Date/Time Upcoming Programs

August 22, Wednesday

Eid Mubarak

According to the Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America

(Click here for announcement link)

Eid-ul-Adha will be on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 


7 - 8 am.            Dua-e-Nudbah and Takbeerat
8 - 9:15 am.       Namaz and Khutbas
9:15 am.           Breakfast

August 31, Friday

Eid-e-Ghadeer Program

7.45 pm.    Namaz
8.15 pm.    Quran and Qaseedas
8.30 pm.    Speech by Moulana Dr. Sakhawat Husain
9.30 pm.    Refreshments ( Ice-cream and Tea)

  August 23, 2018 to September 9, 2018
Trustee Elections
Open positions: There are three Trustee positions open for three-year term and one position open for one year term. We will conduct nominations and voting for these two categories separately.
Nominations: It will be conducted on August 23rd, Thursday at 7 pm followed by Namaz and Dua Kumail. If you wish to be nominated for any of the Trustee positions you must be present there in person. If you wish to nominate someone we strongly recommend you talk to the person ahead of time and make sure they are interested and are seriously committed to the responsibilities. Insha-Allah this will make the nomination process more effective and efficient. There will be no voting of any kind that day.
Withdrawal: If you have accepted a nomination but like to withdraw it you must do it by August 25th, Saturday 5 pm. Please let Br. Imdad know by an email (
Election dates and timings: A photo ID is required for voting.

      August 30, 2018              Thursday           6-9 pm
      September 6, 2018          Thursday           6-9 pm  
      September 8, 2018          Saturday           10 am to 3 pm
      September 9, 2018          Sunday              3-8 pm
Voting for people who are sick: If you are ill and can not come to the Center to vote please give your name to either Br. Azim or Br. Turab. We will make arrangements for you to get a ballot and return your vote in a sealed envelop Insha-Allah.
Election team: As we have done over the last few years Dr. Syed Arzoo Mehdi and Dr. Anis Hasan and their team of volunteers will conduct the nomination and election Insha-Allah.


Prayer Schedule

Weekly Schedule

Thursday: @ Maghrib

Friday Prayer
Friday: 1:00 PM

Sunday School
Sunday: 10:30 AM – 2:15 PM

Media Links

Live Broadcast

Majalis / Lectures

For media issues contact Br. Ikhtiar,

About Us

The Al-Fatemah Islamic Center is a non-profit Islamic Center in upstate New York, providing religious services to the local community in accordance with the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), Holy Quran, Ahl-ul-bait (Prophet’s family), and Ja’afari Fiqh (jurisprudence).

The purpose of the center shall include, but is not limited to the following:
  • - to safeguard and further the religious, moral, social , and educational interests of members and their families and to promote their welfare
  • - to create, cultivate and maintain goodwill, amity and understanding between members
  • - to strengthen fraternal bonds and understanding between Muslims from various parts of the world
  • - to promote understanding and friendly relations between Muslims and non-Muslims
  • - to provide continuing Islamic education and personal development for its members


Borad of Trustes consists of:

  • Imdad Imam - President (Email:, Cell: 518-542-4725)
  • Javed Saifi - Treasurer
  • Mohammad Azim Hussaini
  • Haider Khawaja
  • Mokhtar Ahmad
  • Shakil Virjee
  • Syed Hasnain
  • Turab Jafri

School (Madressa)

Al-Fatemah Islamic Center's sunday school provides religious education to children.

Go to Madressa


Address: 10 South Family Drive, Albany, NY 12205

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1325, Guilderland, NY 12084-1325

Phone: (518) 869-1492