Ahlan Wasahlan June 2013

Beneficial Announcements
1. Young Hafiz from UK Available To Lead Taraweeh Salat
Hafiz Abdullah, a young hafiz from London, UK is available to lead the taraweeh salat in Ramadan at a masjid in Boston or any other part of USA. He has been leading taraweeh prayers in UK for last 4 years and last year he lead the taraweeh salat at a masjid in Cambridge, MA. The young hafiz would be accompanied by his father and the father can also give talks in Islam and do taleem halaqa in English. The masjid would be responsible to pay for 1 flight ticket from UK and back for the young hafiz, the father can pay for his own ticket. The masjid would also be responsible to arrange for their iftaar and sahoor meals. Masjids interested can contact the father, Yusuf Bayat at email: yanhaa@yahoo.com

2. Teacher Position Available at Islamic School
The Islamic School of Rhode Island (ISRI), a non-profit full-time Islamic school, located in West Warwick, Rhode Island is looking for full and part-time educators for its Pre K to 8th Grade school for the 2013-2014 academic year. Candidates should have either a Bachelor’s degree (preferably in the education field) or Teaching certification, some previous teaching experience and a strong command of English language. Interested educators are requested to mail, email or fax their resume, along with a cover letter and reference letters to the school contact information to: Islamic School of Rhode Island, 840 (rear) Providence Street, West Warwick, RI, 02893. Email: principal@isrionline.org. Fax: 401-821-8701.

3. Son Seeking Donations for His Mother’s Liver Transplant
I am Ghazal Saeed and love of my life, my mother Hameeda Saeed is fighting for her life. She has been diagnosed for Liver cancer and needs a Liver transplant. She is only 56 years old. The cost for the donor and her surgery is $50,000.00. Her transplant will be done in New Delhi, India. I am the same blood type and therefore a match for her, and living donor liver transplants are perfect since the liver will regenerate and we will both end up with full size livers in a matter of weeks or months. All your generous contributions, thoughts, and prayers are deeply appreciated. For more information, please visit http://gfwd.at/ZHTYqR . If you have any questions, fundraising suggestions, or just need to contact a representative for the family, please call or email Ghazal Saeed at gaju99@gmail.com or phone 518-593-7347.

Upcoming Islamic Events
1. Friday, June 7, 2013
“Building Healthy Communities”
Come join us for a night of inspiration and guidance with Imam Khalid Latif, executive director of Islamic Center at New York University. This event is free and free babysitting will be provided! Event sponsored by Healthy Families Initiative (HFI). Event made possible by federal grant, office on Violence Against Women, US Dept of Justice.
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Place: Masjid Al-Islam, 40 Sayles Hill Rd.,North Smithfield, RI
Contact: Sr Kathleen Taylor, Founder, Healthy Families Initiative. Email: rihealthyfamilies@gmail.com

2. Saturday, June 8, 2013
“40th Anniversary Celebration Banquet”
Come enjoy the evening and support and celebrate 40 years of service, sacrifice, struggle, sharing, striving and success of Masjid Alhamdullillah. Distinguished speakers include Imam Siraj Wahaj, Imam Suhaib Webb and Imam Talib Mahdi. Tickets $20 students, $50 general, Family $120, Table $300.
Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Place: Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, 100 Malcolm X Blvd, Boston, MA 02119
Contact: Mikail Holtzclaw, phone 857-615-1444/617-442-2805, email: mosquepraiseallah@gmail.com

3. Saturday, June 8, 2013
“Six Methods of Sustenance”
Presented by Yakoob Sayanvala. Please invite your family and friends to participate in these religious gatherings. Dinner will also be served after the talk. All are welcome.
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Place: Islamic Center of Burlington, 130 Lexington Street Burlington, MA 01803
Contact: Munir Ganvela, Masjid phone 781-229-0336, Web: www.icburlington.org

4. Saturday, June 8, 2013
“Shaaban – the Month of Allah”
Please join us for our Saturday lecture. This time presented by Sheikh Esmail Ryan. All are welcome.
Time: 8:30pm – 10:00pm
Place: Outreach Community and Reform Center, 22 Pleasant St., 3rd Floor, Malden, MA
Contact: Abdelhamid Bourote, Masjid phone 781-0864, Web: www.dawahmasjid.org

5. Saturday, June 8, 2013
“Masjid As-Salam Picnic”
Come join us for a picnic and meet other Muslims from our area. All are welcome. Organized by Masjid As-Salam in Albany, NY.
Time: 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Place: Town of Colonie Park, 71 Schermerhorn Road Near Rt. 9), Cohoes NY 12047
Contact: Masjid As-Salam, phone 518-463-6275

6. Saturday, June 8, 2013
“ICOB School Carnival”
Come join us for a day of fun with the family. Activities include moon bounce, rock climbing, obstacle course, face painting, petting zoo, pony rides, snow cones, popcorn and kids activities. Also jewelry, clothing and food stalls. Organized by ICOB Academy.
Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Place: ICOB Masjid, 205 Route 35N, Cliffwood Beach, NJ 07735
Contact: Sr Fatima phone 732-476-4647, Sr Amina Suliman 732-546-4245

