Miftaah Travels: Fall Umrah!
Alhamdullilah, Miftaah Institute is excited to announce that we will be going for Umrah on Thanksgiving Break, November 17 - 26th 2023! Our Umrah package will include:
4 nights in Madinah
4 nights in Makkah
InshaAllah the group will arrive in Madinah and will be leaving from Jeddah. All travel accommodations included! We will be joined by scholars, Mufti Abdul Wahab Waheed, Imam Hamzah Ghia, Shaykh Oosman Mustoofa, and Shaykh Sheryar Bashir. There is no greater joy than to be accepted by Allah (SWT) to visit His House and the blessed city of the Prophet (SAW) so join us this Thanksgiving for a cathartic and unforgettable journey!
Land Only Packages
Shaykh Mikaeel Smith
Shaykh Mikaeel Ahmed Smith is an instructor at Qalam. He is a faculty member at the Qalam Seminary where he teaches Tafsir, Seerah, Aqeedah, and Hadith. He gives lectures and conducts various classes for the community. You can listen to him regularly on the Qalam Podcast.
Shaykh Mikaeel previously served as a resident scholar at the Islamic Society of Annapolis and the Islamic Society of Baltimore. He grew up in a deeply spiritual Christian home in Buffalo, NY. At the age of 18, he embraced Islam after reading the Qur’an and the Autobiography of Malcolm X. He then enrolled at the Dar ul-Uloom al-Madania in Buffalo, NY, where he completed his memorization of the Qur’an. He continued his studies in Jami’a Abu Noor in Damascus, Syria.
In 2012, he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Islamic Studies at the Dar ul-Uloom Canada in Chatham, Ontario. He is the author of With the Heart in Mind, a book exploring the moral and emotional intelligence of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. He currently resides in Dallas, TX with his wife and three children.
Mufti Hussain Kamani is a faculty member at the Qalam Seminary where he teaches Sahih Muslim, Mishkat Al Masabih, Fiqh, and Tazkiya. He gives lectures, conducts seminars and workshops, and teaches Intensives and leads Hajj & Umrah groups. He currently resides in Dallas, TX with his wife and four children. He also serves as a resident scholar for the Islamic Association of Carrollton (Masjid Al-Rahman).
Shaykh Abdullah Waheed was born and raised in the suburbs of Detroit, MI. Shaykh Abdullah is a co-founder and instructor at Miftaah Institute and is also the Director of Islamic Affairs at Flint Islamic Center.
Mufti Abdul Rahman is serving as a principal and is a full-time instructor at Michigan Islamic Institute, the brother organization of Miftaah Institute. He travels across North America as a khateeb and lecturer. He is well-known for his calm and down-to-Earth demeanor.
Abdul Wahab Waheed
Shaykh AbdulNasir Jangda is the founder, director, and an instructor at Qalam. After returning from his studies, he taught at the local university and Islamic schools and served as the Imam in the Dallas area.
Unique life Experience
Explore Medinah and Its Surrounding Historical Sites
Perform Umrah in the Holy Land of Makkah with Friends and family
Seethe majesty of the The Great Mosque (Masjid al-Haram) and the Kaaba
opportunity to perform salat, pray, and praise Allah in Makkah and Madinah
contact us for questions at Travel@miftaah.org
Flights from Michigan will be leaving November 17, 2023 from the Detroit Airport (DTW). Flights will be returning on November 26, 2023 in Chicago, IL. Transportation back to Detroit, MI will be provided.
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