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Winter semester in session

Our courses for Winter 2017 are live! We are excited to bring you a completely revamped, modern course portal, launching with a number of new and continuing courses, including the following additions:

Allah is Beautiful and He Loves BeautyNEW! by Shaikh Ahmad Kutty
Quranic ArabicNEW! by Shaikh Abdool Hamid
Inheritors of Divine LightNEW! by Shaikh Abdullah Hakim Quick
A Thematic Journey Through the Qur'anNEW! by Shaikh Musleh Khan

Plus continuing courses in Arabic language, tajweed, and much more!

If you don't receive e-mail confirmation shortly after registration, please check your junk/spam folder.

Hajj 1438 (2017)

Details to be released soon - sign up now.

Tariq Ramadan: Jan. 21

CJPME cordially invites Canadians to a talk by Tariq Ramadan, philosopher, writer and academic, as he speaks to the challenges facing our societies today. Dr. Ramadan will deliver a political talk entitled, Creating Thriving Societies in Troubling Times.

Syrian support

IIT is gearing up for a second wave of Syrian newcomers - our resettlement volunteer initiative has identified two important campaigns:

1. Fundraising initiative to raise $70,000 for the initial days when newcomers are settling in and they may not be able to access their funds immediately. Alhamdulillah we have already raised $50,000 and hope that you can assist with the remaining $20,000 - you can donate online - please ensure that you mark in the comments field that it is for the Syrian initiative.

2. Befriend a Family Program We are looking for volunteers who can assist families with resettlement - small things like apartment set-up, medical appointments, completion of application forms for various programs such as English classes etc. You are not required to host the families in your homes, or to provide any financial help. If interested, please email syriansupport@islam.ca

YouTube: we're regularly uploading new videos!

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Confronting Islamophobia and racism

All praises are due to Allah, Lord of the worlds and may the peace and blessings of Allah be constantly showered upon our Beloved Prophet Muhammad forever.

As we move further into the 21st Century, the tensions and crises of the world are increasing by the day. Muslims, in the past, have always looked to the guidance of their Lord and the methodology of the Last Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) to bring light in the time of darkness. Continued...

Faith in Canada: the Story of Masjid Toronto

(By Farhad Khadim) This is a story of how people of faith refused to be victimized by terror. It resulted in the establishment of Toronto's downtown Masjid (Mosque) which turned the corner of Dundas and Chestnut into a place of prayer and spirituality for thousands of Canadians each week. Continued...

Al Kauthar Institute: Best of the Best - Lives of Abu Bakr & Umar

This course presents a detailed study of the lives of the giants of Islam. You will follow their lives from before they accepted Islam to their very last moments. You will learn about their relationship with the Messenger (sullallahu alayhi wa-salam) and what made them his two foremost companions. Their manners and etiquettes are built upon the perfect example of the Messenger and their unique leadership resulted in the Golden Era of Islam.

IIT Ball Hockey league - no more players accepted this year

If you would like me to contact you as soon as registration begins next summer, please send me an email with the name and date of birth of the person who wants to play. I will add him to my database and contact you in plenty of time to sign up for next season insha Allah.

Send an email to Khalid with the requested information or call him at 416-894-5758.


Pope says it's wrong to identify Islam with violence

Pope Francis said on Sunday that it was wrong to identify Islam with violence and that social injustice and idolatry of money were among the prime causes of terrorism.

"I think it is not right to identify Islam with violence," he told reporters aboard the plane taking him back to Rome after a five-day trip to Poland. "This is not right and this is not true."

Francis was responding to a question about the killing on July 26 of an 85-year-old Roman Catholic priest by knife-wielding attackers who burst into a church service in western France, forced the priest to his knees and slit his throat. The attack was claimed by Islamic State. Continued...

Islamic counselling with IIT scholars

Shaikh Ahmad Kutty: Tuesdays 10 am - 12 pm - preferably by appointment at consultation@islam.ca
Shaikh Musleh Khan: Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-7 pm - preferably by appointment at consultation@islam.ca
Shaikh Abdool Hamid: Mondays & Wednesdays 4-7 pm - preferably by appointment at consultation@islam.ca
Dr. Abdullah Hakim Quick: Tuesdays & Wednesdays 3-7 pm - preferably by appointment at consultation@islam.ca

Khutbah archive

For khutbah recordings & more, search for 'IIT' on iTunes and subscribe to our podcasts (or visit iit.podbean.com)

Children's evening madrassa

Focusing on fluency & recitation of the Qur'an according to the rules of tajwid. Registration done at IIT.

Sign-up on-line today!

500 monthly donors

Let IIT be part of your income! Yes, when you donate to IIT, you will be rewarded for it in the hereafter, and your wealth is purified in this world. Be part of our 500 monthly donor drive - sign-up on-line or submit a void cheque to the IIT.

IIT Academy

The IIT Academy is a registered private school with the Ontario Ministry of Education, and offers the full Ontario curriculum (JK - grade 8), as well as Islamic Studies, Arabic Language, Qur'an Recitation and French.

→  Visit iitacademy.ca for school news & registration information


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