Programs & Events

Guidance Under Fire

A lecture on the topic of facing adversity as exemplified by the Prophet, peace be upon him, and the Companions, may God be pleased with them. The talks will be presented by Imam Zaid Shakir and Sh. Amin Muhammad.

March 28, 2015 - 7:00 pm - March 28, 2015 - 10:00 pm
Venue: NBIC, 1330 Livingston Avenue, North Brunswick, N.J.

29 Prophet Muhammad (s) Day: What Would Muhammad Say?

In the name of God, the most Beneficent and the most merciful.

Muslims for Peace, Inc. and Ahlul Bayt Student Association (ABSA) humbly request your presence at the 8th Annual Prophet Muhammad (s) Day Interfaith Conference.

In recent years, it has become more apparent that little is understood about Prophet Muhammad (s). Whether it be the representation in the media or attacks on his behavior, issues prevalent today portray a one-sided approach. However, to examine the reality of the situation, to fully understand what the faults in these representations currently are, it is important to analyze Prophet Muhammad’s character, his actions, as well as this modern representation of Prophet Muhammad and people of faith from around the world.

Allah, the Almighty, states:
“And We have not sent you [Muhammed] except as a mercy to mankind” (Qur’an 21:107)

This Qur’anic verse has been proven true, for when one studies the biography of Muhammed (S), one will find that he demonstrated attributes of kindness, honesty, generosity and forgiveness, to name a few amongst many traits, to both his friends and foes. Therefore, it was his mercy and guidance that transformed one of the most barbaric societies, into a civilized state.

Keynote Speakers: Imam Zaid Shakir
Master of Ceremonies: Sister Nicole Correri
Nasheed By Sister Sharia, Sister Haqika and Sister Marifah.

Free admission and parking. Food will be served.

Event parking will be available in Lots 76, 99C, and 99D.

March 29, 2015 - 10:05 pm - March 29, 2015 - 5:00 pm
Venue: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Pearls of the Qur’an 2015

Join some of our leading scholars as they examine both the external and internal dimensions of the Qur’an and share their commentary on many verses that now, more than ever, require a renewed understanding and application.

Register today, and immerse yourself in the ocean of the Qur’an, as our beloved teachers draw out from its blessed waters some of its finest pearls.

Confirmed speakers: Mokhtar Maghraoui, Omar Suleiman, Mohamed Magid, Nouman Ali Khan,  Khalil Abdur-Rashid, Yahya Rhodus, Zainab Alwani, Recep Senturk, Marc Manley, Moutasem Atiya, Sami Catovic, Zaynab Ansari, Hasan Saleh, Mohamed Zakariya, Yasir Fahmy & AbdulNasir Jangda.

April 03, 2015 - 9:00 am - April 05, 2015 - 11:00 am
Venue: Hyatt Regency Reston 1800 Presidents St, Reston, VA.


Join us in solidarity for freedom and human rights to raise awareness of the unjust imprisonment of Mohamed Soltan and answer his call to action in urging our elected officials to deliver justice and ‪Free Soltan‬.

Guest Speakers:
Imam Zaid Shakir
Dr. Hatem Bazian
Omar Soltan, brother of Mohamed Soltan

Mohamed Soltan has dedicated his life to advocating for peace and justice, and now it is our turn to do so on his behalf. In demonstration of protesting against his false imprisonment and in planting firmly in the basic human right of freedom, Soltan began a hunger strike over a year ago. Without due justice, proper medical care, and with his being subjected to cruel and unusual punishment, Soltan’s health is in critical condition. He is making the ultimate sacrifice for his freedom through his protest.

April 11, 2015 - 1:00 pm - April 11, 2015 - 3:00 pm
Venue: UC Berkeley, Boalt Hall, Berkeley, CA


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