Qur’an and Basic Arabic: A weekly class for Adults

 

Join Dr. Mostafa Hanout for a program that will focus on helping adults recite the Qur’an correctly and will introduce to them the basics of Arabic language (Arabic for beginners). Starting October 1st; every Saturday after Asr at Masjid Toronto.

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Posted September 20th, 2016 in MAC, Programs

Sleep, Sleep Disorders and Sleep Hygiene (Ramadan)

 

Masjid Toronto hosted a special program on ‘Sleep, Sleep Disorders and Sleep Hygiene‘.

Our speakers, Imam Dr. Wael Shehab & Dr. Abdullah Khayat spoke on the Islamic significance and morals of sleep and sleep disorders and sleep hygiene, respectively, specially with the month of Ramadan ahead of us.

 

Posted May 20th, 2016 in Featured, Programs

The Objectives of Fasting and Ramadan with Dr. Jasser Auda

 

A special guest is joining us at Masjid Toronto to talk about a significant and relevant topic of ‘The Objectives of Ramadan and Fasting‘. We welcome everyone to join on Sunday, May 22nd right after Dhuhr (1:30 pm).

Dr. Jasser Auda is the Executive Director of the Maqasid Institute, a global think tank based in London, and a Visiting Professor of Islamic Law at Carleton University in Canada. He is also a Founding and Board Member of the International Union of Muslim Scholars.
Lunch will be served after this lecture and a Q & A session.

Posted May 17th, 2016 in Events, Featured, Special

Family Day: Preparing for Ramadan with Sh. Ahmad Kutty

 

It’s time for families to meet, learn, and socialize at Masjid Toronto. All families and individuals are welcome to enjoy this good time at Masjid Toronto, on Saturday, May 14th, right after Dhuhr (1:30 pm).

The topic of this Family Day will be about ‘Preparing for Ramadan’. Joining us will be Shaykh Ahmad Kutty, resident scholar and senior lecturer at the Islamic Institute of Toronto, who will discuss how to prepare and spend Ramadan in the best way.
Lunch will be served. Families may bring desserts or cultural dishes to share with all.

Posted May 11th, 2016 in Events, Featured, Programs

Masjid Toronto Adelaide: Expansion

 

Alhamdulillah Masjid Toronto has been able to secure another unit neighboring our Masjid in Adelaide St. for $1.8 million allowing us to expand our prayer space. This additional space will help us accommodate our ever-growing community and the professionals working in Downtown Toronto.

 

Help us raise $950,000.00 in the final phase of our project to cover the costs of renovations and repayment of Qard Hasan due in the next six months.

 

Today if 1000 Muslims, including YOU, pledge to give $40 a week ($160 per Month) till the end of March; our goal would be reached.
 

 

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Posted April 29th, 2016 in Announcements, Featured

Embrace Syrian Newcomers Initiative

 

We have identified an urgent need to help resettle the Syrian newcomers who are already in Canada. They have been housed in hotels on an interim basis, but a significant number of them will be moving to apartments that they have chosen for themselves.  Over 200 families are moving out in the next 6-8 weeks and the first few weeks will be critical in ensuring a smooth and successful integration.  There is a total of 500 families currently in hotels.


How you can help:

1) Donate towards a welcome kit for a Syrian newcomer – This welcome kit will contain everything that a family needs to get set up in their new homes, from cooking pots and utensils to bedding. Halal food will also be provided for the first few days. The cost of 1 family kit is $250. All receipts are tax deductible and are also eligible for Zakat.



 

2) Sign up as a support volunteer – This will be to provide logistical support  (Kit and meal delivery in first 24 hours, and on going support to the host).

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3) Sign up for the Ansar Muhajiroon program
– This is a longer term commitment to be assigned as a ‘host’ with a specific Syrian newcomer family and to help them integrate into the society. This is a very rewarding position with a support network established to help the host.  If you agree to be a host you will:

a) Undergo a background check
b) Sign up for 2 hour training session. Those who sign up to be a host will get a separate email with training materials.
c) Be generally available at least 2 weekdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm to help the refugees in the first week
d) Speak Arabic or have someone in your family or circle of friends who speaks Arabic and is willing to help

 

 

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Posted March 24th, 2016 in Featured, MAC, Volunteers

Islamic Finance Seminar: Stock Market Investments

 

This was a seminar on how to invest in stock market in a Shariah-compliant way.  Topics that were covered in the seminar include:

  • Musharakah – Islamic financial contract relevant to stock market
  • Similarities and differences between Musharakah and common stock
  • Limited liability of a company – Islamic perspective
  • Shariah stock screening process – qualitative and quantitative screening of a stock
  • Shariah stock screening methodologies used by Dow Jones, Standard & Poors, Morgan Stanley, FTSE/Yaser and Securities Commission of Malaysia
  • Shariah rulings on Zakah on stocks
  • Purification of capital gains and dividend income

Presented by: Br. Abdul Shakoor Dalvi: MBA-Finance, CIFP—Chartered Islamic Finance Professional and Canadian Securities Course

Content from the evening including presentation slides and references can be downloaded here.

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Posted February 22nd, 2016 in Featured, Programs