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  • Date of birth
    June 22, 1972 (age 46)
  • Place of birth
    Oklahoma, United States
  • Education
    University of Central Oklahoma
  • Company
    Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center
  • Role
    Imam

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Imam Suhaib Webb
Imam of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center
Biography

Suhaib Webb is a Graduate of University of Central Oklahoma with a background in Education Azhar University from the College of Shariah (Islamic Law Jurisprudence). Imam Suhaib has served various communities in North America and is currently managing an Institute for training Imams in Washington DC. After converting to Islam in 1992, Webb left his career as a DJ and studied at the University of Central Oklahoma, where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in Education. He also studied privately under a Senegalese Sheikh, learning enough Islam and Arabic to become a community leader in Oklahoma City, where he was hired as Imam at the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City. He simultaneously started teaching at Mercy School, an Islamic K-12 school in Oklahoma City

Occupation

In the April 2016 issue of Dabiq Magazine, The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant declared him a murtadd (or apostate)

Notable works

Webb joined a trip of imams to Auschwitz in 2010, followed by a public statement to condemning Holocaust-denial and anti-Semitism. He helped raise $20,000 for widows and children of firefighters killed in the 9/11 attack. He is a part of efforts to more effectively rebut militants and religious extremists and is an advocate for grassroots Muslim activism to promote social change. He advocates for an American-style Islam, one which he claims to be true to the Quran and Islamic law but that reflects this country's customs and culture.

Opinion
About Allah

“You might be far from Allah, but He is close to you! Turn to Him and you will find Him.”