Islamic Studies

Summer at M.E.C.C.A.

M.E.C.C.A. Kids: Knowing and Loving the Family of the Prophet
Loving the family of the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace is an important part of our love of the Prophet himself.  In this 4 week series, children will learn about the House of the Prophet, including his wives, children, and other close relatives such as Sayyiduna ‘Ali.
Starts: Sunday, July 9, 12:00-2:00pm
*Cost: $40 before July 2, $50 thereafter
Teacher: Ustadha Wajiha Khalil


The Virtues & Biographies of the Prophet’s Family

Join us and strengthen our knowledge, love, and connection to the Family of our Beloved Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace). We will discuss the rank, virtues, and biographies of the wives of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace), all of his blessed children, with a special focus on his daughter – the Queen of Paradise – Fatima Az-Zahra & Saydunah Ali and their two blessed sons Hasan and Husayn (may Allah be pleased with them all).

Starts: Sunday, July 9, 2:30 – 3:30pm
*Cost: $30 before July 2nd, $40 thereafter
Teacher: Ustadha Wajiha Khalil



Fall 2017 Semester

Faith First
Learning the foundation of one’s faith is essential for every Muslim. This 8 week course will include the attributes and names of Allah, angels, Prophets, destiny, Day of Judgment, and the unseen. Students will gain a firm understanding of these creedal matters of Islam.
Starts: Saturday, Sept. 16, 11:00am-1:00pm
*Cost: $60 before Sept. 12, $70 thereafter
Teacher: Ustadh Meurad Osman

New Muslims Program
This 8 week course is an introduction to Islam for new Muslims that focuses on the basics of belief and practice, provides emotional support and offers practical advice to help with any issues they may encounter.
Starts: Saturday Sept 16, 1:15-4:00pm
*Cost: $50
Teacher: Ustadh Tariq Ameer

Meaningful Prayers
This 8 week course emphasizes the meanings and pronunciations of the words of prayer. Students will learn to focus and to connect with their Creator during both individual and group prayers
Starts: Saturday Sept 16, 4:15-6:15pm 
*Cost: $50 before Sept 12, $60 thereafter
Teacher: Ustadh Tariq Ameer

Muslim Manners (Adab)
We are blessed to have standards outlined for us through the way of the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, as to how to behave, treat others, and situate our hearts. In this 8 week course, we will cover many of these character traits and learn how to acquire them and practice them in our lives.
Starts: Sunday Sept 17, 12:00-2:00pm
*Cost: $60 before Sept 12 , $70 thereafter
Teacher: Ustadha Wajiha Khalil

Alif Baa Taa
In this 8 week course, students will learn the Arabic alphabet in its written form and 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.
Starts: Sunday Sept 17, 2:15-4:15pm
*Cost: $100 before Sept 12, $110 thereafter
Teacher: Hafidh Muhammad Islam

Arabic 1
During this 8 week course, students will learn the fundamentals of the Arabic language by focusing on building vocabulary, improving reading skills, basic grammar and simple conversation. Prerequisite: Introduction to Arabic or its equivalent.
Starts: Sunday, Sept. 17, 4:30-5:30pm
*Cost: $100 before Sept. 12, $110 thereafter
Teacher: Hafidh Muhammad Islam


M.E.C.C.A. Kids

Qur’an Memorization
Memorizing the Qur’an has immense blessings, and it’s important for children to establish a relationship and love the Qur’an at a young age. During this 8 week course, students will focus on memorizing several short surahs of the Qur’an. They will also learn the background of each of these surahs, as well as the meaning.

Starts: Sunday Sept 16, 11:00-1:00pm
*Cost: $60 before Sept 12, $70 thereafter
Teacher: Mufti Fathi Alam

For ages 6-11

Advance Registration Will Open August 1st

All classes held at 4 West 43rd St, New York, NY 10036
Cost* includes class materials and refreshments
Financial aid is available for most courses.

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 … Continue reading

Brothers’ Gathering

A monthly gathering where brothers get together to discuss Islamic topics and current events. We will also talk about the science of self-purification and how to actually put into practice, step by step, the Islamic knowledge one has learned throughout … 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. We will … Continue reading

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