Photo by Saira Sikandar Lyba Naseer, Sahil Malani, Safwan and Hassan Arshad sit at the 901 Ummah table. They sold 901 phone cases and stickers. Islamic Society of North America hosted its annual conference in Memphis, Tennessee on Oct. 7 at the Hilton Memphis where adults and youth attended six sessions of various local and national speakers. The conference began at 9:30 a.m. with Session 1. ISNA Conference Chair Sameer Mansour moderated the introductory session. ISNA Confere
By Sameer Mansour Attendees hold signs on the intersection of Poplar & Highland. “Pray for Burma." “Help the People of Burma." An interfaith vigil organized by Lina Dweik and supported by 901 Ummah was set up to raise awareness on the persecution of the Rohingya Muslims on Saturday night at the intersection of Poplar & Highland. People of different faiths and backgrounds gathered holding signs, passing out flyers, and giving words of wisdom to each other and those who passed
Khan gives his ten-minute lecture to the youth. Photo by Saira Sikandar Youth Director Safi Khan organized his regular bonfire for the youth to get a chance to relax, socialize and roast some marshmallows on Sept. 29 at Memphis Islamic Center's backyard. Khan had a short ten-minute reminder for the youth about the importance of the day of Ashura which was Oct. 1. He emphasized Allah’s unlimited mercy mentioning that Allah gives us several chances for our sins to be forgiven.