invite your family and friends to participate in these religious gatherings. Dinner will also be served after the talk. All are welcome.
Time: 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Place: Islamic Center of Burlington, 130 Lexington Street Burlington, MA 01803
Contact: Munir Gandevia, Masjid phone 781-229-0336, Web: www.icburlington.org

2. Saturday, July 6, 2013
“Medical Treatment and its Effects on Fasting”
Presented by Sheikh Khaid Orej. Please join us for our Saturday lecture on Islam. All are welcome.
Time: 8:30pm – 10:30pm
Place: Outreach Community and Reform Center, 22 Pleasant St., 3rd Fl., Malden, MA
Contact: Imam Hamid Bourote, Masjid phone 781-322-0864, Web: www.dawahmasjid.org

3. Saturday, July 6, 2013
“A Beautiful Mind”
Beautiful Minds workshop enables people to maximize their potential in achieving outstanding results. In these challenging times, it is imperative to develop indigenous beautiful minds that will enable our children to succeed in this life and the Hereafter, Insha Allah. This workshop will take you beyond simple wishful thinking. Instead, it will enable and empower you to become an agent of change by helping you dream the possibilities, and subsequently contributing towards making a difference in the lieu of Quran and Sunnah. This workshop is free, and is good for teachers, parents, professionals and youth. Presented by Nasser Aziz who has an MBA from Yale University, professor at LUMS and workshop conductor for teaching learning skills, stress management, motivational classes, teamwork, and leadership skills for two decades.
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Place: Masjid As-Salam, 276 Central Ave., Albany, NY 12206
Contact: Masjid phone 518-360-4791

4. Friday, July 12, 2013
“Malala Day at the United Nations”
In support of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Global Education First Initiative, young leaders from around the world will convene in support of reaching the goal of all children, especially girls to get education. The assembly will feature breakout sessions, opportunities to engage with representatives from various UN agencies, and a keynote speech by 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai, an influential leader in the global push for women’s rights and universal education.
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Place: United Nations headquarters in New York
Contact: Global Education First Initiave, Web: www.globaleducationfirst.org

5. Saturday, July 13, 2013
“ISBCC Meeting & Ramadan Iftar”
We invite you to come learn about ISBCC, meet fellow community members, hear from your Imam and Sheikh (Suhaib Webb and Nehla Basyouny), vote on our center’s vision, and light your path. Let’s welcome Ramadan as a community and get your tickets to the Ramadan Iftar.
Time: 8:20pm – 10:20pm
Place: Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, 100 Malcolm X Blvd, Boston, MA 02119
Contact: Yusufi Vali, Executive Director ISBCC, phone 617-427-2636

6. Saturday, July 13, 2013
“Selimiye Masjid Fundraising Dinner”
We invite you to come attend our annual fundraising dinner. Our guest speaker is Yousef Abdallah. Our masjid had always appreciated the generosity of the Muslim community. With the help of Allah (swt), Selimiye Mosque continues to provide many educational and social services to the community.
Time: 8:30am – 10:30pm
Place: Selimiye Mosque, 105 Oakland Ave., Methuen, MA 01844
Contact: Masjid phone 978-975-4593

7. Saturday, July 13, 2013
“ICB Ramadan Fundraising Iftar & Dinner”
Please join us for our fundraising Iftar and dinner. All our local community and beyond are invited. Support our efforts with your generous contributions.
Time: 8:25pm – 10:30pm
Place: Islamic Center of Burlington, 130 Lexington Street Burlington, MA 01803
Contact: Munir Gandevia, Masjid phone 781-229-0336, Web: www.icburlington.org

8. Saturday, July 20, 2013
“OCRC Fundraising Iftar”
Please join us for our annual fundraising Iftar. Our guest speaker is Imam Ayman Hama who is the Imam of Rocky Mountain Islamic Center in Colorado. Tickets $25 each, $50 for family.
Time: 7:15pm – 10:30pm
Place: Melrose Memorial Hall, 590 Main St., Melrose, MA 02176
Contact: Imam Hamid Bourote, Masjid phone 781-322-0864, Web: www.dawahmasjid.org

9. Saturday, July 20, 2013
“ISRI Fundraising Iftar”
We invite you to join us for our annual fundraising Iftar. Special guest speaker for the fundraiser is Mohamed Geraldez, an American Muslim entrepreneur, motivational speaker and investor.
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Place: Islamic School of Rhode Island, 840 rear Providence St., West Warwick, RI 02893
Contact: Summera Zaheer, ISRI Office Manager, phone 401-821-8700

10. Saturday, July 27, 2013
“Masjid Al-Islam Fundraising Dinner”
Masjid Al-Islam invites you and your family to its annual fundraiser.Your generous contributions are deeply appreciated and help the masjid maintain its year-round activities. Join us for full Iftaar and dinner provided by the masjid on this blessed Saturday of Ramadan.
Time: 8:20pm – 10:30pm
Place: Masjid Al-Islam, 40 Sayles Hill Road, North Smithfield, RI 02896
Contact: Mufti Ikram ul Haq, Masjid phone 401-762-0107, phone email: askamufti@aol.com,




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