Shaykh Mohamed Moussa, Ph.D.

Shaykh Mohamed Moussa is Professor of Islamic Studies. A graduate of Al-Azhar University (Egypt), he studied principles of religion (Islam) in the faculty of Usul al-din. Dr. Moussa earned the Master of Theology and Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Studies from the Graduate Theological Foundation. In 2010, the GTF awarded him the Ibn Taymiyya Prize in Islamic Studies for his outstanding scholarship as a master’s student. He serves as Imam of the North Hudson Islamic Educational Center in New Jersey, Dr. Moussa is Secretary General of Manara Institute (Islamic & Arabic Studies), as well as president of the Tri State Imams Council. Dr. Moussa is a board member of Brotherhood and Sisterhood Interfaith in NJ, as well as a board member of Palisades Interfaith Action.  He is the author of several books in Arabic (and is currently translating them into English), including Social Relations in the Light of the Al-Nisaa Chapter; Unify the Procedures of Marriage and Divorce in U.S. Mosques; a series on Al-Moyaser (Fi El Fiqh, Fi Usool Alfiqh, and Fi Alhadeeth); and Characteristics of Faith in Islam.

Religious Affiliation

  • Muslim (Imam)

Area of Specialization

  • Islamic Studies

Language Proficiency

  • Arabic