We’re honored to bring our community many distinguished speakers who lead and inspire through their sermons and special lectures. Below are some of the speakers who regularly address the Islamic Center community.

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Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl

Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl

Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl is one of the leading authorities on Islamic law and Islam and a prominent scholar...

Salam Al-Marayati

Salam Al-Marayati

Nationally recognized for his commitment to improving ​ the public understanding of Islam and policies impacting American Muslims, Salam Al-Marayati is...

Tariq Aquil

Tariq Aquil

Imam Tariq Aquil is a renowned Muslim leader and educator who has been active in various interfaith leadership forums and...

Asim Buyuksoy

Asim Buyuksoy

Sheikh Asim Buyuksoy has served as the Director of Religious Affairs at the Islamic Center since 2012, where he regularly...

Dr. Gasser Hathout

Dr. Gasser Hathout

A lifelong active member of the Islamic Center, Dr. Gasser Hathout is a physician who also regularly gives sermons.  He...

Dr. Sherman Jackson

Dr. Sherman Jackson

Dr. Sherman Jackson is the King Faisal Chair of Islamic Thought and Culture and Professor of Religion and American Studies...

Dr. Saleh Kholaki

Dr. Saleh Kholaki

As a practicing dentist who cares for his patients, Dr. Saleh Kholaki has spent several decades also dedicated to serving...

Edina Lekovic

Edina Lekovic

For 15 years, Edina Lekovic has served as a leading voice on the American Muslim community. She is a communications...

Najeeba Syeed

Najeeba Syeed

Professor Najeeba Syeed is recognized as a leader in peacebuilding and twice received the Jon Anson Ford Award for reducing violence...

Hassan Zeenni

Hassan Zeenni

Since becoming a member of the Islamic Center in 1998, Hassan Zeenni has served as board member, chairman, and currently...