Check out our December 2018 Newsletter! Click Here!


AMERICAN MUSLIM INSTITUTE

Statement 10.27.18

The members of the Omaha Muslim Community and the American Muslim Institute would like to express our deep condolences to all the victims and their families of the tragic shooting that took place at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.
We condemn such horrific acts of terrorism and we keep the victims and their families in our prayers.

AMI Board

 

 

American Muslim Institute Press Release

The AMI community is saddened by the latest decision and its prospect of division and violence in the Middle East. As part of the tri-faith initiative, we hope that someday, Jerusalem will accommodate the different religions that make up its history and present fabric. Living side by side in harmony is a reality that can only be achieved through true empathy and respect for one another’s beliefs, dignity, and humanity.

AMI 

February 29, 2016 • Uncategorized

Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala to speak in Omaha for Girls Inc. this summer

POSTED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016 12:00 AM | UPDATED: 2:18 PM, WED MAR 2, 2016. By Michael Kelly / World-Herald columnist She is the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, an advocate for education and the rights of women and girls. Still a teenager, she is known worldwide by merely her first name — Malala. And she … Continue reading Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala to speak in Omaha for Girls Inc. this summer


READ MORE >

POSTED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016 12:00 AM | UPDATED: 2:18 PM, WED MAR 2, 2016.

By Michael Kelly / World-Herald columnist

She is the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, an advocate for education and the rights of women and girls. Still a teenager, she is known worldwide by merely her first name — Malala.

And she is coming to Omaha on July 18, speaking at the fundraising luncheon for the nonprofit Girls Inc.

“She is probably going to be our most meaningful speaker for girls to date,” said Roberta Wilhelm, the social service agency’s executive director. “Girls are moved by her story and relate to her.” Read the entire article here.


< BACK

February 26, 2016 • Uncategorized

First Presbyterian Church expresses support

First Presbyterian Church January 18, 2016 Dr. Mohiuddin: On behalf of the congregation at First Presbyterian Church, the Session expresses our support for our community and our desire for you to confidently feel you and all Muslims are a vital part of the Omaha Community. As Muslims and Christians, we believe God miraculously welcomes and … Continue reading First Presbyterian Church expresses support


READ MORE >

First Presbyterian Church

January 18, 2016

Dr. Mohiuddin:

On behalf of the congregation at First Presbyterian Church, the Session expresses our support for our community and our desire for you to confidently feel you and all Muslims are a vital part of the Omaha Community. As Muslims and Christians, we believe God miraculously welcomes and accepts each of us. And so we show our faith by in turn accepting others regardless of their faith, culture, or ethnicity. Read the entire letter here.


< BACK

February 26, 2016 • Uncategorized

Three congregations come together at Tri-Faith Campus in Omaha

National Catholic Reporter by Elizabeth A. Elliott OMAHA, NEB. It started with a conversation about parking lots. Rabbi Aryeh Azriel, a senior rabbi at Temple Israel, a Reform Jewish congregation, was speaking to Bob Freeman, past president of Temple Israel, about building a new place. They both remarked how nice it was to share parking … Continue reading Three congregations come together at Tri-Faith Campus in Omaha


READ MORE >

National Catholic Reporter
by Elizabeth A. Elliott

OMAHA, NEB. It started with a conversation about parking lots.

Rabbi Aryeh Azriel, a senior rabbi at Temple Israel, a Reform Jewish congregation, was speaking to Bob Freeman, past president of Temple Israel, about building a new place. They both remarked how nice it was to share parking lots with a Methodist church and an Omaha theater on High Holy Days.

They planned to relocate to West Omaha and contacted Dr. Syed Mohiuddin, president of the American Muslim Institute, whose group was also relocating. The conversation moved from sharing parking lots to wondering about a campus where three communities — Temple Israel, along with Muslim and Christian houses of worship — would share what is now known as the Tri-Faith campus. Read the entire article here.


< BACK

January 11, 2016 • Uncategorized

A Rabbi, Priest And Imam Are Building The House Of One In Berlin

The House of One A priest, rabbi and an imam walk into a house of worship…This isn’t the start of a joke – it’s the start of something even better: Posted by AJ+ on Sunday, December 13, 2015. See the video below.


READ MORE >

The House of One

A priest, rabbi and an imam walk into a house of worship…This isn’t the start of a joke – it’s the start of something even better:

Posted by AJ+ on Sunday, December 13, 2015. See the video below.


< BACK

January 10, 2016 • Uncategorized

First Congregational, United Church of Christ express support and solidarity

January 4, 2016 We are First Congregational, United Church of Christ in Red Oak wish to express our support and solidarity with the Muslim Community. The current climate of fear and mistrust of all Muslims runs against one of the simplest messages of love taught by Jesus, found in Mark 12:31 – “Love your neighbor as … Continue reading First Congregational, United Church of Christ express support and solidarity


READ MORE >

January 4, 2016

We are First Congregational, United Church of Christ in Red Oak wish to express our support and solidarity with the Muslim Community. The current climate of fear and mistrust of all Muslims runs against one of the simplest messages of love taught by Jesus, found in Mark 12:31 – “Love your neighbor as yourself.”

We do not condone the extreme actions of any radical individuals or groups, Recently we hosted Dr. Syed Mohiuddin, president of the American Muslim Institute and representative of Islam from Tri-Faith Initiative in Omaha, Nebraska. Read the entire letter here.


< BACK