ISNA Press Release & Statements

ISNA Urges Muslim Americans to Donate to Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan

The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) is greatly saddened, and would like to express its grief, over the loss of life caused by Typhoon Haiyan that struck Friday in the Philippines.  So many people have been affected, and continue to be as the death toll continues to rise. “The survivors, and those displaced will need a great deal of […]

ISNA organizes the 1st Annual Masjid Development Forum

November 11, 2013-More than 70 national leaders and speakers came together to participate at the 1st Annual ISNA Masjid Forum in Plainfield, Indiana.  The forum was held from November 8 – 10, 2013.  At this conference the board members, mosque leaders, and Imams presented papers and discussed various topics on Masjid Development in areas of […]

Veterans’ Day Remembrance

November 12, 2013-The 83rd Congress On June 1, 1954, designated November 11 as the day to honor American veterans who served in all branches of the Armed Forces. To that end, in order to preserve world peace, Muslim Americans have fought alongside their fellow Americans for decades to preserve the freedoms we all so profoundly […]

Indianapolis International Airport Interfaith Chaplaincy (IIAIC) Dedicates the New Meditation Room

On Friday, November 8, 2013 the Indianapolis International Airport Interfaith Chaplaincy (IIAIC) dedicated a new Chapel / Meditation room.   IIAIC funded the re-modeling project and furnishings of the new room.  Airport officials, IIAIC board members, Indianapolis area clergy, and a number of donors attended the interfaith dedication service.  The meditation room was named after a […]

Missouri Muslims Pack 30,000 Meals for 30th Anniversary Celebration

(November 4, 2013, Washington, DC) On Sunday, November 3rd, ISNA cosponsored and participated in a meal packaging event held at the Islamic Center of Central Missouri (ICCM). After the success of the Stop Hunger Now service project, held at the 50th Annual ISNA National Convention, the ICCM approached ISNA representatives to hold a similar event at their […]

ISNA Delegation Meets President of Senegal, Plans for 2014 Religious Freedom Conference

October 29, 2013-ISNA’s commitment to addressing the rights of religious minorities in Muslim majority countries continued last week with discussions in Dakar, Senegal. Through an invitation from Senegalese president, Macky Sall, a delegation from ISNA visited Senegal to meet with the president, along with other central government officials. President Sall invited the ISNA delegation to […]

Convention Volunteers – We Thank You!

ISNA held the “volunteer appreciation event” on October 26th at the ADAMS Center in Sterling, Virginia. More than 200 convention volunteers participated at this event. Among the attendees were ISNA President Imam Mohamed Magid, Convention Steering Committee Chair Rizwan Jaka, Vice Chair Shama Farooq, and the ISNA Convention Director Basharat Saleem.   ISNA recognizes and […]

Atif Moon, Co-Founder of CFGU, Visits ISNA Office in Washington, D.C.

October 25, 2013-Atif Moon, Co-founder of the Center for Global Understanding (CFGU) visited ISNA’s Office of Interfaith and Community Alliances in Washington, DC. on October 23, 2013. While in the office he met with Christina Warner, Campaign Director of Shoulder to Shoulder, to learn more about the current activities of the campaign. Moon also met […]

OIC Secretary General Visits ISNA Office in Washington, DC

On October 11, 2013, ISNA’s Office for Interfaith and Community Alliances in Washington, D.C., hosted the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), H.E. Akmeleddin Ihsanoglu, for an intimate reception and discussion on interreligious partnership and cooperation around the world. Dr. Ihsanoglu has served as Secretary General of the OIC since 2004, and […]