Shaykh Jalal Abualrub
Shaykh Jalal Abualrub is the Dean of Madinah Educational Institute. Listed are some of the works by the Dean of M.E.I.
Books Jalal Abualrub Translated for the Dar of Islamic Heritage (1994-1998) 1. Innovation, and its Evil Effects, by Sali'h al Fozan. 2. The Bible’s Testimony that Jesus is the Slave-Servant and Messenger of Allah, by Abdurrahman Abdul-Khaliq. 3. Rights Basic to the Natural Human Constitution, by Muhammad al Uthaymeen. 4. The Hadith is Proof in Itself in Belief & Laws, by al Albani. 5. Explaining the Pillars of Iman, by Mohammad al Uthaymeen. 6. Marriage in Islam, by Abdurrahman Abdul Khaliq. 7. The Weakening of Faith: Its Symptoms, Causes, and Cure, by Sali’h Al-Munajjid. 8. Kitab Al Ikhlas (Book of Sincerity), by Husain al Awaysha. 9. Basics & Benefits from the Forty Hadith Nawawi, by Nathim Sultan. 10. The Ever-Merciful, He Rose Over His Throne, by Abdullah as-Sabt. 11. Hundreds of Article for the Periodical: The Muslim Creed.
Some of the Books Jalal Abualrub Translated for Darussalam, Riyadh (98-00) 1. Charity even with a Trifle, by Abdul-Malik Al-Qasim. 2. Tafsir Ibn Kathir, (Juzu: 1-10, 12, 13, 25-27). 3. Establish the Prayers and The prize is Paradise, by Abdul-Malik Al-Qasim. 4. Pillars of Islam, by Ibn Jibreen. 5. Silent Moments, by Abdul-Malik Al-Qasim. 6. How to Achieve Happiness, by Abdur-Rahman As-Sa’di. 7. Healing With The Medicine of the Prophet, by Imam Ibn Qayyim Al-Jauziyyah. 8. Life is a Shadow, by Abdul-Malik bin Muhammad Ibn Abdul Rah`man Al-Qasim. 9. Seeds Of Righteousness, by Abdul-Malik Al-Qasim. 10. Kindness To Parents, by Abdul-Malik Al-Qasim. 11. The Seerah of the Prophet, by al-Muparakpuri (Not in print). 12. The Road to Good Friendship, by Abdul al-Malik al-Qasim.
Books Jalal Abualrub Translated or Authored for Madinah Publishers and Distributors 1. Dhammu al-Hawa, by Ibn al-Qayyim (Not in print yet). 2. Visiting Graves and Seeking Help from the Deceased, by Ibn Taimiyyah. 3. The Creed of the Two Imams, Abu Zur`ah ar-Razi and Abu `Hatim ar-Razi (Not in print yet). 4. Kitab at-Taubah (Book of Repentance), by Ibn Taimiyyah (Not complete yet). 5. Volumes 1-2-3-4, of 20 volumes expected inshaallah, of the great book of Sunnah and Seerah, Zad ul Ma`ad fi Hadyi Khairi al-`Ibad, by imam Ibn al-Qayyim. 6. Holy Wars…Crusades…Jihad, a 300-page research on the rulings of Jihad and warfare in the Torah, Gospels and Quran. 7. Biography of Muhammad Ibn Abdul Wahhab, a 700-page historical study taken from more than 300 different western and Islamic resources on an important part of the history of Arabs in the eighteenth century.
Shaykh Ibrahim Zidan
Shaykh Ibrahim Zidan is originally from Egypt. The Shaykh has Ijazah in the six books of hadith and is Hafidh. He has spent his time teaching and giving da'wah in Islam. The Shaykh has completed dozens of seminars and workshops giving lectures and commentary of the Quran (tafseer) for Huda TV. He is a graduate of the following: Darululoom in Cairo University Egypt with Bachelors of Arabic and Islamic Studies. University of Alexandria, Egypt with Bachelors of Science Chemistry MBA. He has worked as an Imam in several places in the USA and has become a regular guest with The Deen Show.
Shaykh Karim Abu Zaid
Imam Karim Abuzaid is the imam of Colorado Muslim Society (CMS). He is a PhD candidate in Islamic Studies with the American Open University of Alexandria, VA. His studies are concentrated in Fundamentals of Islam and Quranic 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 lead to his founding of Tafseer Al-Qur'an Institute(TAQI), a full-time Hifz, Arabic and Islamic Studies Program with branches in Lanham, Maryland, Sharkia, Egypt and Denver, Colorado.
