Imam Amin Muhammad
Imam Amin Muhammad is a native of Atlantic City, NJ, who has studied with traditional Shuyukh from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Lebanon. Among the Shuyukh whom he has benefitted greatly from are Shaykh Walid Ar Rifa’i, Shaykh Jamal Zahabi, Shaykh Samir An Nass, Shaykh Salahud Din Al Idlibiyy, Shaykh Abdullah bin Bayyah, Shaykh Abdullah bin Ali Basfar and others. He has studied many of the Islamic sciences such as ‘Aqidah, Fiqh, Tafsir, Sirah, Hadith, and Hadith methodology. Presently, Imam Amin teaches Hadith, Fiqh and delivers Jumu’ah Khutbah at Masjid Muhammad in Atlantic City, NJ. He also teaches and lectures at various mosques in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. He is also an advisor at M.E.C.C.A.
Shaykh Samir An Nass
Dr. Shaykh. Samir an Nass is one of the foremost religious scholars of his generation in Syria today. He is an expert in virtually all of the Islamic disciplines of learning, specializing in Qur'an, fiqh, and hadith. He is one of the highest ranking scholars of tajwid in Damascus. In addition to this, he is medical doctor with a private practice. He did his residency and fellowship in America and continues to practice medicine in Damascus.
Hafidh Abdur-Rahman al-Khattab
Hafidh Abdel Rahman al-Khattab, from
Tétouan, Northen Morocco, is a specialist in the science of Quranic recitation
according to the style of Warsh 'an Nafi' from the route of al-Azraq. He has
completed the memorization of al-Qur'an under his teacher, ash-Shaykh Idris
Amaqduf, who is among the most precise reciters in Tétouan, Northen Morocco. He also completed the writing of al-Qur'an twice from his memory upon examination from his Shaykh. In addition to his amazing memory, he mastered the sciences of rasm (Quranic writing) and tajwid (Proper Recitation) of al-Qur'an. He has also received Ijazah (Authorization) from Shaykh Dr. Samir An Nass of Damascus, Syria through the route of the famous Hadith scholars Shaykh Muhammad Ya Sin Al Fadaani and Shaykh ‘Abdullah bin Siddiq Al Ghumari. He has been authorized by his Shuyukh to teach the essential sciences of al-Qur’an, al-‘Aqidah, al-Fiqh, and Arabic language. He is currently an Instructor at M.E.C.C.A in New York City.
Shaykh Jamal Zahabi
Shaykh Jamal Zahabi was born in 1957 in Lebanon. He began his traditional Islamic educational training at the age of 12 when he entered Mahad al-Fatah, a rigorous madrassah in Damascus, Syria. After spending 6 years there he went on to complete a degree at the prestigious Azhar Islamic University in Cairo, Egypt. He later did his Masters degree at the Imam Muhammad ibn Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia where he studied with Shaykh Abd al-Fattah Abu Ghuddah (rahimahullah). His Masters thesis was in the sciences of hadith with a particular emphasis on rare manuscripts of early hadith works. Shaykh Jamal has studied with some of the leading scholars (ulama) of our time including: Shaykh Abd al-Razzaq al-Halabi (a master of jurisprudence and the sciences of recitation), Shaykh Adib al-Kallas, Shaykh Ibrahim Ya`qubi, Shaykh Mahmud Ranqusi, and Shaykh Uthman Siraj ad-Din among others.