This is the official website of the Ismaili Muslim community in the United States.

The Shia Ismaili Muslims are a community of ethnically and culturally diverse peoples living in over 25 countries around the world, united in their allegiance to His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan (known to the Ismailis as Mawlana Hazar Imam) as the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader), and direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family).

 

National News and Events

Alameda, California, volunteers showing the Jamat how to be more eco-friendly.
Ismailis in the United States Working to Promote Environmental Sustainability
1 September 2019 | Article

Science has generated numerous technological innovations, such...

Attendees during an LTP workshop.
Leadership Training Program: A Knowledge-Sharing Immersion
29 July 2019 | Article

The Leadership Training Program (LTP), an initiative of the...

The One Jamat Mosaic — comprising thousands of individual photos into a single, cohesive work of art — was presented to Mawlana Hazar Imam on the morning of Navroz, March 21, 2018, to commemorate his Diamond Jubilee.
Imamat Day Mubarak 2019
10 July 2019 | Article
On behalf of the Jamati institutions, we extend our heartfelt mubarakis to the Jamat on...
Over 400 Dallas Jamati members and friends from the larger community volunteered to pack meals on Thanksgiving Day.
The United States Jamat and Civil Society
23 June 2019 | Article

“One of the energizing forces that makes a quality civil society possible, of course, is...

Featured Stories

Dr. Nirmeen Rajani.
Women and Their Mental Health
8 October 2019 | Article

Good mental health is essential to optimal functioning in our...

Farrah Fazal at an American Red Cross refugee camp in Somalia.
Ismaili Women Impacting the Media
5 October 2019 | Article

“My work has taught me the power of storytelling. When people have no food, no water when...

Filmmaker and videographer/photographer, Parastu Aydarsho.
Artists Continue their Craft
22 September 2019 | Article

Most of us know the feeling of being moved by a work of art,...

Nadia Hasham.
Women in Public Service
21 September 2019 | Article

From working on programs promoting the rights of vulnerable...

Arts & Culture

Music Building, Kenyon College, Ohio. Project Team member, Khalil Pirani.
Building a career in architecture
4 October 2019 | Article

While in MIT’s Architecture program, Khalil Pirani would often...

Filmmaker and videographer/photographer, Parastu Aydarsho.
Artists Continue their Craft
22 September 2019 | Article

Most of us know the feeling of being moved by a work of art,...

Ya Ali Madad
Technology adds a new dimension to the ancient art of Calligraphy
8 September 2019 | Article

The art of calligraphy is one that embraces tradition, but it has also evolved...

The tour ended at the magnificent green domed Masjid Malcolm Shabazz which was founded in 1956. The mosque hosts interfaith congregants, a school, and continues to be a hub of religious life in a rapidly-changing corner of Harlem.
Discovering Islam in New York City: a tour of its Muslim History
9 June 2019 | Article

Muslims have been a part of New York City, even before New York was a city. Records show...