7. Sunday, June 9, 2013
“Baitul Hamd 9th Annual Noble Gathering and Appeal for Support”
Baitul Hamd is an Islamic institute for girls and young boys offering full time Hifz and Aalima course with a state approved academic curriculum. All brothers and sisters are invited to join us for an important gathering. Guest speakers include Syaed Arshad Madani from Darul Uloom Deoband, Mufti Inayatullah Dawood from UK and Sheikh Adel Barhumah from NJ. Lunch will be served. Separate arrangement for sisters. You can also mail a donation to IMO Inc., PO Box 720441, Jackson Heights, NY 11372.
Time: 1:00am – 4:30pm
Place: Muslim Center of New York, 137-58 Geranium Ave., Flushing, NY 11355
Contact: Phone numbers 347-216-2120, 347-596-5514 and 347-840-3990

8. Sunday, June 9, 2013
“ICNE International Food Fair”
Come join us for our annual international food fair. Delicious food, drinks and sweets. Children activities. Stalls selling clothings, jewelry, Islamic artifacts and much more.
Time: 12:00noon – 4:00pm
Place: Islamic Center of New England, 74 Chase Dr., Sharon, MA 02067
Contact: Masjid phone 781-784-0434

9. Saturday, June 15, 2013
“Seerah of Prophet Mohammad (pbuh)”
A one –day class on the seerah of Prophet Muhammad (saw). Imam Ibrahim Rahim will lead the journey to the Meccan period of the Seerah and bring back the lessons that will brighten our life. Free babysitting for 5 years and above kids. Tickets $15 single, $30 family. Register in person or online at selimiye.org
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Place: Selimiye Mosque, 105 Oakland Ave., Methuen, MA 01844
Contact: Masjid phone 978-975-4593, Web: www.selimiye.org

10. Saturday-Sunday, June 15-16/22-23, 2013
“Basics of Quranic Arabic”
A course in Arabic grammer for beginners. The course is designed to teach the structure of the Arabic language to an English speaking audience. Taught by Adnan Rehman who holds a diploma in Islamic Studies from Quran Academy. Topics include noun, adjectives, pronouns, simple sentences. Fee: you decide. Register online at www.ionaonline.org/arabic.
Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Place: Worcester Islamic Center, 248 East Mountain Center, Worcester, MA 01606
Contact: Masjid phone 508-414-8350, Web: www.wicmasjid.org

11. Sunday, June 16, 2013
“Fundraising for Masjid Aqsa and South Bronx Islamic Center”
Please join us and contribute towards the building of the South Bronx Islamic Cultural Center in NY. Speakers include Cheick Salihou Djabi, Imam Bajaha, Uncle Moustapha Senghor, Imam Abdul Rashid of Masjid Sidiki, Imam Mohamed Jomandy from Philadelphia, Sheikh Abdul Rahman of Yaki Islamic Center in Albany NY and many other speakers.
Time: 2:00pm – 8:00pm
Place: South Bronx Islamic Cultural Center, 701 Elton Ave., Bronx, NY 10455
Contact: Sheikh Salihou Djabi, Council of African Imams,

12. Sunday, June 16, 2013
“Field Trip to Canobie Lake Amusement Park”
Come and join us for a family fun day at Canobie Park. Bring the children along! Tickets $25 per person and an additional fee of $5 for bus ride. Children under 3 years are free. Please make sure every child is accompanies by a parent. Organized by OCRC, Malden, MA.
Time: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Place: Meet at Canobie Lake Entrance, 85 N Policy St., Salem, NH 03079
Contact: Abdelhamid Bourote, Masjid phone 781-322-0864, Web: www.dawahmasjid.org

13. Saturday, June 22, 2013
“ISNA Matrimonial Conference & Banquet”
Over the last 50 years, thousands of people have benefited from ISNA’s numerous matrimonial banquets and events at their Conventions and Conferences. We are taking a new initiative in this direction and starting a “Matrimonial Conference” which will not only provide meeting and networking opportunity for Single Muslims, but also have educational sessions with renowned speakers including Imam Mohamed Magid and Dr. Altaf Husain. Topics include healthy families, pre-marital issues, preparing for marriage, and more.
Time: 9:00am – 9:00pm
Place: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5440 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
Contact: Tabasum Ahmad, Matrimonial Coordinator, phone 317-838-8133

14. Sunday, June 30, 2013
“12th Annual Women in Islam”
Women In Islam, Inc. celebrates the example and legacy of Dr. Betty Shabazz in our Betty Shabazz Memorial Lecture and Award Ceremony. Each year we take this opportunity to recognize women, of all backgrounds and faiths, who demonstrate their unwavering and courageous dedication to helping others. Tickets $35, students $20.
Time: 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Place: The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Blvd. New York, NY 10037
Contact: Women in Islam Inc., Web: www.womeninislam.org





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