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Dr Mufti Ismail Menk is a leading global Islamic scholar born and raised in Zimbabwe. He studied Shariah in Madinah and holds a Doctorate of Social Guidance from Aldersgate University. Mufti Menk’s work has gained worldwide recognition and he has been named one of “The Top 500 Most Influential...
Imam Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research and a professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Methodist University. He’s also the resident scholar of the Valley Ranch Islamic Center, and Co-Chair of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square, a...
Nouman Ali Khan is the founder and CEO of Bayyinah and serves as a lead instructor for several programs including Dream, traveling seminars and Bayyinah TV. His serious Arabic training began in the U.S. in 1999 under Dr. Abdus-Samie, founder and former principal of Quran College in Faisalabad,...
Yasmin Mogahed received her B.S. Degree in Psychology and her Masters in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After completing her graduate work, she taught Islamic Studies and served as a youth coordinator. She also worked as a writing instructor at...
Shaykh Abdullah Hakim Quick, PhD, is the Head of our Islamic History and Homiletics Department. His students dub him as “old school Dr. Quick” and find his Boston accent a rather smile-jerking classroom staple. Abdullah Hakim Quick has accomplished a lifetime worth of achievements spanning many...
Fatima has had a rich Islamic education from an early age thanks to her parents. She is married and passionately raising four children. In her teens, she studied Arabic and Islamic studies in Egypt at prominent institutes such as Al Fajr Center, Qortoba Institute and a college of Al Azhar...
Sheikh Sajid Umar was born in Leicester, UK. He attended primary and secondary school and college in Harare (Zimbabwe), where he studied IT and obtained a first class degree. Having memorised the Quran at the age of 18 and successfully opening an IT business, he turned his attention towards...
Mohammed Hijab is a debater and public speaker who engages in discussions and polemics on a wide variety of topics including religion, politics and society. He completed a Politics degree and a Masters in History from Queen Mary University. He has taught and instructed courses on humanities and...
Shaykh Saad studied Art History, Modern Art, Graphic Design, and Psychology at the University of Maryland. He started his Islamic education at IIASA in Fairfax, VA. He then went on to study in the Islamic University of Madinah where he dedicated himself to the study of Islamic Sciences. He...
FaithIQ is a library of answers to everyday, contemporary Islamic questions. You can browse the most commonly asked (research-based) questions to get straight-to-the-point answers directly from qualified scholars and teachers. In fast-paced and changing environments, the average Muslim values...
Hamza Yusuf is a cofounder of Zaytuna College, located in Berkeley, California. He is an advisor to Stanford University’s Program in Islamic Studies and the Center for Islamic Studies at Berkeley’s Graduate Theological Union. He also serves as vice-president for the Global Center for Guidance and...
Abu Bakr Zoud is a graduate of the Faculty of Quran from the Islamic University of Madinah, after which he continued his Qur’anic Studies in Egypt. He received numerous ijazaat in Hafs including one from Sh Ali Al-Hudhafy, the Imam of Masjid An-Nabwi. Abu Bakr Zoud specialises in Qir’aat and...
Haleh Banani is the first female to host a program for Al-Fajr TV called ‘With Haleh’ which combines the principles of psychology and Islam to help people reach their full potential and overcome their challenges. She has a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from University of Houston,...
Shaykh Muhammad Abdul Jabbar is one of the most influential speakers in the western world. An International Speaker, Qualified Alim and an expert in Street Da’wah. His efforts on the streets have brought over 250 people into Islam within 2 years by the grace of Allah. His lectures are widely...
Hamza Andreas Tzortzis is an international public speaker on Islam. He is a writer, having authored articles, essays and commentaries on political philosophy, the philosophy of religion and society. Ustadh Hamza Tzortzis is an intellectual activist actively engaging on issues pertaining to...
Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and grew up in Toronto, where he converted to Islam in 1972. His whole life has been exemplified by his goal of seeking and conveying Islamic knowledge in order to “Change the Muslim Nation through Islamic Education.” In preparation...
A medical doctor by professional training, Dr Zakir Naik is renowned as a dynamic international orator on Islam and Comparative Religion. He is the president of Islamic Research Foundation, Mumbai. Dr Zakir clarifies Islamic viewpoints and clears misconceptions about Islam, using the Quran,...
