Fall Semester

We are excited to be offering courses such as:

A Reflective Study of Surah Yusuf with Shaikh Ahmad Kutty
Vocabulary of the Qur'an with Shaikh Abdool Hamid
Miracles of the Qur'an with Shaikh Abdullah Hakim Quick
A Thematic Journey Through The Qur'an with Shaikh Musleh Khan

Plus continuing classes in Arabic language, youth classes, and more!

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Course schedule

The Forgotten Ones - Rohingya fundraising dinner: Sep. 23, 6:30 pm

Speaker: Dr. Abdullah Hakim Quick | Tickets: $10
More than 140,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since Aug. 25, amidst allegations of mass killings and the systematic burning of Rohingya villages by Myanmar security forces. Approximately 400 have been killed in the clashes, with 80% of those affected being women and children. An estimated 400,000 Rohingya are forced to live in schools and community centres, and refugee camps in Bangladesh.

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Support the struggle to stop genocide in Burma

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Healthcare for Rohingya Refugees - A Fundraiser by Dr. Nabiha Islam

On September 24 insha'Allah, Dr. Nabiha Islam will be leaving on a medical relief trip for three weeks to provide free healthcare to Rohingya refugees at the Hope Foundation's Hope Hospital on the border between Bangladesh and Burma. She has been working with the Hope Foundation for over 10 years and really believes in our power to create positive change together. They are the largest non-profit in the world started by Bangladeshis outside of Bangladesh. Jazaakallah for your support!

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Leaders criticise Suu Kyi over Rohingya - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi is facing mounting international pressure for her handling of violence in Rakhine state and the Rohingya refugee crisis. In a speech on Tuesday, Myanmar's de facto leader condemned rights abuses but did not blame the army or address allegations of ethnic cleansing...
Decoding Aung San Suu Kyi’s shameful lies - The BBC's South East Asia correspondent, Jonathan Head, who has been covering the story of the Rohingya people from both sides of the Myanmar-Bangladesh border, assesses her claims...
Only One Person Can Stop Ethnic Cleansing In Myanmar, And It Isn’t Aung San Suu Kyi - If you haven’t been paying much attention to events in Myanmar recently, you might be shocked or surprised by Aung San Suu Kyi. Yes, her response to the violence in Rakhine state, on the country’s west coast, has been extremely disappointing. No, she shouldn’t be denying that human rights abuses are happening...
Elderly Rohingya rely on families to carry them to safety - The old and sick are among the most vulnerable of the estimated 370,000 Rohingya who fled violence in Myanmar. This is not how Mabia Khatun, 75, imagined she would spend her old age: as a refugee, cocooned in a blanket and carried for 17 days through the jungle...
Rakhine govt to sign Maungdaw economic zone MOU with mysterious consortium - The Rakhine State government is pressing ahead with plans for a new economic zone in conflict-hit Maungdaw and plans to sign a memorandum of understanding with local investors later this month....
Rohingya exodus puts pressure back on UN rights probe - An unfolding humanitarian emergency along the Myanmar-Bangladesh border is intensifying pressure on the UN to take action, with fears that an unprecedented exodus of Rohingya refugees fleeing a military clampdown in Myanmar’s Rakhine State could amount to ethnic cleansing...
Rohingya refugees describe horror they left behind - In her first countrywide address on the issue, the Nobel Peace laureate said she felt “deeply” for the suffering of “all people” in the conflict. Her statement seems to fly in the face of reports from the refugees who have spoken of burned villages, mass shootings and much worse...
Exclusive: Journey into Rakhine - A Dhaka Tribune world exclusive brings you an eye-witness report from the first journalistic incursion into Rakhine since the area was sealed to outsiders by Myanmar...

Gearing up for Islamic History Month

October is Islamic History Month and once again, preparations are underway for another informative and exciting year! This year we hope to feature... drum roll... The Caribbean! As well as Algeria, Turkey (better than last year), and Sri Lanka.

We are looking for volunteers who can help make this happen - if interested, send us an e-mail about the skills you can bring.

Fatwa session with Shaikh Ahmad Kutty: Sep. 21

Hijrah and other issues

Some recent enquiries

Naming a child 'Adnan Zakariya Choudhury'
Unable to perform umrah with parents
Uncertainty about rakah prayed

IIT Ball Hockey registration is over - standbys still accepted

ALL SKILL LEVELS ACCEPTED: Are you aged 6-16? Do you want to come to our Tryouts as a standby? Standbys get in when players drop out.

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Back to School Health & Wellness Workshop: Sep. 30, 5:30pm

IIT Youth Council invites high school and post secondary students to a Health & Wellness Workshop with Shaikh Musleh Khan and Sister Alyia Chan.

While a new school year can be exciting, it can also cause stress and anxiety. Through the workshop we will discuss strategies to take care of our mental and physical health, and build resiliency to cope with stressful situations.

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Empowering Women through Health and Fitness: Oct. 1, 9am

Join us as we kick off TDSB's Islamic Heritage Month activities with a Women's Self Defense Workshop led by sister Ryhana Dawood. Although the workshop is free, we will be accepting donations of feminine hygiene products (pads & tampons) for homeless and women’s shelters across the GTA for #ThePadProject.

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10 Years and 10 Questions with Yusuf / Cat Stevens - Standing and chanting “46664,” I truly understood power: power of peace, power of inclusion, power of mind. In 2003, Nelson Mandela hosted a concert in Cape Town, South Africa, called 46664 Concert, named for his prisoner number...
Police Arrest Muslim Family For Trying To Deposit A Large Check - Even depositing your own money into a bank can now land you and your entire family in jail if you are a person of color or a Muslim living in the United States...
The walled city of Harar in eastern Ethiopia - With 368 alleys squeezed into just one sq km, the old walled city of Harar in eastern Ethiopia is a colourful maze that begs exploration. Its thick, five-metre-high walls were erected in the 16th century as a defensive response to the neighbouring Christian Ethiopian Empire, but today...