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January 8, 2019
Winter 2019 Semester Begins!
Alhamdulillah, our Winter 2019 Semester Courses are out! Register for one of our NEW or CONTINUING courses (or an on-demand course) in three simple steps:
1. Log-in/sign-up at open-institute.thinkific.com
2. Click on any course for its details
3. Submit your info. (and payment if it's not a free course)
Note: Some courses are offered in-class and online. We encourage you to attend in person; however if this is not possible then you can access the course online or through a live-stream on facebook. In-class students have the opportunity to interact directly with our scholars and teachers, and registered students will have all material, quizzes, and access to video lectures for review!
Islamic History Month Events in October - Join us as we celebrate Islamic History month at IIT
Week One: Muslims in Canada, Past, Present & Future
Here is an excellent recap of the first week: http://aboutislam.net/muslim-issues/america/muslims-integral-part-canada-historian/
Week 2: Muslims in Bosnia & Turkey: Oct. 13Presentation, displays, cultural performances, food, plus, an international Arabic calligraphy exhibition from the Organization of Islamic Countries Research Center in Islamic History Art & Culture Collection.
Islamic History Month week 2: Bosnia & Turkey
Fall Semester begins Sep. 9
We are excited to announce that we have our line up of courses (new and continuing) almost ready to roll out! New courses include an On Demand Course on Introduction to Fiqh with Br. Mohamed Benaicha; Learn to Read and Write Arabic with Br. Fawaaz Safeek; Beginner’s Tajweed with Sr. Julie Lowe and Journey of Life with Dr. Abdullah Hakim Quick. Plus continuing courses in Vocabulary of the Qur’an; Journey Through the Qur’an; Sharia: What it is and what it’s not. We also have courses in Book 2 and Book 3 of the Madinah Arabic Course and Tajweed Courses with Qari Abdulfatah Jahedar!
We are also offering our weekday evening madrassah for children and our Friday Night Family Program, plus a Homemakers Program for sisters.
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5 Tips to Stay Connected - by Shaikh Musleh Khan
It’s that time of the year again! From hot summer days to sleeping in and family outings, to back to school shopping, choosing classes and reconnecting with friends: It’s back to school! For most of you, this means a complete readjustment in your daily routine. Appointments, work schedules, baby sitting all have to function around school schedules. On the other hand, students will be reintroduced to an environment where their faith is put to the test and the pressures of fitting in become overwhelming for them and for all of us. Continued....
New Blog Entry: August 23, 2018
EID MUBARAK! It was a wonderful day despite the challenges with the weather. May Allah bless all of you and your families on this auspicious day. May Allah grant us the qualities like Prophet Ibrahim and Prophet Ismael (as) and the incredible woman Hajar (peace be upon her) who showed us the meaning of resilience, sacrifice, hard work and trust in God. May the communities across the world that are suffering find relief and ease: those in India, Burma, Yemen, Palestine, Syria and many other places, including our own First Nations people who are still struggling for dignity and equity.