ISAK News

Who are we?

Our mission

ornament1The Constitution of the Society is based on Islam to: Promote Goodwill, Understanding, Fellowship and Tolerance. Strengthen Fraternal Bonds, Provide Guidance based on the teachings of Islam, Disseminate information on the Teachings, History, Culture and Philosophy of Islam, Organize courses of study to meet the needs of Muslims as well as non-Muslims. Maintain an Islamic Center to serve as a place of Prayers and Religious Activities….

Learn who we are?

ornament1Welcome to the Islamic Society of Akron and Kent (ISAK). This is the community website which serves our community by providing up to date information about the events and activities taking place in our community center. The site also serves as a platform for interaction and communication between members of the society. Please provide us with your feedback and participate by becoming a member and signing up for the newsletter.

Our history

ornament1The Islamic Society had its modest beginnings when a group of Muslim students at KSU established a small masjid in their apartment at Rhodes Avenue in Kent, Ohio in September 1979. Muslims from adjoining communities joined them in June 1980. The Sunday Islamic School was started shortly thereafter with an initial enrollment of eight (8) children. A house on Williams Street was rented in December 1980 and the masjid was relocated there.

Islam Overview

ornament1The literal meaning of Islam is peace; surrender of one’s will i.e. losing oneself for the sake of God and surrendering one’s own pleasure for the pleasure of God. The message of Islam was revealed to the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings on him) 1, 400 years ago. It was revealed through angel Gabriel (on whom be peace) and was thus preserved in the Holy Quran. The Holy Quran carries a Divine guarantee of safeguard…

Upcoming Events

  • "DO THEY NOT SEE THE BIRDS CONTROLLED IN THE ATMOSPHERE OF THE SKY? NONE HOLDS THEM UP EXCEPT ALLAH. INDEED IN THAT ARE SIGNS FOR A PEOPLE WHO BELIEVE."

    - QURAN (16:79)

  • "SO BE PATIENT. INDEED, THE PROMISE OF ALLAH IS TRUE "

    – QURAN (30:60)

  • "AND HE IS WITH YOU WHEREVER YOU ARE..."

    – QURAN (57:4)