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Abdulqader Abdeen

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1927
  • Age: 88
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Born in Hebron in 1927; raised in Hebron and Jerusalem, where he attended Al-Ibrahimiyyeh School.
 studied at Al-Azhar University, Egypt, gaining a degree in Islamic Shari’a Law in 1950; specialized in Shari’a Law (1952) then in Education (1954); worked as a teacher in Cairo from 1950-57, Saudi Arabia and Jordan; returned to Jerusalem in 1962 and worked as a teacher in Rashidiyeh Boys’ School, Al-Ma’muniyeh Girls’ School and the Agricultural School of Al-‘Urub; also taught at Al-Aqsa Mosque, Dar Al-Aytam Al-Islamiya (Islamic Orphanage School); then worked in the Shari’a Court in 1973; became a member of the Court of Appeals, then its Acting Chairman and Higher Shari’a Court Judge until his retirement in 1998; member of the Higher Islamic Council; appointed Mufti of Jerusalem by the Jordanian Government after the death of Mufti Sheikh Suleiman Al-Ja’abari in Oct. 1994; held a separate office from that of the PA-appointed Mufti Sheikh Ekrima Sabri.

 died in Jerusalem on 18 June 2003.


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