Summary: Shaykh Omar Suleiman is the young evergreen scholar with the big smile. Born and raised in Louisiana, he has a unique way of relating to a western audience through his character, and has gained the love of people of all ages and backgrounds. As an AlMaghrib instructor, Omar Suleiman lectures and teaches the hugely popular 'Behind the Scenes' seminar which focuses on the strengthening of the soul and disciplining the nafs. His journey of seeking knowledge started in 2000 in the United Arab Emirates where he spent a few years at the feet of prestigious scholars such as Shaykh Tariq Ibn Rajah and Amr Al Sheshany. Since then he has sought knowledge and studied under Shaykh Salah As Sawy, Dr. Hatem Al Haj, his father in law Shaykh Abul Abed, and Al Allamah Shaykh Omar Al Ashqar (rahimahullah). Shaykh Omar Suleiman has two Bachelor's degrees in Islamic Studies and in Accounting, a Master’s degree in Islamic Finance, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Islamic Studies from the International Islamic University of Malaysia. He previously served as Imam for Masjid Abu Bakr As-Siddique in New Orleans for 6 years and has since dedicated himself to fulltime teaching. He has taught with Mishkah University (formerly Sharia Academy) since 2008 under Shaykh Salah As Sawy and also currently serves as the Director of the Islamic Learning Foundation in Texas, as well as being the resident scholar at Valley Ranch Islamic Centre. Shaykh Omar Suleiman is also a strong advocate of community service, interfaith dialogue, and social justice. He served as the field coordinator of ICNA Relief in Hurricane Katrina and also co-founded the East Jefferson Clergy Interfaith Council. In 2010, the Mayor and City Council of New Orleans awarded him for 'Outstanding Civic Achievement'. He is a current member of the ICNA Shariah Council.
Hadith 11: Don't Shortchange Anyone. The comprehensiveness of "Tatfeef" in the Quran.
Hadith 10: If you can't stop them, join them. The "everyone else does it" fallacy
Hadith 9: Responding To Evil With Good
Hadith 8: The Right To Water, Food And Shelter
40 Hadiths on social justice: Hadith #7 - The Ruling On Silence And Injustice
40 Hadiths on social justice: Hadith #6 - A Word Of Truth In The Face Of An Oppressor
40 Hadiths on social justice: Hadith #5 - You Will Be Asked About Your Potential
40 Hadiths on social justice: Hadith #4 - To Seek Or Not To Seek Leadership
40 Hadiths on social justice: Hadith #3 - From The Scrolls Of Abraham
40 Hadiths on social justice: Hadith #2 - God Is More Capable Than You
40 Hadiths on social justice: Hadith #1 - The Gravity Of Injustice
Jumuah Khutbah, January 27, 2017.
Jumuah Khutbah on January 20, 2017.
Bad Blood: The Road to Mending Relationships was delivered at the 15th MAS-ICNA Convention.
The Quran places emphasis on the oneness of human beings. It introduces the idea of common human origin and ancestry at four different places and says that humans have their origin in a single cell or soul Jan 2017