Al-Aqsa is the name of the silver-domed mosque inside a 35-acre compound referred to as al-Haram al-Sharif or the Noble Sanctuary. Our guest speaker, Dr. Mohammad Qatanani will be talking about its connection and importance to the Muslim world. You may attend this talk in person at Masjid Ibrahim or watch it LIVE on ISD's Facebook page.
About the speaker:
Mohammad Qatanani is a Professor of Islamic Studies. He has been the Imam of the Islamic Center of Passaic County in New Jersey since 1996, one of the largest Islamic centers on the east coast. Dr. Qatanani received a bachelor’s degree in Islamic Legislation and Jurisprudence in 1985 from the University of Jordan as well as a master’s degree in Islamic Jurisprudence in 1989 with a thesis entitled, “The effect of differences throughout time on the change of rulings.” He also received a Ph.D. in Islamic Jurisprudence from the University of Jordan in 1996 with a thesis entitled, “Justice and its implementation in Islamic Jurisprudence.”