His journey of seeking knowledge started in 2000 in the United Arab Emirates where he spent a few years at the feet of prestigious scholars such as Shaykh Tariq Ibn Rajah and Amr Al Sheshany. Since then he has sought knowledge and studied under Shaykh Salah As Sawy, Dr Hatem Al Haj, his father in law Shaykh Abul Abed, and Al Allamah Shaykh Omar Al Ashqar (rahimahullah).
Shaykh Omar has two Bachelors degrees in Islamic Studies and in Accounting, a Masters degree in Islamic Finance, and is currently pursuing a Phd in Islamic Studies from the International Islamic University of Malaysia.
He previously served as Imam for Masjid Abu Bakr As-Siddique in New Orleans for 6 years and has since dedicated himself to fulltime teaching. He has taught with Mishkah University (formerly Sharia Academy) since 2008 under Shaykh Salah As Sawy and also currently serves as the Director of the Islamic Learning Foundation in Texas, as well as being the resident scholar at Valley Ranch Islamic Centre.
Shaykh Omar is also a strong advocate of community service, interfaith dialogue, and social justice. He served as the field coordinator of ICNA Relief in Hurricane Katrina and also co founded the East Jefferson Clergy Interfaith Council. In 2010, the Mayor and City Council of New Orleans awarded him for “Outstanding Civic Achievement”. He is a current member of the ICNA Shariah Council.
- Instructor/Head of History Dept. at Bayyinah Institute
- Director of the Islamic Learning Foundation (www.ilmflix.com)
- Founder of M.U.H.S.E.N
- Resident Scholar at Valley Ranch Islamic Center
- Instructor at Mishkah University
- Instructor at Al Maghrib Institute
Reclaiming the Legacy of Malcolm X
We're honored to invite you to an inspirational evening with: ILYASAH SHABAZZ [Professor, Author, daughter of Malcolm X] Imam Omar Suleiman [President of Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research] Reverend Michael W. Waters [Pastor, Author, Activist] Shaun King [Writer and Civil Rights Activist] This special benefit dinner is solely for the Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center. The event will take place at this same center, which is the historic site of the Martyrdom of our dear brother Malcolm X. Event highlights: - The need to reclaim ALL of Malcolm X Legacy - Promoting the values that Malcolm X believed in for future generations - Celebrating Malcolm as an American Hero for all - Sharing the vision and plans for the center - And the need for the center to work with academic institutions to further research and document Malcolm X’s efforts Tickets are $100 per person: VERY LIMITED SEATS VIP Tables $1,500/10 seats https://www.eventbrite.com/e/reclaiming-the-legacy-of-malcolm-x-benefit-dinner-tickets-44908047178 For those who can't make it in person, join us on Facebook Live on both Imam Omar Suleiman & Shaun King's pages: https://www.facebook.com/imamomarsuleiman/ https://www.facebook.com/shaunking/ Interested in becoming a sponsor? Have a question? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
4/14/2018 6:30:00 PM -04:000.0000
The Greatest DADS of All Time!
LMFLIX & Bayyinah TV presents: The Greatest DADS of all time! - Biographies, practical lessons and developing an appreciation for the Greatest DADS of all time! Where: LIVE ONLINE + Irving Masjid ICI (babysitting available) Cost: FREE! Instructors: Ust. Nouman Ali Khan | Sh. Omar Suleiman | Sr. Haleh Banani Come learn and develop an appreciation for the greatest fathers to walk this earth! Free Registration (register for a free account first): http://bit.ly/greatestdads Online Attendees: 1) Please register for free to become an ILMFLIX member at: www.ilmflix.com 2) Log into your ILMFLIX account at ILMFLIX.COM/LIVE when the class starts Classes will be streamed live and recordings will be uploaded to the Bayyinah TV and ILMFLIX library soon after the class! For a time zone converter, please check http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html ILMFLIX is a project of ICNA
10/25/2014 11:00:00 AM -05:000.0000
The Greatest MOMS of All Time!
