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A united multi-generational effort

A bias against older adults exists, but they can contribute, and there are ways to cope through technology and social interaction.

During the Fatimid period, a prominent centre of learning was established at Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo, where public education sessions were held for all members of society.

There is a common misperception that Islam is not compatible with the use of the intellect. In reality, intellectual search is an important part of many interpretations of Islam going back to the time of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his progeny). Education in Islam is meant to better understand and serve God’s creation. This is reflected in various institutions of learning developed by Muslims over the centuries, including under the leadership of the Ismaili Imamat.

Members of the Jamat from all parts of the world are invited to apply for an IIS short course.

IIS short courses are unique learning opportunities for adults of the Ismaili Jamat from any part of the world to explore new ways of thinking about Islam and Muslim societies, with a focus on Ismaili contexts.

Faisal Momin, Chair of ITREB for the Southwestern USA, Adil Momin, Dr. Stephen Burge and moderator Sahil Badruddin.

IIS scholar discusses new book on Prophet Muhammad

Students from the Emory School of Theology join together with Dr. Asani for a group photo in front of the Ismaili Jamatkhana in Decatur, Ga.

Dr. Ali Asani speaks to Emory University Theology students on the meaning of Islam and its connections with other Abrahamic faiths.

As part of our series What Ismailis Believe, this short film details the historical origins of the Holy Qur'an, its significance to Muslim societies, and its inspiration in our daily lives.

Volunteers in Atlanta after the 100 year pinning ceremony.

Through service we express our love for our Imam and hope to acquire intimacy with Allah. It is a way for us to enact our humanity. Service also provides us with an opportunity to get to know each other and form bonds of brotherhood and sisterhood. Let us re-commit to maintaining this wonderful tradition.

The inscription Fatima al-Zahra’ (“Fatima the Radiant”), the name of the Prophet’s daughter and her epithet, is carved out in an elegant contrast between the solid lines of the magisterial thuluth script and the intricately carved floral spiral that forms its background.

Let us reflect upon the Tasbih of Bibi Fatima and its practice in our lives today.

ITREB USA presents Critical Conversations, a virtual forum featuring faith-based perspectives on the questions of our time. “Social Justice in Islam - Mental Health and Trauma” features Gulnar Feerasta, Noureen Wallani, and Salima Versi, and is moderated by Albina Bhimani.

ITREB USA presents Critical Conversations, a virtual forum featuring faith-based perspectives on the questions of our time. "Voting and Faith - Exploring Justice and Equity" features Rahil Rojiani and Saraa Basaria and is moderated by Fahim Gulamali.

ITREB USA presents Critical Conversations, a virtual forum featuring faith-based perspectives on the questions of our time. “Discourses of Hope - Negotiating the Individual and Communal in Difficult Times” features Natasha Merchant and Murad Bhaidani, and is moderated by Furhana Husani.

ITREB USA presents Critical Conversations, a virtual forum featuring faith-based perspectives on the questions of our time. “Islam and Democracy: A Look to the Past to Prepare for the Future” features Jena Karm and Dr. Karim H. Karim, and is moderated by Shereen Noorali.

ITREB USA presents Critical Conversations, a virtual forum featuring faith-based perspectives on the questions of our time. “A Lived Faith: Exploring Civic Engagement and Public Participation” features Munir Meghjani and Umer Rupani, and is moderated by Shafina Khabani.

TREB USA presents Aspire, a webinar series that features conversations of a stronger future built on the foundations of our faith. “Brightening My Thread in the Fabric of Society: Reflections on Citizenship, Integrity and a Democratic Ethic” features Dr. Bashir Jiwani and is moderated by Nayab Ali.

ITREB USA presents Aspire, a webinar series that features conversations of a stronger future built on the foundations of our faith. Shi’ite Contributions to Islamic Culture features Dr. Devin Stewart and is moderated by Al-waeza Dr. Nargis Ali Virani.

The.Ismaili presents an exclusive interview with Dr. Shainool Jiwa, Head of Constituency Studies at The Institute of Ismaili Studies, and a specialist of the Fatimid Empire.

ITREB USA presents Critical Conversations, a virtual forum featuring faith-based perspectives on the questions of our time. "Voting and Faith - Exploring Economic Disparity" features Aleem Remtula and Sonam Velani, and is moderated by Alysha Alani.

ITREB USA presents Critical Conversations, a virtual forum featuring faith-based perspectives on the questions of our time. "Voting and Faith - Exploring the Inequities in the Healthcare System" features Alisha Lalani, Dr. Fazila Lalani, and Dr. Henna Budhwani, and is moderated by Faiz Jiwani.

ITREB USA presents Critical Conversations, a virtual forum featuring faith-based perspectives on the questions of our time. "Social Justice in Islam - Exploring Gender Inequities" features Dr. Sunera Thobani, Yasmin Karim, and Dr. Zahra Jamal and is moderated by Falak Momin.