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  • Place of birth
    Askar, Palestine
  • Education
    Jordanian University Masters in Islamic Jurisprudence Jordanian University: Ph.D. on Islamic Jurisprudence
  • Role
    Imam

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Mohammad Qatanani
Imam of the Islamic Center of Passaic County in New Jersey.
Biography

He is the Imam of the Islamic Center of Passaic County in New Jersey. Mohammad Ahmad Hasan Qatanani migrated to America in 1996 as the Imam of the Islamic Center of Passaic County. Qatanani has a PhD in Islamic studies from Jordanian University. Mohammad Ahmad Hasan Qatanani and his family were faced with deportation from the United States because he allegedly failed to disclose in a green card application that he was a member of Hamas, an organization regarded by the U.S. and the European Union as terrorist, officials were relying on a report that Israeli forces had arrested and convicted him as a Hamas member in 1993.Qatanani contends that he was never formally arrested nor charged with a crime, but rather was among the hundreds of Palestinians detained during a 1993 uprising.

Notable works

Qatanani has paved the way in New Jersey for common interfaith dialogue between different religions. He has spoken at more than 100 churches and synagogues across New Jersey

Personal life

Qatanani has 7 siblings, 3 brothers (Hasan, Taha, and Yaseen) and 4 sisters (Aminah, Wafa', Maryam, and Sumaia)

Opinion
About Allah

“My fate is in the hands of almighty Allah.”