ISNA Press Release & Statements

2018 ISNA Election Results

The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) has completed its general election and expresses deep appreciation for all of the candidates who offered to serve the organization. The following leaders have been elected to these positions on ISNA’s Board of Directors. ISNA President: Dr. Sayyid M. Syeed Dr. Sayyid M. Syeed is the former National […]

2nd Annual National Muslim Scouts Jamboree

Building on the successes and legacy of the historic First National Muslim Scouts Jamboree in 2016, the Second National Muslim Scouts Jamboree was held at Camp Minsi-BSA, Poconos Pennsylvania July 29-August 4, 2018. This year’s theme was – Service to Humanity through Mercy and Compassion provided the 300 Muslim Scouts and Adult Leaders who attended […]

ISNA Denounces the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold the Travel Ban

We at the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) are disheartened by the U.S. Supreme Court’s majority opinion in United States v. State of Hawaii in upholding the travel ban targeting Muslim-majority countries. This is a dark chapter in our American history. The Supreme Court’s ruling is misaligned with our nation’s professed values and is […]

ISNA Disappointed with U.S. House of Representatives Bill on Hunger

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly voted on party lines to take away food from the most vulnerable sisters and brothers in our country. The House version of the Farm Bill, or H.R. 2, cuts the Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) for millions of people, most of whom are women and children, and creates a […]

FAITH LEADER STATEMENT ON FAMILY SEPARATION

Recently, the Administration announced that it will begin separating families and criminally prosecuting all people who enter the U.S. without previous authorization. As religious leaders representing diverse faith perspectives, united in our concern for the wellbeing of vulnerable migrants who cross our borders fleeing from danger and threats to their lives, we are deeply disappointed […]

ISNA Endorses the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

Monday, May 14 marked the official launch of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. The Islamic Society of North America announces our official endorsement of this momentous movement based on the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1967 campaign of the same name. We join hundreds of other prominent, […]

ISNA Joins Faith Leaders in Calling for Justice

The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) is outraged at the rising incidents of police brutality and profiling targeting the Black community, most recently Stephon Clark who was shot 20 times in his grandmother’s backyard. According to Newsweek Magazine, “Police in the U.S. killed 1,129 people so far in [December] 2017, and a quarter of […]

Ramadan 1439 (2018)

Ramadan & Eid al Fitr 1439 (2018) “O you who believe, fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you may (learn) self-restraint.” Qur’an 2: 183 The Fiqh Council of North America has announced that the 1st of Ramadan will be on Wednesday, May 16. FCNA’s decision is based […]