ALIM Summer Program 2018

Saturday, July 7 – Sunday, July 29, 2018.

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.

February 14, 2018


Get a Taste of the Winter Program

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Get a taste of the Winter Program with Ust Ubaydullah’s Blog, “Relevance: Then and Now”…Relevance is an important factor when assessing authority within religious communities. However…relevance can quickly become the sine qua non of religious authority. For many, pedigree and certification become meaningless if the authority in question is deemed “out of touch…”

Ubaydullah Evans on January 30, 2018


ALIM Winter Program

Have you registered yet? ALIM’s Winter Program: February 16-18, 2018 (President’s Day Weekend) in SoCal.

January 1, 2018


And God Knows the Believers


I don’t use the word kāfir; well, at least not in public… Indeed, this word has come to represent much of what both American Muslims and non-Muslims find unsettling about public religion: intolerance and chauvinism.  

Ubaydullah Evans on November 16, 2017


Reel Talk: Braveheart “Uncivil Virtue”

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A historically revised European hero whose exploits are overblown; hmm, where have we seen this before? Nonetheless, midway through Braveheart there is an unforgettable scene…

Ubaydullah Evans on October 4, 2017


Welcome our New Operations Executive


On behalf of the board of trustees, we would like to welcome Jose Acevedo to the ALIM Team.  Jose has joined us as Operations Executive and he will be working closely with the leadership and management at ALIM…

September 22, 2017


Introducing Reel Talk: w/ Ust Ubaydullah


Our New Blog & Video-Blog Series

“Mish mumkin li wāhid amrīkī an ya’īsha bidūn al-aflām!”

The quotation above, transliterated from semi-colloquial Egyptian Arabic, reads “It’s impossible for an American to live without movies!” Offered by a professor at al-Azhar University in response to an American student’s question…

Ubaydullah Evans on September 12, 2017


ALIM Summer Program 2017 Wrap Up

Its a Wrap Summer 2017

Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans shares his thoughts about spirituality as the ALIM Summer Program wraps up for 2017…

Ubaydullah Evans on August 22, 2017


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

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