Please join us along with Shaykh Hamza Yusuf and Shaykh Alaeddin El-Bakri on December 6th for a very special evening dedicated to the establishment of a spectacular permanent campus for Northstar School and the entire Bay Area Muslim community. As the Muslim community takes root for a vibrant future, few efforts are more crucial and valuable than investment in education and enduring institutions. Please join us in this effort and lend your support to the creation of a spectacular new place for the flourishing of the minds and hearts of our children and community.
ESTABLISHING PERMANENT ROOTS An Evening to Support Northstar’s New Campus Sunday, December 6, 2015, 5:00 pm with SHAYKH HAMZA YUSUF (Zaytuna College) SHAYKH ALAEDDIN EL-BAKRI along with a presentations by Northstar students at the Fremont Marriott Hotel 46100 Landing Parkway, Fremont, 94538 (Map)
DETAILS: – Tickets: $40, dinner included ($50 at the door) – Pre-registered childcare available (ages 3-10): $20 per child – Program includes dinner, performance by students, presentation of new campus, and keynote address by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf – Full table premium reservation (10 seats) available for $400.
Shaykh Hamza Yusuf Hamza Yusuf is a president, cofounder, and senior faculty member of Zaytuna College. He is an advisor to Stanford University’s Program in Islamic Studies and theCenter for Islamic Studies at Berkeley’s Graduate Theological Union. He also serves as a member of the board of advisors of George Russell’s One Nation, a national philanthropic initiative that promotes pluralism and inclusion in America. In addition, he serves as vice-president for the Global Center for Guidance and Renewal, which was founded and is currently presided over by Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah, one of the top jurists and masters of Islamic sciences in the world. Recently, Hamza Yusuf was ranked as “the Western world’s most influential Islamic scholar” by The 500 Most Influential Muslims, edited by John Esposito and Ibrahim Kalin, (2009). Shaykh Alaeddin El Bakri Shaykh Alaeddin Al Bakri began his study of Islam at a young age in North Africa and continued his education in the Islamic sciences in Jordan, learning from predominant scholars in the Muslim world. He has served the Muslim community in the United States in numerous capacities: serving as Imam at several Islamic centers and establishing full-time and weekend Islamic schools. He has also served as a founding board member of IMAN (Inner City Muslim Action Network) in Chicago, as a book editor for IQRA and also is an advisory board member in many Islamic organizations. Having been trained in both the Islamic sciences and secular education, Shaykh Alaeddin has the ability to appeal to various audiences on his main focus of helping Muslims develop a deep understanding of the self, life and faith. He currently serves as Khateeb at Saratoga Masjid.
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northstar’s new community campus
For over a decade Northstar School has provided top-notch, barakah-filled education to the bright young Muslim minds and leaders of tomorrow. We are thrilled to have finally found a magnificent permanent campus to even more powerfully serve the Muslim community now and into the future, insha’Allah.
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