Eid prayer: Aug. 21, 8 am

Khateeb: Shaikh Abdool Hamid

Prayer will be outdoors - please dress according to the weather, and bring: prayer mats, umbrella, and sunglasses.

Please make wudu at home, arrive early, and consider car pooling with family and friends. Parking available on both sides of Neilson Road, at the Scarborough Convention Centre, and Neilson Park (just south of Neilson & Finch) - no parking on Finch Avenue.

Review the etiquette of Eid, and recite takbiraat on your way to and from the prayer (audio: mp3, text: PDF)

Aug. 20 is the Day of Arafah, the main day of Hajj. Fasting is recommended on this day for those who are not performing the Hajj. Please consult the resources below for more on the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah, and recommended practices for the Day of Arafat and Eid al-Adha.

How to Keep the Lessons of Hajj? - Shaikh Ahmad Kutty
Tips to Derive Optimal Benefits From Hajj - Shaikh Ahmad Kutty

Call for volunteers: Eid planning meeting - Aug. 16, 7 pm
Shaving, trimming hair, clipping nails, when intending to offer Eid al-Adha sacrifice: Q & A with Shaikh Ahmad Kutty - The issue is not as black and white as many people think. For it has been a contentious issue from the very beginning. There is not one rather three views on it: one group considers it forbidden; another group as undesirable and not prohibited and still another group deem it as permissible...
First 10 Days of Dhul Hijjah - Why Are They the Greatest? - Goodness and having a good life is simply being able to be happy, settled, tranquil, and not full of anxiety, fear and worry. What Allah tells us in the Quran is: "... by the remembrance of Allah hearts are assured (13:28)."...
Responding to the Precious Call of Hajj - When Prophet Abraham (peace be upon him) completed the building of the Ka`bah, Almighty Allah commanded him to call people to Hajj. Prophet Abraham pleaded, "O Allah, how shall my voice reach all humankind?" Almighty Allah told him that his duty was only to make the call and that it was up to Allah to make it heard by people...
How Hajj Can Be a Model for Life - The memories and spirituality of Hajj are really moving. Pilgrims cannot help but have tears in their eyes while observing this magnificent gathering. Millions are heading to the house of Allah in total submission and devotion...
Fasting the first nine days of Dhul-Hijjah is recommended - The first 10 days of Dhul-Hijjah are an opportunity for every Muslim to gain abundant reward. The rewards of the good deeds performed during these specific days are maximized as reported by Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him)...
Heading for Hajj? - These guides have been produced to provide facts and details on major landmarks in Makkah, Madinah and surrounding areas. They are intended to help Muslims gain more awareness on the history and significance behind these places, particularly for those embarking on Hajj or Umrah...

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.

Stay tuned for details!

We're hiring

Elementary French and Arabic Teacher - (Application deadline: August 20, 2018) TThe IIT Academy is pleased to advertise for a full-time teaching position at its elementary Islamic school in Toronto, Ontario. This is an opportunity to teach French from JK to Grade 3. This is an opportunity for an individual who has a passion for education and is willing to nurture young minds with values that are critical to the development of Islamic identity and civic responsibility.

Some selected queries

Treating patients of the opposite sex
Paying debts incurred before becoming Muslim
Spending on family without wife's or family's consent

IIT Ball Hockey League new season: Registration week 4 – Some spots left

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To register, go to islam.ca or our new website iibhl.ca for more details, and to download the registration form.

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