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Prepare for Ramadan with
Zaytuna College

A two-weekend fiqh series with Zaytuna College faculty:
Imam Tahir Anwar, Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali, and Shaykh Talal Ahdab
Fiqh of Fasting | March 26, 27, 28
Fiqh of Zakat | April 2, 3, 4

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All classes start at 5 pm PDT on both Facebook and YouTube

The month of Ramadan rapidly approaches, enjoining upon us the directives to fast and give zakat. Zaytuna College faculty are offering two weekends of live fiqh classes for the Hanafi, Maliki, and Shafi‘i madhhabs streaming on both Zaytuna College’s Facebook page and YouTube channel, focusing on fasting and zakat. 

The two-weekend series, Prepare for Ramadan with Zaytuna College, will feature faculty members Imam Tahir Anwar, Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali, and Shaykh Talal Ahdab. After each talk, the faculty members will take questions from the online audience. Recordings of the classes will also be available on Zaytuna’s YouTube channel if you cannot attend the live events.  




Series Schedule
Faculty Topic Madhhab Date and Time
Imam Tahir Anwar

Fiqh of Fasting

Hanafi

Friday, March 26 | 5 pm PDT

Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali

Fiqh of Fasting

Maliki

Saturday, March 27 | 5 pm PDT

Shaykh Talal Ahdab

Fiqh of Fasting

Shafi‘i

Sunday, March 28 | 5 pm PDT

Imam Tahir Anwar

Fiqh of Zakat

Hanafi

Friday, April 2 | 5 pm PDT

Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali

Fiqh of Zakat

Maliki

Saturday, April 3 | 5 pm PDT

Shaykh Talal Ahdab

Fiqh of Zakat

Shafi‘i

Sunday, April 4 | 5 pm PDT


About Our Faculty
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Imam Tahir Anwar

Imam Tahir Anwar is a scholar of Hanafi law with ijaza to teach law, prophetic tradition, Quranic exegesis and legal theory. He has taught at Zaytuna College since 2010. He is the founding board member of Averroes High School, the Bay Area’s first Muslim high school. Devoted to community service in the Bay Area, he is currently the chairman of the board of NISA, North-American Islamic Shelter for the Abused, an organization that works towards alleviating issues related to domestic violence. He served on the Human Rights Commission for the City of San Jose for over 5 years and on the Human Relations Commission for the County of Santa Clara for one year. He also leads a group for hajj each year.

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Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali

Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali is a faculty member at Zaytuna College who teaches courses in Islamic law and prophetic tradition. He also specializes in Islamic law with particular emphasis on commercial law, family law and inheritance law. He has translated written works of Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali and Abu Hamid al-Ghazali as well as authored numerous books and articles.

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Shaykh Talal Ahdab

Shaykh Talal Ahdab serves on the MA faculty at Zaytuna College. He pursued a rigorous and structured classical curriculum with Islamic authorities, with a focus on Islamic theology, epistemology, ontology, language, law and legal theory. Over the last twenty years, he has been teaching the Islamic disciplines to senior students as well as professors of Islamic studies. His research interests include exploring how modern challenges can be addressed through Islam's rich tradition of knowledge and scholarship.