Events

Jun 23

2018-06-23 8:00:00 2018-06-23 14:00:00 America/Los_Angeles CANCELLED: Zaytuna Outdoor Enrichment Free Day Hike Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been canceled. Please contact Scott Doolin at [email protected] for more information.  Hike with Zaytuna College faculty member Imam Dawood Yasin and Zaytuna College student trip leaders. Day hikes are intended to provide community members an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of God’s creation during local Bay Area hikes. Hikes will include selected readings from the Islamic tradition that directly relate to the natural world and that help foster a deeper connection with God through the natural world. Location: Local Bay Area hike. Location to be determined. INSTRUCTORS:Imam Dawood YasinScott Doolin, Zaytuna College ‘18 TBD Zaytuna College

CANCELLED: Zaytuna Outdoor Enrichment Free Day Hike

time8:00am - 2:00pm

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locationTBD

Hike with Zaytuna College faculty member Imam Dawood Yasin and Zaytuna College student trip leaders...

Jun 24 - 29

2018-06-24 0:00:00 2018-06-24 0:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Zaytuna Summer Academy: High School High school students from across the country can join Muslim faculty on the Berkeley campus of Zaytuna College for spirited conversation and ennobling thought stimulated by the great books of the Islamic tradition and Western Civilization. For a week, participants will engage firsthand with some of the more significant works of the past 2,500 years. They’ll read and discuss works selected from such masters of Islamic and the Western scholarly traditions as Homer, Sophocles, Plato, Aristotle, Euripides, Ovid, Saint Augustine, Imam Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī, Ibn Khaldūn, Abu Dawud, Imam Shams al-Din al-Dhahabi, Imam al-Qurtubi, Al-Farābīi, Al-Ghazzālī, Naquib al-Attas, Petrarch, Shakespeare, Newton and Kepler. It will be a time to make new friends, to enjoy the give and take of rational argument, and to pursue the truth. Zaytuna College offers a beautiful Muslim environment, which provides a rich spiritual and intellectual life. INSTRUCTORS Imam Dawood Yasin MALS (Dartmouth College) Dr Youssef Ismail PhD (Stanford University) Dr Omar Qureshi PhD (Loyola University Chicago) Dr Jawad Qureshi PhD (University of Chicago) Scott Doolin BA (Evergreen State) and BA (Zaytuna College) Zaytuna College Student Residential AssistantsCOST & REGISTRATION Cost: $850.00 per individual. Includes: Tuition, housing, meals, books, and organized off-campus activities. *Cancellation policy:1. Payment due at time of registration.2. No refund if the cancellation request is received on or after June 22nd 2018. This program is now full.  For more information, contact Nesrine Mehai at [email protected], or call 510-900-3139. Zaytuna College, 2770 Marin Ave Berkeley CA 94708 Zaytuna College

Zaytuna Summer Academy: High School

time12:00am

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locationZaytuna College, 2770 Marin Ave Berkeley CA 94708

High school students from across the country can join Muslim faculty on the Berkeley campus of Zaytuna College for spirited conversation and ennobling...

Jun 29

2018-06-29 18:00:00 2018-06-29 20:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Spring 2018 Zaytuna College Book Club: Destiny Disrupted Join Imam Zaid Shakir and Imam Dawood Yasin for our final Book Club event for Spring 2018. The Book Club will be discussing the book, “Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes” by Tamim Ansary – a book that leads the reader through nearly 1,500 years of Islamic history, from the revelation of the Qur’an and the early life of the Islamic community, through the Abbasids, the Ottomans, the Mughals, and up to the beginnings of the 21st century.  Come and experience an in-depth discussion on world history and the intersection of Islamic civilization with Western civilization. Welcome reception starts at 6:00 p.m. and program starts at 7:00 p.m. Free EventRSVP Here Zaytuna College, 2401 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley, CA, USA Zaytuna College

Spring 2018 Zaytuna College Book Club: Destiny Disrupted

time6:00 - 8:00pm

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locationZaytuna College, 2401 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley, CA, USA

Join Imam Zaid Shakir and Imam Dawood Yasin for our final Book Club event for Spring 2018...

