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IMANA’s Ramadan Refreshment with Dr. Omar Suleiman & Khalid Latif – Virtual Iftar
May 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm CDT
IMANA's Ramadan Refreshment with Dr. Omar Suleiman & Khalid LatifMay 1st - Virtual Iftar
Join us on Saturday, May 1st for a special IMANA Virtual Ramadan Iftar, broadcasted live featuring special guest speakers Dr. Omar Suleiman, Imam Khalid Lateef, as well as the NFL’s Oday Aboushi, Board President Dr. Nabile Safdar, Sheikh Abdulhakim Mohamed, and more. The event will cover recent IMANA initiatives, including our COVID-19 response programs during the pandemic – domestic and overseas, our emergency response for Lebanon and Puerto Rico, and our medical missions and projects elsewhere. Along with guest speakers, we will also be featuring personal testimonies from IMANA volunteers and staff members.
When: May 1st, 2021 @ 6:00PM – 7:30PM EST | 5:00PM – 6:30 CST
Speakers: Dr. Omar Suleiman, Imam Khalid Latif, Oday Aboushi
Dr. Omar Suleiman
Dr. Omar Suleiman is an American Muslim scholar, civil rights leader, writer, and public speaker. He is the Founder and President of Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, and an Adjunct Professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Methodist University. He is currently the Resident Scholar of the Valley Ranch Islamic Center and the Co-Chair Emeritus of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square, a multi-faith coalition of clergy for peace and justice.
Read his full bio here
Imam Khalid Latif
Khalid Latif is Executive Director and Chaplain (Imam) for the Islamic Center at New York University (NYU).
In 2005, Imam Latif was appointed the first Muslim chaplain at NYU. At NYU, Khalid initiated his vision for a pluralistic American Muslim community, rooted on campus and reaching out to the city. In 2006, Imam Latif was appointed the first Muslim chaplain at Princeton University. In 2007, Imam Latif’s position was fully institutionalized at New York University, and so he committed himself to that institution and the building of a Muslim life institution. Today’s Islamic Center is a leader among American Muslim organizations, uniquely shaped to contribute to the future of Muslim practice in the West.
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Oday Aboushi is an American football offensive guard for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Virginia and was selected by the New York Jets in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He is also a noted IMANA Medical Relief Mission volunteer. As part of the SaveSmile mission, Aboushi traveled to Sudan with IMANA in 2014 and 2015 to help over 300+ patients receive cleft palate repair.