24 Feb Imam Mohammed Faqih
Phone: 901-444-0833 Ext. 104
Shaykh Mohammed traces his roots back to the ancient city of Harar in the Horn of Africa. Originally from Yemen, his forefathers immigrated to East Africa and played a central role in the Islamic history of the region.
He completed a B.A. in Islamic Studies from the Institute of Islamic and Arabic Sciences in America in Fairfax, VA, and graduated in Qur’an Memorization and Recitation from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
He was the Imam at the Islamic Community Center of Laurel in Laurel, MD and at the Islamic Center of San Diego in San Diego, CA.
He more recently served as Imam at the Islamic Institute of Orange County, otherwise known as Masjid Omar AlFarouk and is an instructor with AlMaghrib Institute, an organization that provides trademark double-weekend seminars leading students towards a bachelor’s degree in Islamic Studies. His most recent course of instruction include: The Rules of Engagement; Islamic Code of Ethics; and Route 114, Sciences of the Qur’an.