Ramadan Donation Drive

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We aim to provide scholarships and sponsorships to more than 50% of our Summer Program students to make this opportunity achievable to all, not just individuals with adequate resources.

ALIM on June 12, 2017


The Hunger of Ramadan

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Let’s face it; it’s about being hungry. In spite of much insightful commentary on prayer and connection to the Qur’an being the true purpose of the holy month, in our minds, and if not, certainly in our stomachs, hunger remains the most salient feature of Ramadan

Ubaydullah Evans on June 4, 2017


ALIM Summer Program 2017


Saturday, July 8 – Sunday, July 30, 2017.

The ALIM Summer Program is an intensive retreat seeking to educate and empower Muslims with the requisite knowledge to understand their religion in the light of a changing world.

May 1, 2017


Operational Executive Job Posting


ALIM is accepting applications from strong and motivated candidates for its  full time Operations Executive position.  This position is virtual, but preference is given to the Greater Detroit Area.

April 30, 2017


The New Kalam

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Ilm al-Kalām, the term applied to theology in classical Islam, occupies an interesting place in our history. Much more than law (fiqh), its intellectual counterpart, theology became the focus of the nascent Islamic civilization’s conversation with the world around it. .

Ubaydullah Evans on April 14, 2017


Politically Speaking, Who Am I, And What Do I Want As An American Muslim?*


When the Prophet Muhammad moved from Mecca to Medina, he declared that the Muslims and the rest of the inhabitants of his new home constituted an ummah. This is explicitly, not implicitly, laid out in the so-called Constitution or Ṣaḥīfah of Medina.

Dr. Sherman Jackson on January 3, 2017


Discussing Controversy: Hamza Yusuf at RIS

I still remember my first encounter with Shaykh Hamza Yusuf. I was an 18yr old newly-minted convert attending a Nawawi Foundation event in Chicago. Initially unsure of what to expect, I sat spellbound….

Ubaydullah Evans on December 27, 2016


ALIM Winter – Jan 13-15, 2017 in Washington DC

ALIM Winter 2017

The Qur’ān emphatically declares, “…but perhaps you dislike something and it is good for you; and perhaps you love a thing and it is bad for you. And Allah knows and you know not.”

Dr. Muneer Fareed
Dr. Sherman Jackson
Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans
Ustadha Zaynab Ansari

November 30, 2016


The Election of Donald Trump: A Referendum on Liberalism?

I am not a political conservative, at least not in the American tradition of that brand. First, conservatives tend to be “no-men” who merely act as brakes on liberal progress…

Dr. Sherman Jackson on November 13, 2016

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