Category Archives: Open House – Dialogue

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.

Taste of Ramadan – Presentation and Dinner – June 1

Ramadan is a month of generosity

June 1, 2017, 7:00 pm
The Islamic Community Center of Augusta
465 Old Evans Rd, Martinez, GA 30907
outreach@isaugusta.com

Muslims observe the lunar month of Ramadan by fasting from dawn to sunset. For Muslims, it is a special month of increased repentance, prayer & charity.

One of the main features of that month is hospitality. Members of the Muslim community come together to break their fast, sharing food with friends and strangers.

Our monthly Lifting the Veil program for June is combined with our annual Taste of Ramadan dinner. This will also be an opportunity for our guests to meet our new Imam Jawad Rasul.

The Islamic Society of Augusta is extending the invitation to our friends and neighbors to join us in having our iftar, the meal which breaks the fast.

Program Schedule
7:00 pm: Welcoming Guests
7:05 pm: “An Islamic Experience”; A video presentation
7:40 pm: “Ramadan: Past and Present” A Presentation by Imam Jawad Rasul
8:10 pm: Open Q&A
8:30 pm: Preparation for Breaking the Fast
8:40 pm: Maghrib (sunset) call to prayers with quick breaking of the fast.
8:45 pm: Maghrib prayer
9:00 pm: Dinner

This event is free to our guests but reservations are required at
https://tasteoframadan.eventbrite.com

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Lifting the Veil #10 – Introducing the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

Due to the Masters, the April session will be on the 13th.

Introducing the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
April 13, 2017 7:00 – 8:30 PM
At the Islamic Community Center of Augusta
465 Old Evans Rd, Martinez, GA 30907
Contact: outreach@isaugusta.com

Presentation Outline:
The Life and Character of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
To be truly Islamic requires emulating Islam’s living example (Muhammad pbuh) and its revealed life manual (the Qur’an).

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Lifting the Veil on Islam #9 – Rebutting Terrorism and Bigotry, Mar 2, 7 pm

March 2, 2017 7:00 – 8:30 PM
At the Islamic Community Center of Augusta
465 Old Evans Rd, Martinez, GA 30907
Contact: outreach@isaugusta.com

Presentation Outline:
Who are the Muslims in the United States?
What do Muslims believe?
What do Muslims practice?
What is Sharia and how does it affect human rights in general and women’s rights?
What are extremism, radicalism and terrorism?
Why is Islamophobia is the wrong answer to terrorism?

This event is open to the Public. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Refreshments will be serve

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