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FALL TERM CLASSES BEGIN SEP 20!

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Scholarship

Begin the road to scholarship with nights & weekend classes.

 

Intermediate

 

11 live courses

(details below)

All Arkview+ courses
All Arkview courses

+25 Pre-recorded classes

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$49/mo

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Foundations

The foundations of the deen for kids, youth, and adults.

Beginner

7 live courses

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Access to Arkview courses

+21 Pre-recorded classes

 

 

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$10/mo

Safina Society has helped me grow in my deen since the very first day I started practicing Islam. I have grown and learned so much through the classes, events, live streams and just being around all of the people involved.

- Alisha Stegall-Rufai

FALL 2020

Live Courses

1 Arabic Night Course

• On Arkview+. This course is live starting September 21. All sessions recorded.

• By the end of this course, students will be able to read classical Arabic while knowing its grammar and understanding the morphology of the individual words. 

• Schedule: Monday - Thursday, 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST (except September 8:45 PM - 9:45 PM)

• Pre-Requisites: Students must be able to read the letters and have a basic understanding of grammar. Can catch up by watching the videos of the course Intro to Arabic Grammar in 40 Lessons.

• Teachers: Niaz Hannan & Osama Salhia

• Texts: The first is for Nahw (syntax), and the second and third for arf (morphology).

Al-Tuhfa al-Saniyya, Explanation of the Ajrumiyya PDF Purchase

From the Treasures of Arabic Morphology PDF Purchase

Cream of Arabic Imperative Words PDF Purchase

Hans Wehr Dictionary PDF Purchase

2 Wisdoms of Sira

• On Arkview+. This course is live starting September 20. All sessions recorded.

• This course goes through Shaykh Sa'eed Ramadan al-Bouti's Fiqh al-Sira. The first half of this book was covered last Spring. This term we cover the second half of the sira as well as the lessons from the Khulafa.  

• Schedule: Sunday, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST

• Pre-Requisites: Students are recommended to purchase the book and catch up on the first half of the course through the videos on the class page.

• Teacher: Shadee Elmasry

3 Quran for Kids

• On Arkview+. This course is live starting September 21. All sessions recorded.

• This class teaches kids how to read the Quran, with stories and lessons infused in each class. Students are placed in beginner or intermediate levels, depending on whether they can read Arabic.

• Schedule: Saturday, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST, Monday & Wednesday, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST

• Age: 7-11 (elementary schoolers)

• Teachers: Afnan Alheyari & Alyan Usmani

4 Fiqh for Kids

• On Arkview+ & Arkview. This course is live starting September 20. All sessions recorded.

• This course covers basic beliefs, purification, prayer, fasting, and manners, as well as Sira. Students are placed in beginner or intermediate levels.   

• Schedule: Sunday, 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM EST

• Age: 7-11 (elementary schoolers)

• Teachers: Hala Amer

5 Story Time for Kids

• On Arkview+ & Arkview. This course is live starting September 20. All sessions recorded.

• This course goes through the emotional and detailed stories of the Prophet peace be upon him and will cover the hadith and timelines of the events in Sira. 

• Schedule: Sunday, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST

• Age: 7-11 (elementary schoolers)

• Teachers: Ali Bhatti

6 Companions of the Prophet for Tweens

• On Arkview+ & Arkview. This course is live starting September 21. All sessions recorded.

• Students will learn about the Companions and the lessons from their lives.

• Schedule: Monday, 5:00 PM - 5:40 PM EST

• Age: 12-14 (middle schoolers)

• Teacher: Kareem Odeh

7 Fortress of Faith for Teens

• On Arkview+ & Arkview. This course is live starting September 21. All sessions recorded.

• Students will learn the fundamentals of a Muslim's beliefs, or 'aqida.

• Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM EST (except October 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM EST)

• Age: 14-17 (high schoolers)

• Teacher: Ali Ben Saad

8 Description of the Prophet ﷺ 

• On Arkview+ & Arkview. This course is live starting Sep 22. All sessions recorded.

• You will learn in great detail everything about the Prophet's character & physical traits.

• Schedule: Tuesdays, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

• Teacher: Tariq Ameer

9 Maliki Fiqh: Al-Ashmawiyya

• On Arkview+ & Arkview. This course is live starting Sep 20. All sessions recorded.

• While the Ashmawiyya is a primer text, this course will delve into the evidences that support the various rulings. We will also look at the history of the madhhab and how to critically engage with a work of Islamic law.

• Schedule: Sundays, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST

• Teacher: Harun Saleh

10 Intro to Arabic Grammar in Forty Lessons

• On Arkview+ & Arkview. This course is live year-round. Grammar recordings are already up.

• The most foundational elements of grammar are covered, followed by reading passages read by the students. Upon completion of the forty lessons, we begin reading them all over again. The practice readings however, are always different.

• Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM EST

• Teacher: Shadee Elmasry

11 Interactive Tajwid

• On Arkview+ & Arkview. This course is live year-round. Tajwid recordings are already up.

• This course will begin with covering the basics and fundamentals of the science of Tajwid followed by theory and practice sessions to learn the proper pronunciation of the Arabic alphabet and the rules of Tajwid.

• Schedule: Thursday, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST & Saturday, 10:00 AM- 12:15 PM EST

• Teacher: Ashir Kirk

Complete schedule of live classes.

Plus over 21 pre-recorded classes.

MEET

Our Teachers

Niaz Hannan

Currently an Imam in South Jersey, Mufti Niaz studied in England and South Africa.

He is Safina's resident Hanafi scholar, and an avid Philly sports fan.

Harun Saleh

Harun began his studies with Safina and is now delving deep into Maliki fiqh, studying under Sh. Zuhayr Qazzan while studying other sciences with other scholars in Egypt. He is an accountant by trade and currently preparing to attend

Al-Azhar University.

Afnan Alheyari

A very consistent, patient, and enthusiastic teacher of the Quran, Afnan is dedicated to educating our children in how to recite the Quran properly. We hope to expand the program she began to three sessions a week. 

Shadee Elmasry

Currently scholar in residence at New Brunswick Islamic Center, Dr. Shadee's PhD was on the da'wa of Imam al-Haddad, focusing on elevating the standard of knowledge of the common Muslim.

Osamah Salhia

Shaykh Osamah, Imam in North Jersey, spent ten years in Cairo studying Shafi'i fiqh and the ten qira'at of Quran. He will be teaching syntax (Nahw) in our Arabic Night Course.

Hala Amer

A Safina student of many years, Hala is excellent at keeping kids' attention and motivating them to love fiqh. She has taught Fiqh for Kids for two years now, reviewing through Kahoot games that the students love.

Tariq Ameer

Our Shafi'i fiqh resource, Imam Tariq has taught at Safina for years. He is currently a chaplain in Newark, and PhD candidate at Bayan Claremont.

Ashir Adrian Kirk

A man of many talents, Ustadh Ashir is a tajwid master, business owner, web designer, and now, PhD students at Bayan Claremont. We are happy to have him teach tajwid.

Ali Ben Saad

A Safina student of many years, Ali now studies with scholars from Egypt and Algeria. He teaches Arabic full time at an Islamic school and also has a fashion company, Qayrawan Co.

Ali Bhatti

Ali is an avid storyteller, and knows how to keeps kids' attention, while transmitting love for the Prophet peace be upon him, and his family & companions. He teaches the sira portion of Fiqh for Kids.

Excellent, informative and engaging Islamic courses online and at the Masjid. Qualified instructors. Very welcoming society."

- Orlando Rosario

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