our Imams 2020-08-19T11:25:44-06:00

Imam Jamal Taleb

Imam Jamal Taleb

Imam Dr. Jamal Taleb offers our community over 25 years as an Imam, activist and religious leader in Canada. Imam Taleb’s holds a Master degree with High Honors from the University of Tripoli, Lebanon and a Ph.D. in Islamic Family Law from the Islamic University of Beirut, Lebanon. Imam Taleb is a board member of the Canadian Council of Imams and Representative of the Lebanese Dar-Al Fatwa in Canada. As the residence Imam of Al Rashid Mosque; he is responsible for the religious activities, interfaith and family services of our communities.

Imam Ali Jomha

Imam Ali Jomha

Imam Ali Jomha was born in Canada and has been serving as an Imam and Da3eya since 1996. Imam Jomha holds a Bachelor degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies from the Al Azhar University, and a Master Degree in Islamic Shariaa from the University of Tripoli and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Islamic studies. He is a member of the Shura Council in Markaz Al Islam in Fort McMurray. As the counseling Imam of the Al Rashid Mosque; he is responsible for family counseling with a focus on youth to ensure their characters are shaped in an Islamic way.  Shaik Jomha will also invest his efforts in community outreach, development, and Dawa.

Imam Ahmad Badawi

Imam Ahmad Badawi

Imam Ahmad Badawi started learning his journey in Islamic studies and memorizing Quran at the age of 10; he was able to full memorize Quran at the age of 12. Shaik Ahmed continuous to purse his studies in Hadith, Tafseer, and Tajweed which enabled him to land the job of the Imam and Quran teacher of Maskid Al Jadid in Hama, Syria at the age of 20. Since then, Shaik Ahmed has devoted his life to teaching Muslims the art of recitation and help them in their journey to memorize the full Quran. He was awarded SANAD award in 2009. Shaik Ahmad found Imam Al Shatibi Institute in 2011 and has been the director of this fast-growing Islamic institute since then.

Imam Mahmoud Omar

Imam Mahmoud Khalifa

Imam Mahmoud Omar, Ph.D. Is Al-Azhar University graduate, majoring in the fundamentals of Islamic studies. Currently, he is an Imam at Al Rashid Mosque and head of the Islamic and Arabic Department at the Edmonton Islamic Academy. Some of his academic achievements are studying worldly religions (Judaism, Christianity & Islamic studies), the art of Dawah (Fiqh & the biography of the Prophet PBUH.), Islamic studies (Quran, Hadith, Tafseer, Aqeedah, etc..), Islamic creeds (Sunnah & Shia) -Fiqh, Fatwa council preparation of Fiqh (over 216 fatawa has been issued). Imam Mahmoud completed his Master’s degree affiliated with the Islamic University of Minnesota and his Ph.D. In the fundamentals of the religion with honours (Islamic University of Minnesota). In addition, Imam Mahmoud holds Ijazat in the major Hadith books, such as Al-Bukhari, Muslim, Muwatta, and Al Tirmidhi, and has studied these through a chain of narrators.

Imam Sadique Pathan (Outreach Imam)

Imam Sadique Pathan

Imam Sadique Pathan is a community leader, spiritual counsellor, a registered social worker and therapist. He is the Outreach Imam of Al Rashid Mosque in Edmonton, Alberta. He is also the Head of Outreach Public Relations and Media (Western Canada Region) for Islamic Relief Canada. Moreover, Sadique Pathan recently started providing counselling and therapeutic supports through his private practice with Q and A Associates. He is also employed as a behavioural health consultant for the Edmonton Southside Primary Care Network focusing on providing mental health supports for patients struggling with different psychosocial challenges.
He holds a Bachelor of Social Work Degree  (University of Calgary), a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Dalhousie University, he also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Usool al-Deen) from the University of Jordan Faculty of Islamic Studies. His passion for learning the Islamic religious sciences lead him to study with eminent scholars in Syria, Jordan, Palestine, and the U.K.

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SUNDAY September 20
Safar 3
Fajr 5:14 AM 5:34 AM
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Dhuhr 1:28 PM 1:38 PM
Asr 4:47 PM 4:57 PM
Maghrib 7:41 PM 7:46 PM
Isha 9:30 PM 9:40 PM




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