ISNA Press Release & Statements

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, […]

The Second Open Enrollment for Health Care Coverage is November 15, 2014- February 15, 2015

Masjids, Muslim organizations and leaders across the country are coming together to host events to raise awareness of the coverage under the new health law and help facilitate enrollment through the Health Insurance Marketplace. We encourage you to join this nationaleffort of Muslim Outreach and Enrollment! Click HERE to fill out a form to commit […]

ISNA Rep Gives Presentation at Wesleyan University

(Plainfield, IN 10/28/14) Last night a representative from the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) gave a presentation on Islam to a criminal justice class at Wesleyan University in Fishers, Indiana. The presentation consisted of the basic beliefs and practices of Islam as well as tips on how criminal justice professionals can better serve the […]

ISNA Offers Condolences on the Passing of Professor Ghulam Azam

(Plainfield, IN 10/28/14) Today, the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) offered sincere condolences on the passing of Bangladeshi Muslim scholar and activist Professor Ghulam Azam. Professor Azam had a long career in Islamic and political activism. He was an assistant professor of political science at Rangpur Carmichael College, the Ameer of Tabligh Jamaat of Rangpur […]

U.S. Muslim and Christian Coalition Formed to Protect Religious Minorities in Arab Countries and Promote Peaceful Coexistence

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/23/14) – A group of American Muslim and Christian organizations today announced the formation of an interfaith coalition to protect Christians and other religious minorities in Arab countries and to promote peaceful coexistence. Leaders of major Muslim and Christian organizations, religious leaders and activists met earlier this week in Washington, D.C., at the […]

Promoting Respect and Equality of Women, A National Declaration of Muslim Leaders

On this thirtieth day of August 2014, we the Imams, Muslim chaplains and Muslim leaders who represent Muslim communities across North America and beyond, hereby proclaim that we stand united against any and all oppression and violence directed against girls and women whether in society or in their own homes. Our religion of Islam teaches […]

ISNA Concerned Over Further Escalation of Violence on the People of Gaza

Conveys Concerns to U.S. Officials Over Mounting Civilian Deaths in Gaza FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Plainfield, IN 7/20/14) The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), the largest and oldest American Muslim umbrella organization, today expressed grave concerns over the further escalation of violence on the people of Gaza with the continued bombing and recent ground invasion […]

Over 600 Educators Attend 15th Annual Education Forum

(Plainfield, IN 4/22/14) From April 18 to April 20, over 600 people flocked to the Westin O’Hare Hotel in Chicago to attend Islamic Society of North America’s (ISNA) 15th Annual Education Forum. Schools were represented from across the U.S. and Canada. Among the many states represented were North Carolina, Virginia and Texas. Educators from small […]