ISNA Press Release & Statements

ISNA Welcomes Pakistan Supreme Court Acquittal of Asia Bibi

The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) welcomes the acquittal of Asia Bibi by Pakistan’s Supreme Court. We deplore the violent acts and destruction of property by those who oppose the acquittal of Asia Bibi. Religious illiteracy and, particularly, the irresponsible exploitation of the popular sentiment of the love for Prophet is misguided.   In a […]

ISNA Board of Directors has appointed 3 new members to join its team.

The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) Board of Directors has appointed 3 new members to join its team. We are honored to welcome Drs. Mohamed Elsanousi, Iltefat Hamzavi, and Shariq Siddiqui. Click here to learn more about the ISNA Board of Directors. Dr. Mohamed Elsanousi Dr. Mohamed Elsanousi is the Executive Director of the […]

New National ISNA Survey Finds Strong Support for Climate Solutions Among Muslim-Americans

Supported by ecoAmerica, George Mason University’s Center for Climate Communication, and the Parliament of the World’s Religions, ISNA conducted what we believe to be the first-ever national convenience survey sample focused exclusively on Muslim-Americans. The results were striking. Of the more than 1,180 Muslim-Americans that fully participated in the online survey from April to May, […]

ISNA Outraged by the Shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue

The Islamic Society of North American (ISNA) is outraged and disturbed by the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA. To support the community with short-term needs including funeral expenses and medical bills, please click here. In a statement, ISNA President Dr. Sayyid M. Syeed said: “We grieve the loss of innocent lives from this […]

ISNA Reiterates Stand Against Nuclear Weapons

On Tuesday, September 16, Imam Saffet Catovic, an environmental activist, ISNA Green Initiative Member, and former Bosnian diplomat offered remarks on behalf of the Islamic Society of North America at a multi-country sponsored event, “To Safeguard Future Generations – Multi-faith Responses to the Threat of Nuclear Weapons. The program was organized by the Permanent Mission […]

Protect Immigrant Families: ISNA Stands Against Proposed Changes to Public Charge

Protect Immigrant Families: ISNA Stands Against Proposed Changes to Public Charge On October 10, the Federal Register officially published a proposed policy change that could dramatically affect low-income immigrants’ pathways to residency and citizenship. By redefining a legal concept called “public charge,” the new rule would effectively penalize immigrants for using health care, housing, and nutrition […]

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 […]