Facets of Faith

The international environment at the IIS creates a dynamic space for collaboration where ideas are shared from diverse settings and backgrounds.
The international environment at the IIS creates a dynamic space for collaboration where ideas are shared from diverse settings and backgrounds.
Reflection and Learning in Islam
Reflection and Learning in Islam
27 August 2022

How, then, can we achieve a better understanding of Allah’s creation in our educational and professional spheres? In what ways can we contribute to its wellbeing? How do we share our knowledge and competencies for the benefit of others?

CC Bioethics

Critical Conversations: Faith and Science: Exploring Bioethics in Islam
1 June 2022

ITREB USA presents Critical Conversations: “Faith and Science: Exploring Bioethics in Islam”, where we explore the relationship between faith and science through an exploration of the perspectives and principles of Bioethics in Islam.  This Critical Conversation features Dr. Bashir Jiwani and Shirin Karsan and is moderated by Khalil Hasham.

Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers the LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture in Toronto, Canada. Hazar Imam talked about the long history of pluralism, the intensification of these challenges and how best to respond to that challenge.
Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers the LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture in Toronto, Canada. Hazar Imam talked about the long history of pluralism, the intensification of these challenges and how best to respond to that challenge.
Finding the Sacred Within and Around Us
Finding the Sacred Within and Around Us
29 May 2022

Let us reflect upon how we can coexist peacefully in a globalized world through the cosmopolitan ethic.

ALIF Webinar

ALIF: Understanding High School Financial Literacy Education
27 May 2022

The Jamati Institutions for the USA presents ALIF (American Lived Ismaili Faith) Webinar Series: “Understanding High School Financial Literacy Education” which explores the importance of High School financial literacy, as well as provides an overview of the key concepts that are explored through ALIF.  This webinar features Amynah Ali and is moderated by Amar Basaria.

Finding oneness in our diversity. The Tolerance Sculptures on Harmony Walk in Houston, TX (Artist and Sculptor: Jaume Plensa)
Finding oneness in our diversity. The Tolerance Sculptures on Harmony Walk in Houston, TX (Artist and Sculptor: Jaume Plensa)
Our Shared Humanity
Our Shared Humanity
30 April 2022

As we reflect on our responsibility as khalifas, we may, at times, feel compressed by the weight of this title. However, let us remind ourselves of the plethora of ways in which we can answer this call.

Al-Khaliq: the Creator - In this painting Rajabali offers his interpretation of the Creation of the Universe.
Al-Khaliq: the Creator - In this painting Rajabali offers his interpretation of the Creation of the Universe.
Day of Judgement
Day of Judgement
2 March 2022

How might we prepare for al-Akhira or the Hereafter? Perhaps one way is to remember the promise we made to our Lord at the time of creation–that we will remain obedient and worship Allah.

ALIF: College Planning with Your Student

ALIF: College Planning with Your Student
4 February 2022

The Jamati Institutions for the USA presents ALIF Webinar entitled: “College Planning with Your Student”. This webinar features Rahim Poonja and Karima Jivani, and is moderated by Jenah Sagani.

Critical Conversations: Women and Gender in the Quran
4 February 2022

ITREB USA presents Critical Conversations: “Women and Gender in the Quran”, where we discuss examples of women in the Qur’an and how the status of women has shifted over time.  This Critical Conversation features Dr. Celene Ibrahim and is moderated by Farhana Esmail.

ALIF: Navigating Stress and Anxiety in Adolescents
4 February 2022

The Jamati Institutions for the USA presents ALIF Webinar entitled: “Navigating Stress and Anxiety in Adolescents”. This webinar features Dr. Aliya Sheriff and is moderated by Sharmeen Rehman-Notta.

The walls of the Ismaili Centre Lisbon showcase the 99 attributes of Allah.
The walls of the Ismaili Centre Lisbon showcase the 99 attributes of Allah.
Reflections on Covenants in the Quran
Reflections on Covenants in the Quran
31 January 2022

From sources of inspiration, we can understand that focusing on our blessings, on the many things that have been provided to us, and performing dhikr or remembrance of Allah’s attributes are ways in which we can fulfill our covenant to worship God.

Critical Conversations: Seeking Refuge in a New Home
30 January 2022

ITREB USA presents Critical Conversations, a virtual forum featuring faith-based perspectives on the questions of our time. “Seeking Refuge in a New Home” features Ali Al Jundi, Representative Safiya Wazir, and Shaida Adatia, and is moderated by Leen Sharba.

Exploring Refugee Settlement

Critical Conversations: Exploring Refugee Settlement
30 January 2022

ITREB USA presents Critical Conversations: “Exploring Refugee Settlement”, where we discuss systems that are in place to support refugee settlement, as well as potential barriers, and understanding the refugee experience.  This Critical Conversation features Shamez Babvani and Hussein Sadruddin, and is moderated by Roohi Hussain.

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