Mission Statement

To serve the spiritual and communal needs of area Muslims through worship, charity, education, outreach, and civic engagement; preserving the doctrines of Islam as defined by the Holy Quran, and the guidance of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) and his progeny (Ahlulbayt).


As Salaam Alaikum (Peace Be Upon You),

Welcome to the Shia Ithna Asheri Jamaat of Pennsylvania (SIJPA). We are glad you chose our website as a destination and hope it will provide an insight into who we are. Here at SIJPA, we have programs designed to meet your needs while providing all kinds of services in Allentown, PA’s beautiful Al Ahad Islamic Center.


We take pride in building relationships with diverse members from near and far – come visit us soon! Be ready to explore what our community has created alongside discovering how Lehigh Valley offers unique experiences no matter when you decide to stop by for a visit.


Hope to see you soon!


Ameen Datoo, President