Our Imam

We are pleased to announce that we have a new Imam that joined MAGR on February 1, 2017

DR. MOHAMED AHMED  ELGHOBASHY

Education and Qualifications:

 2006:

 Ph.D. in Daa’wa (mission or the call to Islam) from the comparative

Religions and Ideologies Department, Faculty of Daa’wa, Alazhar University.

 2002:

Master degree in Daa’wa from the comparative religions and Ideologies department, Faculty of Daa’wa, Alazhar University.

 1998:

Bachelor degree of Daa’wa from Faculty of Daa’wa, Alazhar University.  With an excellent degree and honor grade.

Special classes:

·        Advanced public speaking and media relation.

·        Marriage counselling.

·        Marriage arbitration

Experience:

  • 2011- Jan 2017: working full Time Imam at Islamic society of southern Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA .

  • 2007-2011 full time Imam at Islamic society of Tulsa

  • 2003 -2007. Assistant Professor and Proffessor at Al-Azhar University Faculty of Daa’wa Cairo, Egypt.

  • 1999-2003 Full Time Imam of different mosques in Egypt  such as:

Alleiby, Alsahaba, Alsalam,Alnour in Cairo.

  • In 2000,Visiting Imam in Tulsa, Oklahoma and El-Paso, Texas, USA at Islamic centers.

  • In 2001, 2004 Visiting Imam in Darmstadt, Germany at Islamic centers.

  • In 2003, 2005 Visiting Imam in Copenhagen, Denmark at Islamic centers.

  • In 2006, visiting Imam in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA at Islamic society of Tulsa.

Skills:

  • Memorize the entire Quran(completed since I was ten years old)

  • Languages: Arabic – English.

  • Family/ marriage counseling.

  • A good experience dealing with diverse communities, different schools of Fiqh (mazaheb)

  • Poetry: Reading and Composition.

  • Art of Oratory.

Designated Imams

In the absence of a Imam the following Brothers are designated to lead the 5 daily Salat. If your name is not on the list kindly do not volunteer yourself as an Imam unless all of the brothers on this list are not available and you are specifically asked to lead the Salat by a Board Member present and or the senior members of the community.

  1. Brother Mohammed Alkhan

  2. Brother Akef Habbal

  3. Brother Abdulhey Habbal

  4. Brother Magdy Kandil

  5. Brother Zaher Qasem

  6. Brother Khalid Siddiqui

  7. Brother Asim Mustafa

Thank you for your kind cooperation