The ummah as a just, inclusive, pluralistic community is rooted in the origins of Islam. Its profound sense of social responsibility, particularly towards the most marginalised members of society, is reflected in the Ismaili Muslims’ deeply-held tradition of voluntary service rendered through community organisations and through civil society institutions that benefit all.
This book by Professor Heinz Halm is the first publication to focus mainly on the Fatimids’ varied contributions to Islamic culture and civilization and their patronage of learning.
Learn about how the Diamond Jubilee USA One Jamat Celebration Dance was conceived and choreographed.
On March 25, the Ismaili Center of Richmond used Navroz as an opportunity to expose its Jamati members to traditions they might not otherwise know of. The center hosted its third annual Navroz celebration at Tuckahoe High School, where the Jamati members had the opportunity to meet fellow Ismailis from different parts of the world while learning about the traditions tied to the Persian New Year.