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GUEST KHATIB IMAM SIRAJ WAHHAJ AND FUNDRAISER

Friday | January 26 | Guest Khatib Imam SIRAJ WAHHAJ + Fundraiser for New Community CenterWahhaj3ISCNY will host a special fundraising event with guest khatib Imam Siraj Wahhaj after jummah Friday, January 26, 2018. Money raised from the fundraiser will go toward the continued effort to build the New Islamic Community Center. We seek the community’s support in building a center to accommodate our growing umma; a center that can offer the services that many have voiced in public and online forums are important to cultivate a knowledgeable, vibrant, fun supportive and engaged umma in Central New York.

BIOGRAPHY
Imam Siraj Wahhaj, currently the Imam of Masjid Al-Taqwa in Brooklyn, New York, accepted Islam in 1969. Wahhaj is well known among Muslims in North America as a dynamic speaker and tireless supporter of Islamic causes.
He received Imam training at Ummul Qura University of Makkah in 1978 and has gone on to become a national and international speaker on Islam.

NOTABLE WORKS
Imam Wahhaj has been Vice President of ISNA U.S. since 1997 and has served on Majlis Ash-Shura since 1987. He is a past member of ISNA’s Planning Committee and has served as a member of the Board of Advisors for NAIT from 1989-1993. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors for the American Muslim Council. Imam Wahhaj has appeared on several national television talk shows and interviews especially about his anti-drug campaigns. He received high praises from the media and NYPD for initiating anti-drug patrol in Brooklyn, New York in 1988. Imam Wahhaj was the first person to give an Islamic invocation to the United States Congress.

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