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Yahya Hindi

Yahya Hindi

Sector : Religious Figures , Islam

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  • Country of residence : United States
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1966
  • Age : 55
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Yahya Hindi, (December 14, 1966) is an American Muslim of Palestinian origin, born in Kifl Haris in the Nablus Governorate in the West Bank. He works as an imam for Muslims at [Georgetown University], is president of the Fiqh Council of North America and president of the General Conference on Muslim Affairs; He also works as an imam at the Frederick Mosque, Maryland, as well as at the National Naval Medical Center, and is a member and speaker of the Shura Organization of Islam in North America.

He obtained a Sharia sciences degree from the University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan (1985-1988). He received his MA and Ph.D. from the University of Hartford, Connecticut, in comparative religion (1991-1998).

After graduating from the University of Jordan, he worked as the imam of the Al-Hidaya Mosque in Amman. He then moved to the United States to work at the University of Texas as a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Oriental and African Languages (October 1992 - August 1993). After that, he worked on a number of quick jobs, such as translating documents and teaching Arabic. He also worked from August 1994 to November 1994 as a course teacher at Al-Aqsa Islamic Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From January 1995 to June 1996 he served as an imam at the Islamic Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

He has authored many articles on various topics: Women in Islam, Women and Sexual Relations in Islam, Christ, Religion and Islam in the United States of America. He also gave many lectures on religions, and on other topics in the United States of America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. He also met several US presidents, especially George Bush after the events of September 11, 2001, and visited the church repeatedly, as well as the Jewish Synagogue.

 

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