Category Archives: Open House – Dialogue

Lifting the Veil on Islam in Augusta – September 7th 2017

ISLAM, JIHAD and 9/11

7 pm Thursday September 7th 2017

Note due to the interest and importance of this topic, and the timing of the sunset prayers, this session is expected to end later than usual.  The presentations and Q&A are expected to last at least until 9:00 pm.  Guests are encouraged to attend even if they do not expect to stay until the end.

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Lifting the Veil Session 13 – Islam is a Way of Life: A Fresh Perspective

Lifting the Veil on Islam in Augusta – Session #13

Thursday July 6th at 7:00 pm.

Islam is a Way of Life: A Fresh Perspective”. 
 
Outline: Overview of basics of Islam as a way of life and how Muslims could assimilate in different cultures including the US.
The Speaker: Azza El-Remessy, PhD, RPh, FAHA
Sr. Azza El-Remessy is a pharmacist and research scientist originally from Egypt who moved to Augusta in 1996 to start graduate school and called Augusta home. She is the former Director of the program in Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics, College of Pharmacy, University of Georgia and currently, she works as a pharmacist.
Over the past 20-years, she has been actively involved with the ISA community as an Arabic teacher in the Sunday school since 1997, served as women representative in 2005 and active member along with her husband and twin boys: Kareem and Ibraheem.