Jul 8 - 13

2018-07-08 0:00:00 2018-07-08 0:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Zaytuna Summer Academy For Middle School Boys Middle school students (who have completed sixth or seventh grade by summer 2018) from across the country will join Zaytuna College students and faculty on the Berkeley campus of Zaytuna College for spirited conversation and ennobling thought stimulated by classes on our campus and in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. For a week, participants will learn principles from foundational texts in theology, fiqh and prophetic biography. Students will also experience the beauty and majesty of the natural world backpacking for two nights. It will be a time to make new friends, and grow one’s faith. Zaytuna College offers a beautiful Muslim environment, which provides a rich spiritual and intellectual life. Dates: Sunday, July 8th to Friday, July, 13th 2018 Location: Zaytuna College, 2770 Marin Ave Berkeley CA 94708 and the Tahoe National Forest INSTRUCTORSImam Dawood Yasin MALS (Dartmouth College)Scott Doolin BA (Evergreen State) and BA (Zaytuna College)Hamzah Hashimi BA (Zaytuna College, Class of 2021) COST & REGISTRATION Cost: $750.00 per individual. Includes: Tuition, housing, meals, books, and organized off-campus activities. Cancellation policy: 1. Payment due at time of registration. 2. No refund if the cancellation request is received on or after July 6th 2018.This program is now full.  For more information, contact Nesrine Mehai at [email protected], or call 510-900-3139. Zaytuna College, 2770 Marin Ave Berkeley CA 94708 Zaytuna College

Zaytuna Summer Academy For Middle School Boys

time12:00am

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locationZaytuna College, 2770 Marin Ave Berkeley CA 94708

Middle school students from across the country will join Zaytuna College students and faculty on the Berkeley campus of Zaytuna College for spirited...

Jul 22 - 27

2018-07-22 0:00:00 2018-07-22 0:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Zaytuna Summer Academy for Middle School Girls Middle school students (who have  completed sixth or seventh grade by summer 2018) from across the country will join Zaytuna College students and faculty on the Berkeley campus of Zaytuna College for spirited conversation and ennobling thought stimulated by classes on our campus and in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. For a week, participants will learn principles from foundational texts in theology, fiqh and prophetic biography. Students will also experience the beauty and majesty of the natural world backpacking for two nights. It will be a time to make new friends, and grow one’s faith. Zaytuna College offers a beautiful Muslim environment, which provides a rich spiritual and intellectual life. Dates: July 22nd – 27th, 2018 Location: Zaytuna College, 2770 Marin Ave Berkeley CA 94708 and the Tahoe National Forest INSTRUCTORS Imam Dawood Yasin MALS (Dartmouth College)Kristen George PhD. Candidate (UC Berkeley)Hibah Thabit BA (Zaytuna College, Class of 2020) COST & REGISTRATION Cost: $750.00 per individual. Includes: Tuition, housing, meals, books, and organized off-campus activities. Cancellation policy: 1. Payment due at time of registration. 2. No refund if the cancellation request is received on or after July 20th 2018.Availability is limited, fill out your information below to reserve your spot. For more information, contact Nesrine Mehai at [email protected], or call 510-900-3139. Zaytuna College, 2770 Marin Ave Berkeley CA 94708 Zaytuna College

Zaytuna Summer Academy for Middle School Girls

time12:00am

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locationZaytuna College, 2770 Marin Ave Berkeley CA 94708

Middle school students from across the country will join Zaytuna College students and faculty on the Berkeley campus of Zaytuna College for spirited...

