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Sincerely, Jihad Saafir

He is the founder of Islah LA, a non-profit organization that provides social services and free education to the community of South Los Angeles, and holds a Master of Arts in Islamic Studies and Leadership and a PhD in Practical Theology. Meet Dr. Jihad Saafir.

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Dr. Jihad Saafir

Dr. Jihad Saafir

Dr. Jihad Saafir has a Bachelor’s Degree in Arabic studies, a Master’s Degree in Islamic leadership, and a Ph.D. in practical theology from the Claremont School of Theology. He is the Founder and Executive Director ISLAH LA.


Sh. Ibrahim Hindy

Contributor | Imam Ibrahim Hindy is a Research Manager at Yaqeen Institute. He holds a BA in Islamic History and is currently an MA candidate in Islamic Studies at the International Islamic University of Malaysia. He is also the Imam at Dar Al-Tawheed Islamic Centre in Mississauga, Canada.

Sh. Abdullah Oduro

Sh. Abdullah Oduro

Fellow, Head of Convert Resources | Abdullah Oduro is a first generation Ghanian native that converted to Islam in 1997. He graduated from the College of Islamic Law from the University of AlMadinah in 2007. He conducts public speeches, sermons, lectures, and workshops around the US on Islamic Law, self-improvement, and convert life. He is currently the Imam at the Islamic Center of Coppell and Lewisville in Dallas, TX. He resides in Dallas, TX with his wife and four children.

Having recently joined Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research as a Scholar, Shaykh Abdullah leads a team providing unique and comprehensive resources for new Muslim converts and institutional convert care.