Fall 2020

With the present pandemic restrictions, ALI will only conduct online courses for the year 2020-2021. 
For this year, ALI courses will focus on the following themes:
1) Quranic Insights – Studying the Quran for a deeper understanding of the wisdom and guidance within it.
2) The Ma’sumin (a) – Role and contribution of the Divinely sent guides for humanity.
3) Family Relationships – Islamic teachings on maintaining and enhancing the family structure.
4) Physical and mental well being – Guidance on health and well being from community workers.
The Fall term will run from Sept to Nov 2020.

ALI-565: Quran Appreciation, ages 7-9

Quran Appreciation classes offer child-friendly and interactive Quran learning for children. The present courses will cover Sura al-Baqarah, verses 246-251.  Students will learn about the story of Talut and Jalut from the life of Prophet ...
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ALI-566: Quran Appreciation, ages 10-12 (for Europe and Africa)

Quran Appreciation classes offer child-friendly and interactive Quran learning for children. The present courses will cover Sura al-Baqarah, verses 246-251.  Students will learn about the story of Talut and Jalut from the life of Prophet ...
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ALI-567: Quran Appreciation, ages 10-12 (for North America)

Quran Appreciation classes offer child-friendly and interactive Quran learning for children. The present courses will cover Sura al-Baqarah, verses 246-251.  Students will learn about the story of Talut and Jalut from the life of Prophet ...
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ALI-568: Quran Appreciation, Girls ages 13-16

Quran Appreciation classes offer child-friendly and interactive Quran learning for children. The present courses will cover Sura al-Baqarah, verses 246-251.  Students will learn about the story of Talut and Jalut from the life of Prophet ...
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ALI-569: Quran Appreciation, Boys ages 13-16

Quran Appreciation classes offer child-friendly and interactive Quran learning for children. The present courses will cover Sura al-Baqarah, verses 246-251.  Students will learn about the story of Talut and Jalut from the life of Prophet ...
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ALI-570: Spiritual Guidance from the Prophet (s) – for women only

Divine guides were sent to lead human beings back to the realm that they originated from. The Prophet Muhammad (s) showed believers how to be in touch with inner realities, thereby building character and purity of the ...
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ALI-571: History of Translation of the Quran into English

The Holy Quran has been translated into English over one hundred times since the mid-seventeenth century. In this brief course, we will look at how the English translations of the Quran by Muslims and non-Muslims ...
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ALI-572: Knowledge of the Unseen in the Qur’an and Shia Traditions

The course will introduce the students to the concept of 'ilm al-ghayb (knowledge of the unseen) in the Qur'an. Students will study whether knowledge of the ghayb is limited to Allah (S) or possible for ...
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ALI-573: The Peace Treaty of Imam al-Hasan (a)

In the year 41 AH Imam al-Hasan (a) signed his famous peace treaty with Mu'awiyah. Thus ended the five-year period of infallible rule. Was this peace treaty a reversal of ways? A capitulation in the ...
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ALI-574: Active Preparation for the Imam of our Time as a Family (for women only)

We live in a world full of oppression, falsehood and deception.  As we wait for the coming of our Imam (ATFS) to establish peace and justice, what can we do in our family units to prepare ...
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ALI-575: Understanding Food Labels

Information on food packaging labels can be confusing and sometimes misleading.  Understanding how to read and interpret the information on a food label can help you make healthy food choices for you and your family.  ...
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ALI-576: Historical Reliability of the Qur’an

One of the criticisms of the Qur'an by non-Muslim scholars is with respect to the historical accuracy of the Qur'an. In particular, the narrations of historical events in the Qur'an, like the flood of Prophet ...
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