ISIJ Ramadhan Darsa Program – 2023 / 1444

Assalamun ‘Alaykum

As we enter the month of Ramadhan, we are excited to announce that we will be hosting the annual Darsa (“Qur’an khani”) program in person!

Here is what you need to know:

  • Timing: The Darsa program will take place nightly from 7PM – 7:45PM.
  • Ages: Moms and Tots (0 – 3) and Youth (ages 4 – 17)
  • Location: The Boys Darsa program will be held in the Main Hall.  The Girls Darsa program will take place in the classrooms in the As-Sadiq Preschool wing.


Student Registration:

Please complete the one-time registration below if you intend to participate in the program this year.  The registration helps us anticipate the number of total participants and plan accordingly.

Student registration is now OPEN!  Please see below.

Volunteers – we need your help!

This program would not be possible without your support.  We are looking for coordinators, teachers, and volunteers to support this year’s Darsa.  Any and all availability will be accommodated.  Please sign-up here!


Volunteer Registration


Competition Details:

We are reintroducing the Annual Qur’an Recitation and Memorization competitions this Ramadhan.

What you need to know:

  • Format:
  •          Participation is optional (…but highly encouraged!)
  •          There are two competitions: (a) Recitation (where participants will recite a pre-selected passage from the Qur’an); and (b) Memorization (where participants will recite the surah appropriate for their age group).
  • Students can register for one or both..
    • Dates:
Gents (all ages) Ladies (all ages)
Recitation (one round) Saturday, April 15 – 2PM Saturday, April 15 – 2PM
Memorization – Round 1 Saturday, April 8 – 2PM Saturday, April 8 – 2PM
Memorization – Round 2 Sunday, April 16 – 6PM
  • Registration: Please indicate your child’s interest in participating on the Registration form.  This will help us gauge interest and ensure we plan accordingly.


Competition Registration


  • Recitation Passages: Competitors will be randomly assigned a passage from the selection below on the day of the competition.


Competition Age Passages

(One will be picked on the day of the competition)

Ages 7 – 9 Surah Al-Imran (3), Ayat 84-86

Surah An-Nisa (4), Ayat 106-109

Surah Al-A’raf (7), Ayat 164-167

Surah Al-Hijr (15), Ayat 1-7

Surah An-Naml (27), Ayat 45-49

Ages 10 – 12 Surah Al-Imran (3), Ayat 84-89

Surah An-Nisa (4), Ayat 106-111

Surah Al-A’raf (7), Ayat 164-168

Surah Al-Hijr (15), Ayat 1-11

Surah An-Naml (27), Ayat 45-52

Ages 13 – 15 Surah Al-Imran (3), Ayat 84-91

Surah An-Nisa (4), Ayat 106-113

Surah Al-A’raf (7), Ayat 164-170

Surah Al-Hijr (15), Ayat 1-15

Surah An-Naml (27), Ayat 45-55

Ages 16+ Surah Al-Imran (3), Ayat 84-91

Surah An-Nisa (4), Ayat 106-113

Surah Al-A’raf (7), Ayat 164-170

Surah Al-Hijr (15), Ayat 1-15

Surah An-Naml (27), Ayat 45-55


  • Memorization Surahs:


The surahs for the memorization competition are as follows –

    • Ages 4-7: Surah ash-Shams (91)
    • Ages 8-12: Surah al-Jum’ah (62)
    • Ages 13-17: Surah Yaseen (36)

More details will continue to be shared in the weeks leading up to and in Ramadhan.  Please email us at with any questions in the meantime.



Adult Darsa Program:

There will be an adult Darsa program (aged 18+) held concurrently with the youth program.  Registration is not required.



Please reach out to us at [email protected] for any questions or concerns.