Sheikh Muiz Bukhary is a scholar of Islam from Sri Lanka, who memorized the Noble Quran at the age of 14, and then spent 10 years specializing in fields of classical Arabic, Islamic jurisprudence, and hadith (traditions of the Prophet). Currently he is the CEO of’Sakeenah Institute a first of...
Ustadh Wahaj Tarin graduated as an extraction metallurgist and holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration. His passion for faith based education has led him to be the Dean of Students at the Australian Islamic College, the President of Islamic Motivations, conductor of weekly Halaqas and...
Founder and President of Yawar Baig and Associates (www.yawarbaig.com) , Shaykh Mirza Yawar is an International speaker, Life Coach and Corporate Consultant, whose main work is teaching and mentoring Young leaders around the world. In his training and consultancy work, Shaykh Mirza Yawar...
Navaid Aziz is a Canadian Muslim public figure with a diverse academic and social background. He was raised in Montreal, Quebec where he completed a diplome d’etudes collegiales in social sciences from Champlain College. He then proceeded to the Islamic University of Madinah, where he completed...
Imam Karim Abuzaid is the Imam of Colorado Islamic Society. His studies are concentrated in Fundamentals of Islam, Quranic Studies and Hadith Sciences. Imam Karim is a Hafiz Al-Qur’an, having committed the complete text of the Qur’an to memory. His love and passion of teaching Islam led to his...
Shaykh Yaser Birjas is the Head of our Islamic Law and Theory Department. Often described as the fatherly figure by students, Shaykh Yaser exudes a calm, gentle and caring demeanour that welcomes students to ask questions with awe and respect. Shaykh Yaser started his career in Electronic...
Shaykh Sulaiman Moola (may Allah preserve him) began studying the sacred sciences at an early age. After having completed the memorization of the Quran at the age of 14 in 1989, for the next seven years he went on to study the Islamic sciences which include Arabic (and all its related sciences...
Shaykh Khalid Yaseen is what is known as a da’ee, this basically means a person who speaks publicly about the Islamic faith in order to invigorate the spiritual and moral conscience of listeners, or to educate and inform people about the Islamic faith. Born in Brooklyn, during the changing 50’s...
Ustadha Taimiyyah Zubair, the daughter of Dr. Idrees Zubair and Dr. Farhat Hashmi, received an upbringing in a household focused on Islamic education. In her mid teens she completed her first study of the Translation and Tafseer of the Qur’an and since then she has been educated in various...
Sheikh Shady Alsuleiman is an active Islamic Da’ee and preacher from Sydney – Australia. He is from a Palestinian family who migrated to Australia in the late 1960s. He initially obtained an Ijazah (licence) with Sanad (complete chain back to Muhammad) in complete and sound memorization of the...
The Deen Show is an American show hosted by Eddie who himself is a convert to the religion of Islam. The show is geared towards non muslims wanting to know more about the deen of Islam. Eddies mission is to spread the pure deen of Islam without culture deviances. Thinking of converting to Islam?...
Sheikh Bilal Ismail was born in Durban, South Africa. He is one of three siblings and comes from a religious traditional hanafi family. Sheikh Bilal is an AlKauthar Instructor as well as the head of AlKauthar Students Guild. He is the founder and Director of the Imam Development Program. He...
Dr Mufti Ismail Menk is a leading global Islamic scholar born and raised in Zimbabwe. He studied Shariah in Madinah and holds a Doctorate of Social Guidance from Aldersgate University. Mufti Menk’s work has gained worldwide recognition and he has been named one of “The Top 500 Most Influential...
Siraj Wahhaj was born as Jeffrey Kearse and raised in Brooklyn. His mother was a nurse and his father a hospital dietitian. His brother is writer and editor Gregory S. Kearse of Silver Spring, Maryland. He went to church religiously and went on to become a Sunday school teacher as a teenager in a...
Sheikh Ahmad Jibril was born in the United States, and spent part of his childhood in the city of Madina in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia when his father, Sheikh Ahmad Jibril, was a student at the Islamic University of Madina. It was there where Sheikh Ahmad also became Hafidh al Qur’an at the age...