ILMFLIX & Bayyinah TV presents: The Greatest MOMS of all time! - Biographies and practical lessons from the women that raised the Greatest MEN & WOMEN of all time! Where: LIVE ONLINE + Islamic Center of Irving (babysitting available) Cost: FREE! Instructors: Ust. Nouman Ali Khan | Sh. Omar Suleiman | Sr. Haleh Banani Come learn and develop an appreciation for the greatest mothers to walk this earth! Free Registration (register for a free account first): http://bit.ly/greatestmoms Online Attendees: 1) Please register for free to become an ILMFLIX member at: http://bit.ly/ilmflix 2) Log into your ILMFLIX account at ILFTEXAS.ORG/LIVE when the class starts Classes will be streamed live and recordings will be uploaded to the Bayyinah TV and ILMFLIX library a few days after inshaAllah! For a time zone converter, please check http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html
6/8/2014 11:00:00 AM -05:000.0000
Hilal Hajj 2013 w/Omar Suleiman
CONTACT: email@example.com WEB: www.hajjpackageusa.com Package Price $ 7,295 - Total days 21 Days: Departure 24th Zul Qaeda- Return 14th Zul Hijja The group will be led by Sheikh Omar Suleiman, an instructor with Al Maghrib Institute, Mishkah University, Director of Islamic Learning Foundation in Texas, Member of ICNA Sharia Council, and a very experienced Hajj Guide. You will have the opportunity to spend 5 days in Madinah and 3 Days in Makkah. With 3 Days (Hajj Camp) in Shisha near Jamarat the group will also be provided with upgraded tents in Mina and half board, VIP Tents in Arafat with air-conditioned tents. Flights are available from Chicago and all major cities in USA. Confirmed Flights from Chicago, Houston/Dallas, and New York, to Jeddah or Medina Pre-Hajj Seminar (in Dallas/Chicago). Accommodation in 5 Star Hotel in front of Harram Zam Zam Towers/Fairmont/Movienpick hotels in Makkah Al Mukaramah. Accommodation in 5 Star Hotel (Haram Hotel or similar) with half board meals next to Masjid al Nabawi Madinah Al-Munawwarah. Breakfast and Dinner in both Makkah and Medinah hotels. Meals, Fruits, and refreshments will be served in Arafat. Stay in Mina in upgraded American Tents, we will provide Sofa Bed pillows and blankets with full board (Breakfast and Dinner). This Hajj Packages Includes: Round trip airfare Chicago/Houston/Saudi Arabia/Chicago/ Houston Accommodation in Madinah at Harram Hotel / or similar (about 3 minutes away from the Haram), 4 persons per room. Double and Triple occupancy available (25th Zq -1st ZH). Breakfast and Dinner. Accommodation in Makkah at Zam Zam Towers/Movienpick Hotel (5 stars) in close proximity to the Haram, 4 persons per room. Double and Triple occupancy available (1ZH-4th ZH).Breakfast and Dinner. Travel with air-conditioned bus on (1st ZH) directly to Hotel in Makkah to Perform Umrah, Then on 4th ZH early go to apartment building at Sheesha near to Jamarat. On 5th Zh go to ziyarat in Makkah and on 6th and 7th Zh preparation for Hajj The accommodations will be available during and after Manasek with private transportation to Harram from Azzizia occupancy based on room size. Accommodation at Mina will be in upgraded North America camps with air-conditioned tents. Sofa Bed & Food. (please note these tents are good 45 min walk from Jamarat So please start walking every day for at least 2 miles and be fit.) Accommodation at Arafat will be in VIP Tents air-conditioned with meals. Hot meals daily will be served during the Manasek period (8-12ZH) at the camps. All transportation will be in air-conditioned buses. Well-known Scholars will accompany the group. Visit to historic sites in Madinah. Travel dates may vary by day or two according to selected flights. Tentative departure dates from USA, 23/24th Zul Queda, are available. Tentative departure dates from Saudi Arabia are open from 14th Zul Hajj.
9/29/2013 12:00:00 AM +00:000.0000
HAJJ 2011 With Imam Omar Suleiman ( Kashmir Travels and Tours )
Inshallah get ready for a trip of a lifetime. Hajj is an obligation any every muslim who has the means to attend so lets not delay. Allah (swt) says in the Quran, [22:27.8] "And proclaim that the people shall observe Hajj pilgrimage. They will come to you walking or riding on various exhausted (means of transportation). They will come from the farthest locations." This year Kashmir Travels and Tours Hajj program will be lead by Hajj group leader is no other than our prominent Shaykh Omar Suleiman. Shayk Omar is Imam of Masjid Abu Bakr (New Orleans, LA ) Instructor: Sharia Academy of America and Islamic Learning Foundation Scholar: ICNA Shariah Council So don't miss your chance to make hajj with a very knowledgeable scholar. Hajj Package Features: Makkah First A1 Deluxe Stay in Elaf Ajyad Hotel 4 days in Makkah (5 STAR ) – Buffet Breafast and Buffet Dinner Stay In Dallah Taibah 4 days Madinah ( 5 STAR ) - Buffet Breakfast and Buffet Dinner Accommodation at the Closest VIP air- conditioned tents in Mena right across of Jamarat and Arafat. Serving Breakfast and Dinner in open Buffet Style. Fruits and Refreshments are available 24 hrs All Transportation are in our private, luxury, VIP, air-conditioned Buses DOUBLE ROOM - $7490.00 PP TRIPLE ROOM - $$7090.00 QUAD ROOM - $$6790.00 To Book contact us now spots are limited!! website: kashmirtravelsonline.com Office Location : 781 Newark Ave 2nd Floor Jersey City NJ - 07306 Tel : 201-653-6500 or 201-653-6501 Fax : 201-653-6505 Cell : 201-725-6252 President Muhammad Darr
11/15/2011 12:00:00 AM +00:000.0000