Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh
Greetings from the Islamic Society of North America!
Celebrating 50 Years !
Important Convention Information
Events & E-Dialogue
Meet Our Speaker
New Events at Convention
Historical Events
Job Opportunities
Annual Convention Information to Note
  1. Convention preregistration deadline was yesterday August 26th, however we will take registrations until 4:30 PM EST TODAY, August 27, 2013. 
  2. You can register onsite at the convention center starting Friday, August, 30 at 10 AM.

Onsite Registration Fee:

Adult $ 120;  Husband & Wife $ 230;  University Student/ MSA $ 105;  School Student/ MYNA $ 80;  Children's Program $ 70;  Babysitting $ 100;   Group more than 5 $ 100 per person


3. Visit our convention website to find more information on the     program, special events, parking, hotel availability, onsite convention fees and other details.


Convention Webpage           


FAQ Webpage            

ISNA 50th Anniversary Messages
ISNA 50th Anniversary Messages







Events Include:


Entertainment will include the artists below.  Click on a name to see a sample of the artist:


Maher Zain                                       Native Deen

Mo Sabri                                            Alman Nusrat

Raef Haggag                                  Najam Sheraz

Mona Haydar




For complete program, click HERE.

Abdul Nasir Jangda 
Imam Zaid Shakir
Altaf Husain
Asma Hanif
Tariq Ramadan
Azizah Al-Hibri
Habeeb Quadri
Hamza Yusuf
Ingrid Mattson
Jamal Badawi
Keith Ellison
Khalid Latif
Mohamed Magid
Mohammad Nur 
Mokhtar Maghraoui
Usama Canon
Muzammil Siddiqi
Naeem Baig
Najah Bazzy
Yasmin Mogahed
Yasir Qadhi
Sameera Ahmed
Sayyid M. Syeed
Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Sherman Jackson
Siraj Wahhaj
Suhaib Webb (Invited)



Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr - Our 50th ISNA Convention Speaker

Join our special session with the renowned scholar, preeminent author, and philosopher of Islam


Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr on ISLAM AND MODERNITY: a broad conversation with one of the most influential Muslim thinkers of our time on the place of traditional Islam in the Modern World and the tensions that are shaping Muslim theology and ethics today.


On Saturday, August 31st, from 10:30 am to 11:15 am at the 50th ISNA Convention.



Seyyed Hossein Nasr, currently a professor of Islamic studies athe George Washington University in Washington, DC, is one of the most important and foremost scholars of Islamic, religious, and comparative studies in the world today. Author of over fifty books and five hundred articles, which have been translated into several major Islamic, European, and Asian languages, Professor Nasr is a well-known and highly respected intellectual figure both in the West and the Islamic world. An eloquent speaker with a charismatic presence, Nasr is a much sought after speaker at academic conferences and seminars, university, and public lectures and also radio and television programs in his area of expertise. Possessor of an impressive academic and intellectual record, his career as a teacher and scholar spans over four decades.

MSA & ISNA History Gallery-the first 50 years 

Come visit the History Gallery to be educated, informed and inspired by the growth and development of ISNA/MSA from its birth in 1963 to a mature 50 years young organization in the service of Islam and Muslims in North America.  View photos, artifacts and other items that will tell the story of ISNA and its first 50 years.

Location: Salon I (next to ISNA Convention Registration)


Celebrate ISNA's 50th Anniversary through Service to Others
Join ISNA in celebrating its monumental 50 years of service by serving others. ISNA offers multiple ways for you to make a difference for people in need.  Check out the ways you can help by giving an hour or two of your time during this convention. 
Stop Hunger Now - 
Saturday, August 31, 10:00 a.m. (Please arrive at 9:45 am)
Location: Exhibit Hall C in the Convention Center 

  • ISNA is proud to partner with Stop Hunger Now to package 50,000 meals to feed individuals in over 24 countries.
  • Stop Hunger Now is an international hunger relief agency that has been fulfilling its commitment to end hunger for more than 15 years.
  • Co-sponsors of this service project are Islamic Relief USA, Islamic Circle of North America and Zakat Foundation.
  • Must be a registered Convention attendee to participate.
  • This project opportunity is open to a limited number of volunteers. Be sure to register ahead of time by emailing
  • Qualifies for volunteer credit for high school and college students.
MYNA will be hosting a MYNA Alumni/ MYNA Parents reunion.
Speakers include Habeeb Qadri and Dr. Jawad Shah

When:  Sunday, September 1, 2013
Time:   10am to 11am
WhereRoom 150 A, 
            Walter E. Washington Convention Center

No registration needed, but reservation appreciated






American Muslims join our fellow citizens in commemorating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King's historic "I have a Dream Speech" and the March on Washington 50 years ago. It was a speech that offered a bold new vision for racial equality in America and helped usher in a new era...

ISNA Job Opportunities:


  • Secretary General
  • Youth Director
  • Communications Director
  • IOICA Administrative Assistant

Please share this newsletter with your friends by clicking on the social share links above or clicking:

Like us on Facebook     Follow us on Twitter     View our profile on LinkedIn     View our videos on YouTube     View our photos on flickr