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OPENING CEREMONY OF OUR KHOJA SHIA ITHNASHERI SCHOOL IN MOGADISHU SOMALIA - 1985

MOGADISHU KSIJ SCHOOL – 1985

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Circular No: JMT/138/18                                                      
                                                                               

 

The World Federation is organizing the second Khoja Heritage Tour as part of our Khoja Heritage Project, the tour this year is specifically for the younger community members of between the ages of 25-45 years and will take place from 20th to 30th December 2018. 
 
This heritage tour will allow participants to reconnect with our roots and understand what hardships our forefathers faced in order to become the followers of the Ahlul Bayt (as). Taking a step back in time, we will trace the footsteps of our illustrious ancestors to appreciate who we really are and where we come from. 
 
The basic tour details are as follows:

  • Dates: 20th to 30th December 2018
  • Ground cost: US $ 799 USD per individual (Includes the registration fee of US $ 50 by 15th July, but does not include visa, flights, health insurance and any other pre-arrival expenses)
  • Registration Details:
    Complete the Form on this link: http://lnk.wf/KhojaTourDec18       
    Pay the registration fees of US $ 50 by 15th July 2018 and the balance
    amount by 15th September 2018
  • Tour: Bhuj, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Mahuva, Amreli, and Ahmedabad


More details on the Tour can be found on the following link on the World Federation Website:  https://www.world-federation.org/news/khoja-heritage-tour-december-2018
 
 
Hussein Karim
Hon Secretary

The Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaat Dar-es-Salaam organized the AFED Solidarity Day Walk on Saturday 5th May 2018.  A small function was held before the commencement of the Walk which included recitation of the verses from the Holy Quran and Dua Hujjat followed by the ribbon cutting ceremony which was performed by the World Federation President Anwarali bhai Dharamsi, Africa Federation Vice Chairman Aunali bhai Khalfan, Dsm Jamaat Vice Chairman Riyaz bhai Bhojani and other dignitaries present jointly.

The walk was attended by approximately 150 - 170 participants including Madrassah students who thoroughly enjoyed the cool weather and the walk.

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Circular No: JMT/137/18                                                    

The Africa Federation Tabligh Board Chairman has appointed Br. Mubashir Sheriff as the Vice Chairman of the Board following the migration by Br. Zishan Somji to Iran to pursue further Islamic Education.
 
Mubashir is a student completing his final year degree in Dental Surgery at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and is also the current Chairman of the National and International Affairs of the Tanzania Dental Students Association.
 
Brought up in Arusha, his initial experience in the community consisted of various endeavours including the Youth Development Committee, KSIJ Arusha Madrasah, and being an avid member of the Kilimeru Sports Club.
 
Following his move to Dar es Salaam to pursue his post-secondary education, Mubashir continued his support and involvement in the community, beginning as a Development Society member and growing to become a Patron of the Students Council. He then moved on to work on many projects under the Africa Federation Tabligh Board and Project North Star under World Federation.

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Samachar - April 2018In this Issue

April 2018 - Shab'aan 1439

Federation Samachar Interviews AFED Chairman

Africa Federation Delegates visit Jamaats

Africa Federation's New Housing Project

Africa Federation Qur'an Competition

BMM T Holds Free Eye Camps in Tanzania

World Federation's Khoja Heritage Tour

Africa and Muslim World News


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Role of Allama Seyyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi in the
Bilal Muslim Mission
 

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CIRCULAR NO: JMT/136/18                                                   

MOON FORECAST – ZILKAAD 1439 A.H.

The forecast for the Crescent of 1st Zilkaad 1439 A.H. is as follows: - (Please note that the forecast is based for Dar-es-Salaam and all timings are D’Salaam local time, other towns in the West should make necessary adjustments depending upon the time of sunset).
 
The birth of the Astronomical New Moon is at 5.49 a.m. on Friday 13th July 2018 i.e. 29th Shawwal 1439 A.H.
 
On Friday 13th July 2018, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:  

Sunset 6.21 p.m.
Crescent age at Sunset 12 hours 32 minutes     
Moonset 6.50 p.m.
Time Duration 21 minutes
Crescent Elongation at Sunset      06.28 degrees
Moon Altitude at Sunset 05.42 degrees

SIGHTING IS NOT POSSIBLE

On Saturday 14th July 2018, the age of the New Moon after the Sun has set is:       

Sunset 6.21 p.m.
Crescent age at Sunset 36 hours 33 minutes      
Moonset 7.53 p.m.
Time Duration 1 hour 32 minutes
Crescent Elongation at Sunset      20.40 degrees
Moon Altitude at Sunset 19.55 degrees

SIGHTING IS POSSIBLE

The best time to observe the crescent is when the sun is 5 degrees below the horizon at 6.39 p.m., when the crescent will Insha’Allah be 20 degrees North of West, 1 degree South of where the sun had set.
 
EXPECT 1st ZILKAAD 1439 AH ON SUNDAY 15TH JULY 2018.
 
 
Secretariat

REF: EB/SH/06/18                                                     

2nd ANNUAL REGIONAL EDUCATION FORUM – APRIL 2018


As part of on-going efforts to enhance collaboration between our Community Schools and respective Education Boards in the region, the Education Board of Africa Federation held its 2nd Annual Regional Education Forum, hosted by Central Board of Education of Dar es Salaam Jamaat, on Friday 27th April 2018, at the Al Muntazir School.

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AHMEDBHAI HAJI FAZAL HASHAM  

Memories - A renowned member of Mogadishu Jamaat

Ahmedbhai Haji Fazal Hasham was born in Mogadishu in 1906. His father was a renowned businessman, a pious and an active member of the community. Ahmedbhai’s father Fazalbhai brought a teacher from India on his own expenses in order to teach the community children. Through this, Ahmedbhai learnt his basics in Gujrati and learnt Qur’an from an Arab Maalim. He also studied Italian language at the Mission School.

Ahmedbhai and his sister were the only living children from the total 10 children of Fazalbhai. Being the only son Ahmedbhai was the whole and sole adviser of his father Fazalbhai.

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