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ISGH Sponsors 13th Annual YWCA Race Against Racism

Author ISGH PA Web Admin    Category Announcements, Events     Tags

On Saturday, April 29, 2017 the YWCA Greater Harrisburg will hold its 13th Annual Race Against Racism. This 5K run/walk is a mission-driven event promoting awareness of racism in our community and raises vital funds to support our racial justice programs throughout the year.

ISGH and the Central PA Muslim Community will be silver sponsorer of this years Annual Race.

Race-Day Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. leading up to the race start of 8:30 a.m. The Annual Kid’s Fun Run will take place at 10:00 a.m. during the Humanity Fest.

Registration rates include an individual rate of $26.00 and applies to participants in a team.

Registrations received after March 31st and Race-Day Registrations will be $30.00 for an individual and $20.00 for a child, 12 and under.

Please join the Muslims of Central PA team this year for the Race Against Racism.

To register now, click here!

Select Team Registration, Join an Existing Team, and select the Muslims of Central PA Team.

The YWCA is also seeking volunteers for the Race Against Racism for set-up, clean-up and route marshalls during the race. If you are interested in volunteering for the race, please click here to sign up.


Zakath Workshop and Q&A Session @ 6PM on Saturday, May 6th In ShaAllah

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ISGH is providing Islamic teaching and values of Islam to the Muslim community of Harrisburg area since 1975. ISGH has transparent process of Zakat collection and distribution system based on Qur’an and Sunnah.
One of the Quran’s major theme is social justice for those whom society disadvantages and compassion for the vulnerable. Islam builds its community out of our human obligation towards each other, making each Muslim accountable for the well-being of every other Muslim.

Please join us for a zakath workshop @ 6PM on Saturday, May 6th In ShaaAllah   The seminar will be conducted by MUFTI MUSLIHUDDIN KAWTHAR, SHEIKH OBIDULLAH HAMZA and MUFTI RAIHAN-UL-HAQ

The program will cover the essentials of one of the pillars of Islam.  There will be a Q&A session at the end.

Event: Zakath Workshop and Q&A session
Date and Time: 6PM, Sat, May 6th
Location: 407N Front St, Steelton, PA 17103
Dinner will be served, In Shaa Allah




ISGH will be represented at 1st Annual Diversity Day Celebrations @ Capitol Building on April 27th, 2017

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In celebration of Diversity month, The Diversity and Inclusion Council will be hosting its 1st Annual Diversity Day @ East Wing Rotunda in Capitol Building between 11AM – 2PM on Thursday, April 27th 2017. ISGH will be taking part and be represented as the Islamic organization in this event. Thanks to Ayesha Noor and Samia Malik for leading the efforts in representing ISGH.




Fundraising Dinner to Support Syrian Refugees – Sat, April 8th @5:30PM In Shaa Allah

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Assalamu’alikum Dear Brothers and Sisters,

On this 6th year anniversary of the ongoing crisis in Syria an estimated 250,000 people have been killed with more than 50% displaced. Of the over 4,810,216 registered Syrian refugees 635,324 are residing in Jordan where 86% are living below the local poverty line. Over 13.5 million people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance inside the country.

Helping Hand has been providing humanitarian relief and assistance to the Syrian refugees through the efforts of their Helping Hand Middle East North Africa (MENA) office in Jordan.

With the blessings of Allah, and your help, ISGH is hosting a fundraising dinner on Saturday, April 8th 2017 at 530PM to support brothers and sisters in Syria. This event is being coordinated with Helping Hand who inturn will be responsible for distributing the raised runds and providing the assistance for the refugees. Unfortunately, the situation continues to deteriorate and we need to step up our efforts. They are more than just a number, they each have a story of hope. Let’s come together and make a difference.

Date: Saturday, April 8th 2017 at 5:30pm
Speaker: Imam Siraj Wahhaj and Shaikh Wisam Shareef
Tickets: $10 per person and Kids $5 (8yrs and below).
Tickets can be purchased from the following individuals or can be reserved online by clicking here.

ICP: Br.Shahul Hameed (214) 717-7755
ISGH: BR.Asgar Rizwan (717) 329-3623
Masjid AlNur: Br.Khader Shaikh (304) 906-9888
Masjid Sabreen: Br.Abdulquadir (717) 379-4876

Place: 407 N Front St, Steelton, PA 17113

We request all the families of Central PA to book the date, attend and make use of this great opportunity to support our brothers and sisters in Syria.

For the ones who cannot attend, you may still donate online by going to or you may also mail it to the above address.