An esteemed Daa'yah (one who gives dawah or performs outreach), Imam Karim is a fierce advocate of the understanding of the Qur'an and the correct interpretation of authentic hadith who is determined to share a correct view of Islam. As such, he uses his platforms as a presenter for Huda TV (www.huda.tv) and Guideus TV (www.guideus.tv) to do this through presentations such as Ramadan is your Second Chance, Story of Hajj, The Inevitable Journey, Righteous Companions, Building A Better Future, and The Best of Stories from the Qur'an. Currently Imam Karim can be reached for interaction on the live broadcasting of Let's Talk About It, which airs on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday on Guideus TV.
He continues his passion of teaching Islam as a professor with the Sharia Academy of America's Mishkah University leading students in the understanding of Islamic Creed "Al-Aqeedah Al-Islamyiah". His expertise in Tafseer Al-Qur'an (skill in explaining the meanings of the Qur’an) has resulted in numerous invitations to serve as a lecturer for individual groups, training/motivational workshops and conferences. He is the producer and lead presenter for workshops aimed at strengthening the understanding of Islam as a faith. These workshops include: Burial and Shrouding Instructional Seminar, How to Perform Hajj, Ramadan Preparation, Last Ten Nights of Ramadan and Salah Workshop. His workshops are supported by published audio presentations and printed books of numerous titles including, Sura Al-Fatihah, The Companions of the Cave, Jesus Spoke As An Infant, and Parenting In the West all with Dar-Us-Salaam Audio Publications and Meanings from the Hijrah, Fear Your End, and You Will Die with Al-Bashir Publications. His consultancy in program development has been sought by other Imam's and community leaders after witnessing results in efforts with community building through his life's work.
Ustaadh Abu Abdel Hamid
Ustaadh Abu Abdel Hamid is an active student in the Islamic studies program in Mishkah University. He also studied Islamic subjects and Quranic sciences with a few shayuk such as: Dr Salah Assawi, Shaykh Abu Hudhaifa Melouk, Shaykh About Talha Elmarhoumi, Dr And Elbadea A Hashem, Dr Abdullah Samak, Dr Samir Rezik, Dr Sayed Elsely, Dr Abdelfatah Idriss, Dr Almohamadi Altholoth, Dr Mohammed Othman and Dr Mohamed Alashmawy. Abu Abdel Hamid is currently working to complete a Hifdh course and has completed and mastered the Ahkam of recitation with Shaykh Abu Hudaifa, walhamdulillaah. Fluent in four languages: Arabi, English, Spanish, French and conversational in Portuguese.
Currently the Co-Host of radio show "Islam For Mankind" La Magica 1220AM.
Ustaadh Ibrahim Ezghair
Imam Ezghair is the current Imam and Administrator for the Clear Lake Islamic Center. He has spent time as an Imam and Administrator of Masjid Elfarouq and a Chaplin for the New York State Department of Corrections. A graduate of the Jordan University for Science and Technology he has devoted his time and efforts towards learning and teaching Islam.
Ustaadh Taufique Aziz
Ustaadh Taufique Aziz was born in the Ukraine to Bangladeshi parents but was raised in the United States. He is a Da’ee and completing his Bachelor’s degree in Islamic Studies from Knowledge International University based in Riyadh, KSA. He has learned from many well-known Shuyookh that enhanced his knowledge such as Shaykh Sa'ad ibn Naasir ash Shithri. He has been a close student of Shaykh Jalal AbualRub since 2002.
Br. Taufique has been a member of many communities and served as an Imaam in the greater Philadelphia area. While serving as an Imaam he developed a great relationship with the youth, offered weekly halaqaat on various topics, delivered Jumu’ah khutbah and offered counseling (marital, youth, etc.). He has conducted various Non-Muslim Da’wah programs at colleges and Universities. He is, bi'idhnilaah, also a trained Raaqi’ according to authentic Sunnah.
Ustaadh Kyle Smith
Ustaadh Kyle Smith was born and raised in Washington state. After doing research he accepted Islam 2004 by the mercy of Allah. Since then he has been very passionate about learning his deen. By the will of Allah he has memorized the Qur'an and is currently in the process of reading to a Shaikh to obtain his ijazah in the qira'ah of Hafs 'An 'Aasim. He taught himself Arabic using the 'Madinah books.' He attended the first seminar with mahad al-furqan in Kuwait, benefiting from many of the mashayikh there. He has also benefited from some of the shuyookh here in the U.S.A. such as Abu Khaliyl and our very own Shaikh Jalal Abuarub, May Allah preserve them.
In his local masjid in Everett, WA he has taught from Zad-ul-Ma'ad, Usool us-Sunnah, Imam An-Nawawi's 40 hadiths and he is currently teaching tafsir and Umdat ul-Ahkam.
His plans for the future include going back to Kuwait to continue studying with the Ulama there, inshaAllah.
Ustaadh Mahmoud Hafez
Imam of Masjid Annur of Sacramento.
Ustaadh Luqman Hasan