Shaykh Ibad Wali – Executive Director & Resident Scholar
He completed the rigorous seven year ‘Alimiyyah program in 2011 with numerous authentic certifications (ijazah) in various Islamic sciences, including Fiqh, Tafseer, Hadith, and their methodologies.
Raised in New York City, Shaykh Ibad received a full scholarship to college. While President of the MSA he completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, as well as a Bachelor’s in Business and Liberal Arts with honors from Queens College. Later completing his Master’s Degree in Middle Eastern Studies from the Graduate Center in New York.
He is also an ‘Aalim Course Instructor at Darul Uloom New York, specializing in the Islamic Law of Inheritance, currently living in New York with his wife and family. He is the Founder of Sahaba Athletics League which is geared towards connecting youth to the masjid through sports. He is also engaged in various chaplaincy work and interfaith initiatives in Nassau County and NYC.
Shaykh Muhammad Waliullah – Imam/Instructor
He has been an Imam and khatib since 2008. He finished his hifz at an early age and then started his alim course in Bangladesh and graduated from Nadwatul Ulema in India. To further his studies he went to Egypt and finished his bachelors in Hadith from Alazhar University. He then completed his masters from Darul Ehsan University. Currently He is doing his PhD at Graduate Theological Foundation located in Indiana. He was a former teacher at Darul Uloom New York and currently a teacher at HIC after school Quran Academy program.