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Majlis Program to commemorate the destruction of Jannat-ul-Baqi

There will be a majlis program on this coming Friday, July 7 to commemorate the destruction of the shrines of several of our Ahlulbait (AS) in Jannat-ul-Baqi, Medina. The program will be as follows insha- Allah:

9.00 pm          Namaz
9.30 pm.         Majlis recited by Moulana Syed Muntazir Mehdi (Urdu)
10.30 pm.       Tabarruk (snacks)

We urge everyone to attend the program.

Death in the family, Burial and Soeum – Updated

Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajioon.

As we informed you this morning with great sadness that Sr. Nazuk Hasan (mother of Sr. Anjum Jafri and mother-in-law of Br. Turab Jafri) passed away last night. Her Namaaz-e-Janaza will be held today (Thursday, July 6) at 5:30 pm at Al-Fatemah Islamic Center (10 South Family Dr, Albany, NY 12205) followed by burial at Al-Fatemah Cemetery (Evergreen Memorial, 2150 Central Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12304).

Her family has also decided to hold the Soeum Program the same day after the burial. The program will be as follows:

When: Thursday, July 6

8.00 pm   Majlis by Moulana Syed Muntazir Mehdi
9.30 pm   Namaz followed by dinner

We urge everyone in the community to participate in the program. Also recite Surrah Al Fatiha for her maghfirat and Namaaz-e-Wahshat for her tonight. Her name is Sr. Nazuk Hasan d/o Br. Shahzade Mirza marhoom.

Eid Program – Monday, June 26, 2017

• Eid Mubarak (Eid is on Monday, June 26)

According to Al-Khoei Center, New York and  NASIMCO (Organization of North American Shia Ithna-asheri Muslim Communities), the 1st of Shawwal will coincide with Monday, June 26, 2017 for all our North American member communities.

• Eid Program: 

– 7:00 am         Dua-e-Nudba/Takbeerat
– 8:00 am         Namaaz-e-Eid followed by Breakfast                          

•  Zakat-ul-Fitr (Fitrah):

– The amount of Zakat-ul-Fitr (Fitrah) for this year is $10/person.

– If you want to give the fitrah to Al-Fatemah Center, please give it to Br. Raza Mamdani or Br. Imdad and indicate if you are syed or not so that it can be distributed accordingly.

Quran Khwani Program

There will be a Quran Khwani program today (Saturday, June 24) for the Shohada all over the world, specially for the Shuhada in Afghanistan who got martyrdom during the month of Ramadhan this year.


6.00 pm Quran Recitations (for the Shuhada in Afghanistan – Kabul, Mazar Sharif and Helmand)
7.00 pm Dua Iftitah
7:30 pm Farsi Lecture
8:00 pm Urdu Speach
9:00 pm Namaaz and Dinner

Dinner is sponsored by all the Afghani families. We urge everyone to attend this program.