The Islamic Institute of Toronto welcomes back our Hujjaj!! We pray that Allah accepts your Hajj and keeps you in this elevated state of God consciousness and continue to bless you and your families. We are grateful to have you back amongst us and would, once again, express our deepest condolences to the family and relatives of those who passed away performing this noble act of worship. We hope that you will continue to make IIT, your Islamic Institution of choice, and that you will register for one of our courses and/or attend our other regular programs. Please make islam.ca your home page.
We hope that we met your expectations and that the support provided by Shaikh Abdool Hamid and Br. Mohamed Mobeen were exemplary. You will be receiving a survey shortly. Please take a few moments to complete the survey. Thanks again for making IIT part of your Hajj - we truly value your confidence and hope that we can continue to rely on your ongoing support.
There are many classes available, on subjects ranging from Arabic grammar, Islamic history, to tajweed, and more! Review the class schedule for details.Please note that while some classes are streamed live on-line, most can only be accessed in person at the IIT.
→ These are just a few highlights, please review the class schedule for details on all classes.
Why Should Muslims Vote?
1. Voting in a democratic system is one of the few ways to affect social changes, and as Muslims it is our civic and religious duty to strive to move the society forward as closely as possible to the ideals of justice, fairness, equity and compassion for all.
2. Muslims are mandated by the Qur'an to work in cooperation with everyone for common causes that are beneficial to all people. Continued...
We urge all Muslims to familiarize themselves with the Benefits of the Days of Dhul Hijjah and wish everyone a blessed Eid. We pray that Allah accepts the pilgrimage of those who have undertaken it, and returns them safely to their families.
Successful launch of Bridges of Mercy refugee sponsorship group
There was an outpouring of generosity on Sunday, September 20 at the launch of Bridges of Mercy, a group formed to sponsor a Syrian refugee family to come to the Greater Toronto Area. Within a few minutes, the small crowd had donated $62,571; enough funds to sponsor two families and pledges are still coming in.
"We, like many of you, saw the deplorable images of the plight of Syrians fleeing their homeland," said Sarah Juman-Yassin, a volunteer with Bridges of Mercy, in her opening remarks. "We became determined to do something." Continued at iqra.ca...
YOUTH BALL HOCKEY REGISTRATION 2015-2016 Registration is now complete for both age groups.
YOUTH BALL HOCKEY VOLUNTEERS
IIT youth ball hockey league (IIBHL) is looking for volunteers (coaches, scorekeepers, referees, timekeepers) for their Friday night league running from September 2015 to March 2016. Anyone interested in helping out our youth, please contact brother Khalid Raheem at 416-894-5758 or by email at email@example.com.
We are in the process of setting up a community library to be located on the south side of building, on the second floor. A reading room is attached to the library and can be accessed via sliding doors connecting the two spaces.
Community newsGreat Canadian Shoreline Cleanup
Ready to fulfil our amaanah of cherishing our shared waters and environment? Want to leave a positive legacy? Please join the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup in Rouge Park - soon to be the first National Park of its kind in Canada!
Canada is our home; it is the country we cherish for ourselves, our children, and our grandchildren. So, we need to stand up for Canada. This raises the question: what does it mean to stand up for Canada?Continued...
Let IIT be part of your income! Yes, when you donate to IIT, you will be rewarded for it in the hereafter, and your wealth is purified in this world. Be part of our 500 monthly donor drive - sign-up on-line or submit a void cheque to the IIT.