Education Team

Aligned with ICGC vision, The Education team aspires to provide a spiritual hub of learning and education that builds Islamic knowledge to meet our community needs.

Our objective is to raise Confident,  Practicing Well Educated Muslim Americans. 

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The Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati has many Educational Programs, which over the past year have included:

Ongoing Education Programs:

    • “Riyadh Us Saliheen”­ weekly Khatira (Wednesdays after Maghreb) with Imam Hossam Musa
    • “Family Fridays”­  with Imam Hossam Musa covering the Seerah of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
    • Word to Word Quran Class­ with Uzma Siddiqui (Tuesday Mornings­ Ladies only)
    •  “Gems of Cincinnati- Imam Collaborative series” –  a collaborative effort between the Imams of Cincinnati and Dayton to meet together and share inspiration and knowledge
    • “Seerah & Dinner with the Community”- monthly sessions for the community to socialize and enjoy dinner/Seerah with Imam Musa; If interested in helping to sponsor these dinners please contact Maria Munir (

Past Guest Speakers:

    • Wisam Sharieff­ “Stand for One Night”­ a review of the Etiquettes of Prayer
    • Imam MA Azeez­ “Conversations with God­ Why do Pray”
    • Omar Osman­ “Social Media­ An Islamic Perspective”
    • Fisal Hammouda­ a youth session­ “Boundaries­ Gender relations in Islam”
    • Mufti Hussain Kamani­ “Legends of Abu Bakr” and “Lessons from The Story of Musa A.S.”
    • Habeeb Quadri – “Parenting-Who Said it Was Easy?”
    • Sameera Ahmed- “What We NEED to know about Muslim American Youth”
    • Sheik Salah Al-Sawi “Fiqh of Zakat:, “Fiqh of Family”
    • Hassan Shibly “Unapologetically Muslim”
    • Shaykh Saad Tasleem “Navigating the Muslim American Experience”
    • In past years ICGC has hosted regional ISNA conferences, as well as speakers including Yasir Qadhi, Nouman Ali Khan, Usama Canon, Imam Mohamed Majid, Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool, Chris Blauvelt, Arthur Richards, Abdullah Waheed, Hamza Maqbul, Jamal Daoudi, and Naeem Baig

Ramadan Programs with Imam Hossam Musa:

    • Daily “Reflection and Dua”
    • Weekend Fajr Khatirahs

Please email Samina Sohail ( if you would like to get involved in the adult education team.

ICGC is committed to bringing a nationally recognized and respected speaker(s). Any views expressed, written, recorded, or communicated by the speaker(s) do not, in whole or in part, necessarily reflect the views of the Center, and are entirely the views of the speaker(s).

Photo credit: Nauman Mysorewala

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