Imams at Masjid Al-Sabereen
Imam Rawaa Hussain
Shaikh Dr. Rawaa Hussain has a Ph.D. from (Al-Iraqia University) (Formerly Islamic University in Baghdad). He has published several books and many academic articles in refereed journals in different Islamic topics, in addition to several working papers and refereed conference proceedings.
Imam Rawaa taught at Al-Iraqia University (Formerly Islamic University in Baghdad). He taught also the Arabic language at Nazareth College, Rochester, New York. He was also an Associate Professor of Islamic Creed, at the College of Sharia and Islamic Studies, Qatar University.
Imam Muhammad Conateh
Imam Muhammad Conateh comes from Serekunda, Gambia where is started studying Arabic and Quran at the early age of seven. He took residence at the Quran Boarding School for over 9 years until his graduation at age 15. He also attended Sheikh Mahfouz school where he focused on Arabic Grammar, conversation, writing, and Syntax. He then spent two years teaching Quran and Hifz programs. He received “Ijazah” in Hafs’ recitation in 2016 from Sheikh Abu Bakr Suwareh.
Imam Muhammad moved to Harrisburg Pennsylvania in October 2016 to be with his family. He attended Masjid Al-Sabereen where many congregants loved his recitation and were requesting him to lead prayers regularly. In March 2017, Imam Muhammad took a permanent position at Masjid Al-Sabereen where he now leads daily and Taraweeh prayers as an Imam Rateb. Imam Muhammed is one of the teachers for Al-Sabereen School program, he also gives Tajweed and Quran classes a couple times a week for adults.