Dr. Mohammad Qatanani is the Imam of the Islamic Center of Passaic County (ICPC) in New Jersey. He completed his Ph.D in 1996 in Islamic Legislation and Jurisprudence from the Jordanian University and received his Ph.D. His doctorate thesis was titled: “Justice and its implementation in Islamic Jurisprudence.” He is currently a professor in the Islamic American University and Montclair State University.
Dr. Qatanani is a Member of the Fiqh Council of North America and founder of the Tri-State Imams Council, which serves the NJ, NY, and CT areas. He currently serves as a member of the NJ Attorney General’s Muslim Outreach Committee. He has received the Award of Ambassador for Peace by The Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace. He is a member of several interfaith organizations and is a founder of the Muslim-Christian Dialogue of NJ. Dr. Qatanani has completed numerous researches and studies and published several books in the fields of Jurisprudence of Minorities, Outreach, Interfaith, Marriage, Family, Muslim Character and Quranic Tajweed.