Aug 4 - 10

2018-08-04 0:00:00 2018-08-04 0:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Zaytuna Outdoor Enrichment One Week Backpacking Trip For many people, the outdoors can be a daunting experience. This trip will help you open your heart to the majesty of the natural world. You will also learn the basics of camping; practical necessities such as how to pack and wear a backpack, how to plan for food and proper hydration, how to select a campsite, setting up tents, procuring water, building a fire, the basics of hygiene and the fiqh of purity and prayer in the outdoors. You will also engage in reflecting upon previously selected passages, including verses from the Qur’an, selected hadith, and classical texts from the Islamic tradition. Proper knowledge of the camping basics will allow for a more in-depth experience during your week long immersion trip, including: Daily engagement with a classical text from the Islamic corpus and connecting its meanings to our experience in the natural world, fiqh of purity and prayer, learning the adab of camping (seven principles of Leave No Trace), determining prayer times and directions using natural signs, daily Qur’an recitation, dhikr, journaling, and individual and group-based reflection, and more. COST & REGISTRATION$1,050.00 per individual.Includes:FoodGear (tent, sleeping bag and pad, backpack, limited hiking clothing, rain gear)Transportation to and from the trail.Reading materials, both Islamic and conventional You will need to provide proof of health insurance, and a letter from your doctor indicating you do not have a health condition that will prevent you from hiking. Availability is limited, reserve your spot below. TBD Zaytuna College

Zaytuna Outdoor Enrichment One Week Backpacking Trip

time12:00am

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locationTBD

For many people, the outdoors can be a daunting experience. This trip will help you open your heart to the majesty of the natural world...

Aug 17 - 19

2018-08-17 0:00:00 2018-08-17 0:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Zaytuna Outdoor Enrichment Two-Night Three-Day Backpacking Trip For many people, the outdoors can be an intimidating place. Zaytuna College faculty member Imam Dawood Yasin will help you embrace the adventurer inside of you and find comfort in the beauty of nature. You will also learn the basics of camping; practical necessities such as how to pack and wear a backpack, how to plan for food and proper hydration, how to select a campsite, setting up tents, procuring water, building a fire, the basics of hygiene and the fiqh of purity and prayer in the outdoors. You will also engage in reflecting upon previously selected passages, including verses from the Qur’an, selected hadith, and classical texts from the Islamic tradition. This program will leave you with a solid foundation and basic skills to backpack comfortably and responsibly. Experience the beauty of the outdoors in a rustic wilderness setting.  COST & REGISTRATION$550.00 per individual. Includes:FoodGear (tent, sleeping bag and pad, backpack, limited hiking clothing, rain gear)Transportation to and from the trail.Reading materials, both Islamic and conventional Availability is limited, reserve your spot below. TBD Zaytuna College

Zaytuna Outdoor Enrichment Two-Night Three-Day Backpacking Trip

time12:00am

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locationTBD

For many people, the outdoors can be a daunting experience. Zaytuna College faculty member Imam Dawood Yasin will help you open your heart to...

Sep 22 - 23

2018-09-22 0:00:00 2018-09-22 0:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Zaytuna Outdoor Enrichment One-Night Two-Day Backpacking Trip For many people, venturing out into nature is akin to venturing out into the unknown. Through the Zaytuna Outdoor Enrichment program, you can learn to embrace the majesty of nature in your heart. You will also learn the basics of camping; practical necessities such as how to pack and wear a backpack, how to plan for food and proper hydration, how to select a campsite, setting up tents, procuring water, building a fire, the basics of hygiene and the fiqh of purity and prayer in the outdoors. You will also engage in reflecting upon previously selected passages, including verses from the Qur’an, selected hadith, and classical texts from the Islamic tradition. COST & REGISTRATION$350.00 per individual. Includes:FoodGear (tent, sleeping bag and pad, backpack, limited hiking clothing, rain gear)Transportation to and from the trail.Reading materials, both Islamic and conventional Availability is limited, reserve your spot below. TBD Zaytuna College

Zaytuna Outdoor Enrichment One-Night Two-Day Backpacking Trip

time12:00am

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locationTBD

For many people, the outdoors can be a daunting experience. This trip will help you open your heart to the majesty of the natural world...