• Welcoming the Month of Ramadhan

    Salaamun ‘Alaikum, Ramadhan Mubarak! May Almighty God accept your fasting and good deeds. The first day of Ramadhan will be April 2nd (subject to moonsighting). The Islamic Center will be open every evening for services including but limited to Maghribain prayers, du’a, lectures, and Iftar boxes.   The program will begin...

  • Ziarats Packages to Iraq

    May 6, 2022 to May 15, 2022

  • Press Release: Hate Crime at Brentwood Mosque. Sacred Religious Artifacts Set Ablaze and Pro-Trump Graffiti on Mosque Grounds

    In the Name of God, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEHate Crime at Brentwood Mosque. Sacred Religious Artifacts Set Ablaze and Pro-Trump Graffiti on Mosque Grounds (Brentwood, NY – 5/18/21) Jafria Association of North America (JANA) condemns the vandalism of the Islamic Center of Suffolk County, Shah-E-Najaf...

  • Statement on the Current Uprising and the Murder of George Floyd

    “O you who believe be upright for Allah and be bearers of witness with justice.” (Quran 5:8) The Shah-E-Najaf Islamic Center of Suffolk County in New York stands in solidarity with the oppressed citizens of America in their struggle for justice, and for an abolitionist approach to police reform, reparation,...

  • Pay Your Zakat al-Fitrah

    It is obligatory on the individual who is sane, adult (physically mature), and wealthy (whose finances are secure through available assets or continuous income). Zakat al-Fitrah is equivalent of three kilograms (about 6.6 pounds) of a popular food such as rice or wheat (per person).This is a $12 (US Dollar) minimum...

  • Announcements

    Coronavirus Update

    Current information on how to prevent the spread of the Corona Virus: The following is a special message from the United States Department of Health and Human Services – Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/prevention-treatment.html

  • Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (p)

    Name: AliTitle: Asadullah (Lion of God); Haydar (Brave-hearted), Abu Turab (Father of Dust), Amir al-Mu’minin (Commander of the Faithful)Kunya: Abu al-Hassan; Abu al-HassanainFather: Abu Talib (Peace be upon him)Mother: Fatimah bint AsadBorn: 13th Rajab, 23 BH/595 CE inside the Holy Kabah in Makkah, Hejaz region of the Arabian PeninsulaDied: 21st Ramadan, 40 AH/661 CE, after being struck...

  • Karbala Timeline

    “O God! Here is the place where our blood will be shed. Here is the place where our graves will be.” – Imam Husayn This is a day by day account of Husayn’s time in Karbala leading up to the massacre on Ashura. Day 1 AH 61 (1st October 680)Husayn...

  • Karbala and Beyond

    The captives were taken to Kufa where Zaynab, Husayn’s sister is defiant in the face of ibn Ziyad, one of battlefield commanders. They are forced to travel to Damascus where Yazid gloats over the head of Husayn and insults Ali and Zaynab, the only family who survived the massacre at...

  • Who’s Who of Karbala

    Find out more about the key people mentioned in the historical events surrounding the Ashura massacre in Karbala.(NB: Hijri dates are given beforehand followed by Gregorian dates, thus 132AH/750CE) Ali (Abu’l – Hasan ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib)Though not directly involved at Karbala, ‘Ali is a vitally important character in Islamic...