For any queries related to  this event, please e-mail

Please pass this information to all those you think would be interested to help and care about these families.
Jazak Allah Khair ISGH Council


Harrisburg Community Condemns Desecration of Jewish Cemetries

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Harrisburg Community condemns in the strongest terms the desecration of Jewish Cemeteries near the Philadelphia area.

In the third chapter of the Quran, pills verse 104, order God commands:

“ And let there arise from you a nation inviting to [all that is] good, enjoining what is right and forbidding what is wrong, and those will be the successful.”

We have been quite saddened by the threats directed at our Jewish brothers and sisters and the desecration of cemeteries. Threats, intimidation, and outright hate have no place in our country and, in fulfillment of the command above, we stand firm with you against such evil acts and injustice. Please accept our full support and let us know how we can be of help, be it in word or deed.


Thank You to all Volunteers- MLK Service Day @ ISGH

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We just wanted to thank everyone who came and helped us with the cleanup project here at ISGH on the MLK service day.

Your assistance was invaluable in helping us get everything done in a very timely manner. Your enthusiasm to help on a cold day is very much appreciated.

We sincerely appreciate your efforts.

Here are some pictures from the event today.

Thank you
Asgar Rizwan


Annual Sports Tournament – Winter Sports Schedule @ ISGH

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The Prophet, this peace and blessings be upon him, remedy commands us saying: “Teach your children swimming, archery and horse-riding.” This direct call to practice sports shows the great importance Islam places on sports in training the Muslims and making their bodies healthy and sound. Islam sanctions anything that is pure and beneficial for man. It encourages a Muslim to be strong and to seek the means of strength.

In Shaa Allah, ISGH will be organizing multiple sports events this year and would like to once again welcome all the teams for another season of volleyball, badminton and basketball tournament.   The plan is to begin the volleyball tournament beginning Sat, Jan 28th, 2017 and below are additional details.  We’re also requesting you to provide your valuable input so, we can further improve and have a fun filled tournament again this year. Also, we would like to get your feedback and finalize the rules and the format at the earliest.

Please make sure to bring your kids to all your games as there will be snacks and special time allocated for kids during the course of the tournament.

Volleyball Tournament

  • Start of the tournament: Jan 28th, 2017
  • Registration Fee: $125; Check payable to ISGH
  • Registration Deadline: Jan 24th, 2017
  • Registration URL:
  • Round Robin and Play offs
  • Practice: Saturdays (anytime) or Sundays (2PM to 5PM) beginning next week.
  • Contacts: Dan Thompson, Ammar Laham, Rizwanullah, Saleh Malik, Idris,  Ali Stolos, Khader Shaikh, Nadeem Sajid, Sabit SisicPlease spread the message to anyone who may be interested.

Here is the tentative schedule of badminton and basketball tournaments. There will also be ping pong camp beginning end of Feb IA. Thanks to Br. Haroon and Br Shahbaz for organizing it.

PingPong Camp

  • Start of the camp: Feb 28th, 2017
  • Kids Age 8-17yrs
  • Camp Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Registration Fee: Free
  • Registration Deadline: Feb 15th
  • Contacts: Br. Haroon Rashid, Br. Shahbaz Malik, Br Adil Waheed, Dr Saleh Malik

Badminton tournament -Doubles

  • Start of the tournament: March 4th , 2017
  • Registration Fee: $25; Cash or Check payable to ISGH
  • Registration Deadline: Feb 27th
  • Round Robin and Play offs
  • Age 12 and Up
  • Contacts: Br. Muneeb, Br. Haroon Rashid, Br.Khader Shaikh

Badminton tournament -Singles

  • Start of the tournament: March 25th, 2017
  • Registration Fee: $15; Cash or Check payable to ISGH
  • Registration Deadline: Feb 27th
  • Round Robin and Play offs
  • Age 12 and Up

Basketball tournament

  • Start of the tournament: April 8th, 2017
  • Registration Fee: $75; Cash or Check payable to ISGH
  • Registration Deadline: TBD
  • Round Robin and Play offs
  • Age 12 and Up
  • Min – 5 Players
  • Contacts: Br. Edris and Br. Saad  Ali




Family Night with Shaykh Yaseen on Sat, Feb 11th @ 7PM In ShaaAllah

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ISGH would like to cordially invite you to its free Saturday Family Night event with Shaykh Yaseen at ISGH (Islamic Society of Greater Harrisburg) on Saturday, viagra February 11th, and 2017 at 7:00pm, what is ed In Shaa Allah.

Imam Shaikh serves as a Resident Scholar at ISB’s Al-Rahmah School and Qur’an Academy, where he hosts weekly sessions for youth to openly discuss faith and share experiences.


