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The Vice-Principal Attends the International Muslim Scholars Conference in Lombok, Indonesia

The Vice-Principal of Jamia Al-Karam and Vice-President of Al-Azhar Alumni UK Attended the International Muslim Scholars Conference in Lombok, Indonesia From 27-29 July 2018, the International Muslim Scholars Conference was held in the city of Mataram, in Lombok, Indonesia. The conference was jointly organised by Al-Azhar Alumni Indonesia (the Indonesian Branch of the World Organisation […]

End of Year Graduates Ceremony held at Jamia Al-Karam

The end of year graduates ceremony was held at Jamia Al-Karam on Thursday 2 August 2018, featuring the awarding of certificates to the students who graduated this year, as well as meaningful discourses delivered by the Principal, Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, and the Vice-Principal, Bakhtyar Pirzada al-Azhari. Students graduating by completing the 3-year Foundation […]

Archbishop of Canterbury hosts the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar at Lambeth Palace

On Wednesday evening, 18th July 2018, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, hosted a reception at Lambeth Palace with the Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar, to celebrate the first successful programme of ‘The Emerging Peacemakers’ Forum’. The Emerging Peacemakers’ Forum is jointly organised by Lambeth Palace, The Muslim Council of Elders, Al-Azhar Al-Sharif […]

The Qur’an Summer Camp – A 2-week residential programme

‘The Quran Summer Camp’ will be taking place from the 6th-17th August 2018 At Jamia Al-Karam, Eaton Hall, Retford, DN22 0PR Presented by Jamia Al-Karam, Al-Azhar Alumni UK & Darul Qurra, under the guidance and supervision of Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada. The 2-week residential programme of intensive study and training will be focussing primarily […]

23rd anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide – Memorial week

This week is the Srebrenica Memorial Week marking the 23rd anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide in which the European Muslims of Bosnia and Herzegovina suffered “unimaginable savagery” at the hands of General Ratko Mladic’s forces. More than 8,000 Muslim men and boys were massacred in the greatest atrocity on European soil since the Second World […]

Annual Alumni Summit held at Jamia Al-Karam presided by Shaykh Pirzada

On Saturday 28 April 2018, Jamia Al-Karam hosted its annual alumni and graduates get-together event at its campus of Eaton Hall in Retford. Graduates since 1988 and Imams and young scholars from across the country, from Southampton to Dundee, and from Norway and overseas attended the event. It was indeed a blessing to see such […]

Shaykh Pirzada at Alumni Conference of DMG Bhera Sharif

Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada recently travelled to Pakistan to attend the two-day international alumni conference of Dar-ul-Uloom Muhammadia Ghausia in Bhera Sharif, Pakistan, that took place on 21st and 22nd April 2018. The conference saw the graduation of 480 scholars who completed their studies at the institution in 2017 and 2018, and hundreds of […]

Statement on the passing away of Pir Atiq-ur-Rehman Faizpuri (RA)

Allah’s name I begin with, the utmost Kind, the ever Merciful. ON THE PASSING AWAY OF PIR ATIQ-UR-REHMAN FAIZPURI (RA) – Shaykh al-Tariqah of an esteemed Khanqah (Dhangri Sharif) in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan, Shaykh Pir Muhammad Atiq-ur-Rehman Faizpuri (ra), has departed to his Lord. “Indeed we are for Allah, and to Him we are return.” […]

Team JAK Tough Mudder Challenge – In support of Jamia Al-Karam

Team JAK will be participating in the Tough Mudder Challenge on the 12th of May, in support of the wonderful work of Jamia Al-Karam. Tough Mudder is a team-oriented obstacle course designed to test physical strength and mental grit. Tough Mudder puts camaraderie over finisher rankings and is not a race but a team challenge. […]

Teacher of Scholars, Allama Mufti Muhammad Sharfuddin (Ra) has passed away

The Founder and Principal of Jamia Al-Karam,Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, on behalf of everyone associated with Jamia Al-Karam expresses his sadness and condolences at the passing away of the teacher of scholars, Shaykh-ul-Hadith Allama Mufti Muhammad Sharfuddin (ra), who has recently passed away whilst in Pakistan. Indeed we are for Allah, and indeed to […]