ISNA Press Release & Statements

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 […]

ISNA Executive Council and Board Meet at Headquarters

(Plainfield, IN 4/14/15) Over the past weekend, the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) hosted meetings for its executive council and board (Majlis Ash-Shura) at ISNA Headquarters in Plainfield, Indiana. The Executive Council meets monthly via conference call and the Majlis Ash Shura meets every two months via conference call and twice in person at the […]

MYNA Hosts 2014 Winter National Retreat

(Plainfield, IN 1/6/15) Last week, Muslim Youth of North America (MYNA) organized its Winter National Retreat at Flat Rock River YMCA Camp in Saint Paul, Indiana. The retreat that took place from December 22 to 27, provided campers with memories for a lifetime. The lectures, workshops and discussions were based around the central theme of […]

ISNA Offers Condolences to Victims of the Taliban Attack on High School

Condemns the Killing of Innocent Civilians FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Plainfield, IN 12/16/14) Today the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) offers it’s condolences to the victims, mostly children, of the Taliban’s attack on a high school located in Peshawar, Pakistan. According to media reports, Taliban gunmen forced their way through a high school and opened […]

ISNA Executive Council and Board Meet at Headquarters

(Plainfield, IN 12/9/14) Over the past weekend, the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) hosted meetings for its executive council and board (majlis ash-shura) at ISNA Headquarters in Plainfield, Indiana. The meeting was primarily to discuss and approve the organization’s proposed budget and plans for 2015. “We look forward to ISNA’s plans for the upcoming […]

ISNA Conference in Cincinnati Promotes Community Togetherness

(Plainfield, IN 11/25/14) This past weekend, the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) organized its ISNA Conference in Cincinnati at the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati (ICGC) in West Chester, Ohio. The theme of the conference was “The Prophetic Message: Vision for our Community.”    “Islam is a communal religion, it’s not just about your relationship […]

ISNA’s Interfaith Office hosts Sheikh Muhammad Al-Yaqoubi

(Washington, D.C. 11/18/14) Yesterday, Islamic Society of North America’s Office for Interfaith & Community Alliances (IOICA) in Washington, DC held a discussion with Sheikh Muhammad Al-Yaqoubi, an internationally renowned Syrian Muslim scholar, classified as one of the 500 most influential Muslim figures in the world. One of the earliest Sunni scholars to denounce the atrocities of the Assad regime, […]