Event: Saturday Night with Shaykh Yaseen

Topic: “Happiness in the Home”

Keynote Speaker: Shaykh Yaseen (Bio listed below)

Place: 407 N Front St, Steelton, PA 17113

Date: Sat, Feb 11th, 2017 @ 7:00PM

Delicious dinner will be served, In Shaa Allah.

Shaykh Yaseen Bio– He is the resident scholar of the Islamic Society of Baltimore, and one of the most experienced scholars in the region. His family is originally from India, and he was born and raised in London. After completing memorization of the Quran at a young age, he enrolled in a rigorous 6-year program in the Islamic Sciences at Darul Uloom, London. There, he had the honor and pleasure of studying under some of the greatest scholars in the UK, in particular Mufti Umar Farooq of London. After graduating from Darul Uloom, he attended Birkbeck College, University of London, where he obtained a master’s in Islamic Studies. Since graduation, Shaykh Yaseen has been busy teaching and serving Muslim communities as Imam and raising a family of three children Masha Allah. He is passionate about many things including civic engagement, interfaith, and social justice.


2017 MLK Day of Service Project @ ISGH on Jan 16th – Request for Volunteers

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On behalf of the ISGH council, web we would like to thank Patty Kim, sale Chair, approved Central PA MLK Day of Service Committee, for hosting a MLK Day Service Project @ ISGH on Mon, Jan 16th between 11 and 3PM.

ISGH is requesting volunteers for this day and its a great opportunity for school and college going kids to get engaged in civic and community service this day.

To view all the projects and to register as volunteer for the 2017 day of service, click below.


You can also get involved by donating cleaning supplies for this project.

Pizza and drinks will be served on the day of the project.

For additional details, please contact (717) 329-3623.




Lecture on Seerah by visiting scholar Sheikh Musa Salih @ ISGH after Isha Salah on Fri, Jan 6th, In Shaa Allah

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Sheikh Musah Salih Musah who’s visiting Masjid As-Sabareen this week, epilepsy will be our Guest Speaker @ ISGH on Friday, January 6th after Isha, Insha Allah. Lecture will be after Isha and Isha Salah is at 7PM. We request everyone to attend and In ShaaAllah pizza and drinks will be served.

JazakumAllahu Khairan to Masjid As-Sabareen for sharing the speaker with us. May Allah help us learn from the scholar and May Allah keep us united.

Below is the schedule of the Sheikh.

1. FRIDAY, January 6th: KHUTUBAH (IN ARABIC AND ENGLISH) at Masjid Assabereen.

2. FRIDAY, January 6th: Lecture on Seerah (after Salat Ishai 7:00 P.M.) at Islamic Society of Greater Harrisburg, 407 N Front Street, Steelton, PA 17113.


4. SATURDAY January 7th: Lecture AFTER SALAT AL-ASR: (IN ARABIC AND ENGLISH) at Masjid Assabereen. Follow by QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS AFTER SALAT MAGRIB for 45 minutes.

5. SATURDAY January 7th: Lecture after SALAT ISHAI 6:30 P.M. (IN ARABIC AND ENGLISH) at Masjid Nur, 5247 Simpson Ferry Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050.


Bio of the Speaker – Sheikh Musah started his education in Ghana and completed Quran at early age of 11. He gained Scholarship at the age of 19 to study at Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia where he studied and obtained Ijaaza in Arabic and Islamic studies at Institute of Arabic Language. He then continued to study at College of Daawa and Mass Communications where he majored in Marketing Communications in 2010.

He took several Shari’ah courses under prominent Saudi Scholars such as Dr Abdullah Almutlaq, Shaikh Muhammad Ameen Saadat Ashanquity, Dr Thamer Algushayan, Dr Aqeel Ibn Abrulrahman Al Aqeel and Dr Yusuf Albadawy from Jordan.

He is currently the Imam of Islamic Society of South Atlanta and lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his family. He teaches at Tauba Academy, and he is also a member of the Islamic Speakers Bureau of Atlanta (ISB).

Funeral Contacts for Harrisburg

Funeral Contacts for Harrisburg Area

An-Noor -Dr Noor- (717) 571-4190 -Abdul Raheem- (717) 395-6919

As-Sabreen -Abdul Khader- (717) 395-4876 -Ilyas- (717) 329-4904

B&H Center -Sabith Sisic- (717) 439-1010 -Damir Biscic- (717) 691-8494

ICPA -Waseem Khan- (973) 288-3500 -Mehmood Jawhar- (717) 608-5532

ISGH -Rizwan Moosa- (717) 480-0416 -Md.Siraj (717) 805-1973 -Ziauddin (717) 608-9409

Peace Center-Carlisle - Akbar Viramani- (717) 448-4082 - Abdul Raheem- (717) 395-6919

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