Islamic Studies

Fall Semester 2016

New Muslims Program
This 10-week course is an introduction to Islam that focuses on the
basics of belief and practice while also providing advice and emotional support for new Muslims to help ease what may sometimes be a difficult transition. Classes meet for two hours and forty five minutes on Saturdays.
Starts: Saturday September 24, 1:15-4:00pm
*Cost: $50
Teacher: Ustadh Tariq Ameer

 

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Meaningful Prayers
This 10-week course emphasizes the meanings and pronunciations of the Arabic words of prayer. Students will learn to improve their focus during both individual and group prayers.  Classes meet for two hours on Saturdays.
Starts: Saturday September 24, 4:15-6:15pm
*Cost: $50 before September 12, $60 thereafter
Teacher: Ustadh Tariq Ameer

 

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Foundations of Faith
Topics covered in this 10-week course will include proper belief in Allah, His books, angels, prophets, and matters relating to the end of the world and the hereafter. Upon completing this course, students will have a firm understanding of the creedal matters of Islam.The course meets for two hours on Saturdays.
Starts: Saturday September 17, 11:00-1:00pm
*Cost: $60 before September 12, $70 thereafter
Teacher: Hafidh Abdel-Rahman al-Khattab

 

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Alif Baa Taa
In this 10-week course, students will learn the Arabic alphabet in its written form with proper pronunciation. By the end of this course, students will be able to read words and begin their journey towards understanding the Arabic language. The course meets for two hours on Sundays.
Starts: Sunday September 18, 11:00-1:00pm
*Cost: $120 before September 12, $130 thereafter
Teacher: Hafidh Abdel-Rahman al-Khattab

 

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Arabic 1
During this 10-week course, students will learn the fundamentals of the Arabic language by focusing on building vocabulary, improving reading skills, basic grammar and simple conversation. The course meets for two hours on Sundays.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Arabic or its equivalent.
Starts: Sunday September 18, 1:15-3:15pm
*Cost: $120 before September 12, $130 thereafter
Teacher: Hafidh Abdel-Rahman al-Khattab

 

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Reciting the Qu’ran
This 10-week course will teach students one of the ten styles of Qu’ranic recitation, Hafs, with a focus on pronunciation and recitation rules. Students will work from a beginner’s level, improving and fine tuning their reading of short chapters of al-Quran and progressing on to longer chapters.
 Starts: Sunday, September 18, 3:30-5:30pm
*Cost: $50 before September 12,  $60 thereafter
Teacher: Hafidh Muhammad Zahirul Islam

 

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General Enrichment

Living Islam

Please join us for this month’s Living Islam gathering.Our monthly Living Islam gatherings create a time and place to explore the issues specific to entering into the faith of Islam. There may be cultural, experiential, or emotional challenges you are … Continue reading

Sisters Gathering of Remembrance

Rejuvenate your heart with love of God and His Messengers!   Join us as we remember the Divine by singing and reflecting on traditional poems (Qasa’id) that have been passed down from generation to generation in Islamic history, along with … Continue reading

Summer Seminars

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