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Mufti Umer Farooq Saleem

Mufti Umer Farooq Saleem is an Islamic Scholar of Shariah and Law from Jamia Ashrafia, Pakistan. He was raised in NY. At the age of 7, Mufti Sahab parents moved to Pakistan to get Islamic Knowledge for their 4 children. Mufti Sahab spent next 12 years in completing his Quran Hifz, 8 years of Dars-e-Nizami ( Alim Degree from Ihya al-uloom and Jamia Ashrafia ) and 2 years of Takhassus Fi Al-Fiqh ( Ifta from Jamia Ashrafia, Lahore ).


Mufti sahab has studied various Islamic sciences including Fiqh, Hadith, Aqidah, Tafsir, Principles of Fiqh & Hadith, Arabic Grammar & Syntax, Tajweed, and Tazkia ( Purification of the Heart ) and was granted the shahadah alimiyya (recognition of Islamic scholarship). In addition, he was granted ijazah with isnad in numerous books of ahadith including the Sihaah Sittah, the 6 most authentic collections of hadith. Mufti Sahab also studied Aqidah and Jurisprudence of Ahl al Sunna and give guidance and rulings based on the four great schools of thoughts.

Aleemah Rubina Nafees

Rubina Nafees chose to start studying and learning Islamic studies in 2013 when she joined Zainab Center of New York. She completed her Aleemah studies in 2022.


She has mastered and has depth understanding of Tafseer-e-Quran, Fiqh, Hadith and Arabic Grammar. 

In addition to her studies in Deen, she completed her Bachelors and Masters of Science from Hyderabad University, Pakistan.


One of her strength has been to give Bayyan based on Islamic knowledge and gather Muslim women to understand and study Deen. 


She hopes to continue her work of passing on the knowledge she has contained to everyone possible.

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