ISNA Press Release & Statements

On the PIA Plane Crash and Death of Junaid Jamshed

We are deeply saddened by the news of the deaths of Junaid Jamshed, renowned singer and da’ee (evangelist) and his wife. Junaid performed during the entertainment session at the ISNA convention in Washington DC in 2012. He and his wife were among the passengers on a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane which crashed near a […]

Clarification: ISNA and the Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council

Clarification: ISNA and the Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council (Plainfield, IN 11/18/16) Earlier this week, the formation of a Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council (MJAC) was announced and the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) has been inundated with inquiries about the efforts which led to the formation of MJAC, ISNA’s role in MJAC, and the purpose and objectives […]

ISNA Remains Committed to Building Bridges with People of All Faiths with the Coming of the New Trump Administration

(Plainfield, IN 11/10/16) The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) remains committed to engage with the incoming Trump administration and national leadership to build bridges and engage across faith and political divisions through our work with Congress, the White House, government agencies and through the various conferences and conventions we organize as it has done […]

ISNA Joins Faith Leaders in Signing COP 22 Interfaith Climate Change Statement ​

(Plainfield, IN 11/8/16) The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) was proud to have been an important part of the organizing of the Marrakech Conference back in April of this year at which several scholars and Muslim leaders from around the globe affirmed the message of the the Prophet Muhammed’s Medina (Charter) as a model […]

2016-2018 Zonal Representatives

Congratulations to Sr Lubabah, Br Ahmed and Br Farhan on their appointment as ISNA US Zonal Representatives for the 2016-2018 term. West Zone – Br Asif Ahmed Sheikh Ahmed Shaikh is an attorney licensed in California and Texas and a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate. He has served in the field […]

ISNA Outraged by the False Accusations Made During Thursday’s Congressional Hearing and Grateful to Congressman Keith Ellison for His Remarks

(Plainfield, IN 9/23/16) – The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) is outraged by the widely debunked and false accusations about ISNA raised by some Congressmen during Thursday’s Department of Homeland Security’s Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee Hearing on “Radical Islamist Terror.” SEE:  Recording of the “Identifying the Enemy: Radical Islamist Terror” hearing and Transcripts of […]

ISNA Sends Condolences to the Victims of Recent Attacks

(Plainfield, IN 06/30/16) ISNA is deeply saddened and outraged by the recent attacks in Turkey, Afghanistan, Somalia and other parts of the world. We send our sincere prayers and condolences to the families of the victims of the senseless violence. The holy month of Ramadan is a sacred time dedicated to spiritual nourishment, charity and […]

ISNA’s Interfaith Dialogue and Collaboration Inspired the Marrakesh Declaration ​

(Plainfield, IN 4/5/16) – The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) has been working with interfaith communities for decades to enhance understanding and to promote dialogue between American Muslim communities and people of other faiths.  Through these strong interfaith relationships, our partners in this journey worked closely with us to affirm American fundamental values at a […]

ISNA Statement on the Inclusion of Women in Masjids

In the name of Allah Most Compassionate Most Merciful September 4, 2015 We, the undersigned Muslim scholars, leaders, organizations and concerned Muslims, voice our strong commitment to uphold and realize the Prophetic ideal of masjids being open and inclusive of women.  Striving to realize the Prophetic model, we call upon all masjids to ensure that […]