Join us at tonight’s dinner to hear about aspects of community building useful in generating relationships with new faces, especially during tough times of oppression and anxiety. Our Keynote Speaker is Khalil Abdul-Rashid. Tickets can be bought through eventbrite here or through Venmo at harvardislamicsociety. All proceeds will go to support the Rohingya and Somali Muslims in Mogadishu.
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The Harvard Islamic Society invites you to “Healing and Mercy: Mental Wellness and Self-Care and Muslim Communities”. Join us at this dinner to hear about mental health and wellness in the Muslim community, particularly after the 2016 election.
Our keynote speaker will be Kameelah Rashad, Founder and President of Muslim Wellness Foundation (MWF). She also served as the Fellow for Spirituality, Wellness and Social Justice at the University of Pennsylvania where she supported students in their exploration of faith-based activism, spirituality, emotional well-being and healing. Kameelah served three years as the Muslim Chaplain at UPenn and continues to facilitate discussions on religious identity development and challenges faced by American Muslim youth. In addition to Kameelah’s involvement in mental health advocacy and religious life, she is a proud social justice activist. Kameelah is an advisory board member of Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative (MuslimARC) and the Husayn Center for Social Justice, a Muslim-run social services and advocacy center that promotes health and wellness for the residents of Trenton, NJ.
This event is open to all members of the Harvard & Greater Boston community! Please RSVP here. Admission is $5 through Eventbrite or at the door on the night of the event. [Harvard Undergrads: this is an SEF-eligible event!]
We hope to see you there!
Harvard University is seeking its first full-time Muslim chaplain to provide guidance and support to members of the Muslim community. The role is also expected to promote greater understanding and fellowship among members of different religious, spiritual, and ethical traditions at Harvard. The Muslim Chaplain for Harvard serves Harvard’s Muslim community, responding to the needs of Muslims of diverse persuasion throughout the University as well as working collaboratively with colleagues and religious groups across campus. The job posting can be found here.
(undergraduate only; grad students email [email protected])
“Centering Black Narrative: Black Muslim Nobles Among the Early Pious Muslims”
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Lowell House Private Dining Room
Join HIS and Imam Dawud in a discussion of his new book, “Centering Black Narrative: Black Muslim Nobles Among the Early Pious Muslims.”
Anti-Blackness in Muslim Communities
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Phillips Brooks House Parlor Room
Join HIS as Imam Dawud leads us in a community workshop on identifying and addressing anti-Blackness in Muslim communities.
Questions? Email [email protected]
IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR.
The best game of the year is Saturday, November 19 and we know you can’t wait. To get yourself HYped, come by to the following events, sponsored by the Harvard Islamic Society, Harvard graduate schools, and Yale MSA for free food, awesome friends, and all around good vibes.
Friday 7:30-10 PM: Harvard-Yale Mixer & Open Mic! Come to Ticknor Lounge for the annual H-Y Taboo showdown and a sweet open mic event! Where? Ticknor Lounge, Boylston Hall
Saturday 10:30 AM: Harvard-Yale Tailgate! Come out to a rad party by the Charles River featuring spectacular substanance and rev up your rivalry before we head to Harvard Stadium for The Game! Where? JFK Park, by the Charles River
Get ready, Harvard Islamic Society & Yale MSA
Check our our Facebook event here!
Chaplain Taymullah and the Harvard Islamic Society invite you to kick it with Muslims and friends from all Harvard schools and the surrounding area. Come through to meet the whole community and get to know Chaplain Taymullah and each other better!
There will be good food, games, and good company. Bring friends!
When?: Saturday, November 12 – 8:00 PM
Where?: PBHA Parlor Room, Phillips Brooks House, Harvard Yard
The Harvard Islamic Society invites you to “CHANGE IN OUR HANDS: Muslim Votes and Representation in the 2016 Election and Beyond”. Join us at this dinner to hear about Muslims in America and Muslims in U.S. politics, particularly during this important election season.
Our keynote speaker is Zaki Barzinji, Senior Associate Director of Public Engagement and the White House liaison to Muslim-American communities and other faiths, including Sikhs, Buddhists, Hindus, and others. Prior to joining the White House, he served as Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for VA Governor Terry McAuliffe and is the former President of the Muslim Youth of North America, the oldest and largest national organization serving young Muslim-Americans.
This event is open to all members of the Harvard & Greater Boston community! Please RSVP at this Eventbrite page. Admission is $5 – reserve your tickets NOW through Eventbrite, or purchase them at the door. [Attn Harvard Undergrads: this event is SEF-eligible!]
We look forward to seeing you there, insha’Allah!
We are so excited to see new faces, just in time for Eid! Come check us out and meet some cool ‘slims on campus!
Find us at the Student Activity Fair on September 2 from 4pm to 7pm at the SOCH (Student Activity Center at Hilles)
Upcoming events, details will be posted to our Facebook page:
Annual Berryline Frozen Yogurt Meet-and-Greet! (free froyo for freshmen!)
First Meeting! September 5, Canaday Musallah (meet the board & HIS)
Eid Prayer at Roxbury on Sept. 11, then Eid Sweets that evening!
Eid Gift Exchange!
We hope that the last few days of your Ramadan have been blessed and filled with love, happiness, and good food. It’s always surprising how quickly Ramadan passes each year, but with the end of each Ramadan is the beautiful day of Eid al-Fitr.
This year, the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center is hosting Eid Festivities and Prayer on Wednesday, July 6. In collaboration between Masjid al-Qur’an, the ISB Cambridge, and the ISBCC, there will be one Eid prayer at 8 AM at Madison Park High School Stadium (75 Malcolm X Blvd, Roxbury, MA) just a block from the ISBCC. Please bring your prayer rugs! The schedule is as follows:
7:30 AM Takhbeerat
8:00 AM Eid Salat
8:10 AM Eid Khutbah by Shaykh Yasir
8:30 AM Mayor Marty Walsh Speaks
8:50 AM Breakfast at ISBCC sponsored by Eid Committee
HIS community members will be meeting at the Harvard Square T Station (outside of Starbucks) at 7am to commute together to the prayer. Feel free to tag along or make your own plans.
After the prayer, members of HIS and the greater community are welcome join us for a brunch at Zoe’s(1105 Massachusetts Ave) @ 11am. This is optional, and you are more than welcome to make other breakfast/brunch plans.
Don’t forget to bring money for the T fare and brunch!
Hope to see you there!
(*In case of rain, ISBCC will have three prayers at 8 am, 9 am, and 10 am insha’Allah inside the mosque (100 Malcolm X Blvd, Roxbury, MA)
A small group of members from the Harvard Islamic Society will be meeting at the Harvard T stop (outside of Starbucks and Pinkberry) to travel to the venue together at 7:00 AM iA. You are welcome to join, or make your own travel plans. Please note that individuals are responsible for their own transportation fare.)