Entries by Shaik Kaleem

Ramadan 2020 Announcement

Brothers & Sisters, Assalamu-Alaikum! Islamic Foundation has decided to follow ISNA’s Fiqh Council of North America (FCNA) to determine the first day of Ramadan 1441H and first day of Shawwal 1441H.  According to ISNA’s Fiqh Council, the first day of Ramadan 1441H will be on Friday, April 24, 2020 and first day of Shawwal/Eid ul-Fitr […]

Friday Virtual Lecture

Jummuah is a sacred day for us and our connection to our faith is stronger than bricks and windows. Allah will protect His house and we should feed our souls with guidance. Join Imam Hisham every Friday at 1:00 on Facebook Live for a brief reminder. Re-broadcast available on the Islamic Foundation YouTube page at […]

From Chairman’s Desk : Coronavirus Update

Brothers & Sisters, Assalamu-Alaikum! Ramadan Kareem ! I am concerned about the safety of every community member and pray to Allah(SWT) to keep you all safe.  I would like to provide you with an update on what actions the Islamic Foundation Board of Trustees have taken at the Islamic Foundation, to safeguard our community members. […]

All events and activities cancelled!

Due to the concerns over the COVID-19 Corona Virus and safety of our community, the Chairman and the Board of Trustees of Islamic Foundation have decided to cancel  the following activities and events  at the Islamic Foundation until further notice effective 12:00 a.m. March 13, 2020: Five Daily Prayers Friday Prayers Tarawih Prayers Full-time School […]

Dr. Nacer Hedroug passes away

Islamic Foundation is deeply saddened to announce the death of Dr. Nacer Hedroug, earlier this morning in Algeria.  He was an active member of the Islamic Foundation Community for many years and served on the Islamic Foundation Board and School Committee.  He is survived by his widow Maggie Hedroug and his children Shaikh Omar Hedroug, […]

IFS Girls’ Varsity Volleyball Team Brings Home Banner!

Thursday night October 17th, the Islamic Foundation School (IFS) girls varsity volleyball team was crowned as the Metro-Prep Conference Champions. This championship will mark the first time in many years any female varsity team has won at this level. The match had to go to all three sets with Hinsdale Academy winning the first set […]


At Islamic Foundation Eid-ul-Adha  will be on Sunday, August 11, 2019.  Islamic Foundation follows the Chicago Hilal Committee for moon sighting to determine the beginning of Islamic month.   There will be three Eid Prayers and following are the timings and Khateebs: First Eid Prayer                  7:30 am      Sheikh Hisham Qaisi Second Eid Prayer            […]

Islamic Foundation Board Positions

Islamic Foundation is requesting recommendations for two dynamic leaders from the community to serve on its Board in a voluntary capacity to lead and oversee the Weekend Schools and Youth Committees.  The descriptions for each role can be viewed by clicking below: Weekend Schools Committee Youth Committee If you are interested in serving or know […]