Shaykh Zahir Mahmood was born in England of United Kingdom. Following the completion of his formal state education at the age of 16, he enrolled at Dar al-Uloom al-Arabiyya al-Islamiyya, Bury, where he initiated his studies of the Alimiya course. Thereafter, he studied 3 years in the prestigious...
Abdurraheem Green embraced Islam over 20 years ago and since that time has been active in the field of dawah. Abdurraheem was educated in a Christian monastic school and although held strong Christian principles dabbled with other religions. This continual quest to find meaning to life eventually...
He was born and raised in Greenville, South Carolina in a very conservative Christian home. In his early teens he became heavily involved in the church near his home and in Young Life, a non-denominational youth oriented organization with the intention of becoming involved in the ministry of...
Shaykh Tahir Wyatt is from Philadelphia, USA. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, the Faculty of Hadeeth, PGDip in Da’wah and Masters in Aqeedah. Shaykh Tahir Wyatt  is currently pursuing his PhD in ‘Aqeedah. In...
Born in Somalia, Shaykh Said later moved to North America in the late 80s. He has a Bachelor’s in Islamic studies and a Masters in Shari’ah. He has had several posts over the years, including (but not limited to): founder of Masjid Huda in Montreal and Masjid Aya in Maryland, advisor for Muslim...
Please note all recordings were posted with Boonaa Mohammed’s express permission, please support him by purchasing his material. Dubbed the “voice of a generation,” Boonaa Mohammed is a critically acclaimed award winning writer and performer with accolades including a playwright residency at...
Shaykh Hasan Ali graduated in 1997 as a scholar/Alim in Islamic education, in addition to gaining a Masters Degree in Educational Psychology at the Institute of Education (University of London) in 2006. He became the Imam of London Islamic Cultural Society (LICS) mosque on Wightman Road, North...
Shaykh Kamal El Mekki has been dubbed the Black Belt of Dawah. With decades of experience in the Dawah scene, Shaykh Kamal combines his ground-breaking teaching style with his own dash of humour, certain to leave students feel at ease and entertained, but above all skilled and empowered. Shaykh...
Imam Wisam Sharieff is the Founder & CEO of AQL (Advocating Quranic Lifestyle), an institute focused on educating people and communities on how to read, recite, reflect upon, and retain the Quran. He also leads the ground-breaking Quran Revolution program for AlMaghrib Institute, a...
Majed completed a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Windsor, a Bachelor’s in Islamic Studies in Islamic Jurisprudence and Legal Theory from Al-Madinah International University, and a Master’s in Business Administration from Wayne State University. As he travels...
Abu Usamah was born in New Jersey in 1964. He embraced Islam in 1986 and went onto studying in the Islamic University of Madinah for eight years where he graduated from the College of Da’wah and Usool-ad-Din. Abu Usamah has been very active in da’wah since the day he embraced Islam. He has been...
Yahya Ibrahim is Canadian by birth and education, Egyptian through a rich ancestry, Turkish via the blessing of marriage to Songul and Australian by Choice of residence and migration. Since his early teens Yahya has been talking about Islam to Muslims and non-Muslims. He was blessed with...
Ustadh AbdelRahman Murphy is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago, with a Bachelor’s in Teaching of English and Religious Studies. He is currently pursuing his Master’s in Mental Health Counseling. He has served as a youth director, Muslim chaplain, and assistant imam in a...
Moutasem Al-Hameedi has studied under the prominent students of Shaykh al-Albaani, including Shaykh Mashhoor Hasan (Hadeeth and Usool al-Fiqh), Shaykh Hussain al-Awaaysha (Fiqh and Manners), Sheikh Abu Suhaib (Imaam at Wise Islamic Centre in the UK), Shaykh Ayman as-Saadiq (Arabic grammar and...
Mishary Rashid Alafasy is born on September 5th, 1976, Mishary Rashid Alafasy or full for Mishary Rashid Ghareeb Mohammed Rashid Al-Afasy (also nicknamed Abu Nora ), is an eminent and prolific Imam and an excellent Qur’an reciter hailing from Kuwait. The Holy Quran was the subject of this Imam’s...
Imam Zaid Shakir is a co-founder, Board of Trustees, and Faculty member of Zaytuna College in Berkeley, CA. He was born in Berkeley, California and accepted Islam in 1977 while serving in the United States Air Force. He obtained a BA summa cum laude in International Relations at American...